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One Dream! Hello, we are TOMORROW X TOGETHER!

—TXT

TXT (투모로우바이투게더; lit. Tomorrow by Together; short for TOMORROW X TOGETHER) is a five-member boy group under BigHit Music. They debuted on March 4, 2019 with the mini album The Dream Chapter: Star.

History

2018–2019: Pre-debut

The group's reveal photo

On November 27, 2018, it was reported that Big Hit had plans to debut a five-member boy group at the beginning of 2019, being the first group to debut in six years, since BTS' debut in 2013.[1] The group would be composed by members with an average age of 17 and was reportedly have a different concept of their seniors.[2]

On January 9, 2019, the agency launched a website that features a countdown clock and the text “You & Me”. The interactive website also brings up the phrase, “You and I, different but together”.[3] In the day after, the first member of the group was shared, Yeonjun, along with the name of the group: TXT, which stands for Tomorrow X Together and is pronounced in Korea as “Tomorrow by Together”.[4] Three days later, Soobin, the second member, was revealed.[5] Two days later, on January 15, the third member, Hueningkai, was revealed.[6] On January 17, Taehyun, the fourth member, was revealed.[7] On January 20, Beomgyu, the fifth and last member, was revealed.[8]

2019: Debut, first comeback

Concept photo for The Dream Chapter: Star

On February 7, Big Hit announced the group would release their debut album titled The Dream Chapter: Star on March 4 with a television special titled TOMORROW X TOGETHER Debut Celebration Show Presented by Mnet to be aired that same day. TXT will then hold their debut showcase at YES 24 Live Hall on March 5.[9][10] On February 18, the agency revealed the group's concept logo and member's first concept photos.[11][12][13]

Following the release, their debut mini album topped the iTunes Top Albums chart in over 44 territories. The music video for "Crown" also accumulated 15.1 million views in the first 24 hours, ranking second place on the list of K-pop music videos with the highest number of views in their debut, second only to ITZY's "Dalla Dalla", which had 17.1 million.[14][15]

On April 9, they revealed that they would be holding a showcase tour in the United States called Tomorrow x Together Showcase: Star in US. The group will be holding showcases in six different cities: New York, Chicago, Orlando, Atlanta, Dallas, and Los Angeles. The first one will be in New York on May 9 with the last showcase being on May 24 in Los Angeles.[16]

On April 25, it was announced that the group's fan club would be called "YOUNG ONE."[17] However, on May 6, Big Hit announced they would be revising the name due to similarities to Tiffany's fandom name "Young Ones."[18] On August 22, it was announced that the group's new fan club name would be "MOA."[19] The name is an acronym for "Moments of Alwaysness."

On August 8, Big Hit revealed the group would unable to participate in the "Lotte Duty Free Family Concert" on the 11th due to Soobin being diagnosed with infectious conjunctivitis and Yeonjun recovering from back pain. Their album, which was planned for an late August release was re-scheduled for late September.[20] On August 20, it was revealed that Taehyun and Hueningkai had also contracted the infectious conjunctivitis, further delaying their music video filming and production, with the album now set for a late October release.[21]

On October 2, a teaser video was released for their first full-length album titled The Dream Chapter: Magic, which was released on October 21.[22]

2020: Japanese debut, The Dream Chapter: Eternity, "Drama", & Minisode1 : Blue Hour

Concept photo for The Dream Chapter: Eternity

On November 28, 2019, TXT announced that they would be releasing their debut Japanese single "Magic Hour" on January 15, 2020, with pre-sales starting at noon on the same day.[23]

The group released their second mini album, The Dream Chapter: Eternity on May 18 with "Can't You See Me?" as the title track.

On June 24, TXT announced their second Japanese single, "Drama", which was released on August 19.[24]

At midnight on September 21, Big Hit released a teaser video for TXT's upcoming third mini album, Minisode1 : Blue Hour, to be released on October 26.[25]

2021: Still Dreaming, The Chaos Chapter: Freeze, The Chaos Chapter: Fight or Escape, & Chaotic Wonderland

Concept photo for Still Dreaming

On January 20, TXT released their first Japanese studio album Still Dreaming.

On April 7, YTN Star reported that the group would be making their Korean comeback in May. Big Hit Music responded that they will reveal the comeback plans once they are finalized.[26] On April 22, Big Hit Music confirmed the group would be making a comeback in late May.[27] On the midnight of April 30, it was announced that the group would be making a comeback on May 31 with the album The Chaos Chapter: Freeze.[28][29]

On July 15, SPO TV News reported that TXT is preparing to make a comeback in August. Big Hit Music responded that nothing has been decided yet.[30] On July 19, a repackage album titled The Chaos Chapter: Fight or Escape was announced to be released on August 17.[31]

On September 6, the group announced the release of their first Japanese EP, Chaotic Wonderland, which was released on November 10.[32]

2022: Minisode 2: Thursday's Child, Act : Love Sick

On April 6, 2022, Star News reported that TXT would be making a comeback in early May, and BigHit Music confirmed the reports in response.[33] On April 14, a teaser video was posted which announced that they will be coming back on May 9 with Minisode 2: Thursday's Child.[34]

On April 26, TXT officially announced their plans for their first world tour, Act : Love Sick, which will start in Seoul on July 2.[35]

Members

The members don't have exact official fixed positions, except the leader, it's the only official position that was announced by BigHit Music on January 14, 2019. They all can sing, dance and rap.

Name Position(s) Emoticon Years active
Yeonjun (연준) N/A 🦊 2019–present
Soobin (수빈) Leader 🐰 2019–present
Beomgyu (범규) N/A 🐻 2019–present
Taehyun (태현) N/A 🐿 2019–present
Hueningkai (휴닝카이) Maknae 🐧 2019–present
Pre-debut
Wonjin (원진) N/A N/A N/A

Discography

Korean

Studio albums

Mini albums

Digital singles

OSTs

Other official releases

  • "Sweet Dreams" (2021)

English

Digital singles

Collaborations

Japanese

Studio albums

EPs

Singles

Digital singles


Concerts

Solo concerts

  • Act:Boy (2021)

Showcase tours

  • TOMORROW X TOGETHER Showcase: Star in US (2019)

World tours

Fanmeetings

  • 2022 TOMORROW X TOGETHER FANLIVE MOA X TOGETHER (2022)

Online Fanmeetings

  • 2020 TXT FANLIVE DREAM X TOGETHER (2020)
  • 2021 TXT FANLIVE SHINE X TOGETHER (2021)

Endorsements

On May 12, 2022, Manyo Factory revealed that they have selected TXT as their new Global Ambassador.[36]

  • It's Skin Cosmetics (2019–2021)
  • Lotte Duty Free (2019–present)
  • Skoolooks (2019–2020)
  • GLIDiC (2021–present)
  • SMART (2021–present)
  • 4OIN (2021–present)
  • Manyo Factory (2022)

Awards and nominations

Main article: List of awards and nominations received by TXT

Gallery

Main article: TXT/Gallery

References

  1. Soompi: Big Hit Entertainment To Debut A New Boy Group Next Year
  2. Soompi: Reported Details About Big Hit’s New Boy Group Revealed
  3. Soompi: Big Hit Gets Hearts Racing With Countdown Clock To Something New
  4. Soompi: Big Hit’s New Boy Group TXT Is Coming: Here's An Introduction To First Member Yeonjun
  5. Soompi: Big Hit’s New Boy Group TXT Introduces 2nd Member Soobin
  6. Soompi: The Next Member of TXT's Lineup Has Been Revealed!
  7. Big Hit's Upcoming Boy Group TXT Introduces 4th Member Taehyun
  8. Big Hit’s New Boy Group TXT Reveals Fifth Member Beomgyu
  9. (Notice) TOMORROW X TOGETHER DEBUT INFORMATION
  10. TOMORROW X TOGETHER Announces First Album 'The Dream Chapter: STAR'
  11. YouTube: TXT (투모로우바이투게더) - The Dream Chapter: STAR
  12. @bighitent on Twitter (February 18, 2019)
  13. @bighitent on Twitter (February 18, 2019)
  14. TXT Tops iTunes Charts All Around The World In Impressive Debut
  15. Billboard: Video For TOMORROW X TOGETHER's Debut Single 'Crown' Viewed Over 15 Million Times In First 24 Hours
  16. Soompi: TXT Announces US Showcase Tour, To Hit 6 Cities
  17. Soompi: TXT Announces Official Fan Club Name
  18. Soompi: Big Hit Announces Plans To Change TXT's Official Fan Club Name
  19. TXT Reveals Official Fan Club Name
  20. @bighitent on Twitter (August 8, 2019)
  21. @bighitent on Twitter (August 20, 2019)
  22. Soompi: TXT Is Coming Back With 1st Full Album “The Dream Chapter: Magic”: Find Out The Details So Far
  23. TXT Japan: 2020年1月15日(水)日本メジャーデビュー&デビューシングル「MAGIC HOUR」発売決定!
  24. TOMORROW X TOGETHER Japan Official Site: 8月19日(水)日本2ndシングル『DRAMA』発売決定!
  25. @BigHitEnt on Twitter (September 21, 2020)
  26. Soompi: TXT Reportedly Preparing For Comeback
  27. Soompi: Big Hit Music Confirms TXT’s Comeback In May
  28. BigHit Music on Twitter (April 30, 2021)
  29. Soompi: Watch: TXT Announces Comeback Date + Drops Intriguing 1st Teaser For “The Chaos Chapter: Freeze”
  30. Soompi: TXT Reported To Make August Comeback + Big Hit Music Responds
  31. Soompi: Watch: TXT Announces Comeback Date In Exciting 1st Teaser For “The Chaos Chapter: FIGHT OR ESCAPE”
  32. @TXT_bighit_jp on Twitter (September 6, 2021)
  33. Koreaboo: TXT Confirmed To Make Their Comeback In Early May
  34. @BIGHIT_MUSIC on Twitter (April 14, 2022)
  35. Soompi: TXT Announces Dates And Cities For 1st-Ever World Tour “ACT : LOVE SICK”
  36. (KR) Single List: 투모로우바이투게더, 마녀공장 글로벌 엠버서더 발탁

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