On August 10, it was announced by the Recording Industry Association of Japan that Korean singers Kim Hyun Joong and TVXQ won the Golden Disc.
Kim Hyun Joong won the award through his newest single “Heat” which was released last July 4. On the other hand, TVQX got the award for their latest single “Android” and their “Tone“ DVD (video of TVXQ’s Japan live tour). ‘Android’ was released last July 11.
The Golden Disc is bestowed upon singers whose album sales’ records exceed 100,000 copies. Both TVXQ and Kim Hyun Joong have previously set new records in Japan’s Oricon chart a couple of times.
The award and their high ranking on the Oricon are proofs that these Hallyu stars’ popularity in Japan is just unstoppable.
source: STAR NEWS
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