Manila Bulletin (www.mb.com.ph)
MANILA, Philippines - Popular Korean singer and actor Kim Hyun Joong will visit the Philippines in August.
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According to a post on PolyEast Records' Facebook page, Kim will be in the country on Aug. 25 in time for the “Hi-Five Touch” Philippine
The event is part of Kim's promotional tour for his album “Break Down.”
Rumors of the event swirled prior to PolyEast confirming the matter via its official Facebook account.
Released last June 8 in South Korea, “Break Down,” is Kim's first solo album. It contains six tracks including “Intro (Let Me Go),” the title track, “Please,” “Kiss Kiss,” “Yes I Will” and “Please (Instrumental).”
The album proved to be a hit, selling 100,433 copies in South Korea. It ranked fourth in the country's Top 100 bestselling albums for the first half of the year.
In the Philippines, “Break Down” debuted at No. 1 on the Astrochart’s overall ranking for June 27 to July 3, edging out releases from Selena Gomez, Bruno Mars, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Sarah Geronimo, and Jennifer Lopez.
In June last year, Kim visited the Philippines for a concert at the Araneta Coliseum with BEAST.