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Girls’ Generation wins ‘Best Female Group’ award at MAMA 2013!

November 22, 2013

The 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards was held in Hong Kong on the evening of November 22nd and the event was graced by many Kpop stars as well as international celebrities such as Stevie Wonder, Paris Hilton, Ylvis and many more.

For the event, Girls’ Generation members Seohyun and Hyoyeon attended as representative of the group and they walked away with one of big awards of the night, which is the ‘Best Female Group’ award where they beat other girl groups such as 2NE1, Sistar, f(x) and 4Minute for it.

In her acceptance speech, Seohyun said, “Thank you for this meaningful and valuable award. It’s a pity that all nine of us couldn’t be here today but we support each other from the closest places to us, and become each others’ strength. I want to say thanks and love to the members and unnies who have come all this way together [with me].”

She also went on to thank their company, management and directors before Hyoyeon took over to give her thanks, “We’d also like to thank BeatBurger’s Jaewon, who has been like a real brother to us and our managers. And SONEs who love us from all over the world, thank you.”

Seohyun concluded the speech with, “Thank you to all the fans again who give us endless love and enable us to stand on such glittering stages.”

Congratulations, girls! You deserve it and we are very proud of you!

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Girls’ Generation nominated in the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards!

October 23, 2013

As we approach the end of yet another year, the round of annual music awards are starting to kick off too.

One of the regular annual music awards, the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) will be held at 7pm (8pm KST) on November 22nd at Hong Kong’s Asia World Expo Arena.

Nominations for the 2013 MAMA was announced on October 23rd and Girls’ Generation was nominated for ‘Best Female Group’, ‘Best Dance Performance (Girl Group)’, ‘Artist of the Year’ and ‘Song of the Year’.

The voting process starts at midnight of October 24th and you can do your part by casting your vote here. Details on the judging criteria can be found here.

Girls’ Generation has walked away with several prestigious awards from MAMA in the past years including the ‘Best Female Group Award’ and ‘Artist of the Year Award’ in 2011 whereas the TaeTiSeo subunit got nominated for ‘Best Female Group’, ‘Best Global Group (Female)’, ‘Artist of the Year’ and Taeyeon was nominated for ‘Best OST’ in the 2012 MAMA.


Yuri, Hyoyeon and Shinhwa’s Lee Minwoo to appear on Mnet’s ‘Dancing 9′ as Kpop dance masters!

June 17, 2013

Yuri, Hyoyeon and Shinhwa’s Lee Minwoo will be appearing on Mnet’s new survival dancing show ‘Dancing 9′ as Kpop dance masters, which starts airing on July 20th.

Yuri and Hyoyeon, the dancing queens of Girls’ Generation, as well as Lee Minwoo, a member of the legendary boy band Shinhwa, which made their debut 15 years ago, will be sharing their experiences and coaching the contestants of the new reality programme along with other dance celebrities.

The duo from Girls’ Generation, who had witnessed the spread of Kpop and its dances through their tours and performances worldwide said that they truly felt the powerful impact of dances. Through the show, Hyoyeon and Yuri would like to take the opportunity to share their experiences as part of a performing group and their skills in addition to things like fashion and trend. In the interview, they also said that they will to help contestants who are trying to make a name for themselves with dancing.

Yuri and Hyoyeon always amaze with their dancing skills and the latter came in as runner-up in dancing reality show ‘Dancing with the Stars 2′ so their participation in ‘Dancing 9′ is hugely anticipated.

‘Dancing 9′, the new-concept dance survival programme will include various dances including contemporary dance, dance sports, jazz, street, Kpop dances and more. A total of 500 million won in prize is up for grabs in the dance competition.

‘Dancing 9′ will start on July 20th at 11 pm KST.

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Girls’ Generation brings home first win with ‘I Got A Boy’ on M!Countdown!

January 10, 2013

Having made their comeback in Korea with a brand new album just last week, Girls’ Generation’s title track ‘I Got A Boy’ has received its first win on Mnet’s M!Countdown!

With a total of 10,000 points for ‘I Got A Boy’, Girls’ Generation surpasses Baek Jiyoung’s ‘I Hate It’ to bring home the trophy!

Check out Girls’ Generation’s performance and winning speech as well as encore stage here!

Meanwhile, Girls’ Generation will continue to promote their new album actively on weekly music shows, variety shows, radio programs and more!

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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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[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.


It has been a while since…

October 6, 2011

….the girls appeared on Mnet! No worries! They will be on Mnet pretty soon..and yes, we mean pretty SOON!

On October 5th, Mnet stated, “The ‘Hallyu Dream Concert’ which was held in Gyeongju City, Gyeongsang Province on October 3rd will be aired on October 6th at 6pm KST. Instead of the regular broadcast of ‘M Countdown’, the ‘Hallyu Dream Concert’ will be aired”.

SHINee’s Minho, 2pm’s Taecyeon and Park ShinHye were the MCs for The ‘Gyeongju Hallyu Dream Concert’ which featured great and powerful performances from artistes such as SNSD, TVXQ, SHINee, miss A, 4minute, Beast, MBLAQ, Sistar, ZE:A, T-ara, etc.

In addition to the exciting line-up, singers such Kim GunMo, IU, product of ‘Superstar K’ Seo InGook, Kil HakMi, Kim BoKyung, etc also delivered explosive performances with their outstanding singing ability.


Japanese fans cosplay SNSD’s ‘Marine Look’ for Seohyun’s birthday

July 15, 2011

‘SNSD Cosplay’ is getting more and more popular among male students in Japan and the fact that these students try to look like SNSD from head to toe, has garnered much attention.

Seohyun who celebrated her birthday on June 28th, had to stay back in Japan due to the Arena Tour. However, Japanese fans organized an event just for Seohyun by doing a cosplay of SNSD’s ‘Marine Look’, the concept first introduced for ‘Tell Me Your Wish (Genie)’ back in 2009.

The birthday party organized by the Japanese fans for Seohyun showed how popular the girls are. Through Mnet’s ‘Boom the K-POP’, viewers will be able to witness Seohyun’s birthday party as well as SNSD’s lifestyles and popularity in Japan.

Mnet ‘BOOM the K-POP’ consists of 2 parts. The first part entitled ‘Do You Know SNSD?’ which introduced the ‘SNSD Fever’ in Japan was aired on July 14th. The second part of the show entitled ‘Right Now SNSD!’ which analyzes the power of SNSD in establishing themselves as Japan’s fashion and cultural icon will be aired at 7.30pm KST on July 21st.