Girls’ Generation, Super Junior, TVXQ and other SM Entertainment singers have been garnering attention after their sales numbers from the past three years were revealed.

According to the Financial Supervisory Service’s data analysis retrieval and transfer system, Girls’ Generation made 17.003 billion won in 2009, 30.044 billion won in 2010, and 21.737 billion won up to the third quarter of 2011. Up until the third quarter of 2011, they had recorded sales of 68.811 billion won. Including the fourth quarter, which was when “The Boys” was released, it would be well over 70 billion won and over 100 billion won if it included sales from their Japan promotions.

Girls’ Generation’s 68.811 billion won revenue makes up 42% of the 161.954 billion won earned within the last three years by SM Entertainment’s top five artists, Super Junior, TVXQ, SHINee, f(x) and Girls’ Generation.

Translated by: ch0sshi@soshified
Edited by: letaengbutt@soshified

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