In a remarkable achievement, the hip-hop/R&B-inspired girl group XG has surged to the top of the music charts with their 1st Mini Album, “NEW DNA.” Released on September 27th, this album marks a pivotal moment in XG’s career, as it secures their first-ever top position on the prestigious Billboard JAPAN Hot Albums chart. This milestone comes alongside other impressive chart placements, showcasing the group’s global appeal.
A Bold Declaration of a “New Species”:
“NEW DNA” serves as both a prologue to XG and a central album in their repertoire. The album boldly declares XG as a “new species,” breaking free from conventional norms. It is available in two versions, “X Ver.” and “G Ver.,” presented as a CD BOX. This innovative album has garnered immense attention and recognition on various music charts.
Global Recognition and Chart Domination:
XG’s “NEW DNA” has not only topped the Billboard JAPAN Hot Albums chart but also excelled on multiple other charts, both in Japan and globally. It reached the number one spot on Billboard JAPAN’s Download Albums chart and the latest Oricon Weekly Digital Album chart. Impressively, the album achieved high rankings on the Apple Music Album Chart in 57 countries and regions, even securing the 2nd position on the Apple Music Album Chart (Worldwide). Furthermore, it charted on the iTunes Album Chart in 18 countries and regions, with the highest position on the “Worldwide iTunes Album Chart.”
Going Truly Global:
XG’s international success extends to the music video for their lead track, “PUPPET SHOW,” which entered the YouTube Trending Charts in 18 countries and regions. This global recognition reflects XG’s growing impact on the music scene, solidifying their status as an international sensation.
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“NEW DNA” features a captivating lineup of tracks, including “GRL GVNG,” which achieved the remarkable feat of becoming the first-ever #1 ranking for a Japanese artist in the U.S. Billboard Chart “Hot Trending Songs Powered by X.” The album also includes viral tracks like “TGIF,” “NEW DANCE,” and “PUPPET SHOW,” showcasing XG’s musical prowess and creativity.
XG’s “NEW DNA” is a testament to their determination and innovation, and it has propelled them to the pinnacle of global music charts.
XG’s ascendancy to the top of the Billboard JAPAN Hot Albums chart with “NEW DNA” signifies a groundbreaking achievement for the group. Their international recognition and chart dominance underscore their status as a rising global force in the music industry, promising a bright future for XG and their dedicated fanbase.