Girls’ Generation Profile
Girls’ Generation / So Nyuh Shi Dae (Hangul: 소녀시대; Hanja: 少女時代) Chinese name Shao Nü Shi Dai, Japanese name ShouJo JiDai is a South Korean nine-member girl group formed by SM Entertainment in 2007. The group officially debuted on August 5, 2007
The members include (in order of official announcement) Yoona, Tiffany, Yuri, Hyoyeon, Sooyoung, Seohyun, Taeyeon (the leader), Jessica, and Sunny. International Girls’ Generation fans usually refer to the group as SNSD, the acronym of the group’s Korean name So Nyeo Shi Dae. Many of the members had already pursued an entertainment career before Girls’ Generation’s debut through acting, DJ-ing, and modeling. Their official fanclub is known as S♡NE (소원) also one of the titles of a song from their first album. Girls’ Generation sold 100,000 copies of their album in South Korea, being the first girl group to do so since 2002.