Rappers Lil Durk and Lil Baby claim No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with their joint collection The Voice of Heroes, which opens first in the weekly tally of the most-consumed feature films in the U.S. The title launches at the top of the rankings thanks in large part to impressive streaming figures, such as 144,000 of the 150,000 equivalent units in the set came from currents.
Tomorrow X Together reached a new record on the Billboard 200 this week with its new project The Chaos Chapter: Freezing starts at No. 5. This marks its first visit to the top 10, and easily surpasses its previous peak of No. 25. The latest release from the men’s vocal band starts at 43,000 equivalent copies, of which 39,000 are pure purchases. That’s enough for the title to drop at No. 1 on the top album sales chart, meaning it’s the best-selling studio effort in the US this week.
Surprisingly, while these are still the early days for South Korean musical acts to hit No. 1 on the top album sales chart, Tomorrow X Together is one of the few groups from that part of the world to earn the title. best-selling in the United States more than once.
Tomorrow X Together first reached the top of the top album sales rankings just over six months ago. In November 2020, the band Episode 1: Blue Hour it hit No. 1, standing out as the best-selling release of that frame.
BTS is currently leading the way among all of the South Korean musical acts that have risen to No. 1 on the top album sales chart. The septet was the first to climb to the top, which it accomplished in 2018, and has racked up the most champions so far among its compatriots. So far, the seven-member group has submitted five different releases to No. 1, and that sum is sure to improve sometime in the next few months.
With a second No. 1 under their belt, Tomorrow X Together is tied with South Korean boy bands SuperM and NCT 127 for the second-highest number of leaders, as they have all taken a couple of titles to the top. . Only one other musical act from the Asian nation, Blackpink, has managed to land a number one bestseller on the top album sales chart.