Monday, May 30, 2011

110530 Fans Wish Yoona a Happy Birthday

Girls' Generation's Yoona's fans celebrate her birthday. Two fancafes, "CISTUS" and "Smile Yoona", celebrated Yoona's 22nd birthday by collaborating to put an ad in today's edition of a Korean newspaper.

When Girls' Generation performs on stage, Yoona is usually in the middle, earning her the names "Center Yoona" and "Girls' Generation's Face". In the ad, the fans wrote "Your eyes are similar, your neck is long and slender," comparing Yoona to a deer, another nickname that fans have called her.

Friday, May 27, 2011

110527 Taeyeon Voted OST Queen

Another poll has been topped by a Girls' Generation member, this time in a dominant fashion. Music website Monkey3 conducted an online poll asking netizens "who is the the queen of drama OST's". Taeyeon ran away with first place, receiving 52%, or 385, out of a total of 740 votes. Baek Ji Young came in second with 26%. People in the music industry have even said, "If Taeyeon sings it, it'll be a hit."

Thursday, May 26, 2011

110526 Girls' Generation Claim Top 3 Spots on Gaon Album Chart

Even with Japanese promotions placed as their main priority at the moment, Girls' Generation has still managed to attain the top 3 spots on the Gaon Album Chart.

Girls' Generation's Japanese singles (licensed in Korea) are proving to be doing exceptionally well in their home country. The singles "MR. TAXI/Run Devil Run", "Genie" and "Gee" placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively even though the Japanese versions of the songs were not promoted in Korea.

110526 Yoona Ranked Fifth for "Most Beautiful Face of This Generation"

A matchmaking company website,, surveyed 400 male and female of its members to find out who they thought had the most beautiful face in this generation.

Girls' Generation's Yoona was selected and was eventually placed fifth. Celebrities like Kim Taehee, Shin Minah, Han Yeseul and Ha Jiwon earned the spots 1st to 4th respectively. Actor Hyunbin also placed first for the men's category.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

110521 Teaser for Girls' Generation's 1st Japanese Album Released

Moments ago, it was reported that the teaser for Girls' Generation's 1st Japanese album would be uploaded on 00:00 JST/KST on SM Entertainment's official YouTube channel.

While waiting for the teaser video to finally pop up, fans have been starting to trend "Girls'Generation" an hour before the announced time and brought the topic up to #4 on the worldwide trending topics list.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

110519 Girls' Generation Spotted at English Village

Just two days after their much talked about performance at Hanyang University, members of Girls' Generation were spotted at an English Village in South Korea earlier today. Pictures of Sooyoung, Yoona and Seohyun quickly surfaced, and the girls were found dressed in the same yellow outfits they wore for their "MR. TAXI" music video.

SHINee's Key was also found alongside the girls in one the pictures. Though the purpose of their visit to the English Village is still unclear,

Thursday, May 5, 2011

110505 Girls' Generation to Perform 'MR. TAXI' on Music Station

Girls' Generation will perform on TV Asahi's Music Station on May 13th.

They will be performing their popular new single , 'MR. TAXI,' which was released on April 27th. Since this song is the girls' first original Japanese single, many are curious to see how they will perform and what kind of outfit they will reveal that day.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

110504 Girls' Generation's Taeyeon Voted Number One Future Idol Mentor

Girls' Generation's Taeyeon received the highest votes as the idol who would be the future mentor and offer the greatest support.

MBC's 'Star Audition: Birth of a Great Star' is currently receiving much attention and there is also great interest on idols who would be future mentors for the show.

From April 26th to May 2nd, music portal 'Bugs!' held a survey with the question, 'Which idol would most likely be the future mentor for the show Star Audition?' The results showed Girls' Generation Taeyeon taking first place with 45% (2487 people) votes.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

110503 Girls' Generation's Yuri Spotted at Baseball Match

On May 3rd, Girls' Generation's Yuri was spotted at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul to watch a baseball game. She was found with her stylist and another man watching the match between Doosan Bears and LG Twins.

Clad in a Doosan Bears jacket and with two caps emblazoned with the Doosan Bears logo placed in front of her, it was clear which team the trio was rooting for. Though looking a little tired, Yuri was still all smiles as she enthusiastically cheered for her favorite team.

Here are videos of Yuri's reactions after realizing she was being filmed:

110503 Girls' Generation Set to Attend Event For 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

The National Chorus of Korea will perform in Pyeongchang, Seoul and New York in hopes of attracting attention to Korea to house the 2018 Winter Olympics.

On May 3rd, World Harmony representatives announced that the '2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics National Choir Bid' event will last for two hours at the Seoul Plaza,

110503 Innisfree Releases New CF and Photos Featuring Yoona

Cosmetics company Innisfree released a new 30-second CF as well as two promotional photos featuring Yoona. The CF advertises a green tea seed serum designed to help the user's skin retain its moisture. Yoona's voiceover touts the beneficial effects of green tea antioxidants on skin,

110503 MR. TAXI/Run Devil Run' Sells 100,000 In First Week

After reaching the top of the charts in Japan within a few days, Girls' Generation's newly released single 'MR. TAXI/Run Devil Run' managed to sustain its momentum, selling over 100,000 copies in the first week of its release.