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
Writer(s) Kang Dong Chul
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
Writer(s) Kang Dong Chul
After School Japanese singles chronology
"Rambling Girls / Because of You"

"Diva" (Hangul디바) 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 was released on 23 November 2011, serving as the group's second Japanese single. An original Japanese song "Ready to Love" was released with the single.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Korean single:[5]
No. Title Length
1. "Diva" 3:18
2. "Diva" (Instrumental) 3:18
Total length: 6:36
Japanese single:[4]
No. Title Length
1. "Diva" (Japanese version) 3:19
2. "Ready to Love" 3:01
Total length: 6:20


"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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