TXT ranks third on Billboard's top albums chart with 'The Name Chapter: FREEFALL'

By Kim Joo-heon Posted : October 23, 2023, 10:59 Updated : November 6, 2023, 10:32
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SEOUL -- TXT (Tomorrow X Together), a five-member boy band organized by the agency of top K-pop band BTS, has ranked third on Billboard's top 200 popular albums chart with its third studio album titled "The Name Chapter: FREEFALL." Canadian rapper Drake topped the Billboard chart and Puerto Rican artist Bad Bunny took second place.
TXT's album, released on October 13, debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart with 114,500 equivalent album units sold in the U.S. in the week ending Feb. 2. The music video for "Chasing That Feeling," the album's title track featuring fast-paced melody and the sensibility of the 1980s, garnered more than 59.1 million views on YouTube as of October 23.  
Along with The Name Chapter: FREEFALL, the brother band of BTS has entered the Billboard chart with two other albums released in 2023 -- "The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION" and "SWEET." The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION has stayed on Billboard 200 for 19 consecutive weeks after it arrived atop the list in January 2023.
TXT also collaborated with Crayon Shin-chan, a famous Japanese manga series. Characters of TXT members will appear in the Japanese series' special episode to teach their choreography of the R&B track "Happy Fools." The content will be broadcast on October 28 through TV Asahi, a major Japanese TV network.
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