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Rookie K-pop girl band Fifty Fifty tops Billboard Global Excl. US chart with dance song Cupid

By Kim Joo-heon Posted : May 23, 2023, 16:37 Updated : December 13, 2023, 02:28

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SEOUL -- Rookie girl band Fifty Fifty has topped Billboard's global chart through "Cupid," a disco song released in February 2023. The four-member band is the third South Korean group to top Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart, after BTS and BLACKPINK.
 
The single with relaxing vibes showcases the four members' strong feelings toward their crush. As of May 23, the music video for Cupid has garnered more than 65 million views on YouTube. Earlier this month, the group was ranked eighth on the list of U.K. Official Single Chart Top 100.  
Billboard's chart released on May 22 showed that Cupid has topped Billboard Global Excl. U.S. The chart ranks songs by collecting streaming and sales activity data from more than 200 territories across the world. "If you see the behind-the-scenes interviews, the company really had this planned maybe not to the extent of success this quickly, but reaching an international fanbase with strong connections, team and staff focusing on American outreach," klooku, a YouTube user said after Billboard's announcement. 
 
Fifty Fifty is well known for exceptional singing and rapping skills. Group members are South Koreans aged from 18 to 20. 

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