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[UPDATED] There’s no stopping ‘The Boys’

October 24, 2011

Who could stop the girls? There is no competition at all! As soon as SNSD’s 3rd album ‘The Boys’ was released, the songs in the album conquered top positions in the real-time charts on major music sites.

At 12am KST on October 19th, ‘The Boys’ was released simultaneously worldwide through iTunes and also via various music sites in Korea. As of 8am KST, the title song, ‘The Boys’ have secured the no.1 spot on real-time charts on melOn, Bugs!, Soribada, Olleh Music, Monkey3, etc as well as no.3 spot on Mnet. It is on the brink of making an ‘all-kill’ within just 8 hours after release.

Particularly on Bugs!, all the 12 songs in the 3rd album have managed to secure the top 12 spots in the real-time chart. ‘The Boys’ took the 1st spot, followed by ‘Telepathy’, ‘Mr.Taxi (Korean version), ‘How Great Is Your Love’, ‘Vitamin’, ‘Trick’, ‘Say Yes’, ‘Top Secret’, ‘Sunflower’, ‘My J’, ‘Oscar’ and ‘Lazy Girl’.

On Olleh Music, SNSD’s songs occupied 9 spots out of the top 10 spots with only Secret’s ‘Love Is Move’ in the 5th spot.

At 8.50am KST, the English version of ‘The Boys’ had also secured the 79th spot on overall iTunes Singles Chart and 33rd on the iTunes Pop Chart.


Update 1: Latest updates on the US iTunes Charts
At 10.20am KST, the English version of ‘The Boys’ continued climbing up the charts and took the 74th spot on the overall iTunes Singles Chart and 32rd on the iTunes Pop Chart.

Update 2: ‘The Boys’ topped Hanteo Weekly Chart

SNSD’s 3rd album ‘The Boys’ which was released on October 19th is no.1 on Hanteo Weekly Chart released on October 24th. Within 5 days, ‘The Boys’ recorded sales of 51,616 copies, averaging about 10,000 copies daily.


‘The Boys’ MVs recorded 4.6 million views in just 1 day!

October 20, 2011

The music videos of ‘The Boys’ which were released on YouTube since October 19th have recorded a total of 4.6 million views in just 1 day!

On October 20th (morning), the Korean version of the MV recorded 3.3 million views while the English version was viewed 1.3 million times, bringing the total of the two versions to 4.6 million views. While the teaser videos had accumulatively reached the 10 million views mark, it seems that the rate of increase in views for the full version music videos are much higher.

Released on October 19th, SNSD’s 3rd album ‘The Boys’ dominated all major real-time charts in Korea such as melOn, Bugs!, olleh music, Soribada, Mnet with an ‘all-kill‘. According to Hanteo real-time chart, ‘The Boys’ clocked in sales of about 26,600 copies as of 11pm KST on October 19th. Also within just a day, ‘The Boys’ had also managed to secure within Top 60 on iTunes charts worldwide.


SNSD, the most family-like group

May 17, 2011

Music portal site, Bugs! conducted a survey entitled ‘Idol groups that give out a family-like atmosphere’ from May 10th to 16th involving a total of 5804 participants. From the result of the survey, SNSD who garnered 50% (2846 votes) of that total figure, topped the survey.

Big Bang came in 2nd with 43% (2445 votes), followed by CN Blue in 3rd with 5% (260 votes), 2PM in 4th with 3% (127 votes) and T-ara in 5th with 2% (82 votes).


SNSD blessed with the most awards in 2010

December 30, 2010

Among all girl groups, SNSD were blessed with the most awards this year.

Music portal site, ‘Bugs!‘ conducted a poll from December 14th to December 27th entitled ‘Which girl group were blessed with the most awards in 2010?‘. From 2,829 participants who took part in the poll, 65% (1822 people) voted in favor of SNSD, putting the girls on top of the list.

Netizens commented, “‘Oh!’, ‘Run Devil Run’ and ‘Hoot’ have secured the no.1 spot on various music awards respectively and thus, SNSD are the ones who are blessed with the most awards this year” and “SNSD won the most awards due to their skills and popularity”.

SNSD who have won Daesangs for 2 consecutive years (Digital Daesang in 2009 and Disk Daesang in 2010), won 3 awards at the ’2010 Golden Disk Awards’. They also won 14 K-Chart Awards, inclusive of the Annual K-Chart Awards on KBS 2TV’s ‘Music Bank’, 8 Mutizen Awards on SBS ‘Inkigayo’, 3 awards at the ’2010 Bugs! Music Awards’ and bagged 4 awards at ’2010 Melon Music Awards’. Other than domestic recognition, SNSD also chosen as the Best Rookie by Japan BIGLOBE and they are in contention for the Best Rookie Award at the ’2010 Japan Record Award’ which will be taking place on December 30th.

From the result of the poll, 2NE1 took the no.2 spot with 20% (548 people), followed by miss A in 3rd with 8%.


3 more awards added to the trophy shelves

December 15, 2010

SNSD bagged 3 awards in the ‘2010 Bugs! Music Awards‘ where the evaluations were done from November 23rd to December 13th (21 days) by Neowiz Internet Music Portal, Bugs!

In the ’2010 Bugs! Music Awards’, there were 12 categories in total such as ‘Song’, ‘Pop Song’,'Drama OST’, etc. The selection of winners is based on 100% netizen votes. The 21 days voting period attracted participations from 110,000 Bugs! members. From these 3 categories, SNSD won the ‘Song of The Year Award’, ‘Music Video of the Year Award’ and ‘Idol of the Year Award’.

The focus was mainly on the ‘Song of The Year’ category where SNSD’s hit song, ‘Oh!’ emerged as the winner with a total of 29,744 votes, about twice the number of votes received by runner-up, 2AM.

The songs and artists who won the awards for each category will be given the ’2010 Bugs! Music Awards’ recognition icon for 1 year and the names of these artists will also appear in a separate dedicated Bugs! domain to acknowledge their achievements.

The official results of the ’2010 Bugs! Music Awards’ are available at its official website.


Explosive start for Oh!

January 25, 2010

'Oh!' grabbed #1 spot within 10 minutes after release

Oh! grabbed #1 spot within 10 minutes after release

SNSDs Oh! climbed to 4th on Bugs as of 7.30 pm KST

SNSD's 'Oh!' climbed to 4th on Bugs! as of 7.30 pm KST

10 minutes is all it takes for SNSD’s ‘Oh!’ to grabbed the #1 spot on online music chart, Monkey3. I have been playing ‘Oh!’ repeatedly (I lost count on the no. of times and it’s still playing as I’m typing now) and yes! it will be the song of the year. The chorus “Oh! Oh! Oh! Oh! man i man i” is contagious! Due to the explosive comeback, there are always some jealous people who are always there to spoil the party. Who cares? We’re partying with ‘Oh!’ and to those jealous people out there, well, get a life! I couldn’t help but to check the online music charts such as Melon, Bugs!, Mnet, Soribada, etc as soon as i got off from work and WOW! ‘Oh!’ is now 4th on Bugs!. Hopefully, it will get into the other charts as well. I will keep clicking on the refresh button every hour to check on the progress…hee hee. My CD will arrive on the 4th of February, so, I’m really excited about the rest of the tracks in the album. For those who has not pre-order the album, you MUST do so, otherwise you’ll regret it! Every SNSD albums are really precious to me. Not only it has lots of pretty photos in there, it also makes you feel as if you’re buying more than just a CD. It’s like a collection kind of thing. Well, if you’re wondering where to preorder, you can click on the banner on right panel of this blog. Oh! Oh! Oh! Oh!….here I go