TXT, BTS, Stray Kids, THE BOYZ, ATEEZ, NewJeans, TWICE, And NCT 127 Claim Top Spots On Billboard’s World Albums Chart
Billboard has published its World Albums chart for the week ending on March 11!
TXT’s “The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION” remained No. 1 on the chart for a fifth consecutive week, making it the first K-pop album since BTS’s “Proof” to spend over a month at No. 1. “The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION” also spent a fifth week in the top 40 of the Billboard 200, making TXT only the second Korean artist in history to achieve the feat.
BTS’s anthology album “Proof” climbed back up to No. 3 in its 38th consecutive week on the World Albums chart, while their 2020 album “Map of the Soul: 7” held onto its spot at No. 7 in its 128th non-consecutive week and RM’s solo album “Indigo” stayed strong at No. 11 in its 13th week.
Stray Kids’ latest mini album “MAXIDENT” also climbed back up to No. 5 in its 18th non-consecutive week on the chart.
Meanwhile, THE BOYZ’s new mini album “BE AWAKE” debuted at No. 6, marking their first-ever entry on the World Albums chart.
ATEEZ’s single album “SPIN OFF : FROM THE WITNESS” ranked No. 9 in its seventh non-consecutive week on the chart, while NewJeans’ debut EP “New Jeans” rose to No. 10 in its 21st week.
Finally, TWICE’s “BETWEEN 1&2” came in at No. 12 in its 23rd week on the chart, and NCT 127’s “2 Baddies” rounded out the top 15 in its 24th week.
Congratulations to all of the artists!