The song with which they gained the most recognition was “Twinkle Twinkle Twinkle”, reaching the GAON Top 10 of 2011.
Sojin is the only member of the group who cooks for the others.
Their debut song was “Tilt My Head”, with which they received quite a lot of negative reviews due to the quality of their lives, and according to Min Ah many people assured that the group would have no future. But by releasing “Nothing Lasts Forever”, they managed to silence those critics, earning the nickname “Reversal Idols”.
With Jihae’s departure from the group, Yura became the lead rapper and Hyeri the lead dancer.
“Don’t Forget Me” appeared at number 15 on the American Billboard, a U.S. chart specializing in various musical styles.
The album “EXPECTATION” managed to be the 8th best-selling album by a girlband in the first half of 2013, ranking above groups such as Secret, Hello Venus or Rainbow, among others.
“Female President” ranked No. 3 in “Top 10 Sexiest K-Pop Videos in 2013” (list made by Billboard).
At the time of its release, “Darling” managed to rank #1 on all Korean real-time music charts, achieving an All-Kill.
“I Miss You” managed to position itself in high positions and even opted for several #1 nominations in several programs even without having had promotions.
With “Expectation” they got their first nomination for a No. 1 and came in 3rd place, competing with Davichi and Infinite (who won the award) and beating B.A.P, Lee Hi and SHINee, among others.
Minah admitted that she envied SISTAR’s Hyolyn since her debut for her good looks, and good singing skills.
In a radio program, they covered Davichi’s song “8282”.
The group is a fan of Song Joong Ki.
On May 7, the girls made their appearance for the final school violence campaign held at Rodeo Street, Bundang. The group delighted their fans with another round of free hugs, sharing love and the fight against hate crimes.
The group is an honorary ambassador for “Plan Korea”, a child development sponsorship program which functions as an organization that raises money from wealthy households for developing children.
They performed a remake of the song “In The Summer” with Verbal Jint at the Mnet Choice Awards.
On October 15, Girl’s Day released “Let’s Go!”, a song composed by So Jin and in collaboration with Samsung Group’s Passionate Youth campaign, which aims to communicate with college students, to bring comfort and encouragement to the youth. Proceeds from the song were donated in full.
On December 2, a representative of DreamT Entertainment revealed: “DreamT, the company behind Girl’s Day, has become a subsidiary of Wellmade Star M. The current staff will remain intact and will team up with the core company’s staff”. The representative further explained, “Even after the merger, Girl’s Day and Jevice will continue to be with DreamT. As the two companies affiliate with each other, Lee Jongsuk, Double A and Oh Yeonseo will naturally be under the same roof as Girl’s Day.”
They made a special presentation together with VIXX, performing the song “Now” by Trouble Maker.
“Expectation” was ranked 16th in the “Top 50 K-Pop Songs of 2013”. (Ranking conducted by Allkpop.)
They did a collaboration together with APink for SBS Gayo Daejun, performing the songs “Expectation” and “NoNoNo”.
They made a promise during the showcase of mini album release ‘Something’ on January 3, if they won number one on a music program, they would offer a delicious meal for the fans. As their goal was fulfilled on the 22nd, at Courtyard 9 in Nonhyeon-dong, the girls held a fan meeting where they had lunch with over 300 fans enjoying the time together. They also went around the tables thanking the fans, taking photos and engaging in conversations.
On January 18, “Something” was ranked number 40 on the “WORLD’S TOP 40 BEST SINGLES OF THE WEEK” of the “World Music Awards”.
NU’EST’s Ren, BTOB’s Min Hyuk, VIXX’s HongBin and A-JAX’s SeungJin danced to “Something” under the name Boy’s Day for Music Core’s 400th program.
In the drama parody “The Heirs” for “Gayo Daejun 2013”, Minah participated in playing the role of Cha Eung Sang as Kim Tan’s partner, carried out by Taemin.
They are invited to the Music Bank in Mexico, this October 30, 2014 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico.
At the Music Bank of Mexico they sang “Suerte”, a song by Mexican singer-songwriter Paty Cantú.
2014 was a great year for Girl’s Day, as they managed to position themselves in the number one spot in several music charts with the releases of “Something”, “Darling” and “I Miss You”. They won several awards in music programs and big prizes in ceremonies such as the MAMA among others. Not to mention that each one of the members obtained individual activities on their own.
As every year since 2010, NAVER creates an open list for fans to vote and choose their favorite female group dances, “Expectation” by Gir’s Day came in 12th place with 1.2% (799) of votes. The first place and repeating for the 5th year was occupied by “Tell Me” by Wonder Girls, with 45.1% (29,425) of votes, after them “Abracadraba” by BEG occupied the second place with 11.1% (7,205) of votes, in third place A Pink with “No No No No”, EXID with “Up & Down” in 4th place and Girls’ Generation with “Into the New World” in 5th place.