Gaon‘s K-Pop album sales tracking started in early 2010, which is where the sales of the artists on this list began to be counted by the music company through the Korea Music Content Association.

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BLACKPINK’s Rosé

In the last decade or so, some K-Pop artists have accumulated album sales over many years through many album releases, while others debuted more recently and have found huge success in just a few albums!

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TWICE’s Sana

These are currently the 15 best-selling K-Pop girl groups on Gaon’s charts, as of March 2021.

15. 2NE1

2NE1 first debuted on May 6, 2009 with the song “Fire”. Since then, they have sold a total of 456.2k albums, the best-selling one being 2NE1, released on July 8, 2009 with the title song “Fire” and 180.8k total sales!

14. ITZY

ITZY first debuted on February 12, 2019 with the album It’z Different and title song “DALLA DALLA”. Since then, they have sold a total of 532.7k albums, the best-selling one being Not Shy, released on August 17, 2020 with the title song “Not Shy” and 219.0k total sales!

13. KARA

KARA first debuted on March 29, 2007 with the album The First Blooming and title song “Break It”. Since then, they have sold a total of 544.6k albums, the best-selling one being Step, released on September 6, 2011 with the title song “Step” and 101.9k total sales!

12. T-ARA

T-ARA first debuted on July 29, 2009 with the song “Lie”. Since then, they have sold a total of 565.0k albums, the best-selling one being Funky Town, released on January 3, 2012 with the title song “Cry Cry” and 77.7k total sales!

11. f(x)

f(x) first debuted on September 1, 2009 with the song “LA chA TA”. Since then, they have sold a total of 584.9k albums, the best-selling one being Pink Tape, released on July 29, 2013 with the title song “Rum Pum Pum Pum” and 103.9k total sales!

10. (G)I-DLE

(G)I-DLE first debuted on May 2, 2018 with the album I Am and title song “LATATA”. Since then, they have sold a total of 591.1k albums, the best-selling one being I Burn, released on January 11, 2021 with the title song “HWAA” and 207.9k total sales!

9. Cosmic Girls

Cosmic Girls first debuted on February 25, 2016 with the album Would You Like? and title songs “Mo Mo Mo” and “Catch Me”. Since then, they have sold a total of 636.1k albums, the best-selling one being Neverland, released on June 9, 2020 with the title song “Butterfly” and 105.1k total sales!

8. Apink

Apink first debuted on April 19, 2011 with the album Seven Springs of Apink and title song “I Don’t Know”. Since then, they have sold a total of 726.3k albums, the best-selling one being Pink Memory, released on July 21, 2015 with the title song “Remember” and 90.1k total sales!

7. MAMAMOO

MAMAMOO first debuted on June 18, 2014 with the album Hello and title song “Mr. Ambiguous”. Since then, they have sold a total of 829.5k albums, the best-selling one being Travel, released on November 3, 2020 with the title song “AYA” and 174.6k total sales!

6. GFRIEND

GFRIEND first debuted on January 15, 2015 with the album Season of Glass and title song “Glass Bead”. Since then, they have sold a total of 920.3k albums, the best-selling one being Time for Us, released on January 14, 2019 with the title song “Sunrise” and 96.0k total sales!

5. Red Velvet

Red Velvet first debuted on August 1, 2014 with the song “Happiness”. Since then, they have sold a total of 1.55 million albums, the best-selling one being The ReVe Festival: Finale, released on December 23, 2019 with the title song “Psycho” and 174.5k total sales!

4. IZ*ONE

IZ*ONE first debuted on October 29, 2018 with the album COLOR*IZ and title song “La Vie en Rose”. Since then, they have sold a total of 2.11 million albums, the best-selling one being Oneiric Diary, released on June 15, 2020 with the title song “Secret Story of the Swan” and 559.1k total sales!

3. Girls’ Generation

Girls’ Generation first debuted on August 5, 2007 with the song “Into the New World”. Since then, they have sold a total of 2.36 million albums, the best-selling one being The Boys, released on October 19, 2011 with the title song “The Boys” and 464.0k total sales!

2. BLACKPINK

BLACKPINK first debuted on August 8, 2016 with the album Square One and title songs “BOOMBAYAH” and “Whistle”. Since then, they have sold a total of 2.50 million albums, the best-selling one being The Album, released on October 2, 2020 with the title song “Lovesick Girls” and 1.36 million total sales!

1. TWICE

TWICE first debuted on October 20, 2015 with the album The Story Begins and title song “Like Ooh-Ahh”. Since then, they have sold a total of 5.89 million albums, the best-selling one being More & More, released on June 1, 2020 with the title song “More & More” and 583.9k total sales!