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The year of 2012 means a lot for JYJ′s Kim Junsu. It was a year in which his feats as a member of his group and as a solo singer both prospered.

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This year he released his first solo album, successfully led a world tour with his name on it and as a musical actor, won the Best Actor Award.

While his fellow JYJ members Park Yoo Chun and Kim Jae Joong took on acting, Kim Junsu led a successful career as a singer despite his inability to appear on TV to perform.

In a meeting with enews at Germany, his last destination in his world tour, Kim Junsu said he had felt “half scared, half excited” about the decision to release his first solo album. It was a big challenge for him to release a full-length album in such difficult conditions.

His concerns, however, turned out to be for nothing. His first album Tarantallegra managed to receive favorable reviews thanks to the variety of online marketing methods and his strong fan base. He even managed to draw up his courage to launch a world tour alone.

The tour first started off as an Asia tour in six countries. He first set sail with a total of 35,000 people, gathered across Seoul, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, China and Hong Kong. He then traveled to New York on August 30 and then went through the Americas, dropping by at L.A., Mexico, Brazil and Chile. Finally on November 30, he topped off with a concert in Germany, and finished the tour that had drawn 53,800 people in total across four continents in 12 cities.

Thanks to his great feats overseas, on December 7, he won an award from international press for spreading awareness of Korea.

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Kim Junsu even boasted a strong showing on various charts. Tarantallegra ranked no. 10 on the Billboard World Albums Chart and no. 1 on iTunes Japan and Yinyuetai.

Like he said himself, 2012 was “a meaningful year” for Kim Junsu. It was a year in which he confirmed his status as a leader of K-Pop.

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Are we in the era of JYJ?

JYJ members Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun, and Kim Junsu are each excelling in films, dramas, and in musicals, drawing the attention of the fans and the industry giants alike.

First is the member Kim Jaejoong who has made his big screen debut with the movie ‘Jackal Is Coming’. He has demonstrated in television dramas that he is a more than capable actor and he’s ready to expand his potential into films. Kim Jaejoong plays an A-list star in the movie and he hasn’t shied away from making himself look ridiculous to make the character come alive. He’s been praised by the industry insiders for his passion and hard work.

Even though ‘Jackal Is Coming’ is Kim Jaejoong’s first film, he has shown acting abilities much beyond his experience and he portrays his character in the a perfect way, which is sure to hit a chord with the moviegoers. Kim Jaejoong has taken his first step in the film industry with the movie ‘Jackal Is Coming’ and many are curious as to how and if he will make a comeback with another hit at the box office.

At similar timing member Park Yoochun has started appearing on the MBC drama ‘I Miss You’, taking over the character Han Jung Woo from child actor Yeo Jin Goo. Park Yoochun will be playing the main character that lives his live in regret and sorrow for not being able to protect his first love. It’s expected that the actor will make many female fans cry from their hearts with his amazing acting.

Park Yoochun is an actor who gets praised a lot for his ability to express his emotions very delicately through his acting. His acting truly stood out in the drama ‘Rooftop Prince’ and his excellent acting skill is unquestioned. The viewers’ anticipation is high on how Park Yoochun will portray the deeply hurt Han Jung Woo, whose childhood experience still haunts him as an adult.

Lastly is the member Kim Junsu who’s won the ‘Best Male Actor’ award at the ’18th Korea Musical Daesangs’. Kim Junsu starred on several musicals including ‘Mozart’ and ‘Elizabeth’ and he’s an highly regarded actor in the musical industry.

Kim Junsu has also won the ‘Popularity Award’ for the third year in a row at the ’6th The Musical Award’ held in June of this year, revealing his incredible popularity as a musical actor. He’s finally enjoying the fruits of his hard work over the last three years as a musical performer and the fans are waiting in anticipation for his next musical.

It wouldn’t be so farfetched to say that it is an era of JYJ at the moment and 2012 has especially been special for members Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun, and Kim Junsu. The fans are eagerly awaiting to see what JYJ has in store for them in 2013.

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I don’t know how i must put these feeling into the words. There are many mixed feeling in my chest that right now. I always said this over and over again that i really proud to the boys….they never stop to makes me amazed with every thing that they already showed til now.

I am  sad because this boy still keep endure unfair and injustice treatment from some people, i also felt angry every time i read or saw how the government or some people still give a ridiculous or lame excuse for cover up the injustice that the boys get. But i also thought about this again and again……..there are many troubles that the boys must faced which in the end became a blessing for the boys.

Thanks to God, now the boys can started to be recognized as a group with a many talents. Even though they are not in a big entertainment agency, not being supported by a big amount of money like their condition in the past, not able to promote in music  show,  instead being disappeared or down which some people really wanna see it happen and i am sure many people really looking down them especially when the boys decided to walk out from their previous agency.

The boys proved them that they are wrong…….The boys keep stand up and learn to cope with everything that started changes and which makes me very glad. The boys keep being humble and always appreciate to everything that they have. The boys started to show their real talents that keep bury in deep of the darkness when they are still their previous agency. Even though they allowed to create a new songs or do what they can do but it seem that SM not give the boys chance to exploring their talents more and i guess i already figured out why those people do that and my suspicious about it is proved by how fast the talents that the boys have started to grew and showing the result after they left that agency.

Thanks to God for everything that the boys have and faced makes them became like now. I am really grateful that God give this path for the boys. It’s true that the journey is still long and hard but if it’s compared with the achievements and the unforgettable moments that the boys have, i guess it’s nothing…..I always believed that the banning thing is one part of trouble that disguised to be a blessing for the boys. Maybe God create a wall (with a banned matter) so the boys can achieve every things that they got now which they maybe can’t have it if they already got their freedom. Everything happen because there are a reason behind it and every problem always have the solution.

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Junsu Kim has won the Best Actor for a Leading Role

18th Korean Musical Awards was held at Olympic Hall at Olympic Park, Bang-I dong Seoul on 29th October.
Junsu Kim won the Best Actor for a leading role with ‘Elisabeth’, beating Jeong Han Ryu (Two City Story), Seong Hwa Jung (La Cage Aux Folles), Seung Woo Jo (Dr. Zhivago) and Jung Min Hwang (Man of La Mancha). He also won the Most Popular Actor too, which made him double-winner of the day.

He could not even leave his seat for a while as if he could not believe that he had been called for the award, and sent his regards to fans and other actors/actresses with softened tears in his face and the host Jimin Hong gave him a hug for celebration.

“I don’t know whether I’m the one to receive such a big prize…”, started Junsu Kim with speechless-comment-with-pleasure.

“I guess this award is from many people and other actors/actresses’ love for me and I would like to thank to every actor/actress, staff and audience since Mozart three years ago”, he continued with tears.

He commented, “I’m so astonished and so out of my mind. Thank you so much. Thank you for my loving parents who are always on my side, and Mr. Chang Ju Baek and C-JeS family who have been my sincere supports since we had a lot of changes. I also would like to send my sincere thanks for my members Yuchun and Jaejoong who gave me  a lot of encouragement when I stated musical for the first time. Thank you for the staff at EMK who cheered a lot for me who had absolutely no idea about musical. Musical means a lot to me because it gave me a chance to stand on the stage again, sing again on the stage, being invited to this award and gave me this prize that I could never even imagine to have. Thank you very much for everyone in the industry and all of you. I will do my best to be the actor who can contribute to the musicals”.

The Winners of Best Actor/Actress and Best Supporting Actor/Actress
of 18th Korean Musical Awards!

Junsu Kim (Singer/Musical Actor)
Debuted for Musicals in 2009, Mozart!

-Award-Winning Career Since debut-

2010 (Mozart)
Winner of the Best Newcomer Actor at 4th The Musical Awards
Winner of the Most Popular Actor at 4th The Musical Awards
Winner of the Most Popular Actor at 16th Korean Musical Awards
Winner of the Best Newcomer Actor at 16th Korean Musical Awards

2011 (Tears of Heaven)
 Winner of the Most Popular Actor at 5th The Musical Awards
Winner of the Most Popular Actor at 17th Korean Musical Awards

2012 (Elisabeth)
 Winner of the Popular Star Awards at 6th The Musical Awards
Winner of the Best Actor for a Leading Role at 18th Korean Musical Awards

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Lately, JYJ’s Kim Jun Su was awarded at the Korea Musical Awards in the field of best leading musical actor.

On October 29 at 5:20 p.m., the 18th Korea Musical Awards was held at the Seoul Olympic Hall in Bangi-dong, Songpa-gu, and Kim received the best leading actor award for his musical Elisabeth.

After receiving the award, he stood before the audience and stated, “First of all, I want to glorify my God in heaven.” His tears interrupted him for a moment.

Then he continued, “I’m not sure if I’m qualified for a great award like this. Many of you have shown me great favor through this award. I give thanks to all actors, staff, and everyone who have been there with me since my first musical Mozart three years ago. I’m so stunned at the moment and my mind went blank. Above all, I would like to thank my parents who always had strong faith in me, and CEO Baek Chang Joo, C-Jes family, Yoo Chun, Jae Joong, and all the other EMK family.

“To be honest, musical is not just a play to me; it means something more. Thanks to it, I could stand and sing on stage again, I could be invited to an awards ceremony like this, and I could be awarded with such a great award that I thought would never happen in my life.”

He concluded, “I thank you so much, and I will work hard to repay your love and support and keep striving to contribute to musical.”

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Congratulations Junsu-ah…………!!!!

after receiving Popularity award

A few days ago, I was interviewed and asked when I felt happy while playing in musical. I simply answered that it was when I hear the applause from the audience in curtain call. This award seems just like a curtain call to me.

When I had an interview a while back, I was asked ‘When are you the happiest when doing musicals?’. I thought about it simply and said that I am happiest during the curtain call when the musical ends and I hear the cheers and applause of the audience. This award is like a curtain call to me. I believe this is an award telling me to work harder, and I will become an even better Kim Junsu (via ohmyjunsu)

after receiving Best Actor Award

First of all, I want to direct this glory to God in the sky. I didn’t think I would receive such a big award like this… I am very grateful that many people, and also many actors/actresses treated me so well. Also, to every actor/actress and staff who have been with me since 3 years ago, since the musical Mozart and to all the audience, I want to say thank you. I am so puzzled right now. My mind went blank.

Above all, to my parents who are always by my side and whom I love so much, thank you very much. I also want to say thank you to my CEO, Baek Changjoo who is always my strong support amidst many changes and also all the staff in CJeS.To my members Yoochun and Jaejoong who gave me a lot of courage when I first stepped in the musical industry, sincerely thank you. EMK family also gave me a lot of encouragements so that I can play in musicals. To many staff and actors/actresses who have helped me – someone who used to know nothing about musical, put on the title ‘actor’, thank you from the bottom of my heart.

To me, musical is not just musical, it has a really special meaning. Through musical, I got to stand on stage again, to sing, to be invited to award ceremony like this, to receive the award that I thought I could never receive. To all musical audience, to everyone, sincerely thank you. I am so grateful and in the future, I will try my best to repay your love for me, to become an actor who put efforts in contributing, though just a bit, to the musical industry.

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