2021 has been a year full of big comebacks from popular K-Pop artists already, especially in terms of solo artists and newer groups!

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ATEEZ’s Hongjoong

Even in this more digital era, physical sales of K-Pop albums are still doing remarkably well, especially for some groups in particular.

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EXO’s Baekhyun

Millions have been sold in the past three months alone, and believe it or not, around 80% of those sales belong to just 21 different artists!

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IU

Here are those 21 artists, including the percentage of total 2021 album sales they’ve contributed to and the album that has sold the most in recent times.

21. WOODZ

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WOODZ’s best-selling album in March was Set, which was released on March 15, 2021 and has sold 81.3k copies to date, and contributes the most to his 1.2% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

20. NCT 127

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NCT 127’s best-selling album in March was Neo Zone: The Final Round, which was released on May 19, 2020 and has sold 373.0k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 1.3% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

19. VICTON

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VICTON’s best-selling album in March was Voice: The Future is Now, which was released on January 11, 2021 and has sold 107.8k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 1.3% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

18. Dreamcatcher

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Dreamcatcher’s best-selling album in March was Dystopia: Road to Utopia, which was released on January 26, 2021 and has sold 91.3k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 1.4% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

17. Kim Wooseok

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Kim Wooseok’s best-selling album in March was Tasty, which was released on February 8, 2021 and has sold 93.1k copies to date, and contributes the most to his 1.4% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

16. ONEUS

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ONEUS’s best-selling album in March was Devil, which was released on January 19, 2021 and has sold 98.5k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 1.5% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

15. Golden Child

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Golden Child’s best-selling album in March was Yes., which was released on January 25, 2021 and has sold 113.8k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 1.7% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

14. NCT Dream

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NCT Dream’s best-selling album in March was We Boom, which was released on July 29, 2019 and has sold 333.4k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 1.9% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

13. CRAVITY

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CRAVITY’s best-selling album in March was Season 3. HIDEOUT: Be Our Voice, which was released on January 19, 2021 and has sold 139.9k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 2.1% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

12. (G)I-DLE

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(G)I-DLE’s best-selling album in March was I Burn, which was released on January 11, 2021 and has sold 153.8k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 2.3% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

11. SHINee

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SHINee’s best-selling album in March was Don’t Call Me, which was released on February 22, 2021 and has sold 178.0k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 2.7% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

10. U-Know

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U-Know’s best-selling album in March was Noir, which was released on January 18, 2021 and has sold 188.0k copies to date, and contributes the most to his 2.8% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

9. WayV

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WayV’s best-selling album in March was Kick Back, which was released on March 10, 2021 and has sold 173.9k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 2.9% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

8. TREASURE

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TREASURE’s best-selling album in March was The First Step: Treasure Effect, which was released on January 12, 2021 and has sold 234.7k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 3.6% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

7. IU

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IU’s best-selling album in March was Lilac, which was released on March 26, 2021 and has sold 267.8k copies to date, and contributes the most to her 4.1% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

6. Super Junior

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Super Junior’s best-selling album in March was The Renaissance, which was released on March 16, 2021 and has sold 306.7k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 4.6% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

5. ATEEZ

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ATEEZ’s best-selling album in March was ZERO: FEVER Pt.2, which was released on March 1, 2021 and has sold 321.3k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 4.8% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

4. NCT

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NCT’s best-selling album in March was Resonance Pt.1, which was released on October 12, 2020 and has sold 910.8k copies to date, and contributes the most to their 5.5% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

3. Rosé (BLACKPINK)

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Rosé’s best-selling album in March was R, which was released on March 16, 2021 and has sold 458.0k copies to date, and contributes the most to her 6.8% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

2. Baekhyun (EXO)

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Baekhyun’s best-selling album in March was Bambi, which was released on March 30, 2021 and has sold 773.6k copies to date, and contributes the most to his 12.0% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!

1. BTS

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BTS’s best-selling album in March was BE, which was released on November 20, 2020 and has sold 3.10 million copies to date, and contributes the most to their 13.8% of 2021’s total K-Pop album sales!