Posts Tagged ‘Gee’
On March 12th, SNSD performed ‘Hoot’, ‘Oh!’ and ‘Gee’ at the Rajamangala Stadium for the 50th Anniversary MBC Korean Music Wave in Bangkok. The girls departed for Bangkok on March 10th and during their time in Bangkok for the event, they attended radio interviews and also press conferences.
After the concert, Taeyeon wrote ‘Thank you SONE’ on her iPad and showed it to the fans before heading home. The girls arrived safely at Incheon Airport this morning (March 13th).
MBC will be airing the concert on March 26th at 4.00pm KST. Here are the fancams of SNSD’s performances yesterday. Enjoy!
Recently, in an online community, pictures of SNSD in music textbooks from 2nd grade middle school were uploaded.
In the textbook, SNSD are introduced as representative of idol groups, and the singers of new generation. Their group photos during “HaHaHa Song” and “Gee” are in the textbook along with the introduction.
Beneath the pictures, there is a caption stating “New generations of artists’ appearances and the rise of media resulting in the rise of dance music. Also, idol groups now play the pivotal role on Korea’s music industry.”
Those who came across this picture commented “Oh my god. It’s real. The picture is in page 75″, “I suddenly have an urge to buy the textbook…keke”, “Idols really do have a great influence. Appearing on textbook? We used to only have pictures of lakes, mountains, and grass in our textbook.”
Other netizens commented “Chocolate, the phone SNSD endorsed, is also in the latest edition of our Science textbook” and “You can also find SNSD’s ‘Gee’ and ‘Into The New World’ in high school textbooks”. etc.
Translated by: Taengfan@fanwonder.com
SNSD‘s “Hoot” music video has been receiving explosive response from fans all over the world ever since its release through SM Entertainment’s official YouTube Channel in October last year where it recorded more than 10 million views to date.
SNSD who are currently promoting in both Korea and Japan are gaining massive popularity in South East Asia, South America and Europe as well. This is SNSD’s 4th video on YouTube having more than 10 million views. Previously, ‘Gee‘ and ‘Oh!‘ have gone past the 30 million views mark respectively while ‘Run Devil Run‘ recorded more than 20 million views. ‘Oh!’ which was among the ‘Top 10 most viewed video in 2010′ on YouTube had also achieved tremendous results domestically, where it topped almost every charts immediately after its release.
On the other hand, SNSD are expected to release their 3rd Japanese Single very soon.
Credit: nate.com/Star News
From a survey carried out in Japan to determine the ‘Valentine’s Day Love Song‘, Kara and SNSD‘s songs were ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively.
The survey which involved 70,000 participants was conducted by Avex’s music sales company, ‘mu-mo‘. According to Japan’s music information site, ‘BARKS’ on February 10th, Kara’s ‘Mister’ and SNSD’s ‘Gee’ took the 2nd and 3rd spot respectively. According to an article, it was believed that the lyrics of these two songs played an important role in the participants’ selections.
In the same survey, Kana Nishino took 1st while Perfume came in 4th. Japanese Diva, Ayumi Hamasaki’s song secured the 5th spot in the survey.
TVXQ, SNSD and Kara have shown their domination once again where the secured 3 places in the Top 5 of Japan’s iTunes Singles chart.
According to Japan’s iTunes Singles Chart on January 30th, TVXQ’s ‘Why? (Keep Your Head Down)’ was ranked 1st, followed by SNSD’s ‘Run Devil Run’ in 2nd and Kara’s ‘Mister’ in 4th.
While SNSD’s newly released Japanese version of ‘Run Devil Run’ successfully secured the 2nd spot, their 2nd Single ‘Gee‘ which was released last year, still manages to stay within the top 10. ‘Gee‘ was ranked 9th based on the chart released on January 30th.
A Japanese TV show recently talked about the secrets behind SNSD’s beautiful legs.
On the ‘Secrets of Beautiful Legs‘ section which is a part of Japan’s ‘Tokyo Kawaii TV‘ program aired on January 22nd, the crews of the show flew directly to Korea to uncover the secrets behind SNSD’s flawless legs. They believed that one of the secrets is the skinny jeans that the girls wore during ‘Gee’ promotion. According to them, the skinny jeans made their slim legs more attractive.
To obtain more information, ‘Tokyo Kawaii TV’ also visited SNSD members’ personal trainer, Mr. Kim at a health club to find out the type of exercises the girls have gone through. Trainer Kim said, “In the beginning, SNSD members’ bodies were not in such good shapes then. However, due to their high determination and tremendous effort in working out, the fruits of their labor seemed to be appearing now”. He added, “SNSD members’ leg lines were emphasized by their hip lines. Hip line is important”, stressing the importance of both the work-outs for legs and hips, which SNSD members had been introduced to.
Japanese netizens who watched the show commented, “It seems that the hip is the secret to beautiful legs”, “SNSD members are really pretty”, “They have different charms from Japanese idols” and “In Japan, it seems that people only seem to keep focusing on the members’ legs. I feel bad for them”.
The comment made by SMAP’s Takuya Kimura on SNSD has attracted much interests from fans in Japan and Korea.
On January 6th, during the broadcast of a popular Japanese radio program ‘Stop the SMAP‘, Takuya Kimura selected SNSD‘s ‘Gee‘ as the opening song.
Takuya Kimura said, “I have seen SNSD and Kara in person on last year’s year-end music programs. SNSD are not joke at all“, expressing his admiration towards the nine angels.
Takuya Kimura’s fans commented, “After knowing that SNSD’s YoonA is also a fan of Kimura Takuya, I’m really jealous” and “YoonA would probably shed tears of joy after hearing what Takuya Kimura had just said”.
Credit: nate.com/Sports Today (stoo.com)
‘The 52nd Japan Record Awards‘ is in progress at the time this article was published. Among the 4 newcomers, SNSD were the last to perform. Dressed in white, the girls pulled off an awesome performance of ‘Gee‘.
After SNSD’s performance, the 10 nominees for the Record Award (the grand award) were introduced and each of them will be performing their hits before the ‘Best Rookie Award‘ is announced. So meanwhile, enjoy these recorded clips.
Sooyoung’s speech during the preliminary program before the start of the award ceremony
Did anyone notice that Sunny is no longer a blondie?
…and the Best Rookie Award goes to………S/Mileage
Christmas gift arrived early for those lucky ones who attended Japan’s Asahi TV’s ‘Music Station Super Live’ earlier today as the 9 angels graced the stage with their forever-awesome performances of ‘Genie‘ and ‘Gee’.
Like many of you might have noticed, our girls have shown great improvement in the level of their Japanese language. Besides Sooyoung, Tiffany and Seohyun spoke really fluently on ‘Music Station’ today. Looks like Tiffany has been utilizing her 1-month break to the fullest. Being able to speak so fluently within a month is not an easy task and it only proves that our girls are indeed very linguistic. During the interview, the MC was also amazed with the fact that their Japanese have improved.
Here’s the translation for the interview involving the MCs, Sooyoung and Yuri:
Male MC: Your Japanese has gotten much better.
Sooyoung: We study very hard.
Female MC: That’s great.
Male Mc: What’s your goal for next year?
Yuri: Next year I want to become better in Japanese. We want to challenge Japanese people ( she made a cute mistake in her Japanese.)
Sooyoung: We want to try to do a national tour in Japan.
For those who missed today’s performances and interview, here you go:
Credits:JapanTV01@YouTube/Bekkychan@Twitter (translation of interview)