Korean boyband Super Junior kicked start their first Asia tour on Feb 22 in Seoul…

Korean boy band Super Junior Super Show concert in Seoul
You need a huge stage for a 13-member boyband

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Sg Wannabe The Sentimental Chord

The Recording Industry Association of Korea (MIAK) has announced that SG Wannabe tops Korea’s best selling album chart of 2007.

SG Wannabe’s “The Sentimental Chord” sold 190,998 copies, followed by Super Junior’s “Don’t Don” (164,058) and Epik High’s “Remapping the Human Soul” (120,301).

With South Korea’s 49 million populations, the sales figure is surprisingly low for a best selling album.

Korean model Lee Hyun-ju won the top prize at the Asia Pacific Supermodel Contest 2007. The final of the supermodel contest was held in Goyang, Korea, on November 2.

The show was hosted by Korean stars Ryu Shi-won and Han Ji-hye; with guest performances from boyband Super Junior and singer Whee Sung. 31 female models from Korea, China, Japan and Thailand contested in the final.

Lee Hyun-ju and Lee Teuk at Asia Pacific Supermodel Contest 2007 Han Ji-hye and Ryu Shi-won hosted the Asia Pacific Supermodel Contest 2007
Winner Lee Hyun-ju with SuJu’s Lee Teuk during a performance by Super Junior (left);
The hostess and the host, Han Ji-hye and Ryu Shi-won (Image courtesy of Chosun)

The Asia Song Festival 2007 was held in Seoul on Saturday (Sep 22). Dozen of pop stars from 9 countries entertained thousands of fans at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.

The show was emceed by TV host Choi Gi-hwan and singer-turn-actress Eugene Kim. The big names that performed in the show include F4 and A-mei (Taiwan), Gigi Leung (Hong Kong), Mai Kuraki (Japan), Vicki Zhao (China), Barbie Almalbis (Philippines), Golf & Mike (Thailand), Lam Truong (Vietnam), Peter Pan (Indonesia) and throng of Korean stars like TVXQ, Lee Hyori, Super Junior etc.

Choi Gi-hwan and Eugene Kim at Asia Song Festival 2007
Choi Gi-hwan and Eugene Kim

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