Shinhwa Sets Best Personal Record with 10 Music Program Trophies for ′Sniper′


With the 12th album title song, Sniper, Shinhwa set its best personal record for number one wins in 17 years since debut.

On March 26, Shinhwa won the number one trophy on Mnet′s M COUNTDOWN with its latest hit, Sniper. Not only did the group receive a M COUNTDOWN ′Triple Crown,′ Shinhwa also recorded a total of 10 trophies from music programs. Breaking its previous record of eight trophies with This Love, Shinhwa created yet another ′shinhwa′ (legend).

On March 11 at MBC Music′s Show Champion, Shinhwa gained its first trophy win with Sniper, followed by trophies from M COUNTDOWN on March 12, KBS′ Music Bank on March 13, MBC′s Music Core on March 14, and SBS′ Inkigayo on March 15. Shinhwa swept the trophies on regular broadcast and cable music programs, taking five trophies in the second week of March.

The wins continued with Show Champion on March 18, M COUNTDOWN on March 19, MBC′s Music Core on March 21, and Inkigayo on March 22, breaking its previous record of eight trophies from This Love and receiving the most wins in its career history with Sniper.

With the win on M COUNTDOWN on March 26, Shinhwa was able to achieve the ′Triple Crown′ title, winning on M COUNTDOWN for three weeks straight.

Especially during its 2015 Shinhwa 17th Anniversary Concert ′WE′, which was held on March 21 and 22 at the Olympic Park Gymnastics Hall, Shinhwa received the Inkigayo trophy in the stadium on March 22, giving a deep bow and thanking all the fans.

Shincom Entertainment stated, "Because Sniper created the best record of 10 trophy wins on music programs, we believe that the 12th album will remain in our memories as one of the most meaningful albums ever. We sincerely thank all the fans for always sending unchanging love and support to Shinhwa and we will do our best to put on the greatest performances on the few remaining performances to pay everything back. Shinhwa is planning on meeting many fans overseas with the Asia tour concerts starting May, so please look forward to and send lots of support to Shinhwa′s Asia tour."

Shinhwa will wrap up activities after performing on Music Bank on March 27 and Inkigayo on March 29.