Korean boy band BEAST [Cube Entertainment]
Korean idols Girls' Generation and BEAST scored wins on televised music programs over the weekend, placing on the No. 1 spot with their latest songs.
On KBS' Friday music show "Music Bank", the nine-member girl group was crowned winners for the fifth consecutive week with their title track "Hoot" while on SBS' Sunday program "Inkigayo", BEAST won their first Mutizen Award with " Beautiful ".
"We want to say thanks to everyone at our agency and most importantly thank our fans for always supporting us", BEAST leader Yoon Du-jun said in their acceptance speech.
Known as one of the most popular female idols in the country since their debut in 2007, Girls' Generation have been enjoying a success return to the local music scene with their new song "Hoot" from their third mini-album of the same name, topping numerous online and offline music charts since its release October 25.
Composed of other members Hyun-seung, Dong-woon, Lee Gi-kwang, Jun-hyung and Yo-seop, BEAST have been promoting their new song "Beautiful" from their fourth mini-album "Lights Go On Again" and have branched out into the music market in Japan with their first showcase held last week.
Korean girl group Girls' Generation [SM Entertainment]
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