The K-pop Invasion continues! This time another K-pop album has reached the NUMBER ONE position in Odyssey Record Stores, one of the country's biggest record retail chains with more than 50 stores nationwide. The official chart was published in October 13th issue of Philippine Daily Inquirer.

The mini-album by Korean all-girl group Girls' Generation titled "Tell Me Your Wish-Genie" holds the distinction of being the FIRST female K-pop act's album to reach NUMBER ONE in Philippine Album Chart. This is the second time a Korean artist zoomed to the number one spot, the first K-pop artist to make it to the top was Super Junior in September 2009.

A nine-piece girl group from South Korea, Girls' Generation, also known as SNSD (the acronym of So Nyeo Shi Dae) was formed in 2007 by SM Entertainment (South Korea's #1 record label/management agency), to go along with the company's other dance-pop group, the 13 member boy band Super Junior. Its members include (in order of official announcement) Yoona, Tiffany, Yuri, Hyoyeon, Sooyoung, Seohyun, Taeyeon (the leader) , Jessica, and Sunny. The group consists of members who speak English, Japanese, and Chinese in addition to Korean. Many of the girls have had prior experience in the entertainment world as actresses, VJs, singers and models. The group made their official debut in August 2007 with single "Into the New World " and released their first self-titled album in November 2007 (re-released as “Baby Baby” in March 2009). The album sold over 100,000 copies by April 2008, an impressive number in Korean music market. The girls were back in early 2009 with their mini-album "Gee". The title song was a huge hit, topping various musical charts, including a record-breaking #1 song for 9 consecutive weeks on KBS Music Bank, which started the whole K-pop girl group craze in Asia!

After releasing the first #1 K-pop album (Super Junior's "Sorry Sorry" CD) in the country, Universal Records is proud to announce the release of K-pop's #1 girl group Girls' Generations' 2nd mini album titled "Tell Me Your Wish-Genie". Originally released in June 2009, this mini-album is the group's 3rd release to reach 100,000 sales mark! The smash album includes the carrier single "Genie" written by the hitmakers Yoo Young-jin and Yoo Han-jin and the songwriter team "Design Music" plus five other sweet pop numbers of different styles. This time the group is going with a marine girl concept for their album and photos of the girls in sailor uniforms are causing a stir among fans!

The Philippine edition of Girls' Generation "Tell Me Your Wish-Genie" includes a full color booklet similar to the Korean edition. Limited edition Girls' Generation colored poster will be given away free for every CD purchase EXCLUSIVELY in selected Odyssey Record outlets. Participating stores are Odyssey SM Megamall , O Music Video Rockwell, O Music Video Greenbelt, Odyssey Gateway, Odyssey SM Mall Of Asia, Odyssey Robinsons Place Ermita, Odyssey SM Manila, Odyssey Sta Lucia East Mall, Odyssey Alabang, Odyssey Robinsons Galleria, Odyssey SM Sta Mesa, Odyssey Festival Mall, Odyssey SM Pampanga and Odyssey SM Bacoor.

Tracklisting :

01. 소원을 말해봐(Genie)
02. Etude
03. 여자친구(Girlfriend)
04. 남자친구(Boyfriend)
05. 동화(My Child)
06. 1년 後(One Year Later)

source: universal records Philippines

20 Responses so far.

  1. simba13 says:

    if 2ne1`s album was also officially release here in the philippines, i think it would be a great competition! there are many black jacks here also.

    i`m hesitating if i`m going to buy this now.
    i think there is no free poster here in davao!

  2. Anonymous says:

    but snsd are way better than 2ne1 :D

  3. Anonymous says:

    agreed^^^ snsd~

  4. Anonymous says:

    Yeah, but remember 2NE1's Fire was the first song to TOP!

  5. Anonymous says:

    YEAH, 2NE1 is greater....Dara is part of 2NE1.
    For sure, no hesitation 2NE1 is NO.1 in the PH!!!!

  6. Anonymous says:

    2NE1 songs (Fire & I dont Care) were being played in Philippine radio stations everyday (also Super Junior Sorry Sorry, Wonder Girls Nobody, Big Bang Gara Gara Go). SNSD's songs were not being played there. I think its just SM Entertainment albums are the only KPOP albums being sold in the Phils. Wonder Girls and 2NE1 are the most famous girl group there.

  7. Anonymous says:

    2ne1 is popular here because of sandara park...

  8. Anonymous says:

    Lol stop saying SNSD is better or 2NE1 is better. All in all, they're BOTH better than us. Tho i think 2NE1 is more popular in the Philippines..

  9. Anonymous says:

    SNSD is the best

  10. Anonymous says:

    2ne1 is more famous here in the philippines...
    the song FIRE and I Don't Care is hitting the HIT CHARTS!!!

    If 2ne1 album will have an official release here!!
    it will surely be number 1....

    there are alot of BLACKJACKS here...^_^...

  11. isabel says:

    i'm a pilipino but i live in states now,and i have all the album of snsd and their album is so cool..i like all their album..i think u need to buy their albums..u will be happy if u saw their albums..

  12. Anonymous says:

    SNSD Jjang!!

  13. Anonymous says:

    SNSD definitely... hands down.

  14. Anonymous says:

    Congrats SNSD! <3
    People need to stop with the 2ne1 is better or SNSD is better.
    From this article, you can see that SNSD topped the chart getting number 1 & being the first Kpop girl group to do so. Congratulate them instead of saying "2ne1 is better & more popular in the Philippines", cause this article isn't about them. Plus, 2ne1 didn't release their album there, SNSD did.

  15. Anonymous says:

    as you can see, SNSD sold more albums and became number 1 even though their songs and music videos weren't played on radio and tv. This just shows that their music and album does not need to be shown on the media here in the philippines in order to obtain #1 place. I'm not sayng SNSD is better than the other kpop groups. The other groups are good also, I like them too you know :) It's just that SNSD had a different approach on the audience

  16. Anonymous says:

    snsd are way better . :D 2ne1 was just famous in the philippines because of their song ! not because of sandara. :D cause many people dont like her when she was in the philippines. :DD but snsd .. was really really deserving than them . :D

    snsd ! hwaiting . cause snsd were all PRETTY ! but 2ne1 only has BOM as their pretty one ! :x

  17. Anonymous says:

    SNSD became #1 without any promotions from the girls. WOW!!
    Filipino Sones are Jjang!!

  18. Anonymous says:

    Duh,,SNSD sings better than 2ne1! They just use sound effects..to improve their musics! SNSD THE BEST!

  19. GIAN says:

    SNSD rules!.. saranghayo Kim Taeyeon!

Leave a Reply


blog comments powered by Disqus