A seven-member Hip-hop/R&B-inspired girl group, has made a resounding splash in the global music scene with their first mini-album “NEW DNA,” released on September 27. The group, XG, has achieved top positions on various international charts, including Billboard Japan Hot Albums and the Apple Music Album Chart. Not only they have marked their territory in Japan but also garnered significant international acclaim. With tracks like “NEW DANCE” and “PUPPET SHOW” gaining traction worldwide, XG is redefining the conventional norms of the music industry with their bold and empowering performances.
XG Triumphs with “NEW DNA” Mini Album on Billboard Chart
“NEW DNA” by XG has not only conquered domestic charts but also made a significant impact globally, securing top positions on the Billboard JAPAN Download Albums chart and the Oricon Weekly Digital Album chart.
Internationally, it has placed on the Apple Music Album Chart in 57 countries and regions, charted on the iTunes Album Chart in 18 countries, and even achieved the highest position on the “Worldwide iTunes Album Chart.” The music video for “PUPPET SHOW” has also trended on YouTube in 18 countries, showcasing XG’s widespread appeal.
Breaking Records and Setting New Standards
The track “GRL GVNG” from “NEW DNA” marked a historic moment marked a historic moment, becoming the first-ever Japanese artist to rank #1 on the U.S. Billboard Chart ”Hot Trending Songs Powered by X.” Other tracks like “TGIF” and “NEW DANCE” have also become viral sensations, demonstrating XG’s capacity to create music that resonates on a global scale. Their innovative and unconventional musical style has not only broken records but also set new standards for international success for Japanese artists.
Embarking on a Bold Journey Since Debut
Since debuting in March 2022 with the single “Tippy Toes,” XG – consisting of JURIN, CHISA, HARVEY, HINATA, JURIA, MAYA, and COCONA – has embarked on a bold journey, introducing a unique worldview through their music. With subsequent releases like “MASCARA”, “LEFT RIGHT,” and “SHOOTING STAR,” they have consistently showcased their commitment to producing distinctive and empowering music and performances.
XG, standing for “Xtraordinary Girls,” has lived up to their name by providing a fresh, unconventional style that seeks to empower people from various walks of life worldwide. Their mini-album “NEW DNA” serves as a declaration of their freedom from musical conventions and a prologue to their evolving narrative as artists who are not afraid to redefine norms and challenge the status quo in the music industry.
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