Victoria Song

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Song.
Victoria Song
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Victoria on 2013-14 F/W Seoul Fashion Week
Birth name Sòng Qiàn
Ethnicity Han
Origin China
Born (1987-02-02) February 2, 1987 (age 27)
Qingdao, Shandong, China
Occupation Singer, actress
Genre(s) K-pop
Label(s) S.M. Entertainment
Years active 2008–present
Associated acts f(x), SM Town
Official Website fx.smtown.com
me2day.net/fx_victoria
Victoria Song
Chinese
Hanyu Pinyin Sòng Qiàn

Song Qian (Chinese: ; pinyin: Sòng Qiàn, born February 2, 1987), known as Victoria Song or mononymously as Victoria, is a Chinese singer, actress and a member of the South Korean girl group f(x).

Early life[edit]

Victoria Song (Song Qian) was born in Qingdao, Shandong. She left her hometown at a very young age to study Chinese traditional dance at the Beijing Dance Academy.[1] After her high school graduation, she was accepted to the Beijing Dance Academy and majored in Chinese ethnic dance.[2] In September 2007, Victoria was spotted by a SM agent at a Beijing dance competition and later joined the company. Even before Victoria debuted, she had worked with Korea's top stars, such as Rain and Lee Joon-gi (Lee Junki).[1]

Biography[edit]

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.[1] 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).[3] 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.[4] On December 31, 2011 Victoria together with her We Got Married partner Nichkhun MC-ed the 2011 MBC Gayo Daejun Festival.[5] In January 2012, Victoria played the lead role in the China and Taiwan co-production drama When Love Walked In.[6] 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.[7] She was ranked at #80 on The 2013 Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces.[8] 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.[9]

Discography[edit]

Main article: f(x) discography

Videography[edit]

Main article: F(x) videography

Music video appearances[edit]

Year Song title Artist Role
2008 "Eternity" Kangta Lead
"Any Dream" Rain Lead
"Replay" SHINee Lead
"U (Chinese Version)" Super Junior-M Lead
2010 "Let You Go" TRAX Lead
"Breaka Shaka" Kangta Lead
2011 "Blind" TRAX Lead
2014 "Agape" Zhang Liyin Lead
"Not Alone" Zhang Liyin Lead

Filmography[edit]

Further information: F(x) filmography

Variety television series[edit]

Year Network Title Episode Note
2010 KBS Invincible Youth EP33 - EP58
2010 SBS Running Man Episode 8
2010 – 2011 MBC We Got Married EP38 - EP101 Main article: Khuntoria
2012 MBC Golden Fishery with Nichkhun and Harley
2013 Superstar China co-judge with Alan Tam & Sabo Ryang
2013 KBS-W Glitter co-MC with Kim So-eun
2014 JSTV The Strongest Group co-MC with Zhou Mi
2014 SBS Clenched Fist Chef with Henry Lau and Kangin

Television dramas[edit]

Year Network Title Role Note
2012 GTV When Love Walked In Shen Ya Yin (沈雅音) Leading female role
2014 TBD Cocoon Town Legend Du Chun Xiao (杜春晓) Leading female role, base on "Tarot Goddess Sleuths" series.
TBD TBD Chinese Paladin 5 (TV series) Tang Yu Rou (唐雨柔) Leading female role, filming on hold.

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Other notes
2012 I AM. Herself Documentary of SMTown in New York
2015 My Sassy Girl 2 [10]

Commercials and advertisements[edit]

  • 2008: Samsung 6 Series LCD TV
  • 2008: Samsung’s Anycall“Any Dream” - Rain
  • 2008: SPRIS Clothing Brand - Lee Joon-gi[1]
  • 2008: Smart S Line school uniforms - SHINee
  • 2009: Korea Seoul Tour
  • 2009: LG Cyon Chocolate Phone - f(x)
  • 2009: K-Swiss - f(x)
  • 2010: Love living rabbit costumes (H2) - f(x), SHINee & Zhang Liyin
  • 2010: LG Optimus Z - f(x)
  • 2010: Calvin Klein Jeans -
  • 2010: Elite's School Uniform - f(x), Infinite
  • 2010: Crown Bakery - f(x)
  • 2010: Cnkia Chicken - f(x)
  • 2010: Ottogi Noodle - f(x)
  • 2011: Video game MMORPG "Gran Age" - f(x)
  • 2011: Estee Lauder's Pure Colour L lipstick
  • 2011: Smoothie King drinks
  • 2011: Cafe Real/Jardin Coffee
  • 2011: Caribbean Bay CF - Nichkhun & 2PM
  • 2012: IPKN Cosmetics
  • 2012: & by P&D - f(x)
  • 2012: LG - f(x), Super Junior
  • 2012: SPAO - f(x), Super Junior
  • 2013: Center Pole - Wonbin
  • 2013: The Shilla Duty Free - TVXQ
  • 2013: LovCat - f(x)
  • 2013: TONYMOLY - Super Junior M
  • 2013: Freestyle Sports - f(x)

Appearances non-series[edit]

Date Channel Title Role Other
2009-09-12 KBS2 Invincible Baseball Team Herself
2009-10-03 KBS Chuseok Special KBS Love Sharing Concert Herself with f(x)
2009-10-26 SBS Finding Green, Yellow, Gold Herself with f(x)
2010-01-31 SBS Kim Jung Eun’s Chocolate Herself with f(x)
2010-05-08 KBS Star Golden Bell Herself with f(x)
2010-06-16 MBC Golden Fishery Radio Star Herself with f(x)
2010-06-23 MBC Golden Fishery Radio Star Herself with f(x)
2010-06-24 MBC Music Travel LaLaLa Herself with f(x)
2010-07-31 MBC Infinity Challenge Herself with f(x)
2010-08-15 SBS Kim Jung Eun’s Chocolate Herself with Luna, Sulli, Krystal
2010-08-29 SBS Running Man Herself with Lee Joon
2010-09-02 MBC 7-Day Miracle Herself with Luna, Sulli, Krystal
2010-09-25 上海艺术人文频道 韩国印象 Herself
2010-09-30 MBC Love Chaser Herself
2010-10-23 上海艺术人文频道 韩国印象 Herself
2010-11-14 KBS Let's Go Dream Team Herself with Krystal
2010-12-14 SBS Strong Heart Herself
2010-12-19 KBS Night Star Herself
2010-12-21 SBS Strong Heart Herself
2011-01-07 MBC Star Audition: Birth of a Great Star Herself
2011-02-03 CCTV-13 New Year Special - Korea section Herself
2011-02-03 SBS Star Couple Challenge Herself with Sulli
2011-02-04 KBS2 Idol Brain Battle Herself with Luna, Sulli, Krystal
2011-06-24 Fashion N Actress House Herself with f(x)
2011-07-17 SBS Kim Yuna’s Kiss and Cry Herself with Amber, Sulli, Krystal
2011-09-12 SBS Star Couple Herself with 이재윤 / Lee Jae Yoon
2011-09-13 SBS Hallyu Olympic Herself
2011-09-29 KBS2 Happy Together Herself
2011-10-03 SBS Couple Best Herself with Yesung
2011-11-23 SBS Couple Best Herself with Ryeowook

Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2010 MBC Entertainment Awards Popularity Award Won
2012 National Drama Award - 'When Love Walked In' Best New Actress Won
2014 World Music Awards World's Best Female Artist Pending
World's Best Live Act Pending
World's Best Entertainer Of The Year Pending

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