XG Reaches the Top of Billboard Japan Hot Albums with “NEW DNA”

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. 

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.


Ciera Reeves

Ciera is the founder of KpopWise. She has been a fan of Korean pop culture since 2005 and writing about it since 2009. Her bias groups are VIXX and OnlyOneOf. She is a 2nd-3rd generation K-pop fan, but she is actively keeping up with the current artists. twitter instagram

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