Though Indonesia were stripped of the rights to host this year’s FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup, one of the country’s most popular bands still got to make the tournament’s official song.
Indonesian electronic trio Weird Genius, with young Indonesian superstars Lyodra, Tiara Andini, and Ziva Magnolya, perform the song called Glorious which will be officially released by FIFA on May 12.
Main photo: The performers of the official U-20 World Cup song.
New Zealand are in the same group as hosts Argentina, and Guatemala and Uzbekistan at the FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup, due to start on May 20.
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Weird Genius, rising stars within Asia, have accumulated more than 2.2 million subscribers on YouTube and regularly welcome more than 1 million listeners on Spotify every month.
They are three-time Asian Music Industry Award winners, and their hit Lathi was Indonesia’s most-searched song on Google in 2020.
Lyodra, Tiara Andini and Ziva Magnolya are three of Indonesia’s most popular top young superstars. Their albums and singles have gone viral multiple times, reaching the top of various music and digital-streaming platform charts repeatedly.
Combined, they boast over 4.5 million subscribers on YouTube and 17.2 million monthly listeners on Spotify. They have also won an assortment of local and international music awards, such as the Anugerah Musik Indonesia award and the Mnet Asian Music Award.