Only two months into 2021, and already there have been millions of albums sold in the K-Pop industry! There’s no doubt that the music genre is doing well, and it’s great to see K-Pop become a more widespread interest that fans enjoy.

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With more artists debuting all the time, there are constantly new musicians that are creating music and bringing a profit in from album sales. However, there are still around 20 or so artists that have made up the majority of all of 2021’s K-Pop album sales.

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These are the 19 K-Pop artists that have contributed the most album sales — over 80% — in 2021 so far.

19. WEi

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In 2021, WEi has contributed about 1.2% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is Identity: Challenge with 39.1k sales so far!

18. Bobby

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In 2021, Bobby has contributed about 1.4% of all total album sales. His top-selling album is Lucky Man with 44.8k sales so far!

17. CIX

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In 2021, CIX has contributed about 1.5% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is Hello Chapter Ø: Hello, Strange Dream with 48.7k sales so far!

16. ONF

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In 2021, ONF has contributed about 1.6% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is ONF: My Name with 52.7k sales so far!

15. NCT 127

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In 2021, NCT 127 has contributed about 1.9% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is the 2017 album Cherry Bomb with 9.8k sales so far in 2021!

14. AB6IX

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In 2021, AB6IX has contributed about 1.9% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is Salute: A New Hope with 62.5k sales so far!

13. Dreamcatcher

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In 2021, Dreamcatcher has contributed about 2.6% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is Dystopia: Road to Utopia with 85.4k sales so far!

12. ONEUS

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In 2021, ONEUS has contributed about 2.6% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is Devil with 86.1k sales so far!

11. Kim Wooseok

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In 2021, Kim Wooseok has contributed about 2.7% of all total album sales. His top-selling album is 2nd Desire [Tasty] with 87.0k sales so far!

10. VICTON

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In 2021, VICTON has contributed about 2.7% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is Voice: The Future is Now with 87.7k sales so far!

9. Golden Child

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In 2021, Golden Child has contributed about 2.7% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is Yes. with 88.1k sales so far!

8. NCT Dream

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In 2021, NCT Dream has contributed about 3.2% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is the 2019 album We Boom with 29.3k sales so far in 2021!

7. CRAVITY

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In 2021, CRAVITY has contributed about 3.2% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is Season 3. HIDEOUT: Be Our Voice with 105.5k sales so far!

6. SHINee

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In 2021, SHINee has contributed about 3.9% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is Don’t Call Me with 127.2k sales so far!

5. (G)I-DLE

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In 2021, (G)I-DLE has contributed about 4.3% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is I Burn with 140.3k sales so far!

4. U-Know

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In 2021, U-Know has contributed about 5.4% of all total album sales. His top-selling album is Noir with 177.5k sales so far!

3. TREASURE

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In 2021, TREASURE has contributed about 7.2% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is The First Step: Treasure Effect with 231.4k sales so far!

2. NCT

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In 2021, NCT has contributed about 8.9% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is the 2020 album Resonance Pt. 2 with 280.0k sales so far in 2021!

1. BTS

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In 2021, BTS has contributed about 22.4% of all total album sales. Their top-selling album is BE Deluxe Edition with 640.4k sales so far!