“K-pop 4th generation leader” TXT entered the U.S. Billboard’s “Song Breaker” chart. This is the first-ever achievement for a male K-pop artist.
According to American music media outlet Billboard on March 23rd, TXT (Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun, Huening Kai) ranked 18th on the recently released “Song Breaker” chart as of March 12th. This is the first time in history for a male K-pop artist to be listed on the “Song Breaker” chart, which ranks monthly based on the level of participation in contents containing music on social platforms, including TikTok and YouTube.
TXT is evaluated as the “team that best represents Generation Z” by singing various emotions in real life with sincere lyrics and trendy melodies. They are actively communicating with fans through various social platforms such as global short form mobile video platform TikTok as well as showing off their “Gen Z vibe” in its fullness.
In particular, the dance challenge of Salem Ilese’s new song “PS5” featuring TXT Yeonjun and Taehyun has been receiving enthusiastic responses around the world. On TikTok, the number of contents using the sound source “PS5 OR ME – TOMORROW X TOGETHER” inserted into Yeonjun and Taehyun’s “PS5 Challenge” exceeded 15,000 in three days. Fans are writing credit to Yeonjun, who created the dance used in this challenge.
Meanwhile, TXT has 16 million TikTok followers (as of March 22nd). This is the second largest number among K-pop boy groups after BTS. They will hold the metaverse fan event “PLAY X TOGETHER” on March 26th.