Song Qian (Chinese: 宋茜; pinyin: Sòng Qiàn, born February 2, 1987), known as Victoria Song or mononymously as Victoria, is a Chinese singer, dancer, actress, model, and the leader and lead dancer of the South Korean girl group f(x). Victoria is one of the three members of f(x) not born in Korea, the others being Amber and Krystal who were both born in the U.S.A.
Victoria was scouted at a dance competition in Beijing on September 2007. She passed her audition for SM Entertainment and began preparing for her modeling career in South Korea. She is fluent in Korean in addition to her native Mandarin Chinese. She trained for two years at SM before her debut, from 2007 to 2009. Victoria's first media appearance was for a Spris commercial in early 2008 with South Korean singer-actor Lee Joon-gi. In April 2008, she modeled for Samsung in a music video with Korean actor-singer Rain. And she had also filmed a CF with TVXQ.In May 2008, she appeared in Shinee's music video Replay (누난 너무 예뻐). In August 2009, Song was introduced as the leader and main dancer of quintet girl group, f(x). On June 2010, it was announced she was to be a cast member to We Got Married, pairing up with Nichkhun of 2PM (Thailand).Khuntoria was the couple's name in We Got Married. The pair were living their lives as a married couple and grabbed many people's hearts with their sweetness. Nichkhun and Victoria both gained entertainment-wide popularity. Victoria was a new member of G7 in Invincible Youth Season 1 replacing Sunny, Yuri from Girls' Generation and 4Minute's Hyuna. In 2010, Victoria won the 'Popularity Award' at the MBC Entertainment Awards. On December 31, 2011 Victoria together with her We Got Married partner Nichkhun MC-ed the 2011 MBC Gayo Daejun Festival. In January 2012, Victoria played the lead role in the China and Taiwan co-production drama When Love Walked In. And on December 21 of 2012, she won the Best Newcomer Actress Award at China's National Drama Award. On December 4, 2012, Victoria released a book titled ‘Victoria’s Hong-Ma‘ that will include the experiences she had while traveling in Hong Kong and Macao. She was ranked at #80 on The 2013 Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces. She is currently filming for her second drama, Cocoon Town Romance based on the 'Tarot Goddess Sleuths' series, started filming in December 2013. This year she made it to the top of the '2014 Goddess of Asia' poll with 579,298 votes, beating the previous year's top Goddess, Yoona of Girls' Generation, who came in at number five. Victoria's bandmate Krystal also came in at number ten.