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Girls’ Generation – TTS twinkle their way to 1st win on M!Countdown

May 10, 2012

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 To those who missed their splendid performance of ‘Twinkle’ on ‘M!Countdown’ earlier, knock yourself out with the video below!

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‘The Boys’ sold more than 100,000 on Hanteo Chart!

November 11, 2011

Girls’ Generation released their 3rd full-length album ‘The Boys’ a few weeks back on October 19th and the album has since exceeded a total sales of 104,161 on the Hanteo chart.

Compared to their second album ‘Oh!’, which exceeded the sales of 100,000 in 28 days, ‘The Boys’ made the mark a week faster. Considering the generally low sales rates of other girl group albums, it is very significant that Girls’ Generation managed to achieve the album sales of 100,000 during the comeback period of top male singers such as Kim Hyun-joong and Lee Seung-gi. Therefore, this again proves the unstoppable power of Girls’ Generation.

On top of this, Girls’ Generation has been topping charts on music programmes such as Mnet’s M!Countdown, Music Bank and Inkigayo, giving indication of their popularity and success of their new album.

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‘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 topped annual sales on Hanteo as SM artists dominated the music industry in 2010

December 27, 2010

2010′s music charts seemed to be dominated by SM Entertainment artists such as SNSD, Super Junior, SHINee, BoA, etc.

According to album sales information site, Hanteo Chart on December 27th, SM artists were ranked very highly in the chart as they have shown their strength in terms of total album sales, singles sales, etc. this year.

SNSD who have released 32 albums and singles since debut in 2007, topped the chart with recorded total sales of 303,442 copies this year. Super Junior and SHINee came in 2nd and 3rd respectively. JYJ took the no.4 spot, followed by Beast in 5th.

This annual aggregate chart calculates the singles and full albums involving the artists in a particular year.

In terms of sales for a single album, Super Junior’s 4th album ‘Bonamana’ is the best selling album with 132,127 copies, followed by SNSD’s ‘Oh!‘ and ‘Hoot‘ in 2nd and 3rd spot respectively. SHINee’s ‘Lucifer’ came in 4th while BoA’s ‘Hurricane Venus’ took the 5th spot. Again, all top 5 spots were occupied by SM artists.


SNSD eyeing to surpass 300k copies of domestic album sales in 2010

November 16, 2010

SNSD are at the brink of achieving an incredible record this year as they are getting closer to breaking the 300,000 copies of album sales mark in Korea alone.

According to Hanteo Information System on November 16th, SNSD recorded total album sales of 283,975 copies from January 1st, 2010 to November 15th, 2010.

Hanteo’s Singer Award Chart reflects the album sales in a year rather than the total album sales since a singer’s debut. Thus, for SNSD who debuted in the summer of 2007, only the figure of ~280,000 copies was shown.

Nonetheless, SNSD’s releases in 2010 were supported by strong sales. SNSD’s 2nd Album “Oh!” which was released in January this year recorded a massive sales of 122,828 copies, while 3rd Mini Album “Hoot” released in October recorded sales of 79,858 copies so far. On the other hand, their 2nd Album Repackaged “Run Devil Run” which was unveiled in March recorded sales of 55,897 copies up to November 15th.

The three releases contributed about 250,000 copies to the total. The first two mini albums, “Gee” and “Tell Me Your Wish” released in 2009, sold 5,040 and 5,231 copies respectively this year (within the period mentioned above).

With a little over 16,000 copies more, SNSD would be the first artists to surpass the 300,000 mark after TVXQ, who broke that figure in 2008, mainly due to the sales of their 4th album “MIROTIC”.


SNSD album sales to surpass 100,000 mark in Korea and Japan respectively

September 24, 2010

The sales of SNSD’s albums are expected to surpass 100,000 copies mark, both in Korea and Japan respectively.

In Korea, SNSD’s music sales is labelled as “daebak (great success)” when the sales exceeds 100,000 copies. SNSD’s album sales figure was expected to go beyond 100,000 copies as soon as they debuted in Japan .The girls are determined to strengthen their popularity and position in the music industry in both countries.

In Korea, SNSD released 2nd Album “Oh!” in January this year, followed by 2nd Album Repackaged “Run Devil Run” in March. On Hanteo Music Sales Chart, from January to August 2010,total sales of 170,775 copies was recorded. Last year, according to infromation on Hanteo, SNSD’s First Mini Album “Gee” and 2nd Mini Album “Tell Me Your Wish (Genie)” recorded sales of 82,162 and 86,443 copies respectively, giving a total sales of 168,605 copies for the year 2009.

With the current momentum, the girls are bound to exceed the 100,000 copies mark soon. SNSD’s Japan Debut Single “Genie” which was released on September 8th recorded sales of 45,000 copies in the first week and ranked 4th on Oricon Weekly Singles Chart.

The upward sales trend for “Genie” is expected as SNSD will be releasing their 2nd Single “Gee” on October 20th. Following the release of “Genie” and “Gee”, it will be a grand success for SNSD again if they could surpass the 100,000 copies mark during their first year in Japan.

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