POP: XG reaches the top of Billboard Japan Hot Albums with “NEW DNA”

October 10, 2023 | 841 Visits

The septet released its first mini-album on September 27th and, since then, has conquered its position in worldwide prestigious rankings



XG – PUPPET SHOW (Official Music Video)  – https://youtu.be/VFeRPM7Sm6c

XG released their long-awaited mini-album “NEW DNA” and the addicting track “Puppet Show” on September 27 and reached the top of the Billboard Japan Hot Albums Chart. The achievement of the septet was doubled since the track “NEW DANCE”, from the same album, also stayed on the same chart for six consecutive weeks.

The CD BOX of “NEW DNA” brings XG’s characteristic innovation. With two versions, the “X Ver.” and the “G Ver.”, the album has a graphic artwork representing cell divisions, representing the six tracks of the album. The album also reached the #1 spot on Billboard Japan’s Download Albums Chart and in the most recent Oricon Weekly Digital Album Chart. XG is causing a stir worldwide like a comet and has reached great results in music charts.



The release reached the #2 spot on the Apple Music Album Chart in 57 different regions. As for iTunes, the album reached the top in 18 countries on the Worldwide iTunes Album Chart. The music video for “Puppet Show” was also a huge success on YouTube, the cinematographic MV entered YouTube Trending Charts in 18 countries and regions worldwide. The mini-album “NEW DNA”  also includes the hit “GRL GVNG”, which reached #1 on the U.S. Billboard Chart ‘Hot Trending Songs Powered by Twitter, as well as “TGIF” and “NEW DANCE”.

The release represents the message of overcoming obstacles and breaking paradigms that synthesize the admirable path of the global group whose formation consists of Japanese members. Since their release last Wednesday, the music video and mini-album have earned thousands of praises by internauts.



1st Mini Album “NEW DNA”

2023.09.27 (Wednesday)



XG’s newest mini-album incorporates the septet’s declaration to be a new lineage without limits and barriers. With graphic artwork representing cell divisions, it features the album’s six songs, which signify the group’s evolution. “NEW DNA” is a visual and sonic manifesto that showcases the heart of XG’s artistic journey.


XG 1st Mini Album ‘NEW DNA’ Website Especial







XG, an abbreviation for “Xtraordinary Girls”, is a seven-member girl group inspired by Hip Hop and R&B. It consists of JURIN, CHISA, HARVEY, HINATA, JURIA, MAYA, and COCONA.

On March 18, 2022, they became the first artists to debut under the XGALX label with the single ‘Tippy Toes’. XGALX is an entertainment label with boldness as its DNA and produces unique talents and artists. XG aims to empower young people worldwide with innovative songs and performances regardless of their life paths. In June 2022, XG released the hit ‘MASCARA’ and, in January 2022, ‘SHOOTING STAR’.



XGALX is a global entertainment company that aims to produce artists with a view of a bold creative culture. With energy, high-quality performances, and Generation Z women’s teamwork, the company wishes to convey positive messages of self-assertion, focus, and perseverance.

Focus on your dreams, and don’t stop until you make them come true.


A new lineage – Breaking barriers

A new lineage that breaks barriers is a project that aims to break conventions and stereotypes, create new values through creativity, and encourage fans worldwide to “follow their hearts, chase their dreams, have the strength to make them true, and go all the way until the end.”


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