'2012 Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards' took place on December 17th at Hong Kong Convention Center, and Kim Hyun Joong won '10 Years Popularity Award', 'Most Influential Asian Artist Award', and 'Most Influential Artist in Taiwan Award'. Thus, Kim Hyun Joong made another record of winning awards at the event for four consecutive years. Especially, '10 Years Popularity Award' is a prestigious award that gets given to an artist who had the hottest popularity in Asia during last 10 years. Furthermore, during a poll that was conducted for 'The Most Influential Asian Artis Award', Kim Hyun Joong won 1,350,000 votes, which was about 3 times more than that other nominees received. Kim Hyun Joong said, "I'm getting great awards from 'Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards' for four years. I will take this as an encouragement to keep doing my best, and I will do my best to not let the fans down." On the other hand, Kim Hyun Joong released his first Japanese album 'UNLIMITED' in Japan, and he will be starting his Japan tour in January.