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Girls’ Generation’s 3rd album ‘The Boys’ has recorded sales exceeding 400,000 copies to date.
Released on October 19th, 2011, ‘The Boys’ topped GaOn’s Annual Album Chart last year with sales of 385,348 copies. Since then till April this year, sales of 205,194 copies were recorded, bringing the tally to 410,542 copies.
A representative of GaOn Chart said, “Since GaOn started tracking album sales in 2010, Girls’ Generation is the only artist to have broken the 400,000 copies mark for a single album (not inclusive of repackaged album)”.
After winning the ‘Champion Song’ trophy on MBC ‘Show! Music Champion’ on May 8th, Girls’ Generation – TTS continued their winning streak on music programs by grabbing their first win on Mnet’s ‘M!Countdown’ aired on May 10th.
Sporting leopard-print costumes, Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun wowed fans with ‘Twinkle’, flaunting their impressive vocal and captivating dance moves. Within just a week after their debut performance as Girls’ Generation – TTS on ‘M!Countdown’, the girls showed their domination by taking the no.1 spot this week. However, the girls were not at CJ E&M Center in Mapo-gu, Seoul to receive the award as they had departed for Yeosu after the pre-recording of ‘M!Countdown’ to participate in the recording of KBS 2TV’s ‘Open Concert’.
The victory celebration could also be witnessed on Twitter as ’120510 Mnet MCD TaeTiSeo – Twinkle’ and ‘Congrats TTS’ were listed among the top 10 trending topics on Twitter worldwide.
Congratulations to Girls’ Generation – TTS and we hope that the three lovely ladies will enjoy a long winning streaks on music programs. With YouTube views over 10 million in just 9 days and selling close to 50,000 copies in the first week (Hanteo) as well as topping both the digital and album division on GaOn Chart (April 29th – May 5th), looks like there is nothing to stop the girls from keep raising the bar and breaking records at the same time.
Once again, congratulations to TaeTiSeo from all of us at fanwonder.com. To those who missed their splendid performance of ‘Twinkle’ on ‘M!Countdown’ earlier, knock yourself out with the video below!
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According to Gaon Chart’s ‘October Album Chart’ released on November 10th, Girls’ Generation’s 3rd album ‘The Boys’ took the no.1 spot with a total recorded sales of 227,994 copies in October.
In just about two weeks after its release on October 19th, the sales of ‘The Boys’ had surpassed 200,000 copies. This sales figure is the highest among female artistes and it also places the girls among the top 3 artistes with the best selling albums this year.
A representative of Gaon Chart said, “Due to the influence of the Kpop wave which is becoming the craze all over the world, the album sales of popular Hallyu idol singers have increased compared to last year. This is also probably due to the increase in purchases of albums by international fans through Korean music sites.”
In terms of cumulative album sales this year, Super Junior’s 5th album ‘Mr. Simple’ is in 1st place with 329,035 copies, followed by TVXQ’s ‘Keep Your Head Down’ in the 2nd spot with 244,128 copies.
SM Entertainment have proven their dominance in the music industry once again by conquering the 2010 Gaon Chart in terms of music sales.
At Seoul Press Center on February 9th, 3pm KST, Top 2 music sales was announced through the ‘Gaon Chart 2010 Closing Award Ceremony and Proclamation of 2011 Vision’.
In terms of music sales, Super Junior and SNSD took the top 4 spots. Super Junior’s 4th album ‘Bonamana’ was ranked 1st with total sales of 200,193 copies. SNSD took 2nd, 3rd and 4th spot through their 2nd Album ‘Oh!’ (197,934 copies), 3rd Mini Album ‘Hoot’ (163,066 copies) and 2nd Album Repackaged ‘Run Devil Run’ (136,851 copies) respectively.
Besides taking the top spot, Super Junior’s 4th album repackaged ‘Bonamana’ also secured the no.9 spot. Another SM Entertainment artistes, SHINee also managed 2 places in the top 20. Their 2010 album ‘Lucifer’ and its repackaged edition ‘Hello’ were ranked 6th and 20th respectively. Out of the top 20 spots, there were 7 entries in total involving SM Entertainment artistes.
Meanwhile, miss A topped the ‘Online Category’ with ‘Bad Girl Good Girl’ while Lee Seungchul’s ‘That Person’ secured the top spot for the ‘Mobile Category’.
SNSD’s “Oh!” dropped to 8th in Digital Chart and 10th in Album Chart.