Based on current album sales, music video views, streams, and other forms of listening and supporting K-Pop artists that the latest generation of groups has been one of the most successful, at least in terms of reaching a broader audience and gaining popularity on social media!

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ENHYPEN’s Sunghoon | @ENHYPEN_members/Twitter

The first day of sales for any K-Pop album is often when an album will make the most sales in a single day, so it’s a decent measure to determine how much an artist’s comeback is anticipated. The fourth generation has seen a number of albums reaching incredibly high first-day sales, even for debut albums, which often don’t do very well!

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These are the 15 K-Pop albums from the fourth generation that have the highest number of first-day album sales.

15. I Burn by (G)I-DLE

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Released on January 11, 2021 with the title song “HWAA”, I Burn made 75.5k sales on its first day, and has sold 159.3k copies total.

14. I Trust by (G)I-DLE

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Released on April 6, 2020 with the title song “Oh My God”, I Trust made 91.3k sales on its first day, and has sold 154.5k copies total.

13. Minisode1: Blue Hour by TXT

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Released on October 26, 2020 with the title song “Blue Hour”, Minisode1: Blue Hour made 105.3k sales on its first day, and has sold 486.3k copies total.

12. The First Step: Chapter Two by TREASURE

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Released on September 18, 2020 with the title song “I Love You”, The First Step: Chapter Two made 114.5k sales on its first day, and has sold 239.3k copies total.

11. ZERO: FEVER Part. 1 by ATEEZ

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Released on July 29, 2020 with the title songs “Inception” and “THANXX”, ZERO: FEVER Part. 1 made 115.8k sales on its first day, and has sold 379.1k copies total.

10. The First Step: Chapter Three by TREASURE

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Released on November 6, 2020 with the title song “MMM”, The First Step: Chapter Three made 118.8k sales on its first day, and has sold 232.1k copies total.

9. In Life by Stray Kids

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Released on September 14, 2020 with the title song “Back Door”, In Life made 121.1k sales on its first day, and has sold 452.6k copies total.

8. The First Step: Chapter One by TREASURE

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Released on August 7, 2020 with the title song “BOY”, The First Step: Chapter One made 121.9k sales on its first day, and has sold 248.8k copies total.

7. The Dream Chapter: Eternity by TXT

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Released on May 18, 2020 with the title song “Can’t You See Me?”, The Dream Chapter: Eternity made 125.2k sales on its first day, and has sold 364.9k copies total.

6. Oneiric Diary by IZ*ONE

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Released on June 15, 2020 with the title song “Secret Story of the Swan”, Oneiric Diary made 152.6k sales on its first day, and has sold 552.9k copies total.

5. ZERO: FEVER Part. 2 by ATEEZ

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Released on March 1, 2021 with the title song “Fireworks (I’m The One)”, ZERO: FEVER Part. 2 made 155.9k sales on its first day, and has sold 193.8k copies total.

4. BLOOM*IZ by IZ*ONE

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Released on February 17, 2020 with the title song “Fiesta”, BLOOM*IZ made 184.0k sales on its first day, and has sold 484.3k copies total.

3. One-Reeler/Act IV by IZ*ONE

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Released on December 7, 2020 with the title song “Panorama”, One-Reeler/Act IV made 190.7k sales on its first day, and has sold 456.4k copies total.

2. Border: Day One by ENHYPEN

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Released on November 30, 2020 with the title song “Given-Taken”, Border: Day One made 230.0k sales on its first day, and has sold 404.6k copies total.

1. Emergency: Quantum Leap by X1

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Released on August 27, 2019 with the title song “Flash”, Emergency: Quantum Leap made 268.0k sales on its first day, and has sold 657.9k copies total.