TXT 'minisode 2: Thursday's Child': Group bags 1.2M first week sales, 4th highest in Hanteo history

TXT’s new mini-album is ranked Number 8 among the top album sales in the history of K-Pop


                            TXT 'minisode 2: Thursday's Child': Group bags 1.2M first week sales, 4th highest in Hanteo history
TXT has now become the fastest boy group to hit 1.2 million first-week sales with 'minisode 2: Thursday's Child' three years after their debut (@TXT_members)
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‘Good Boy Gone Bad’ singers and members of the BigHit boy group TXT have set one new record after the other with their latest comeback. K-pop albums are known for selling the most in the first week of release and TXT’s new record has put them in the Top 5 in the history of the Hanteo Chart which is a phenomenal record in itself. TXT released their 2022 mini-album titled ‘minisode 2: Thursday’s Child’ on May 8 after keeping fans in anticipation for weeks on end.

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Soon after the release of the album, the boy group recorded sales of 918,413 copies within the first day of its release. On the second day, TXT’s sales moved further up as they recorded a total sale of 1,072,854 copies for the mini-album. This granted the boy group a new record as they became the second-fastest million-seller artist in Hanteo history to have an album hit 1 million-plus sales. Debuting in 2019, TXT is now the fastest boy group to hit the first-week sales record within three years of their debut.

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TXT’s first-week sales for ‘minisode 2: Thursday's Child’ break a new record

With so many new records to their name, TXT has now broken a new sales record with ‘minisode 2: Thursday’s Child’. On May 16, it was announced that the new mini-album from TXT sold a total of 1,248,370 copies within the first week of its release and thus, also topped Hanteo Chart’s weekly album charts. This record has made TXT’s EP the 8th best-selling album in the history of K-Pop Initial Chodong (first-week sales). Not only that but this record has also made TXT the fourth K-pop act in Hanteo Chart history to set the highest first-week sales record.

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These records have fans calling the boy group "Leaders of the fourth generation" as TXT is now the fastest boy group to record 1 million sales so soon after their debut. This also proves that TXT has not only surpassed their contemporaries but also many second and third-gen K-pop acts. After the likes of BTS, NCT Dream, and Seventeen, TXT is now the fourth best-selling K-pop act in the history of the genre with the new record which has fans thrilled. Not only that but the mini-album is also TXT’s best-selling album to date which is a very high jump since their 2021 album ‘The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE’ that sold 630,563 copies in the first week after its release.

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