Rain was chosen as MTV Asia’s January "Artist of the Month".
Rain became the "Artist of the Month" for January because of his his world tour’s effect in the Asian region.
"Rain gained popularity in Japan and Taiwan with his drama ‘Full House’ and became a star in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore with his 3rd album ‘It’s Raining’. He is the most-sought after popstar in East Asia", expressed MTV Asia.
As "Artist of the Month", his performance in MTV New York Times Square will be aired at MTV Asia for 5 times in January.