The 15 Biggest K-Pop Album Debuts On Spotify In 2022

Four were by soloists!

The past twelve months of 2022 have given us many K-Pop comebacks, some of which have done incredibly well in terms of sales and streams. The year has been full of some major new debuts as well as long-awaited comebacks, and there has been something for pretty much any K-Pop fan to enjoy! Some albums had a particularly successful debut on Spotify, earning tens of millions (or more) streams within the first week after release. These were the 15 K-Pop albums with the biggest first-week streaming numbers on Spotify in 2022, as well as what their streaming data looks like currently.

15. Girls by aespa

Released on July 8 with 9 tracks, Girls accumulated a total of 18.3 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 414.0 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “Black Mamba” with 157.9 million streams.

14. Sector 17 by SEVENTEEN

Released on July 18 with 13 tracks, Sector 17 accumulated a total of 18.4 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 317.7 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “HOT” with 85.7 million streams.

13. Dimension : Answer by ENHYPEN

Released on January 10 with 11 tracks, Dimension : Answer accumulated a total of 19.0 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 465.6 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “Polaroid Love” with 153.3 million streams.

12. Antifragile by LE SSERAFIM

Released on October 17 with 5 tracks, Antifragile accumulated a total of 20.2 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 117.2 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “Antifragile” with 80.1 million streams.

11. PSY 9th by PSY

Released on April 29 with 12 tracks, PSY 9th accumulated a total of 20.4 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 164.5 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “That That” with 149.8 million streams.

10. Face the Sun by SEVENTEEN

Released on May 27 with 9 tracks, Face the Sun accumulated a total of 20.8 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 229.4 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “HOT” with 85.7 million streams.

9. IM NAYEON by Nayeon

Released on June 24 with 7 tracks, IM NAYEON accumulated a total of 23.6 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 208.5 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “POP!” with 137.8 million streams.

8. Minisode 2: Thursday’s Child by TXT

Released on May 9 with 5 tracks, Minisode 2: Thursday’s Child accumulated a total of 27.6 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 185.9 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “Good Boy Gone Bad” with 81.2 million streams.

7. Between 1&2 by TWICE

Released on August 26 with 7 tracks, Between 1&2 accumulated a total of 27.7 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 161.0 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “Talk that Talk” with 104.2 million streams.

6. MAXIDENT by Stray Kids

Released on October 7 with 8 tracks, MAXIDENT accumulated a total of 33.0 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 123.2 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “Case 143” with 46.4 million streams.

5. ODDINARY by Stray Kids

Released on March 18 with 7 tracks, ODDINARY accumulated a total of 37.1 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 320.9 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “MANIAC” with 142.0 million streams.

4. Jack in the Box by J-Hope

Released on July 15 with 10 tracks, Jack in the Box accumulated a total of 63.7 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 326.2 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “MORE” with 109.9 million streams.

3. Indigo by RM

Released on December 2 with 10 tracks, Indigo accumulated a total of 80.3 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 96.2 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “Wild Flower” with 25.6 million streams.

2. BORN PINK by BLACKPINK

Released on September 16 with 8 tracks, BORN PINK accumulated a total of 170.9 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 901.9 million streams, with its most-streamed song being “Pink Venom” with 330.7 million streams.

1. PROOF by BTS

Released on June 10 with 35 tracks, PROOF accumulated a total of 222.4 million streams in its first week on Spotify! At this time, it has 11.49 billion streams, with its most-streamed song being “Dynamite” with 1.55 billion streams.