[News] Shin Se Kyung discusses her friendship with Girls’ Generation

Actress Shin Se Kyung discussed her friendship with members of Girls’ Generation on June 9th’s broadcast of KBS2‘s ‘Entertainment Relay‘.

The star sat down for an interview to discuss her surprise transformation into a singer, and mentioned that the song she loves to sing most is by Girls’ Generation.

She added, “Some of the Girls’ Generation members are my friends. I go to the same university as Sooyoung so we were already friends, and I got closer to Yuri unni after we both worked together in the drama ‘Fashion King‘.”

When asked if she met with the members a lot, Shin Se Kyung answered honestly, “Since they’re part of a global girl group, [they don’t have much] time to meet up.”

Source + Photo: TV Daily via Nate
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[News] Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon & Seohyun strike a hilarious pose wearing heart-shaped shades

A photo of Girls’ Generation‘s Hyoyeon and Seohyun goofing around has surfaced on the internet.

The above photo of the girls striking hilarious poses in fashionable heart-shaped sunglasses was recently shared on an online community site.

Netizens got a good laugh after seeing the photo, and were glad to see a silly side to Seohyun who is known for being proper and ladylike.

They’re too cute,” fans wrote in response, along with “I love Hyoyeon on Dancing With The Stars’“, “Look at Seohyun!”, and more.

Source & Image: Newsen via Nate
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[News] Girls’ Generation’s debut Japanese album certified “Million” by RIAJ

Girls’ Generation has broken through the “Million” plateau in Japan.

Their self-titled debut Japanese album ‘Girls’ Generation‘ which was released back on June 1st, 2011 (Repackaged Album December 28, 2011) has been certified “Million” by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (or ‘RIAJ’). The certification is based off the total numbers of CDs and DVDs sold to retailers and the RIAJ has certifications of: Gold (100,000 units), Platinum (250,000 units), Double Platinum (500,000 units), Triple Platinum (750,000 units), and Million (1,000,000 units).

This is quite an accomplishment as the only other Korean artist to be certified Million for an album was BoA who last achieved this back in 2005 with her compilation album ‘Best of Soul‘. KARA‘s second Japanese album ‘Super Girl‘ could be the next to be certified Million as they achieved the Triple Platinum certification.

In related news, Girls’ Generation is set to release their upcoming Japanese single “PAPARAZZI” on June 27th.

Congratulations to Girls’ Generation!

Source: RIAJ
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[Trans] Girls’ Generation Official Page Update – Taeyeon message

Translation

“Finally we’ve completed the last Twinkle stage today!!
Thank you for being there from the start to the end, SONE~~! (❤)
To commemorate the last stage, I’ve given you my ‘off-pitch’ singing as a present. heh heh.
It’ll be too boring if everything is so perfect, isn’t it kekekekekeke
Long live Twinkle! Long live SNSD!”

Translated by: @imwhywhy
Credit: Girls’ Generation Official Page

[Video|Photo|Fantaken|Caps] 120608 KBS Music Bank Special in Jeonju – TaeTiSeo & Juniel (ft. Yonghwa)

Juniel Debut Stage

Illa Illa + Fool

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Interview + OMG Intro + Twinkle

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(Info: Taeyeon and Seohyun are born and graduated from Jeounju arts high school)

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[Photo] 120607 Girls’ Generation at the launching party for 10 Corso Como – Girl de Provence perfume

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[News] CNBLUE Jung Yong Hwa “Juniel junior, she’s already 20 … it’s amazing”

Idol band CNBlue’s Jung Yong Hwa revealed his affection for Juniel who came from the same agency.
In the afternoon on 7th June, the showcase was held at Seoul Art Centre to commemorate the Korean debut of Juniel. At the showcase, besides the protagonist Juniel, there is also CNBLUE Jung Yong Hwa came to support her.
Especially, they perform live duet song “Fool” which Yong Hwa composed for Juniel. He said “Juniel has talents and she is a girl who also has big passion for music” , “I met Juniel 5 years ago, and it is amazing that she is already 20 years old”
Juniel send her thanks to him “Thank to senior Jung Yong Hwa for his gift “Fool” which really suit with my voice. Jung Yong Hwa said “Thank to Juniel for singing my composition “Fool” so well” , to demonstrate the friendship between senior and junior.
Juniel also added “I met senior Jung Yong Hwa  since I was still a trainer and we talked” “I hope one day we can climb on the stage together, so this time is an opportunity” and “Especially, I’m really happy because i can add his song into my Korean debut album”
At the showcase, broadcaster Jung Ji Young asked “Among CNBLUE members, who take care of juniors the most” and Juniel answered “I can’t tell one person because everyone took care of us so well and they have different characteristics”
Juniel was the winner on Niji Iro Supernova, the Japanese version of Korean audition program “Super Star K” and she debuted in Japan first. On 7th June, Juniel released her first Korean solo album “My First June” with 5 songs including title track “Illa Illa” and “Fool”, “Ready and Go”, “Everlasting Sunset” and “Mask”

Translation:  Jennie@cnblue4u.com
Edit: Hannah
Sources: http://www.segye.com/Articles/SPN/ENTERTAINMENTS/Article.asp?aid=20120607021704&subctg1;=&subctg2;=
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[Video|Photo] 120607 Mnet M! Countdown – Juniel debut (ft. Yonghwa)

Fool (ft. Yonghwa)

Illa Illa

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