It’s always nerve-wracking for a new group when they first debut in K-Pop. It’s hard to tell how successful their first music video and album will be, since fans usually don’t have a lot to go by before they’re released, so when the albums do end up doing well, it’s wonderful to see! These 15 albums are the top 15 best-selling debut albums from K-Pop boy groups.

15. 17 CARAT by SEVENTEEN

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Released on May 29, 2015 with the title song “Adore U”, 17 CARAT has sold 108.1k copies since the group debuted!

14. The First by NCT Dream

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Released on February 9, 2017 with the title song “My First and Last”, The First has sold 112.5k copies since the group debuted!

13. Bluetory by CNBLUE

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Released on January 14, 2010 with the title song “I’m a Loner”, Bluetory has sold 120.1k copies since the group debuted!

12. NCT #127 by NCT 127

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Released on July 10, 2016 with the title song “Fire Truck”, NCT #127 has sold 124.6k copies since the group debuted!

11. I Am Not by Stray Kids

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Released on March 26, 2018 with the title song “District 9”, I Am Not has sold 128.2k copies since the group debuted!

10. FANTASY by JBJ

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Released on October 18, 2017 with the title song “Fantasy”, FANTASY has sold 137.9k copies since the group debuted!

9. Season 1 [HIDEOUT: Remember Who We Are] by CRAVITY

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Released on April 14, 2020 with the title song “Break All the Rules”, Season 1 [HIDEOUT: Remember Who We Are] has sold 154.4k copies since the group debuted!

8. Welcome Back by iKON

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Released on December 24, 2015 with the title songs “What’s Wrong?” and “Dumb & Dumber”, Welcome Back has sold 161.8k copies since the group debuted!

7. B:COMPLETE by AB6IX

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Released on May 22, 2019 with the title song “Breathe”, B:COMPLETE has sold 171.6k copies since the group debuted!

6. 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 has sold 240.7k copies since the group debuted!

5. The Dream Chapter: Star by TXT

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Released on March 4, 2019 with the title song “Crown”, The Dream Chapter: Star has sold 247.6k copies since the group debuted!

4. 2 COOL 4 SKOOL by BTS

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Released on June 13, 2013 with the title song “No More Dream”, 2 COOL 4 SKOOL has sold 284.1k copies since the group debuted!

3. Mama by EXO

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Released on April 9, 2012 with the title song “MAMA”, Mama has sold 532.3k copies since the group debuted!

2. Emergency: Quantum Leap by X1

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Released on August 27, 2019 with the title song “Flash”, Emergency: Quantum Leap has sold 657.9k copies since the group debuted!

1. 1×1=1 (To Be One) by Wanna One

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Released on August 7, 2017 with the title song “Energetic”, 1×1=1 (To Be One) has sold 805.3k copies since the group debuted!