K-Pop phenomenon Super Junior (above) have added another feather to their cap after emerging as THE Korean act of the moment at a recent online fan voting contest.
The South Korean boyband beat 36 other Korean acts to nab the MSN International Award, cranking up an overwhelming 323,355 or 61% of online votes with their winning song Mr Simple.
Seattle-born rapper Jay Park, with 176,897 or 34% of votes, came in a distant second withTake A Deeper Look in the voting contest, organised by MSN as part of its exclusive coverage of the upcoming Golden Disk Awards. f(x)’s Pinnochio grabbed third place.
In all, a whopping 526,942 votes were collected between December 5-26 as fans across the world logged onto their local MSN portals to cast their votes for their favorite K-Pop band and song. Some of the other 35 nominees include ‘The Boys’ by Girls Generation and ‘Fiction’ by Beast.
This is the second year the MSN International Award is being conducted, the first of a kind that empowers K-Pop fans worldwide.
MSN is the official online media of the Golden Disk Awards. Often dubbed the Korean Grammys, the Awards will be held next week, January 11th and 12th 2012 at the Kyocera Dome in Osaka, Japan.