Diva (After School song)

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Single by After School
Released 9 April 2009
Format Digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Electro, dance
Length 3:18
Label Pledis Entertainment, LOEN Entertainment
Producer(s) Brave Brothers
After School Korean singles chronology
"Because of You"
"Diva (Japanese version)"
Single by After School
from the album Playgirlz
B-side Ready to Love
Released 23 November 2011
Format Maxi single, digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre Dance
Length 3:19
Label Avex Trax
After School Japanese singles chronology
"Rambling Girls / Because of You"

"Diva" is an electro dance song by South Korean girl group After School. The song was released on 9 April 2009 as a digital single and later added on the group's second single album "Because of You"[1] The song is the first release including Uee[2][3] and last release including Soyoung, who withdrew from the group to become an actress. A Japanese version of the song will serve as the group's second Japanese single and was released on 23 November 2011. The single comes with a Japanese new song called "Ready to Love".[4]

Track listing[edit]

Korean single:[5]
No. Title Length
1. "Diva"   3:18
2. "Diva" (Instrumental) 3:18
Total length:
Japanese single:[4]
No. Title Length
1. "Diva" (Japanese version) 3:19
2. "Ready to Love"   3:01
Total length:


"Tap Slap" is a Japanese instrumental version of the song "Let's Step Up", included on the group's first album "Virgin". The Korean version of "Diva" included on the Japanese single is a new version. It used the Japanese instrumental for the version and included the members Nana, Lizzy, Raina and E-Young.

Chart performance[edit]

Korean version[edit]

Chart Peak
Gaon Monthly Singles Chart (May 2009) 9

Japanese version[edit]

Released Oricon chart Peak Debut sales Sales total
23 November 2011 Daily Singles Chart[6] 11 17,448 25,000+[7]
Weekly Singles Chart[6] 12
Monthly Singles Chart[6] 38

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
South Korea 9 April 2009 Digital download Pledis Entertainment
Japan 16 November 2011 Digital download (Song only) Avex Trax
23 November 2011 CD single, Digital download (Full single)


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