“On July 19, 2007, Girls’ Generation had their first performance on M.Net Countdown. Although this performance was never broadcasted on television, many fan-cams were shot and uploaded onto the internet. The song the girls performed to was called “Into the New World”, which would end up being their first single.” (x)
beyond their record breaking success in digital and physical sales, their amazing impact on the cf and idol industry, their brand name power that brought money and popularity to the hallyu wave, their massively successful tours, and their incredible number of korean and worldwide awards- girls’ generation’s important impact on the younger generation of female idols is what cements them both as icons and legends in the industry. their legacy is something that cannot be easily replaced of forgotten. girls’ generation have set a golden standard in what girl groups want to achieve and what entertainment companies aim to duplicate. girls genelegends indeed.