TXT is now the artist with the second highest first-day sales in Hanteo history!
On January 27 at 2 p.m. KST, TXT made their highly anticipated comeback with their latest mini album ‘The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION’ and new title track ‘Sugar Rush Ride’.
According to Hanteo Chart, “The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION” sold an impressive total of 1,868,919 copies in its first day of sales alone – more than doubling TXT’s previous first-day sales record of 918,413 and managing to break the previous first-week sales record. of 1,248,370 (both given by their previous mini album “minisode 2: Thursday’s Child”) in a single day.
TXT is now only the second artist in Hanteo history to surpass 1.8 million sales on the first day of an album release, after BTS.
“The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION” also achieved the fourth highest first-day sales of any album in Hanteo’s history, surpassed only by BTS’s albums “Map of the Soul: 7”, “Proof” and “BE”.
In addition, “The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION” and “Sugar Rush Ride” have already topped the iTunes charts in many countries around the world. As of 9:00 a.m. KST on January 28, “The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION” has reached No. 1 on the iTunes Top Album Charts in at least 30 different regions, while “Sugar Rush Ride” has reached No. 1 on the Top Songs Charts iTunes in at least 17 regions worldwide.
TXT’s music video for “Sugar Rush Ride” is also racking up views at breakneck speed. By 1pm KST on January 28 – less than 24 hours after being posted – the video had already surpassed 15 million views on YouTube. The music video also reached #1 on YouTube Trends in South Korea and #2 in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Meanwhile, “The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION” enjoyed a strong start on the domestic music charts, with TXT becoming the first group in history to simultaneously place all songs from one mini album in the top 10 of Melon’s Top 100 chart.
Congratulations to TXT on their successful comeback!