Jang Geun Suk Wins CMA’s Most Influential Korean Artist Award


On April 15th, Jang Geun Suk won the Most Influential Korean Artist Award at the 15th China Music Award and Asian Influential Awards (CMA) in Chengdu, China. The CMA is known as the Grammy of the East and has fourteen years of history. Almost all of the stars present were from Chinese-speaking countries; and they included Jackie Chan, Pan Wilber, Kang Moon, and Leehom Wang. Jang Geun Suk was the only foreign star to have been invited to the event. He showed his stage manners and care for his fans by making his thank you speech in three different languages: Korean, English, and Chinese.  

Jang Geun Suk stated, “It was an honor to have been invited to such an amazing event. Thank you so much for all your love and support. I will continue to work harder.” He headed off to Shanghai the next day for a press conference to announce his exclusive contract agreement with HS Media. The agency will help him promote his activities in Chinese-speaking countries. Currently, Jang Geun Seuk is preparing for his Asian Tour that will take him to countries like Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, and China. He will also be releasing a debut single in Japan on April 27th.

Written in Korean by [email protected]; translated by [email protected]