BTS has been known to break records in album sales in recent years, but before they were at the top, do you ever wonder who had the most album sales? K-Pop idols and groups have been selling in the hundreds of thousands, and sometimes millions, for quite a while now, with some of the artists on this list even debuting in the 1990s! The album sales listed below include all the albums released by an artist, including repackaged albums, concert albums, and kits. So check out just how impressive these sale amounts are!

15. SHINee

Sales: 2.09 million

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SHINee debuted in 2008, and has 30 total albums released. Their best-selling album is Odd, released in 2015, with 279.6k total sales!

14. NCT 127

Sales: 2.57 million

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NCT 127 debuted in 2016, and has 12 total albums released. Their best-selling album is Neo Zone: The 2nd Album, released in 2020, with 784.3k total sales!

13. Lim Changjung

Sales: 2.63 million

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Lim Changjung debuted in 1995, and has 22 total albums released. His best-selling album is White, released in 2000, with 560.2k total sales!

12. BIGBANG

Sales: 3.26 million

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BIGBANG debuted in 2006, and has 32 total albums released. Their best-selling album is the full MADE album, released in 2016, with 258.8k total sales!

11. TVXQ!

Sales: 3.31 million

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TVXQ! debuted in 2004, and has 46 total albums released. Their best-selling album is Mirotic, released in 2008, with 603.9k total sales!

10. GOT7

Sales: 3.49 million

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GOT7 debuted in 2014, and has 16 total albums released. Their best-selling album is Dye, released in 2020, with 444.6k total sales!

9. Shinhwa

Sales: 3.52 million

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Shinhwa debuted in 1997, and has 29 total albums released. Their best-selling album is Hey, Come On!, released in 2001, with 423.9k total sales!

8. SECHSKIES

Sales: 3.59 million

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SECHSKIES debuted in 1997, and has 13 total albums released. Their best-selling album is School Byeolgok, released in 1997, with 1.20 million total sales!

7. Wanna One

Sales: 3.62 million

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Wanna One debuted in 2017, and has 6 total albums released. Their best-selling album is 1×1=1(To Be One), released in 2017, with 799.7k total sales!

6. Super Junior

Sales: 4.09 million

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Super Junior debuted in 2005, and has 31 total albums released. Their best-selling album is Time_Slip, released in 2019, with 434.7k total sales!

5. SEVENTEEN

Sales: 5.03 million

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SEVENTEEN debuted in 2015, and has 17 total albums released. Their best-selling album is Heng:garae, released in 2020, with 1.21 million total sales!

4. G.O.D

Sales: 5.17 million

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G.O.D debuted in 1999, and has 12 total albums released. Their best-selling album is Chapter 3, released in 2000, with 1.82 million total sales!

3. Shin Seunghun

Sales: 10.26 million

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Shin Seunghun debuted in 1990, and has 14 total albums released. His best-selling album is After A Long Time, released in 1994, with 1.80 million total sales!

2. EXO

Sales: 10.27 million

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EXO debuted in 2012, and has 27 total albums released. Their best-selling album is Don’t Mess Up My Tempo, released in 2018, with 1.45 million total sales!

1. BTS

Sales: 21.36 million

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BTS debuted in 2013, and has 16 total albums released. Their best-selling album is Map of the Soul: 7, released in 2020, with 4.27 million total sales!