Friday, May 6, 2011
Album Kings’ Super Junior “Leading the Hallyu boom all over the world”
Super Junior was given the pleasure of being conferred the first place for the album sales on the Gaon Chart at Gaon Chart’s 2010 Closure of Accounts and 2011 Vision Conference, which took place at the Korea Press Club International Conference Room at 3pm on the 9th (of February).
Super Junior’s 4th official studio album ‘Miinah’ was selected as the album which had the highest sales for last year. ‘Miinah’, which sold a total of 200,193 copies last year, came in at first place for the album sales.
On the day, Super Junior Leeteuk who received the award, revealed his feelings(, saying that) “I’m really happy to be able to receive such a huge award from a fair and authoritative award ceremony”.
Later on, Leeteuk said that “If there’s the Billboard Charts in America, and the Oricon Charts in Japan, then in Korea there’s the Gaon Charts”, and that “Every year while doing activities, (I’ve) personally experienced the occurrence of the Hallyu boom not only in Asia, but also all around the world. We’ll diligently do our activities”, announcing his determination.
On the day, Gaon Chart announced their data and also revealed the detailed data of the online chart. This is the first time that the offline album sales chart is being announced since the Record Industry Association stopped revealing the aggregates in 2008. The revealing of the detailed online data, too, was the first since the establishment of the digital music market.
On the day’s ceremony, in addition to revealing the year 2010’s on-offline album sales, awards were given out to the singers who had clinched first place in the key areas of digital sales and album sales. Aside from Super Junior, Miss A came in first for the digital album awards, Kim Seungyoon and G.Na won the Best Male and Female Newcomer Awards respectively, and Lee Seungchul came in first for Mobile Downloads.
Note: Parts of the article have been omitted.
Source: Star News (via Nate)
Translated by eternalsnow @ SJ-WORLD.NET