There are several female K-Pop soloists in the industry that have done quite well for themselves, whether they only work solo or have had a solo debut outside of a group.

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IU

While it’s likely a bit nerve-wracking for those that are already in groups to try to pursue solo careers, there have been many that have seen massive success in the pursuit of their own music!

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BLACKPINK’s Rosé

Here are the 15 female K-Pop soloist albums that have had the most sales in the first day after release, according to Hanteo.

15. Don’t Say No by Seohyun

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Released on January 17, 2017 with the title song “Don’t Say No”, Don’t Say No sold 16.8k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 33.4k copies to date.

14. Wonderland by Jessica Jung

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Released on December 10, 2016 with the title song “Wonderland”, Wonderland sold 17.6k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 39.8k copies to date.

13. My Decade by Jessica Jung

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Released on August 9, 2017 with the title song “Summer Storm”, My Decade sold 21.4k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 44.8k copies to date.

12. With Love, J by Jessica Jung

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Released on May 17, 2016 with the title songs “Fly” and “Love Me the Same”, With Love, J sold 21.6k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 80.8k copies to date.

11. A Walk To Remember by Yoona

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Released on May 30, 2019 with the title song “Summer Night”, A Walk To Remember sold 24.4k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 53.1k copies to date.

10. This Christmas by Taeyeon

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Released on December 12, 2017 with the title song “This Christmas”, This Christmas sold 24.6k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 65.0k copies to date.

9. Something New by Taeyeon

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Released on June 18, 2018 with the title song “Something New”, Something New sold 30.8k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 70.0k copies to date.

8. Why by Taeyeon

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Released on June 28, 2016 with the title songs “Why” and “Starlight”, Why sold 32.3k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 120.0k copies to date.

7. Maria by Hwasa

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Released on June 29, 2020 with the title song “Maria”, Maria sold 32.8k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 66.1k copies to date.

6. What Do I Call You by Taeyeon

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Released on December 15, 2020 with the title song “Happy”, What Do I Call You sold 57.2k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 124.4k copies to date.

5. Dark Side of the Moon by Moonbyul

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Released on February 14, 2020 with the title song “Eclipse”, Dark Side of the Moon sold 59.3k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 77.2k copies to date.

4. Spit It Out by Solar

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Released on April 23, 2020 with the title song “Spit It Out”, Spit It Out sold 62.8k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 84.6k copies to date.

3. Purpose by Taeyeon

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Released on October 28, 2019 with the title song “Spark”, Purpose sold 96.7k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 222.7k copies to date.

2. Love Poem by IU

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Released on November 18, 2019 with the title song “Love Poem”, Love Poem sold 125.4k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 238.2k copies to date.

1. R by Rosé

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Released on March 12, 2021 with the title song “On The Ground”, R sold 282.5k copies on its first day! It has also now sold 293.2k copies to date.