The 16 K-Pop Boy Groups That Sold The Most Albums In The Last 10 Years

Every group has sold an impressive amount.

Collecting sales data from 2011 to 2021, The JoongAng calculated the top twenty K-Pop groups that sold the most albums in the past ten years. While only four girl groups made the list, here are the sixteen boy groups that also sold an impressive amount of albums.

16. TREASURE — 1,136,993

Gaining love from their survival show, YG Entertainment‘s rookie boy group TREASURE has kept fans wanting more as they improve with every release.


15. VIXX — 1,437,695

Not only has VIXX beat the seven-year curse by recently celebrating their tenth anniversary, but the group has also found success in their individual activities.

VIXX | @RealVIXX/Twitter

14. ASTRO — 1,521,622

Whether they’re acting, trying out new sub-units, or being their funny selves, the boys of ASTRO have kept fans interested with their fun music and lovable personalities.

ASTRO | @ASTRO_Staff/Twitter

13. NU’EST — 1,850,641

Although NU’EST disbanded when reaching ten years together, the group held a special place in fans’ hearts as they followed the group’s skyrocketing success.


12. ENHYPEN — 2,509,729

After also gaining love on a survival show, ENHYPEN has kept the momentum going with fresh comebacks that keeps fans coming back—along with new ones.


11. THE BOYZ — 2,552,987

After taking the crown on Road to Kingdom, IST Entertainment‘s THE BOYZ has gained a solid fanbase for their talents.


10. ATEEZ — 2,593,083

Like THE BOYZ, KQ Entertainment‘s ATEEZ also gained attention on Kingdom: Legendary War and caught the interest of even more fans eager for their unique concepts.

ATEEZ | @ATEEZofficial/Twitter

9. MONSTA X — 3,139,226

Between constantly putting out comebacks or touring the world, MONSTA X keeps fans on their toes and ready to support them.

MONSTA X | @OfficialMonstaX/Twitter

8. TXT — 3,332,307

Although HYBE‘s group TXT has only reached their third year since debut, the group has become a force to be reckoned with for trying out concepts no one else could pull off.

TXT | @TXT_members/Twitter

7. Wanna One — 3,646,766

The project group from season two of Produce 101 was so popular that the group reunited in 2021 and even released a single that left fans thankful for gathering everyone together again.

Wanna One | @WannaOne_twt/Twitter

6. GOT7 — 4,105,009

Even though the GOT7 members left JYP Entertainment and have been focusing on their individual activities, that hasn’t stopped the group from coming together for their fancon HOMECOMING with I GOT 7 and teasing their comeback.

GOT7 | @bambam1a/Instagram

5. Stray Kids — 4,562,267

After taking the crown on Kingdom: Legendary War, Stray Kids’ fame skyrocketed to even higher heights and welcomed fans who love their experimental and unique sound.

Stray Kids | @Stray_Kids/Twitter

4. SEVENTEEN — 10,201,354

After renewing their contracts at the seven-year mark, SEVENTEEN has kept delivering music true to themselves that continues to resonate with millions of fans.

SEVENTEEN | @pledis_17/Twitter

3. EXO — 14,443,618

With ten years under their belts, EXO has maintained a solid fanbase the entire time, cheering them on for every new venture and comeback.

EXO | @weareoneEXO/Twitter

2. NCT — 15,773,729

With NCT 127, WayV, and NCT Dream as fixed groups under the NCT umbrella, the group has so many different talents and personalities that there’s something for every fan.

NCT | @NCTsmtown/Twitter

1. BTS — 32,783,223

As one of the most well-known boy groups, BTS has such a far reach that millions upon millions of fans support them.

BTS | @bts_bighit/Twitter
Source: Korea Daily