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[TRANS] 130219 JYJ Are The Korean Government’s Go-To Singers? Dominated All State Events In The Past 2~3 Years

‘JYJ are the Korean government’s go-to singers?’

Group JYJ (Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun, Kim Junsu) are drawing attention for being chosen as the honorary ambassadors of various state events that were held by the Korean government.

JYJ will be attending the 18th Presidential Inauguration on the 25th and are expected to perform a remix of representative songs of the 90s, including ‘I Know’. The international superstar Psy has also been invited to the event, and is planning to perform his worldwide hit ‘Gangnam Style’.

Regarding the event, a representative of JYJ’s agency C-JeS Entertainment stated, “We are grateful that JYJ will be attending the state event as artistes who represent an era. We promise to work hard and prepare a great performance.”

JYJ have already performed at the closing event of the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Daegu, attended a state dinner hosted by the first lady at the Blue House in 2012, and in February of the same year, JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong attended a presidential dinner in Turkey as part of Korea’s cultural delegation.

JYJ have also been working as honorary ambassadors in various state events for the past 2~3 years. Some of the positions JYJ have worked in include being the honorary ambassadors of the 2010 G20 Summit, the United Nations in 2011, the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit, Park Ji Sung’s 2011 Asian Charity Soccer Match, and the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy’s ‘Korea Brand and Entertainment Expo (KBEE) 2012′, which was coupled with an award of commendation from the ministry.

They were recently chosen to be the honorary ambassadors of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon. Regarding this, the Asian Games Committee stated, “We have chosen JYJ, who have an unrivaled popularity in Asia, as the honorary ambassadors of the Asian Games in order to increase awareness for the event and to spur our overseas promotion in the Asian region.”

Meanwhile, JYJ will be attending an event on the 20th to commemorate their appointment as honorary ambassadors of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, and the presidential inauguration on the 25th. Kim Jaejoong is currently working on his Asian Tour while Park Yoochun flew to China on a chartered plane this weekend to participate in Hunan TV’s special ‘Yuan Hsiao Broadcast’. Kim Junsu is currently taking a break after successfully completing his end-of-the-year concert in December, 2012.

Source: [enews24]
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[TRANS] 130219 JYJ Are Chosen To Be The Honorary Ambassadors Of The 2013 Incheon Asian Games “Unrivaled Popularity”

JYJ (Kim Junsu, Park Yoochun, Kim Jaejoong) have been chosen as the honorary ambassadors of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.

The Asian Games Committee stated on the 19th that, “We have chosen JYJ, who have an unrivaled popularity in Asia, as the honorary ambassadors of the Asian Games in order to increase awareness for the event and to spur our overseas promotion in the Asian region.”

JYJ have already proved their popularity overseas through their two-year long world tour that began in 2011, passed through 15 cities and met with 210,000 fans around the world. Their work as the goodwill ambassadors for UNAIDS in the Asia and Pacific region, as well as their work as the honorary ambassadors of the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit qualifies them for their next role as the honorary ambassadors of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.

Kim Young Soo, the president of the Asian Games Committee, happily stated, “We are expecting the games to begin and end in success as JYJ’s role will not only raise awareness of JYJ’s global popularity, but also of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games to the 4 billion people of the Asian population.”

An event will be held on the 20th to commemorate JYJ’s appointment and they will then begin activities to promote the games.

Source: [Sports Seoul]
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[TRANS] 130218 Kim Jaejoong Opens His ‘Asia Tour’ In Thailand… Thrills 5,000 Fans

JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong announced the beginning of his Asia Tour in Thailand.

On the 17th, Kim Jaejoong shared a special experience with 5,000 fans through his ‘Your, My and Mine in Thailand’ concert at the Biotec Hall in Bangkok.

Approximately 60 different media outlets attended the press conference that was held ahead of the concert, proving just how popular the star is in Thailand, and Kim Jaejoong commented, “I really wanted to come to Thailand as soon as I could. I’m very nervous but happy to be here again,” and “I promise to give a great performance.”

The concert, which was prepared to commemorate the release of Kim Jaejoong’s first solo mini album, was a combination of a fanmeet and a mini concert and the star thrilled his Thai fans with a quiz show, a rock-paper-scissors game, and a cooking show that involved the audience.

After the end of the first half of the concert, Kim Jaejoong transformed into a rocker and performed ‘One Kiss’ from his album, and also performed rock versions of ‘Though I Loved You’, ‘For You’ and ‘I Always’.

After performing an explosive rendition of Kim Jaejoong’s title song ‘Mine’, he also sang ‘I’ll Protect You’, which was met by a special event by the fans in which they all held up signs that said, ‘I’ll give you my heart’ and sang along with him.

At the fans’ perfect Korean pronunciation, Kim Jaejoong asked, “You’re sure we’re in Thailand?” and prepared lollipops for all 5,000 fans to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Meanwhile, Kim Jaejoong will be continuing his Asia Tour, following his concert in Thailand.

Source: [frontier times]
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[TRANS] 130213 Kim Jaejoong’s Solo Mini Album ‘I’ Sells Out In The Philippines

Hallyu group JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong (27) has proved his popularity in the Philippines.

According to his management agency C-JeS Entertainment, “All copies of Kim Jaejoong’s first solo mini album ‘I’ were sold out offline in the Philippines.”

Ahead of this, all 120,000 copies that were initially printed were sold out as well. The album also topped album sales charts in Taiwan and Japan, and ranked second on the Billboard World Album Charts.

Kim Jaejoong is planning to release his repackage album ‘Y’ on the 26th. It will include two new tracks including ‘Only Love’, as well as a special photobook. Pre-orders will be taken from the 13th to the 19th of this month.

Kim Jaejoong is currently preparing for his Thailand performance on the 17th and is also planning fansign events in March.

Source: [NEWSis]
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[TRANS] 130207 Kim Jaejoong Will Release A Repackage Album On The 26th, “It Will Be A Great Gift”

JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong, who has made his transformation into a solo singer, will be releasing his repackage album ‘Y’ on the 26th.

Kim Jaejoong’s first solo mini album ‘I’ has been positively received both domestically and overseas as it topped the weekly, daily and real-time Hanteo charts in only five days since its release, topped album sales charts in Taiwan and Japan, and ranked second on the Billboard World Album Charts.

An album representative stated on the 7th to eNews that, “All 120,000 first edition copies of Kim Jaejoong’s first solo album have been sold out, and the additional 20,000 copies that were printed were also sold out in a week. We are currently going through our second additional printing process. This is a surprising achievement as Kim Jaejoong has not made any broadcasted appearances, and this proves the high quality of Kim Jaejoong’s album, as well as his popularity.”

Kim Jaejoong’s agency C-JeS Entertainment stated, “Kim Jaejoong’s first solo mini album received a lot of love both domestically and overseas, and his repackage album ‘Y’ will be a great gift for people who have been hoping to see a new side of Kim Jaejoong,” and “The repackage album will include the five tracks from his first album, as well as two extra tracks including ‘Only Love’, the unreleased dance track that Kim Jaejoong performed at his KINTEX concert. The album will also include a special edition photo.”

‘Only Love’ was composed by Kim Jaejoong and is a trendy dance track that incorporates dubstep. Kim Jaejoong performed the song for the first time during his ‘Your, My and Mine’ concert on the 26th and 27th of January, and it was positively received by fans for its sophisticated choreography and exciting tempo.

Kim Jaejoong’s repackage album will be released on the 26th and can be pre-ordered both online and offline on the 13th. Kim Jaejoong’s repackage album release will be coupled with the start of his Asia Tour.

Source: [enews24]
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[TRANS] 130204 JYJ Are Chosen As The Stars People Want To Give Chocolates To On Valentine’s Day In Japan

‘Ranking princes’ JYJ have been chosen as the artistes Japanese women would most like to give chocolates to on Valentine’s Day.

The Japanese Hallyu site ‘Mpost’ held a survey on the 31st of January labeled ‘Which Hallyu Group would you most like to give Valentine’s Day chocolates to?’ with 1,000 female Hallyu fans between the ages of 10 and 70. Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun and Kim Junsu’s group JYJ received 71.6% of the votes, topping the ranks with a landslide victory.

In the same survey that enquired about individual artistes, Kim Jaejoong, Kim Junsu and Park Yoochun came in at first to third place, proving just how popular JYJ are in Japan.

JYJ were followed by CODE-V, who made their Japanese debut last year, and TVXQ in second and third place. Others included in the rankings were Super Junior, Cho Shin Sung, and CN Blue.

Regarding the results, Mpost stated, “It was a complete victory for JYJ. It’s amazing to see how popular they are, even without any Japanese activities.”

Source: [enews24]
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[TRANS] 130204 ‘Solo’ Kim Jaejoong Sees Good Results In China And The USA… ‘Proves He’s A World-Dol’

The music video of ‘Mine’, the title track of Kim Jaejoong’s first solo mini album ‘I’, has topped the Korean video category of Yinyuetai’s V Charts, China’s biggest music video site, for the second consecutive week.

‘I’ also ranked second on the US Billboard World Album charts.

C-JeS Entertainment, the agency of JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong, stated that this proves that Kim Jaejoong’s popularity has spread from Asia to other continents such as North America.

Recently, Kim Jaejoong’s ‘One Kiss’ topped the iTunes rock charts in nine countries including Singapore and Indonesia. Though ‘I’ is a mini album, it topped the weekly, daily, and real-time Hanteo Charts. It also topped album sales charts in Taiwan and Japan, proving that Kim Jaejoong is extremely popular both domestically and overseas.

Kim Jaejoong wrapped up his ‘Your, My and Mine’ concert in success with 16,000 fans at the Ilsan KINTEX on the 26th and 27th and will be holding a concert in Thailand on the 17th of February.

Source: [edaily]
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[TRANS] 130204 JYJ Sign On With NII For Another Year… ‘Benefitting From The JYJ Marketing Effect’

Group JYJ (Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun, Kim Junsu) have signed on with the clothing brand NII for another year.

A representative of NII stated, “We benefitted greatly from JYJ’s star marketing effect last year,” and “We plan to upgrade NII’s image to a new level through a ‘line extension’ strategy that combines an aggressive star marketing plan with a broadened distribution environment. We also plan to continue our Heart campaign as well.”

The announcement was released with JYJ’s Spring photoshoot images. The photos were taken in late-January at a studio in Nonhyun-dong under the concept ‘I want you!’ The photoshoot sets JYJ in a concept of warm, Spring love confessions and gives off the feel of a romantic comedy film.

JYJ’s witty and lovely side can be seen through reinterpretations of Love Actually’s sketchbook proposal scene, Cupid, the God of love, a diamond ring proposal, a White Day candy proposal, and the infamous cappuccino foam kiss.

JYJ said, “We found ourselves making funny poses for the photoshoot,” and “We really enjoyed this photoshoot and we were happy to see each other for the first time in a while.”

Source: [TV Daily]
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[TRANS] 130201 Kim Jaejoong’s First Solo Album Tops Album Charts In Taiwan And Japan

The first solo album ‘I’ of JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong has become a hot topic for topping album charts in Taiwan and Japan.

Kim Jaejoong topped the Korea-Japan album sales charts on Taiwan’s FIVE MUSIC with his solo album ‘I’. He simultaneously topped Japan’s Shinseido weekly album charts, topping album sales charts both domestically and overseas in only two weeks since his album’s release.

In the offline store of Japan’s Tower Records, an official booth has been set up just for Kim Jaejoong’s album, and all the albums on display were sold out immediately. The interest for Kim Jaejoong’s first solo album ‘I’ doesn’t seem to be cooling down since the album was first released.

Kim Jaejoong’s first solo mini album ‘I’ is a rock album that has been receiving positive reviews for being a top quality album that includes intense songs such as ‘Mine’ and ‘One Kiss’, as well as melodious songs such as ‘You Fill Me Up’, ‘Comfort For Myself’ and ‘All Alone’.

Ahead of his Asia Tour in February, Kim Jaejoong held his special ‘Your, My and Mine’ concert, which combined a fanmeet with a mini concert, on the 26th and 27th with 16,000 fans.

Source: [enews24]
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[TRANS] 130130 ‘Amazing Solo’ Kim Jaejoong Sells Out 120,000 Copies Of His Album

Tops the album sales charts with his first mini album… A total of 20,000 additional copies to be made

JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong is showing off his success as a solo singer.

All 120,000 copies from the first printing process of Kim Jaejoong’s first mini solo album ‘I’, which was released on the 17th of January, have been sold out. According to his agency C-JeS Entertainment, a total of 20,000 additional copies are set to be printed. His album topped the real-time, daily and weekly Hanteo Charts in five days, and this popularity is still going strong.

Kim Jaejoong’s rock album was created through a collaboration with Sinawi’s Kim Bada. With a total of five tracks that include ‘One Kiss’ and ‘MINE’, the album has been receiving positive reviews for emphasizing Kim Jaejoong’s vocal talent through an intense sound.

A representative of C-JeS Entertainment stated, “It’s not easy to sell albums in a time where online music sites are popular. We hadn’t expected for all first edition copies to be sold out, leading to the need for additional copies,” and “Kim Jaejoong’s unique color has been recognized and we think it fits well with the general public’s tastes.”

Source: [sports donga]
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