TOMORROW X TOGETHER #1 on the US Billboard 200

  • 이소연 |2023.02.06 14:01
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The group TOMORROW X TOGETHER topped the Billboard 200 in the US.

According to the chart preview article posted on the official website by Billboard, an American music media outlet, on the 5th (local time), the 5th mini album 'Chapter of the Name: TEMPTATION' by TXT (Subin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun, Hueningkai) has charted-in the album chart 'Billboard 200' (as of February 11) and it went straight to No. 1.

With this, TOMORROW X TOGETHER reached the top of the Billboard 200 for the first time in 3 years and 11 months after their debut.

Billboard said, "'Name Chapter: TEMPTATION' recorded the highest weekly album sales score since Taylor Swift's 'Midnights', which topped the chart on November 5 last year."

TXT charted a total of 7 albums on the Billboard 200, from their debut album 'The Dream Chapter: STAR' to their new album 'The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION'.

'The Dream Chapter: STAR' ranked 140th (as of March 16, 2019), 'minisode1: Blue Hour' ranked 25th (as of November 21, 2020), and 'Chapter of Chaos: FREEZE' ranked 5th (as of November 21, 2020). As of June 19, 2021), 'minisode 2: Thursday's Child' ranked 4th (as of May 28, 2022), and 'Name Chapter: TEMPTATION' ranked first (as of February 11, 2023).

It has clearly demonstrated its steep rise by raising its ranking in the charts.

In particular, it was predicted early on that TOMORROW X TOGETHER's good performance on the Billboard charts, with all three recent albums placed in the top 10 of the 'Billboard 200'. 

TOMORROW X TOGETHER was the only K-pop artist to chart in the Billboard 200 albums on the year-end chart of Billboard for two consecutive years, and the 2022 US album sales (single album) released by Luminate (formerly Nielsen Music) On the physical CD) chart, it has achieved phenomenal results, ranking third after Taylor Swift and BTS.

Written by Han Hae Seon
Translated by Lee So Yun

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