On 9th, DBSK will be releasing their 15th single, which means that they have released 7 singles in just this year
Popular Group, DBSK's popularity has risen by 3 times in Japan, since the year 2005.
They are now seen as one of the top artists in Japan
On the Oricon Style News, they said that 'DBSK's popularity has risen from 20% to 60% and they showed the difference in the album sales with much detail
In 2005, DBSK's album sales had been around 20%, and every time they released a new single, the sales would go up higher
In 2006, it has risen to 30% and this year it came very close to 50%
In August, they sold 125 000 albums, and their 12th single, 'Summer' broke their record with 60%. Their popularity is said to be rising steadily
Oricon said that the people who take interest in DBSK, is composed of 14.1% female, and 4.6% males
Also, the ages of the females range from teens to woman in their 40's.
Last month, at the '2007 Best Hit Music Festival' DBSK won the Gold Artist award along with BoA.
On the 19th, they will be releasing their 7th single of this year, which is also their 15th Japanese single. The new single is called 'Together'.
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Korean pop star BoA and the five-member all boy band TVXQ, also known as Tohoshinki, won Gold Artist awards at the "2007 Best Hit Pop Song Festival'' in Japan. The two were given the Gold Artist award for top record sales during a ceremony that was aired Monday on Nihon Television.
Other winning artists include Japanese superstars Kumi Koda, Mika Nakashima and the group Winds.
For the 21-year-old BoA, this is the sixth consecutive win. For TVXQ, the award is their first win at the year end music awards.
The five-member group comprising Xiah, Micky, Hero, Max, and U-Know has recently been aggressively promoting their music on the Asian market. They debuted in August and topped Japan's Oricon daily singles charts with their number "Summer Dream''. TVXQ has already released 12 singles ― most of which landed in the Oricon top 10 charts ― and two Japanese-language albums in the last two years. They have recently collaborated with Koda on the song "Last Angel.''
The Best Hit Pop Song Festival recognizes the most popular Japanese songs and artists of the year, based on requests, record sales and karaoke rankings.
Congrats to our boys!!!
And BoA 2!!! ^_^
Hope they will stay high in this position always n 4ever!!! ^_^
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