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[News] Taeyeon, Jessica, and Seohyun Nominated in Seoul International Drama Awards

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Taeyeon, Jessica, and Seohyun have each been nominated for Most Popular 2013 Drama OST at the Seoul International Drama Awards 2013″. Taeyeons And One and Closer, Jessica and f(x)s Krystals Butterfly, and Seohyuns Ill Wait For You were each nominated in the category. Online voting is only available for those with an account with the website.
Marking the eighth time the show will take place, the Seoul International Drama Awards 2013″ will be held on September 5th at the National Theater of Korea. The awards show will also be broadcasted live on MBC. More information about the Seoul International Drama Awards 2013″ can be found on the programs official website.

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18:57 

[News] Hyoyeon and Yuri to Appear on Mnets Dancing 9′

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Hyoyeon and Yuri will soon appear on Dancing 9″, Mnets newest global dance survival show. The two Girls Generation members will coach the shows contestants as K-pop dance masters alongside other notable stars including Shinhwas Lee Minwoo, Lee Yongwoo, Park Jiwoo, Park Jieun, Woo Hyunyoung, Ducky (Kim Dukhyun), and Poppin J (Lee Jaehyung).

Regarding the show, Hyoyeon and Yuri revealed, We saw, in person, people all over the world be enthusiastic over just a dance while performing in various countries in Asia and Europe. We keenly felt just how powerful the ripple effect of dance is. We want to share the fashion, trend, stage performance, team work, and other things weve gained through group activities, as well as various experiences and know-hows to Dancing 9′ contestants. For contestants who are trying to become stars with dancing, we will try our best to give them the most practical help.

Girls Generation previously recorded a promotional video clip for Mnets Dancing 9″ application process, which can be seen below. The first episode of Dancing 9″ airs July 20th at 11:00 PM KST. For more information, visit the shows official website.


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23:57 

[News] Yuri Opens Instagram Account

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On June 13th, Yuri opened an Instagram account under the username yulyulk and shared a photo of herself from Girls Generations 2013 Girls Generations World Tour Girls & Peace tour.

Yuri is now the third member of Girls Generation to join the photo sharing service, following Taeyeon and Hyoyeon. Taeyeon recently uploaded a photo of herself and the members of Girls Generation from the world tour concerts in Seoul, and included a caption tagging both Hyoyeon and Yuri.

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19:34 

[News] Girls Generation Attends Press Conference for World Tour Concert in Seoul

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Earlier this afternoon, Girls Generation attended a press conference commemorating the second concert performance in Seoul for the 2013 Girls Generations World Tour Girls & Peace tour. The members stunned in a set of dresses that surely made Tiffany very happy. The bright pink outfits will be the first set seen in the concert for performances of Hoot and other songs.

The first concert in Seoul for Girls Generations world tour took place yesterday evening.


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23:37 

[News] SNSD to Bring World Tour to Taipei, Taiwan on July 20th and July 21st

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Taiwans SuperDome has announced that Girls Generation will be taking their world tour, 2013 Girls Generations World Tour Girls & Peace, to Taipei, Taiwan. Girls Generation will perform on two nights in Taipei: on Saturday, July 20th at 7:00 PM local time, and on Sunday, July 21st at 3:00 PM local time. The concert will take place at the Taipei Arena.

Tickets for the concert will come at price levels of 800 NTD (New Taiwan Dollars), 2,800 NTD, 3,200 NTD, 4,800 NTD, and 5,400 NTD, and will be sold through 7-ELEVENs ibon system. Ticket sales will begin on June 15th at 1:00 PM.

More ticketing details and a seating chart for Girls Generations concert in Taiwan are available on SuperDomes website.

Girls Generations world tour will begin this Saturday in Seoul, South Korea.

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16:53 

[News] Hyoyeon Chosen as Asian Ambassador for Topshop Hong Kong

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Hyoyeon was recently chosen as the newest Asian ambassador for the Hong Kong branch of Topshop, a popular womens fashion brand. The news was revealed on both the companys official Facebook page and Instagram account. Topshop released various new pictures of Hyoyeon modeling its clothing while also revealing specifically in one caption, Check it. Kim Hyoyeon looking sleek as an Asian ambassador for our opening June 6th!

To go along with the new pictures, two short interviews with Hyoyeon were also released by Apple Daily, a Hong Kong publication.

Apple Daily: Why did you decide to work together today?
Hyoyeon: Its probably because of my fickle and lively image. I can be sexy, cool, luxurious, boyish and simple, which is similar to the styles Topshop has.



Hyoyeon also took part in another short interview to introduce herself as the new ambassador for Topshop. She first greeted viewers in Chinese and then went on to say, in Korean, Whether because of our concept or activities, I went to Topshop in Japan a lot. Whenever I go, I like the jackets a lot and what I especially buy a lot are accessories, since I really like fancy accessories. I like such accessories a lot, and for makeup, I buy a lot of gel-liner. What else is thereso whenever I have the time I always make sure to stop by at Topshop and buy pretty clothes.




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21:55 

[News] Girls Generation to Perform for KBSs Music Bank Special 700th Episode

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Girls Generation will be performing on KBSs Music Bank for their special 700th episode on May 17 at Shingwan Public Hall. The girls will be performing I Got A Boy and Gee for this special episode.

This will be their first time appearing on KBSs Music Bank again after finishing up their successful promotions for I Got A Boy in February.

Other performers include Shinhwa, 2PM, SHINee, K.Will, SECRET, 4minute, B1A4, Nine Muses, Seo Inyoung, Ailee, Dynamic Duo, Simon D., and Rhythm Power.

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00:59 

[News] Yuri to debut on the big screen with leading role on No Breathing

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Yuri will be debuting on the big screen in the role of a swimmer.

Shell be playing the main character in No Breathing, a youth sports movie that tells the story of love and rivalry among competitive swimmers. Actress Kang Sora was also considered for the role, but in the end Yuri snagged the spot. Shell be acting with Lee Jong Suk and Seo In Guk.

Itll be her debut on the big-screen, but Yuri has previous acting experience in the drama Fashion King.

The movie will begin filming this month and will be released in theaters in late 2013.

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17:46 

[News] Tiffany Throws Opening Pitch at Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Game

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On May 6th, Tiffany threw out the opening pitch for the Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers baseball game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.  Excitement was already high for Tiffanys pitch before the game, as the official Major League Baseball twitter account tweeted, Tiffany from @GirlsGeneration is throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before @dbacks-@dodgers tonight in LA. This is a very big deal.

Tiffany gave a short interview before her pitch talking about watching the Dodgers as a child. She also mentioned that she is looking forward to an LA stop on their world tour. Dressed in the Dodgers uniform, Tiffany gave it her best shot, and the Dodgers official twitter account shared a video of her pitch saying, Tiffanys first pitch: Out of the strike zone, but still adorable.

Before coming out on the field, the Dodgers twitter account tweeted a photo of Tiffany, LA native and K-pop star, Tiffany of @GirlsGeneration has arrived. Tiffany took some time before her pitch to greet the more than 50 fans that came out to cheer her on and sign autographs. The Dodgers twitter account also shared a video of Tiffany meeting their star pitcher, Ryu Hyunjin, as well as a photo with another Dodgers player, Matt Kemp.


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11:34 

[News] Tiffany to Throw Opening Pitch at Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Game on May 6th

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Girls Generations official Twitter account revealed that Tiffany will be at the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks baseball game on May 6th at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles to throw out the first pitch and meet Dodgers pitcher Ryu Hyunjin. This will mark the first appearance for a Girls Generation member at a major American sports event. Jessica was the last Girls Generation member to throw a first pitch at a baseball game, which has become an infamous moment for SONEs.

Fans of Girls Generation have organized a project for Tiffany at the baseball game and will be sitting in section 1RS in rows M, L, and K. For more details, head to the Southern California thread in Soshifieds Forum. Be sure to wear pink!

Tickets for the game are available through online ticketing vendors such as Stubhub or Ticketmaster. Tiffany will be leaving South Korea on May 4th for the opening pitch and a photoshoot in Los Angeles.

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14:34 

[News] Girls Generation to Start World Tour on June 8th and 9th in Seoul

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Starting this upcoming June, Girls Generation is planning on going on a world tour, 2013 Girls Generations World Tour Girls & Peace, starting in Seoul and going around Asia as well as the entire world. The hot response from fans in Korea as well as other countries who have waited for Girls Generations performances is being anticipated.

The Seoul concerts, which will start the world tour, will take place at the Gymnastics Stadium in Seoul Olympic Park on June 8th and 9th. It is expected that Girls Generation will show off a high quality concert, showing their own different performances and diverse charms, captivating fans.

As this solo concert will be the first one in two years following the July 2011 2011 Girls Generation Tour and will be their first world tour, an explosive response is expected. Girls Generation recently finished their second Japan arena tour, entertaining a record number of over 200,000 fans.

The Seoul concert tickets will go on sale online starting on May 9th at 8pm KST through G-Market. As Girls Generation is a group that has a lot of ticket power, its predicted the ticketing will be fierce.

Meanwhile, for the Seoul concert an overseas fan tour is in the plans, and the overseas fan tour package can be purchased through SM C&Cs site. It will be available for purchase by fans all around the world, and it is expected that overseas fans attentions will be centered [on this concert as well].

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03:26 

[News] Lee Seung Gi and Girls Generation voted as the most popular artists in Korea

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Psy may be garnering a staggering number of views worldwide with his Gentleman MV, but he was no match for Lee Seung Gi and Girls Generation who were recently voted as the most popular artists in Korea.

Research firm Leespiar conducted a poll asking 1,332 men and women 13-69 years old across Korea about the most popular stars.

Among the male celebrities, Lee Seung Gi came out on top with 9.2% of the votes, while Psy trailed behind in 2nd place with 8.5%. Big Bang, Lee Seung Chul, SHINee, Kim Bum Soo, INFINITE, Sung Shi Kyung, Huh Gak, K.Will, and more also ranked high on the list. Psy previously ranked #1 while Big Bang came in at #2 on last years poll, but Lee Seung Gi, who ranked in third place last year, was able to rise above the successful artists.

Among the female celebrities, Girls Generation effortlessly maintained their #1 spot on the chart with a whopping 20.6% votes, a 1.5% increase from their previous ranking of 19.1%. Baek Ji Young, IU, SISTAR, Jang Yoon Jung, Lee Hyori, BoA, Park Jung Hyun, Ailee, and Lee Hi also made it onto the list. Unlike last years poll, KARA, T-ara, and the Wonder Girls were not on the list.

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21:12 

[News] SNSD to Appear at ASIA STYLE COLLECTION + to Perform in 2013 Dream Concert

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The ASIA STYLE COLLECTION fashion event will be held in Singapore on June 22nd at Singapore EXPO. Popular K-Pop girl groups Girls Generation and 2NE1, as well as Japanese actress Noriko Sakai are scheduled to attend.

The ASIA STYLE COLLECTION is a fashion event where the leading edge of Asian trends in Japan, China, Korea, and Singapore are all put on display. It is held with the goal of spreading each participating countrys culture towards ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) member nations. To commemorate the inaugural ASIA STYLE COLLECTION, each contributing countrys popular fashion brands, top models, and artists will gather in Singapore and participate in various combined fashion and music stages.

During the event, the latest cutting edge styles from Japan, China, and Korea will be presented in several different stages, including K-POP COLLECTION, which will be handled by Korean broadcasting station SBS; TGC Girls Collection, which has been held in China three times in the past; and Japans top class fashion event TOKYO GIRLS COLLECTION. Artists scheduled to light up the Korean stage include Girls Generation, who is highly popular even in Japan with their pop songs and choreography, and 2NE1, who gather attention with their unique style.

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After sending only the members of sub-unit Girls Generation TTS in 2012, it was announced that Girls Generation will be appearing with all nine members at the I Love You Republic of Korea 2013 Dream Concert on May 11th in Seoul.

The annual Dream Concert is consistently one of the bigger concerts in Korea, featuring some K-Pops most famous idols. This years event marks the 19th annual Dream Concert and will feature 21 artists in its roster, including Girls Generation, SHINee, B2ST, INFINITE, 2AM, U-KISS, ZE:A, KARA, SISTAR, 4minute, T-ara, SECRET, EXO, B1A4, Rainbow, Huh Gak, Girls Day, SPEED, BTOB, EvoL, and VIXX.

The I Love You Republic of Korea 2013 Dream Concert is scheduled for May 11th at 6:30 PM KST in Seoul World Cup Stadium.


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21:03 

[News] Taeyeon and Seohyun to Reprise Roles for Despicable Me 2′

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Anticipation grows for the sequel to 2010′s high grossing 3D animated film, Despicable Me, with Despicable Me 2″ (in Korea as Superbad 2″). Girls Generations Taeyeon and Seohyun, praised for their voice dubbing in the first film, will reprise their roles for the upcoming sequel. Promotion for the film kicked off in Korea with the release of the first trailer.

Taeyeon provides the voice for Grus eldest daughter, Margo, a ten year old girl with an attitude far beyond her young age. Seohyun, meanwhile, voices the mischievous and cynical Edith.

In Despicable Me 2″, Gru continues his dream in becoming the worlds greatest villain, yet is ironically recruited by the shadowy Anti-Villain League to combat the threat posed by the new character, Eduardo. Fans will be thrilled to see Girls Generation voice Grus cute kids as they team up with the lovable Minions once more.


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17:31 

[News] Girls Generation Performs at LG Cinema 3D World Festival

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On April 7th, Girls Generation performed at the LG Cinema 3D World Festival, which was held at the Lotte World Ice Rink in Jamsil-dong, Seoul. Dressed in their hip-hop style outfits from I Got A Boy, the girls gave the crowd, who enjoyed free admissions to the event, energetic performances of Gee, which has recently reached 100 million views on YouTube, Dancing Queen, and their latest hit single, I Got A Boy.

Since Girls Generation became LG Electronics official endorser in January of 2012, they have appeared in a number of CFs and advertisements to help promote LGs line of Cinema 3D TVs.

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14:05 

[News] Sunny voted as the most handsome female celebrity

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Online community dcinside did a survey from March 26th through April 2nd asking for female celebrities who are both pretty and handsome at the same time. Out of 864 votes, Sunny earned first place with 141 votes(16.3%), and Yuri ranked second with 119 votes(13.8%).

Sunny was chosen for having a cute and feminine face with aegyo, but also for showing off her charisma during The Boys promotions with a short haircut.

Yuri was chosen for having a bronze skin tone, energetic personality, and her sexy facial expressions and body.

After the results were in, Girls Generations official Twitter account tweeted a special thank you from Sunny, showing exactly why she was ranked number one. #Sunny says THANK YOU for voting her as #1 잘생쁨 (both pretty & handsome) female celebrity with this special photo!

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[News] SNSD to Release 2011 Girls Generation Tour Live Concert Album

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On April 11th, Girls Generation will be releasing the concert album of the 2011 Girls Generation Tour. The album will consist of two CDs and 34 tracks, and two songs, Let It Rain and Danny Boy, will be included as re-recorded studio versions. The remaining tracks for the album, including Genie, Run Devil Run, Hoot, Gee, Oh!, Snowy Wish, Sweet Talking Baby, The Great Escape, and Bad Girl, were recorded during Girls Generations concert performances in Seoul on July 23rd and 24th, 2011. These two concerts were also used for the DVD release of the 2011 Girls Generation Tour, which can be purchased through YesAsia.
The 2011 Girls Generation Tour was Girls Generations second concert tour through Asia. The tour began in Seoul and later reached Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong, before ending in Thailand in February of 2012.

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13:15 

[News] SNSD to Release Seventh Japanese Single, LOVE&GIRLS, on May 29th

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Girls Generations Japanese fansite has revealed the release of a new single in Japan entitled LOVE&GIRLS. The single will come in two versions, a limited edition for 1,890 yen and a regular edition for 1,260 yen. Both versions will contain two tracks, LOVE&GIRLS and Lingua Franca, while the limited edition will also come with a DVD containing the Beep Beep music video.

Limited Edition 1,890 yen

Tracklist:
1. LOVE&GIRLS
2. Lingua Franca

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DVD with Beep Beep music video
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Regular Edition 1,260 yen

Tracklist:
1. LOVE&GIRLS
2. Lingua Franca

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Jacket B Pattern

LOVE&GIRLS will be released on May 29th.


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20:58 

[News] Sooyoung, Lee Jong Hyuk, and Lee Chun Hee cast in tvNs Dating Agency

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Girls Generations Sooyoung, Lee Jong Hyuk, and Lee Chun Hee will be starring in the upcoming tvN drama Dating Agency.

Dating Agency will be based on the hit movie Cyrano: Dating Agency. Lee Jong Hyuk will play the role of the leader of the agency, Sooyoung will mesmerize with her beauty as a female member of the agency who will help aid those in love, and Lee Chun Hee will play the role of an outsider who will most likely get tangled in a love line.

Dating Agency will be produced by the same production company that have released the Flower Boy drama series: Flower Boy Ramen Shop, Shut Up Flower Boy Band, and Flower Boy Next Door, so it was expected that this might continue on with the same theme. However, Dating Agency will not be continuing on with the flower boy concept according to a rep, who revealed, You can look forward to a different production from the original Flower Boy series through Cyrano Dating Agency.

Dating Agency will premiere following Nine this May!

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20:55 

[News] TTS to leave their MC positions on Music Core later this month

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Following the news of UEE stepping down from Music Bank, its been announced that TaeTiSeo (Girls Generations Taeyeon, Tiffany, and Seohyun) will be leaving their MC positions on Music Core after one year on the show.

The unforgettable trio will stand on the MC stage for the last time and give their farewell greeting to viewers sometime during the middle of this month. The reason for their leave is due to their busy schedules, which is to be expected, and thus, the Music Core team is currently in the process of casting replacement MCs.

So it seems well be saying goodbye to familiar faces and saying hello to fresh faces on several music programs starting this month, along with a change in format for Music Core, which will implement its new ranking system.

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