This year, DBSK was the most searched male group on the Internet in Japan.
MSN Japan released charts listing the rankings of search keywords in 2011. On the "Male Celebrity Top 50" chart, DBSK trumped other famous Japanese artists and took the number one spot.
Additionally, Yahoo Japan released the rankings of top search keywords of 2011. DBSK came in as a close second , behind the popular Japanese group, Arashi.
This past January, DBSK released their single, "Why? (Keep Your Head Down)" and took the number one spot on the Oricon Daily Single Chart as well as the weekly and monthly charts. Their official album, "Tone," which was released in September, sold 200,000 copies in the first week, breaking a record for the first time in 11 years as foreign male artists.
Due to their immense popularity, DBSK was able to hold a performance stage at the "2011 FNS Music Festival," which was hosted by Fuji TV on December 7. Also, on December 30, DBSK will take home an award of excellence at the "53rd Japan Record Awards." DBSK will be attending year-end music award shows and festivals for their third year.