We recently took a look at the 21 K-Pop artists that make up the majority of all album sales so far this year, and another way to organize that data is by company. Overall, there are just 16 K-Pop entertainment companies that make up about 90% of all album sales in 2021, which is incredible considering how many labels exist!

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Here are all 16 of those labels, including artists that work under each company, the best-selling album each has released this year, and the percentage that each has contributed to 2021’s total album sales so far.

16. Highline Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: Wonho

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: Love Synonym Pt.2: Right for Us by Wonho (104.4k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 1.2%

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15. Yuehua Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: WOODZ, EVERGLOW, Cosmic Girls (co-managed with Starship Entertainment), UNIQ

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: Set by WOODZ (84.6k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 1.2%

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14. Dreamcatcher Company

Artist(s) under the label: Dreamcatcher

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: Dystopia: Road to Utopia by Dreamcatcher (126.6k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 1.4%

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13. WM Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: ONF, Oh My Girl, B1A4

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: ONF: My Name by ONF (76.2k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 1.4%

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12. Play M Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: Apink, VICTON, Weeekly

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: Voice: The Future is Now by VICTON (107.8k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 1.6%

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11. RBW

Artist(s) under the label: MAMAMOO, PURPLE KISS, ONEWE, ONEUS

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: Devil by ONEUS (118.4k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 1.8%

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10. Woollim Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: Golden Child, Rocket Punch, Lovelyz, INFINITE, DRIPPIN

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: Yes. by Golden Child (114.0k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 1.8%

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9. TOP Media

Artist(s) under the label: Kim Wooseok, UP10TION, MCND

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: Tasty by Kim Wooseok (96.7k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 1.9%

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8. JYP Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: TWICE, Stray Kids, DAY6, ITZY, 2PM

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: N/A (none released yet this year)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 1.9%

7. Starship Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: MONSTA X, Cosmic Girls, CRAVITY, I.M

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: Season 3. HIDEOUT: Be Our Voice by CRAVITY (162.1k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 2.9%

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6. Cube Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: (G)I-DLE, PENTAGON, CLC, BTOB

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: I Burn by (G)I-DLE (207.9k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 3.5%

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5. Edam Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: IU

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: Lilac by IU (344.0k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 4.1%

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4. KQ Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: ATEEZ

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: ZERO: FEVER Part.2 by ATEEZ (380.7k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 4.8%

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3. YG Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: BLACKPINK, RoséTREASURE, WINNER, iKON, BIGBANG, Akdong Musician

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: R by Rosé (446.3k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 11.6%

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2. BigHit Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: BTS, TXT

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: N/A (none released so far this year)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 14.4%

1. SM Entertainment

Artist(s) under the label: NCT, EXO, Super Junior, Baekhyun, SHINee, Red Velvet, Wendy, aespa, U-Know, Girls’ Generation, many more

Best-selling album of 2021 so far: Bambi by Baekhyun (591.9k sales)

Contributing album sales to 2021 industry total: 34.6%

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