Our girls were voted number one in “Star who will have the biggest impact in Korea in 2011″.
Forbes Korea Magazine released the 2011 star power ranking with SNSD Getting first to third place in all subjects including TV CFs, internet search, sales, activity, etc, and got first place overall.
In the year 2010, SNSD sold the most albums in Korea, selling over 270,000 albums beating their brothers Super Junior amidst the album market going downhill.
Not ones to slouch in the CF industry either, SNSD have collectively appeared in 25 CF’s. The total amount of money accumulated through album sales, CFs and TV cameos is $8,880,206 USD.
Taking things over to Japan, the debut of Shoujo Jidai in September earned them 880 million yen (about $10,656,247 USD) in just three months.
In sales, they earned at least $19,536,453 USD running behind Bae Yongjoon in the sales category.
Other notables were Sunny and Yuri in their appearances on KBS2 ‘Invincible Youth’, and Seohyun in MBC’s ‘We got Married’, Taeyeon’s, “Like a Star” duet with The One, along with her hit song from the SBS drama “Athena OST’ and also Tiffany and Yuri’s MC works in MBC ‘Show! Music Core’.
Especially last year, they showed off their hidden charm 100% through their first concert since debuting, making the crowd go wild.
Through these, they got lots of shining achievements in sales, media and broadcasts, activities and selected as a star who will brighten 2011.
Meanwhile, in Forbes star power ranking survey, Kim Yuna, who got first place the past two years, dropped to third, and soccer player Park Jisung climbed up to second, settling themselves as Korea representing sports stars.
Other than them, Lee Seunggi, 2PM, 2AM, Lee Hyori, Rain, Super Junior, Big Bang, 2NE1, B2ST etc made to the top half of the list, showing off the power of singers.