Billboard Covers Girls' Generation's (SNSD) Japanese Single "PAPARAZZI" Success
By Staff Writer | July 13, 2012 06:15 PM EDT
Billboard summed up Girls' Generation's enormous success in Japan yet again with another hit. The article by siting SoundScan Japan noted the sales of the single "PAPARAZZI" have reached 130,000 copies sold bringing the total singles/download sales to 645,000 copies in Japan.
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"PAPARAZZI" have achieved a gold status certification by the Recording Industry Association in Japan (RIAJ) for selling over 100,000 copies.
Billboard stated, "The group's total album sales in Japan recently broke the million mark currently at 1,081,000 with the "Girls' Generation" record accounting for 715,000 of those sales."
Girls' Generation continues to prove their rising popularity as the single itself places in the top of Tower Records and Oricon's daily singles chart. Last week the new single "PAPARAZZI" topped the Billboard's Japan Hot 100 chart and kept its strong foothold as it places in the seventh spot.
They lastly added, " Girls' Generation latest chart accomplishment truly solidifies their leading of the K-Pop girl group pack in Japan. Other popular groups like KARA, 2NE1, and After School have made attempts to break the lucrative industry to varying degrees of success."
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