Kim Hyun Joong picked up four awards at the ‘Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012‘ held at the Hong Kong Convention Center on the 17th.
The ‘Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards’ gathers the most popular search data from Yahoo!’s search engine throughout the year to honor the hottest stars in Asia.
Kim Hyun Joong received the ’Most Popular Artist of the Decade’, ‘Asia Top Buzz Solo Artist’, ‘Hong Kong Top Buzz Solo Artist’, and ‘Taiwan Top Buzz Solo Artist’ awards, proving his unceasing popularity. The idol garnered an impressive total of 1.35 million votes to achieve the ‘Asia Top Buzz Solo Artist’ award, which is three times the number of votes for competing nominees.
Key East Entertainment stated, “This achievement marks the fourth consecutive year of being awarded since 2009. This year’s ‘Most Popular Artist of the Decade’ award was the result of a poll featuring beloved artists in Asia since 2003, and it is an honorable award that holds a lot of meaning.”
Kim Hyun Joong released his first full-length Japanese album, ‘UNLIMITED‘, on the 12th and rose to the top of the Oricon daily chart. The music video for his title song, “Save Today“, ranked #1 on Chinese music video site, YinYueTai.
Starting in January 2013, Kim Hyung Joong will perform in 10 cities across Japan for his Japanese tour.