Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Wonder Girls Currently Voted No.1 for 'Video of The Year' in U.S.

The Korean girl group "Wonder Girls" was ranked number one (as of 5 p.m. on Jan. 4) through online voting on the American music site Musiqtone for “Video of The Year” for their music video “Nobody.”

The group currently ranks number one with 614,745 voters (31%) for “Video of The Year” on the music site. The voting is not over yet and will continue until Jan. 31.

The German band Tokyo Hotel ranks second with 551,159 voters (28%) with its song “Automatic.”

People are voting on the music site for eighty music videos from artists such as the Back Street Boys, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Jonas Brothers, and others, and one person can vote a maximum of 50 times per day.

Meanwhile, “Nobody” was reported to have sold the highest number of singles in North America last year.

According to the Wonder Girls’ management agency, JYP Entertainment, the Wonder Girls’ American single “Nobody” was ranked #1 on the Billboard aggregate “2009 Hot Single Sales of the Year” chart. “Pretty Wings” by Maxwell and “Upset” by Mariah Carey were ranked #2 and #3, respectively.

Last October, the Wonder Girls moved up to #76 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Nobody,” making them the first Korean singers and first Asian singers in 30 years to make it on the chart.

source: KBS Global

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