Additionally TXT Has Now Become The Second Male K-Pop Artist In History And Only The Third Overall To Ever Chart An Album In The Billboard 200 Top 60 For Five Weeks.
It didn’t take long, just over a month after the release of TXT ‘s “minisode 2: Thursday’s Child” album has climbed back into the top 45 of the Billboard 200. In its fifth week in a row on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart (which ranks the most popular albums in the world) in the United States), TXT’s latest mini album rose 16 spots to no. 43.
This made “minisode 2: Thursday’s Child” 2022’s first K-pop album to spend five weeks in the top 60. Additionally TXT has now become the second male K-pop artist in history and only the third overall to ever chart an album in the Billboard 200 top 60 for five weeks, after Bangtan Boys and BLACK PINK .
The album “minisode 2: Thursday’s Child” also continued to rank high on several other Billboard charts this week. Apart from staying firmly at No. 3 on the World Albums chart, the mini-album swept to No. 6 on the Top Album Sales chart and Recent Album Sales chart.
Meanwhile, TXT debuted on March 4, 2019 with the extended play (EP) “The Dream Chapter: Star”. The album debuted and peaked at number one on the Gaon Album Chart and Billboard World Albums Chart and entered the US Billboard 200 at number 140, the highest-charting debut album by any male K-pop group at the time. Its lead single “Crown” debuted at number one on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart, and TXT topped the Billboard Emerging Artists chart, making them the fastest K-pop group to appear on the first chart and the second fastest to appear on the last chart. .
The group’s early commercial success earned them several new artist awards, including Newcomer of the Year at the 34th Golden Disc Awards and Melon Music Awards, 2019, New Artist of the Year at the 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards and Best New Male Artist. at the 2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards.