Korean pop star BoA’s 6th album, “The Face” has top the Japanese Oricon chart after its release on Feb 27.
BoA’s previous 5 albums had also topped the chart before; she is only the 2nd artist to have had 6 albums topping the chart in a role. The other pop star that have managed to do so is Ayumi Hamasaki with 8 consecutive chart-topping albums.
Korean star Lee Jun-ki celebrated his 26th birthday with his fans in a party at Seoul, on April 15.
Jun-ki’s buddy Lee Hyori was invited to the party as well; and revealed a little bit of secret… that in late 2006, while she and Jun-ki were filming a commercial; Jun-ki asked her to introduce another pop star Kwon BoA to him.
Korean pop star Kwon BoA is Korea highest earning artist in 2006, according to a Korea report. BoA makes ~US$30 million in 2006, with her album sales and advertisement appearance.
Listed 2nd on the list is Bae Yong-joon. The report calculates income based on entertainment industry only, but if other industries like Bae’s restaurant business are calculated, Bae Yong-joon should be the highest earning artist.
Other high earning artists that are mentioned in the list include Jang Dong-gun, Eric Mun, Rain and Kim Hee-seon.