The South Korean girl group Girls’ Generation topped the digital music charts with “I Got a Boy” to start 2013 and the new year of with a K-Pop bang!
Following the New Year’s Day release of “I Got a Boy”, the new Girl’s Generation’s single had a huge surge in sales on the iTunes Best-Selling Album Chart where it entered the Top 20 within 24 hours and amassed 3.5 million views.
“It is a different song compared to the basic style that Girls’ Generation usually has shown,” said SM Entertainment, the K-Pop group’s management team. “It’s a song that feels like a new challenge, and the song contains many musical styles and tempo changes. The addicting melody in the chorus is very memorable.”
Girls’ Generation collaborated with a variety respected musicians and producers, including the European production team Dsign Music, British popstar Pixie Lott, Joe Belmaati, Yoo Youngjin, Park Changhyun, and various K-pop artists.
One of the most successful female Korean girl groups of all time, Girls’ Generation has 4.4 million albums sold and 30 million digital downloads to date.