[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
Credit: allkpop

[News] Girls’ Generation releases details + track list for “Paparazzi”

via tokyohive

In the span of just 2-days Shoujo Jidai has been releasing information on their upcoming Japanese single “PAPARAZZI” in pieces.

The news of their upcoming single “PAPARAZZI” was first released on the girls’ Japanese mobile site. After revealing the PV teaser and preview, they also revealed two promotional photos. Now the group has released the single jackets and track lists for the single.

As previously mentioned the single has been described as a strong dance tune, and to match the song, Shoujo Jidai’s choreography will include a ‘camera shutter’ move while also being chased around by paparazzi.

“PAPARAZZI” will be released on June 27th.

Check out the track list and details of the various versions below!

Limited Edition

< CD >
2. PAPARAZZI (Instrumental)

< DVD >
1. PAPARAZZI -Music Video-
2. PAPARAZZI -Music Video-(Close-up Version)

Extra: Photo Booklet

Regular Edition Type A

< CD >
2. PAPARAZZI (Instrumental)

< DVD >
1. PAPARAZZI -Music Video-

Regular Edition Type B

< CD >
2. PAPARAZZI (Instrumental)

Source: Official Website
Credit: allkpop

[Photo] 120602 Individual “Paparazzi” Concept Photos Released

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Credit: SME Japan

[News] Girls’ Generation’s “Paparazzi” jacket photos revealed

With the announcement of Girls’ Generation‘s upcoming Japanese single, “Paparazzi“, a PV teaser as well as a preview were revealed recently, gaining tremendous interest from fans. More details about the upcoming album have surfaced today on various Korean portals along with two photos that are labeled as album jacket covers.

According to what is circulating the web, it seems there will be at least two versions for the album including the regular edition and first limited edition featuring two different jacket covers.

Check out the jacket photos below!

<Regular Edition>

<First Limited Edition>

Source + Photo: StyleM

Tip: parkjoonghyuk,

Credit: allkpop


[News] Girls’ Generation’s teaser + PV preview for “Paparazzi” revealed

Earlier, it was reported that Girls’ Generation would be releasing a new single in Japan called “Paparazzi“. It turns out SM Entertainment has already uploaded a teaser for the upcoming music video!

Although the teaser doesn’t provide much insight into the song itself, we are able to get more details about the upcoming music video and song from the preview of the PV that was aired on Japanese television recently.

Check out the teaser and preview below!

[Thanks to everyone who sent the teaser in and Hikari354 for the preview tip!]

Credit: allkpop

[News] Girls’ Generation’s next Japanese single, “Paparazzi”, to be released in June

Via tokyohive:

The ladies of South Korean girl group Girls’ Generation are getting ready to release their next Japanese single!

According to a brief news post on Shoujo Jidai’s Japanese mobile site, the single will be titled “Paparazzi“, and is slated for release on June 27th.

Keep checking back to allkpop & tokyohive for more details on this upcoming release!

Source: Shoujo Jidai’s Official Mobile Website
Credit: allkpop


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