Korean pop sensation Girls' Generation seems to be solidifying their presence in Asia, claiming the top spot on the music charts of several countries with their latest studio release.
According to a press release from their agency SM Entertainment on Friday, the girls claimed the No. 1 spot on the music charts in the Philippines and Thailand with their single "Run Devil Run" from their repackaged second album of the same name.
In Thailand, Run Devil Run" has maintained its position atop record distribution chart B2S TOP 20 for three consecutive weeks starting May 3 as well as staying the most-requested song for two straight weeks on Thailands "Channel V's Countdown Asian Chart."
In the Philippines, the girls' repackaged second album which went on sale in the country last Saturday, topped the weekly charts of the major music store chains Music On and Astroplus for the week of May 17 to 23.
Girls' Generation, composed of members Tiffany, Taeyeon, Yoona, Jessica, Sunny, Sooyoung, Seohyun and Hyoyeon, have been one of the most popular female idols in the country since their debut in 2007.
They have released numerous albums and singles including their biggest hits "Gee," "Tell Me Your Wish," "Kissing You" and "Oh!"
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