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5-member Male Group TVXQ Shoot Domestic Top Asia Goal
STAR 2009-01-13 12:00:04
TVXQ's first appearance on December 31 at Japan Tokyo Shibuya NHK Hall for the 59th NHK Kohaku strengthened their position in Japan, signifying a great ending for the year 2008. At the
Kohaku, Japan's most prestigious end-of-the-year festival, they judge strictly by the popularity on music sales, download and during awards season. The "Red and White Song Battle" divides the most popular music artists of the year into competing teams of red and white. TVXQ's 4 Japan singles were Oricon Weekly # 1's on the chart in consecutive weeks, establishing a record as the first foreign artist having the most number 1 in Japan, placing light to South Korea.
DBSK's 4th Album MIROTIC on January 6 by combining the offline and online sales total to 502,837, becoming also the first music artist to pass the half-million mark in five years since Kim Gun Mo's 8th album in 2003. Also, TVXQ were payed per CF an amount totalling to 800million won, proving their advertising influence.
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