FIFTY FIFTY Makes Billboard History as 1st K-Pop Girl Group to Enter Top 10 of Pop Radio Airplay Chart
Breaking Records and Making History: FIFTY FIFTY's Rise to Pop Radio Stardom
Discover how FIFTY FIFTY, a groundbreaking K-Pop girl group, achieved a historic milestone by entering the top 10 of Billboard’s Pop Radio Airplay chart. Learn about their hit song “Cupid,” its rise on the charts, and the group’s significant contributions to the K-Pop industry.
FIFTY FIFTY has etched their names in the annals of music history as the first-ever K-Pop girl group to grace the top 10 of the highly coveted Pop Radio Airplay chart. With their chart-topping anthem “Cupid,” FIFTY FIFTY has captivated audiences worldwide and solidified their position as trailblazers within the K-Pop industry.
Over the course of the past two months, “Cupid” has steadily climbed the ranks on Billboard’s Pop Airplay chart, a testament to its undeniable appeal and resonance with listeners. This prestigious chart measures the weekly plays on mainstream Top 40 radio stations across the United States, making FIFTY FIFTY’s achievement all the more remarkable.
Billboard’s recent announcement on June 11 unveiled the groundbreaking news that “Cupid” had secured its place at No. 10 on the Pop Radio Airplay chart. This historic milestone not only marks FIFTY FIFTY as the first K-Pop girl group to enter the top 10 but also cements their legacy as pioneers within the industry.
Notably, FIFTY FIFTY joins the esteemed ranks of BTS as only the second K-Pop group to achieve this feat. With “Cupid,” FIFTY FIFTY now boasts the third highest-ranking K-Pop group song in the history of the chart, placing them alongside the monumental successes of BTS’s “Dynamite” (No. 5) and “Butter” (No. 7).
Beyond their triumph on the Pop Airplay chart, “Cupid” continues to leave an indelible mark on Billboard’s Hot 100. With an impressive 16 consecutive weeks on the chart, the song solidifies its place as the longest-charting K-Pop girl group song in history, residing comfortably at No. 24.
The global impact of “Cupid” is undeniable, as evidenced by its domination on various Billboard charts. The song secures an impressive No. 4 position on both the Global Excl. U.S. chart and the World Digital Song Sales chart in its 17th week. Additionally, it achieves a remarkable No. 7 ranking on the Global 200 chart and No. 31 on the Streaming Songs chart, further solidifying FIFTY FIFTY’s international appeal.
In yet another significant accomplishment, FIFTY FIFTY joins the elite league of K-Pop girl groups by spending an impressive 10 weeks on Billboard’s Artist 100 chart. Charting at No. 68 this week, alongside illustrious acts such as TWICE and BLACKPINK, FIFTY FIFTY’s presence on the Artist 100 is a testament to their enduring popularity and impact on the global music scene.
To gain a deeper understanding of FIFTY FIFTY’s groundbreaking journey to pop radio stardom, we invite you to watch the captivating video below. Discover the compelling story behind “Cupid,” the group’s rise to prominence, and the magnitude of their historic achievements.