Saturday, December 5, 2009
Kim Hyun-jung to Get 3 Awards at Gala in HK
K-pop idol Kim Hyun-jung of boy-band SS501 will receive three prizes at the"Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2009," a gala event which will be held in Hong Kong on Dec. 14, his aides said.
The annual awards ceremony, jointly organized by Yahoo portal operators in Korea, Hong Kong and Taipei, has honored stars chosen by netizens since 2003.
The awards reserved for him are ―"Buzz International Single,'' "KR Top Buzz Artist" and "Taiwan Top Buzz Korean Artist."
The Buzz International Single award is given to an entertainer who claims the top spot in the list of most searched entertainers by Internet users on Yahoo sites in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea.
The award signifies that Kim is the top hallyu star in Asia. Kim gained international fame after starring in the KBS smash hit "Boys over Flowers'' as a handsome tycoon heir earlier this year.
His band SS501 will also receive the"Buzz International Group" award. The band will have a concert in Hong Kong on Dec. 12 before attending the awards ceremony.
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