The time for Kim Hyun Joong's comeback time is getting closer. This coming May, this leader of SS501 will release his 1st solo album. Since moving from DSP and joined KE, fans already eagerly awaits his new music career.
Choosing the song
According representative from KE management, his popularity is rocketting after leaving DSP, makes him receive lots of songs which he should choose 5 among 100 songs!! for the album.
Release in the full album format
about the album format, they not making the album in the single digital format for HJ but full album. This showing his seriousness on his solo career that will debut soon.
"now days we are in the final step of album production. He will sing various genre of music, since this is the 1st time he is on his own" explain the KE representative. This means that KHJ will be the last person in his group to show up on the stage as solo. 1st is PJM with Not Alone, than YS will be in this Feb, Joon will be on March in Japan, and Kyu will start in acting.
HJ's comeback is not only be waited by the fans but also by Korean Media. Therefore, end of last year Media oftenly inform the date of comeback without confirmation to his management. Finally its answered by KE who stated that Hyun Joong will comeback on music by next May.
" KHJ's album on scheduled release in May, a bit too early anounce this that he ready to comeback. Infact we are still discussing about concept and choosing the songs for the album. He also recording those songs" explain the KE representative last Feb 7, 2011. This info is different from other sources saying that the recording are finished and now just about to choose the songs. ... CEO's KE also explain that HJ will not be involved in any activities until his solo comeback is done, " He will not be doing shooting or participate in other activities until the album done. He will focus on his solo debut" said CEO.
Expecting the un-usual role
interview with Acteur Japan Megazine.. " year 2010 is a meaningful year for me. Not just only because of being as main actor on PK, I also have a lot of opportunities to appear on some countries. I only have little time being in Korea, I am very busy in Japan, and its gives me headache (laughing). While I am busy, I try to enjoy as much as possible. This I believe will help me express all my capability for my work" he said.
in between the interview, he was doing little singing to relax himself. When asked about what his wish for 2011, he said "I want to release 2 solo albums and do 1 more acting. In the future i want to provide concert for all my fans in Asia."
He also mentioned wants to have a chance to do acting on "unusual" role such naughty/ bad guy. "I want to state my self as solo singer. For acting, I want to be a bad guy, or take role that shows a different me" he explains.
While preparing his debut, HJ also does photo shoots for magazines and start modeling for HangTen Korea.
Playful Kiss Promo in Japan
This coming March 13, HJ will greet and meet the Japan fans. The event title "Playful Kiss Premium Talk &Life" will be showing the last episode of PK. The ticket started selling on line last Jan. And the 2nd open sale started last Feb 5-11 in Japan. Beside HJ, JSM and LTS will be joining in this event. To be able watch this event at NHK hall, fans should pay 9800yen.
Been invited at 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou. He was sent there as representative of S.kor to sing the song for Sunshine Again.
On November 7, 2010 He was interviewed at CNN by Anna Coren due to his succsess in Korean Drama Playful Kiss which the 1st Drama on YT channel.
KIM HYUN JOONG BOYBAND SUCCESS BECOME AN ACTOR
Stepping into acting world seems like the right choice for Kim Hyun Joong. Fortune seems to always in be on his side due to all his modelling, drama, song and advertizing ambassador are successes.
Sing the soundtrack
... after finishing his contract with DSP, KHJ joined KeyEast management owned by Bae Yong Jun. Lots of fans is missing his voice while he is singing with SS501. Knowing this, his new management brought him to the music industry but HJ prefer to be a solo this period of time. In regards with this he started with singing the soundtrack song, One More Time from drama Playful Kiss. Since its release on Sept 8, this song got into the TOP TEN on Korean music charts. The MV of this song was taken from his scenes on the drama. From this success, Kim Hyun Joong still the favorite celebrity and number one in Korea.
Saleable being a Brand Ambassador
Beside being busy in acting and singing, KHJ also take a role as main model for some commercial brands. Take a look on Basic House with Yoon Eun Hye. He looks so cute on all the scenes meet and match clothings collection, this make him become a trendsetter amoung the youth in Korea.
News said, that because of his appearance in that CF, his fee increased dramaticaly!. He bagged a 2 years contract with Face Shop with amount of 700 mill won or 7bill Rupiah!! WOW! with that amount, Kim Hyun Joong become the celebrity with the highest income in Korea, as new comer.
After his fans meeting in Singapore and Malaysia, KHJ is not only showing his talent in vocal, he is also showing his talent in drawing and taking pictures with fans on the stage. Now days, HJ is hugely popular international forum due to the successful of the drama Playful Kiss.
Chinese translation: xiaoyudian @ www.hyunjoongchina.com
English translation: PlanetHyun.blogspot.com
"I will become better than brother."
Originated from a singer's actor Kim HyunJoong threw his challenge to 'boss' Bae YongJoon.
Kim HyunJoong will attend the MBC 'Playful Kiss' Fuji TV commemorative broadcast special performance held on 13 March at Japan NHK Hall. Other than Lead actor Kim HyunJoong, Jung SoMin, Lee TaeSeong will participate in this performance, once the tickets are open for sale, both sessions are sold out at the same time.
To this, Kim HyunJoong said this performance will be live telecast. Kim HyunJoong agency KeyEast said: "Performance tickets were sold out immediately during the opening sale, because there are fans that wish to be at the event but couldn't get a ticket, therefore decided to have live telecast in nationwide theatre."
In Japan, live telecast is a measurement to judge the hallyu star's popularity. Previously in 2008, Kim HyunJoong's agency major shareholder Hallyu Star Bae YongJoon's 'Legend of the 4 Gods' fan meeting was also live telecast in Japan nationwide theatre.
Meanwhile, after completed filming MBC 'Playful Kiss' last year, Kim HyunJoong is busy with the preparation of his solo album.
Chinese translation: xinhm @ www.hyunjoongchina.com
English translation: PlanetHyun.blogspot.com
Please repost with full credit
[News][2011.02.19] Live telecast for 'Playful Kiss Premium Talk & Live' event
Drama 'Playful Kiss' which Kim HyunJoong acting as lead actor, its Japan broadcast commemorative event will be live telecast in nationwide theatres.
Kim HyunJoong will attend drama 'Playful Kiss' Japan commemorative event 'Premium Talk & Live' event on the coming 13th March at NHK Hall.
At the request of many fans, it is confirmed that the nationwide theatres will broadcast live coverage 'Premium Talk & Live' event will be broadcast via nationwide theatres.
In particular, other than the live telecast, Fuji TV will broadcast drama 'Playful Kiss' 1st episode earlier , giving fans a surprise present.
It is said that Kim HyunJoong will meet with fans, to convey his current news to his fans, talking about topics related to the drama, Kim HyunJoong also prepare special program for fans, will spend an enjoyable time with fans.
Gaining lots of love from his 2009 'Boys over Flowers' 'Yoon JiHoo' role's Kim HyunJoong, his first time playing lead actor in drama 'Playful Kiss', received concern, no matter in local or in Japan, Taiwan or oversea, the response is great.
Recently 'Playful Kiss' is broadcast on Taiwan CTV, the viewership rating was top for the same timing programs, once again confirmed 'Kim HyunJoong effect'.
Kim HyunJoong's popularity spread towards Japan, "Playful Kiss' will start broadcasting in Japan Fuji TV, 18th April in DATV, therefore fans attention continued to increase.
Winning the MBC Drama Award Popularity Award Year 2010 via his drama 'Naughty Kiss'. Kim HyunJoong beautifully send off year 2010, currently Kim HyunJoong is preparing his album and busy selecting