Psy Beats Girls' Generation in 2012 Popularity Poll

Psy Beats Girls' Generation in 2012 Popularity Poll

Psy Beats Girls' Generation in 2012 Popularity Poll

Psy has been named singer of the year in a poll by Gallup Korea. In the survey of 4,157 people aged between 13 and 59 in all parts of the country except for Jeju Island, the rapper was named this year's most popular singer by 24.4 percent of respondents, followed by Girls' Generation (19.8 percent) and boy band Big Bang (9.5 percent).

Next came IU (6.9 percent), Jang Yoon-jung (6.6 percent) and girl band Sistar (6.4 percent). T-ara took seventh place with 5.5 percent, followed by BEAST (5.3 percent), Tae Jin-ah (5.2 percent) and Busker Busker (4.1 percent).

By age group, Big Bang was the most popular with teenage fans and Girls' Generation with 20-somethings. Those in their 30s to 50s picked the singer of "Gangnam Style" as their favorite, while he ranked as teenagers' No. 3 choice and was 20-somethings' No. 2 pick.

Busker Busker and Ailee were named male and female novice of the year, respectively.

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Girls’ Generation’s Yuri and SHINee’s Minho put on a hot couple dance at the ’2012 SBS Drama Awards’

Girls’ Generation’s Yuri and SHINee’s Minho put on a hot couple dance at the ’2012 SBS Drama Awards’

Girls Generations Yuri and SHINees Minho put on a hot couple dance at the 2012 SBS Drama Awards

Girls Generations Yuri and SHINees Minho coupled together to put on a hot performance.

On December 31st, Yuri and Minho performed at the 2012 SBS Drama Awards.

Yuri took the stage in a dress that revealed her back, waist, and legs. She flaunted her toned body and grabbed the viewers attention.

Yuri and Minho heated up the dance floor with their flawless couples dance. Yuris showed off her charms with the choreography and matching alluring expressions. Minho also showed off his sexy manly charms and stole the hearts of the noona fans.

Check out their performance below!

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KARA and Girls Generation have high rankings on Japanese Oricon album chart for 2012

KARA and Girls Generation have high rankings on Japanese Oricon album chart for 2012

KARA and Girls’ Generation have high rankings on Japanese Oricon album chart for 2012

KARA and Girls’ Generation have recently named as the highest selling Korean artists in Japan. KARA placed #18 and Girls’ Generation ranked #25 on the Oricon album chart for 2012.

KARA released album ‘Super Girl’ last November and has already sold 295,651 copies while Girls’ Generation’s self-titled Japanese album sold 229,043 copies.

Meanwhile, Japanese group Mr. Children ranked #1 on the Oricon chart for this year by selling 1,170,298 copies of their album ‘Mr. Children 2005-2010′.

Congratulations to KARA and Girls’ Generation!

Tip: chickachicka

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Girls Generation tops the revenue ranking of Korean artists in Japan in 2012

Girls Generation tops the revenue ranking of Korean artists in Japan in 2012

Girls’ Generation tops the revenue ranking of Korean artists in Japan in 2012

Girls’ Generation has the highest revenue in Japan for 2012 out of all the Korean artists.

Oricons annual revenue of artists in Japan from December 26th, 2011 to December 17th, 2012 has recently been brought out.

Girls’ Generation climbed to 7th place on the list of ‘Total Revenue for 2012‘ overall in Japan, which is also the highest record among Korean artists. This year the ladies of Girls Generation earned a total amount of 4,332,000,000 JPY (approximately $51.4 million USD) of sales revenue from 3 singles, 1 full-length album, and videos on DVD and Blu-ray.

Other Korean artists appeared on this chart were KARA and TVXQ.

Source: Oricon

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2012 SBS Entertainment Awards to be hosted by Girls Generations Sooyoung

2012 SBS Entertainment Awards to be hosted by Girls Generations Sooyoung

2012 SBS Entertainment Awards to be hosted by Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung

According to a representative of SBS, Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung is currently in negotiation process to host the 2012 SBS Entertainment Awards.

A representative of Sooyoung’s camp revealed, “We don’t know if the production team has made its final decision, but we are in the process of working out the details.” 

Meanwhile, Sooyong is currently co-hosting “One Night of TV Entertainment with Yoon Do Hyun, who has also received an offer to MC the year-end awards. A representative of Yoon Do Hyun’s agency stated, “We have received the offer, however, due to his year-end schedule, it looks like it may be difficult. We are currently still deciding.” 

2012 SBS Entertainment Awards to be hosted by Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung

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Girls Generation, Wonder Girls, and Big Bang become nominees for Worlds Best Group at 2012 World Music Awards

Girls Generation, Wonder Girls, and Big Bang become nominees for Worlds Best Group at 2012 World Music Awards

Girls’ Generation, Wonder Girls, and Big Bang become nominees for ‘World’s Best Group’ at ’2012 World Music Awards’

Girls’ Generation, the Wonder Girls, and Big Bang have officially become the nominees for the ‘World’s Best Group‘ category at the ‘2012 World Music Awards‘.

The ’2012 World Music Awards’ is set to take place at the Marlins Park Stadium in Miami, Florida on December 20th. These three K-Pop groups are currently battling with 41 other artists in this category.

The international award show collects information based on global sales numbers provided by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).

Be sure to cast your vote here!

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Girls' Generation Ranks Number 5 for '2012 Top Searched Terms' on Yahoo! Japan

Girls' Generation Ranks Number 5 for '2012 Top Searched Terms' on Yahoo! Japan

Girls Generation, Yahoo, Japan

Girls' Generation Ranks Number 5 for '2012 Top Searched Terms' on Yahoo! Japan

Girls' Generationhas ranked number 5 for the celebrity search ranking on Yahoo! Japan.

Yahoo! Japan releases results for the top searches in many categories every year. This year, Girls' Generation ranked number 4 under the 'female' category and number 1 for the 'Foreign Asian Artist' category.

Last year, they had ranked number 2 on the 'female' list and number 1 on the 'Foreign Asian Artist' list.

With their continuous high rankings, this proves the group's popularity in the Japanese market.

Girls' Generation will continue their winning streak with the release of their new album,Girls' Generation II~GirlsPeace, on November 28.

Click here to check out 2012 Yahoo! Japan search rankings.

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Girls Generation (SNSD), Super Junior, TVXQ Nominated as Top Pop Artist of 2012 for Japan Billboard Music Awards

Girls Generation (SNSD), Super Junior, TVXQ Nominated as Top Pop Artist of 2012 for Japan Billboard Music Awards

Girls’ Generation, KARA, Super Junior, CNBLUE, Jang Keun Suk, TVXQ, Billboard, Japan

Girls’ Generation (SNSD), Super Junior, TVXQ Nominated as ‘Top Pop Artist of 2012’ for Japan Billboard Music Awards

Billboard Japan recently released the nominees for Japan Billboard Music Awards 2012.

The list of nominees in the 'Top Pop Artist of 2012', include leading K-Pop artists such as Girls' Generation, KARA, Super Junior, CNBLUE, Jang Keun Suk and TVXQ.

Voting for the artists opens today, November 1, at 11 AM JST and closes on November 15 at 11:59PM JST. The award ceremony will broadcast on December 15 at 4PM JST.

Billboard Japan Music Awards is entering its fourth award show and has four categories. AKB48 received last year's 'Artist of the Year' award, as well as three other awards.

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Girls' Generation Performs at "2012 Gangnam Hallyu Festival K-Pop Concert" - in pictures

Girls' Generation Performs at "2012 Gangnam Hallyu Festival K-Pop Concert" - in pictures

Soompi_News_Leaderboard_ATFMobile_Soompi_Ldrbrd_ATFSoompi_Mini_Ad_Main Soompi Search Main menuSkip to contentHome News Gallery Videos Forums Shop NEED A DIFFERENT LANGUAGE?Français Español Girls Generation Performs at 2012 Gangnam Hallyu Festival K-Pop Concertin picturesby girlonthemoon October 9, 2012Girls Generation Performs at 2012 Gangnam Hallyu Festival K-Pop Concert - in pictures 1 of 20On October 7, in front of the Coex shopping complex in Seoul, Girls’ Generation members Sunny, Hyoyeon, Tiffany, Taeyeon, Seohyun, Jessica, Yuri, YoonA, and Sooyoung were present and performed a hot stage at the “2012 Gangnam Hallyu Festival K-Pop Concert.”

Girls’ Generation performed their hit singles including “Kissing You,” “Gee,” “Tell Me Your Wish (Genie),” and “Oh!” Fans were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful the idol members looked even after a long absence from the Korean entertainment scene and clamored for a comeback.  Girls’ Generation set their stage on fire with several hot costume changes which showed off their slim physiques and their signature dance moves.       

Dont forget to click through the gallery on Soompi! 

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Girls' Generation (SNSD)-2NE1-BEAST to Attend '2012 SBS K-POP Super Concert in America' in November

Girls' Generation (SNSD)-2NE1-BEAST to Attend '2012 SBS K-POP Super Concert in America' in November

Girls Generation, SNSD, KARA, BEAST, SISTAR, K-Pop, SBS

Girls' Generation (SNSD)-2NE1-BEAST to Attend '2012 SBS K-POP Super Concert in America' in November

K-Pop stars are all leaving for the U.S. in November.

On November 10, the '2012 SBS K-POP Super Concert in America' will be held at the Verizon Amphitheater in Irvine, California. Artists such as Girls' Generation, 2NE1, KARA, BEAST, SISTAR and others will be attending.

The Verizon amphitheater can hold up to 15,000 people and is known to have famous stars perform there.

This concert is also considering U.S. pop stars to also perform on stage, gaining much attention from fans.

Tickets will start to be sold on October 4.

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