Source & Image: Dispatch via Nate
by leesa86 / AllKPop
Singer Kim Hyun Joong has climbed to the #2 spot on the Oricon Weekly chart.
According to the Oricon Chart data released on the 31st, Kim Hyun Joong’s Japanese debut single “Kiss Kiss / Lucky Guy” sold over 100,000 copies in the first week.
Kim Hyun Joong came second to AKB48‘s popular sister group SKE48who came in at #1.
This is the first time in 9 months that an overseas solo artist has accomplished this feat in Japan after Jang Geun Suk accomplished this with the release of his debut single “Let Me Cry” last year. Additionally, this is also the first time Kim Hyung Joong has placed on the Oricon in 3 years and 7 months after securing the #4 spot back in June of 2008 with”Lucky Days” as a member of SS501.
The singer will be focusing on his Japanese promotions for the time being, and he will be holding a live performance at the Yokohama Arena on February 5th in front of 20,000 fans.
Congratulations to Kim Hyun Joong!