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The K-pop group Tomorrow X Together released minisode 2: Thursday’s Child on May 9. The EP went on to debut at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, becoming TXT’s highest ranking on the chart. It is also TXT‘s second time having an album debut in the top 10 spots on the Billboard 200.

Huening Kai, Beomgyu, Taehyun, Yeonjun, and Soobin of TXT pose for a promotional picture for their EP 'minisode 2: Thursday's Child'
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TXT’s new EP ‘minisode 2: Thursday’s Child’ debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200

Each week, the Billboard 200 ranks the top albums in the U.S. based on physical sales, digital sales, and streams. In the music industry, it is considered one of the most important markers of an album’s success.

On May 22, Billboard announced the new rankings of the Billboard 200. Kendrick Lamar’s new album Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers debuted at No. 1 on the chart, and TXT’s minisode 2: Thursday’s Child debuted at No. 4.

Billboard 200 rankings (chart dated May 28, 2022):

  1. Kendrick Lamar, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers
  2. Bad Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti
  3. Future, I Never Liked You
  4. TXT, minisode 2: Thursday’s Child
  5. Morgen Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album
  6. Jack Harlow, Come Home the Kids Miss You
  7. Florence + The Machine, Dance Fever
  8. The Black Keys, Dropout Boogie
  9. Olivia Rodrigo, Sour
  10. Lil Durk, 7220

This is TXT’s highest debut on the Billboard 200

TXT’s 2021 album The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE previously debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 following its release. With minisode 2: Thursday’s Child, the quintet surpassed the accomplishment.

The band has appeared on the Billboard 200 six times, counting minisode 2: Thursday’s Child. TXT has had three albums rank in the top 30 spots on the chart, as the band’s 2020 EP minisode 1: Blue Hour debuted at No. 25. With minisode 2: Thursday’s Child, TXT earned their second debut in the top 10 spots on the chart.

According to Billboard, the EP, “starts with 68,500 equivalent album units earned. Of that sum, album sales comprise 65,500; SEA units comprise 3,000 (equaling 4.37 million on-demand official streams of the set’s five tracks) and TEA units comprise a negligible sum.”

Billboard also reports that minisode 2: Thursday’s Child, “enters at No. 1 on the Top Album Sales chart with the third-largest sales week of any album in 2022 — 65,500 sold.”


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TXT will go on tour in July

In July, Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun, and Huening Kai will embark on their first world tour with TOMORROW X TOGETHER WORLD TOUR <ACT: LOVE SICK>. Dates for the ACT: LOVE SICK tour are listed below.

TXT ACT: LOVE SICK tour dates:

  • July 2: Seoul, South Korea at Jamsil Indoor Stadium
  • July 3: Seoul, South Korea at Jamsil Indoor Stadium
  • July 7: Chicago, Illinois at Rosemont Theatre
  • July 9: New York City at Hulu Theater
  • July 12: Atlanta, Ga. at Fox Theatre
  • July 14: Dallas, Texas at Texas Trust CU Theatre
  • July 17: Houston, Texas at Smart Financial Centre
  • July 21: San Francisco, Calif. at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
  • July 23: Los Angeles, Calif. at Microsoft Theater
  • July 24: Los Angeles, Calif. at Microsoft Theater