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 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. She had also filmed a commercial with TVXQ. In May 2008, she appeared in Shinee's music video for the song Replay. In August 2009, Song was introduced as the leader and main dancer of quintet girl group f(x). In June 2010, it was announced she was to be a cast member on the reality show We Got Married and would pair up with Nichkhun of 2PM.Khuntoria was the couple's name in "We Got Married." Nichkhun and Victoria both gained entertainment-wide popularity as a result of the show's success. Victoria was also a cast member for the first season of the variety show Invincible Youth. In 2010, Victoria won the 'Popularity Award' at the MBC Entertainment Awards. On December 31, 2011 Victoria and Nichkhun hosted 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. On December 21, 2012, she won the "Best Newcomer Actress Award" at the China National Drama Awards. On December 4, 2012, Victoria released a book titled ‘Victoria’s Hong-Ma‘ that included her travel experiences in Hong Kong and Macao. She was ranked at #80 on The 2013 Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces. Filming for her second drama, Cocoon Town Romance based on the 'Tarot Goddess Sleuths' series, began in December 2013. In 2014 she won the '2014 Goddess of Asia' poll with 579,298 votes.