Tomorrow X Together’s new EP sells over 1.2 million copies
Boy band Tomorrow X Together’s new EP “minisode 2: Thursday's Child” sold over 1.2 million copies in the first week of its release, according to Korea’s album sales tracker Hanteo Chart on Monday.
This marks the boy band’s first million-seller and the eighth highest first-week sales by a K-pop artist. First-week CD sales, also known as chodong, is a major indicator of an artist’s popularity and fandom’s loyalty in the K-pop scene.
“minisode 2: Thursday's Child” dropped on May 9 and sold 918,413 copies on the first day alone before passing the million mark on the second day. Only boy bands BTS, NCT Dream, Seventeen and trot singer Lim Young-woong have sold over a million copies in CD sales in the first week of a release.
The EP recently topped the Worldwide iTunes Top Albums Chart as well as the iTunes charts in 43 regions.
Tomorrow X Together debuted in March 2019 with its EP “The Dream Chapter: Star” and has five members: Yeonjun, Soobin, Beomgyu, Taehyun and Hueningkai.
BY HALEY YANG [firstname.lastname@example.org]