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Welcome the new winners of NEW K.ID’s weekly ranking chart, TOMORROW X TOGETHER (TXT). These boys take the #1 spot from last week’s winners, MONSTA X. In recent news, TXT took home two awards at the 35th Japan Gold Disc Awards. The band won in the category for “New Artist Of The Year (Asia)” and “Best 3 New Artists (Asia)”. It is their first win at the Japan Gold Disc Awards. The members thanked their fan club MOA for their continued love and support and promised to work harder in gratitude despite not being able to meet during the pandemic.
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At #2 this week is NCT127. This group has also recently seen success in Japan after releasing their second mini-album, “Loveholic.” Their mini-album took the #1 spot on Oricon’s monthly albums chart in February. With more than 100,000 albums sold, NCT127’s album was recognized and given the “Gold Disc” title.
At #3 is WINNER, rising to the top from its #10 spot last week. YG Entertainment announced WINNER’s Kang Seung Yoon’s comeback on the 17th by sharing a 24-second teaser. Included in the clip, there are short snippets and images from his forthcoming solo album. It will be Kang Seung Yoon’s first studio solo album and his first single performance in eight years.
At #5 is N.Flying. Fans of the band’s drummer Kim Jae-Hyun will be happy to hear that he has wrapped up all his filming for the Japanese drama series “Love you as the World Ends.” He is now at his home, Korea, and will return as the group band.
The boys of TREASURE take #7. The group TREASURE is gaining popularity even before their official debut in Japan. The band’s song “BOY” captured fans in Japan, dominated LINE Music Realtime Chart an hour after its release. The group will officially debut in Japan on March 31st. A sizeable promotional poster featuring all TREASURE members decorated the SHIBUYA 109 Department Store building, which will also be the site of their pop-up store.
At #8 is SFP. This boy band marks history with their first-ever Virtual Play album. They released the all-new album with five tracks, including hits like “Good Guy” and “Now or Never.”
SUPER JUNIOR lands on #9. The group reached another milestone by releasing their 10th studio album, “The Renaissance”. The title song “House Party” delivers a positive message of encouragement and cheer during the pandemic’s challenging times.
Finally, #10 is BLACKPINK. ROSE reaches another feat as her solo album’s title song “On the Ground” breaks records on YouTube with the most YouTube views in 25 hours by a solo K-pop artist. Billboard praised ROSE for her artistic talent with the “On the Ground” music video.
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