XG Becomes the First Japanese Girl Group to Enter US Pop Radio’s Top 40
“LEFT RIGHT” by 7 member Hip-hop and R&B girl group XG has officially entered the top 40 of the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart, making them the first Japanese girl group to do so. The song was able to record a tracking period play count of 502 in the past week, successfully debuting at #40.
“LEFT RIGHT” is a R&B song consisting of lyrics all in English and pays homage to the R&B sound of the early 2000s. It was released as a b-side to the groups 3rd single “SHOOTING STAR” that was released on January 25th.
After debuting under AVEX subsidiary XGALX in March of 2022, XG are currently based in South Korea, but identify as a global group and sing in English in order to convey the message of their songs to a larger audience, as English is the most widely used language in the world.
Check out the “LEFT RIGHT” music video below!