Girls’ Generation (Korean: 소녀시대; RR: Sonyeo Sidae), also known as SNSD, is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment. The group is composed of eight members: Taeyeon, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona, and Seohyun. One of the prominent figures of the Korean Wave, the group has earned numerous accolades and the honorific titles “The Nation’s Girl Group” and “The Nation’s Singers” in their home country. In South Korea, they are credited as the lead female group that shifted the public’s focus back to female idols after the Korean music industry experienced an influx of male idol groups from 2002 to 2007. Their success has influenced various K-pop girl groups of the future generations.