Gaon started awarding certifications for albums that reached a certain amount of sales back in January 2018. A platinum certification is reached at 250k sales, double platinum at 500k sales, triple platinum at 750k sales, and a million certification at 1 million sales.

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These certifications aren’t extremely common, so it’s always a huge accomplishment to be awarded one. Here are the 15 K-Pop albums that have received a triple platinum, or higher, certification.

Triple Platinum:

15. 0+1=1 (I Promise You) by Wanna One

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This album was released on March 19, 2018, and it received triple platinum certification on May 10, 2018, taking about two months. It’s now at about 786k sales!

14. An Ode by SEVENTEEN

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This album was released on September 16, 2019, and it received triple platinum certification on November 7, 2019, taking about a month and a half. It’s now at about 975k sales!

13. Obsession by EXO

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This album was released on November 27, 2019, and it received triple platinum certification on January 9, 2020, taking about a month and a half. It’s now at about 829k sales!

12. Neo Zone by NCT 127

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This album was released on March 6, 2020, and it received triple platinum certification on May 7, 2020, taking about two months. It’s now at about 881k sales!

11. Delight by Baekhyun

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This album was released on May 25, 2020, and it received triple platinum certification on July 9, 2020, taking about a month and a half. It’s now at about 1.02 million sales!

Million:

10. Don’t Mess Up My Tempo by EXO

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This album was released on November 2, 2018, and it received million certification on January 11, 2019, taking about two months. It’s now at about 1.97 million sales!

9. Heng:garae by SEVENTEEN

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This album was released on June 22, 2020, and it received million certification on August 6, 2020, taking about a month and a half. It’s now at about 1.41 million sales!

8. The Album by BLACKPINK

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This album was released on October 2, 2020, and it received million certification on December 10, 2020, taking about two months. It’s now at about 1.26 million sales!

7. Resonance Pt. 1 by NCT

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This album was released on October 12, 2020, and it received million certification on December 10, 2020, taking about two months. It’s now at about 1.47 million sales!

6. ; [Semicolon] by SEVENTEEN

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This album was released on October 19, 2020, and it received million certification on December 10, 2020, taking about two months. It’s now at about 1.12 million sales!

Two Million:

5. Love Yourself: Answer by BTS

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This album was released on August 24, 2018, and it received two million certification on October 11, 2018, taking about one and a half months. It’s now at about 2.70 million sales!

4. Love Yourself: Tear by BTS

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This album was released on May 18, 2018, and it received two million certification on August 8, 2019, taking about a year and two and a half months. It’s now at about 2.18 million sales!

3. BE by BTS

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This album was released on November 20, 2020, and it received two million certification on January 7, 2021, taking about one and half months. It’s now at about 2.66 million sales!

Three Million:

2. Map of the Soul: Persona by BTS

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This album was released on April 12, 2019, and it received three million certification on April 9, 2020, taking about a year. It’s now at about 3.75 million sales!

Four Million:

1. Map of the Soul: 7 by BTS

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This album was released on February 21, 2020, and it received four million certification on April 9, 2020, taking about one and a half months. It’s now at about 4.33 million sales!