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SNSD becomes first Korean millionaire group in Japan

Girl group SNSD recently set a big record in Japan.

On June 9, Japanese Record Association announced that SNSD’s first Japanese official album Girls’ Generation, which was released on June 1 of last year, has become a million seller album by selling over a million copies only in a year.

SNSD is the first Korean girl group, to set such a huge record in Japan. BoA is the only Korean female soloist, who has released a million selling album in Japan.

SNSD ranked first on the Oricon weekly album chart with their first official album in the first week of the album release. Then they set a new record by selling the most albums in Japan as a foreign artist. The group also ranked first on the Oricon weekly album chart for the first time as a Korean female group. It only took a year for the group to become a million seller.

SNSD will release their new single album Paparazzi on June 27 in Japan. The group recently released a promotional video for their new song “Paparazzi” and announced their return.

In the video, SNSD members appear in spot light as top stars. Tiffany, who is wearing sunglasses, leads the members and walks towards to the arena with bodyguards.

SNSD’s first unit group Taetiseo (Taeyeon, Tiffany, Seohyun), who has ranked first on several music programs since last May for a month, will also join the group again and will keep busy in Japan.

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