The Top 10 Best-Selling K-Pop Rookies That Debuted This Year

They’re all boy groups!

As 2023 starts to come to a close, we can look back on the year and all of the great new K-Pop music that has been released. If 2022 was a year for new girl groups, then this year was definitely the year for boy groups to make a comeback! Both big and small labels debuted brand new boy groups over the last several months, and some of them have already been quite successful. These are the 10 best-selling K-Pop groups that debuted in 2023, all of which happen to be boy groups!

10. LUN8

| Fantagio

LUN8 debuted on June 15, and have released one album (the mini-album CONTINUE?) since then. To date, they’ve made 79.9k album sales!

9. 8TURN

8TURN debuted on February 6, and have released two albums (the mini-albums 8TURNRISE and UNCHARTED DRIFT) since then. To date, they’ve made 96.6k album sales!

8. FANTASY BOYS

FANTASY BOYS debuted on September 22, and have released one album (the mini-album NEW TOMORROW) since then. To date, they’ve made 112.4k album sales!

7. n.SSign

| n.CH Entertainment

n.SSign debuted on August 9, and have released one album (the mini-album BIRTH OF COSMO) since then. To date, they’ve made 220.4k album sales!

6. EVNNE

| Jellyfish Entertainment

EVNNE debuted on September 19, and have released one album (the mini-album Target: ME) since then. To date, they’ve made 263.9k album sales!

5. xikers

| KQ Entertainment

xikers debuted on March 30, and have released two albums (the mini-albums HOUSE OF TRICKY: Doorbell Ringing and HOUSE OF TRICKY: How To Play) since then. To date, they’ve made 403.1k album sales!

4. PLAVE

| VLAST

PLAVE debuted on April 4, and have released two albums (the single album ASTERUM and the mini-album ASTERUM: The Shape of Things to Come) since then. To date, they’ve made 403.2k album sales!

3. BOYNEXTDOOR

| KOZ Entertainment

BOYNEXTDOOR debuted on May 30, and have released two albums (the single album WHO! and the mini-album WHY..) since then. To date, they’ve made 746.6k album sales!

2. RIIZE

| SM Entertainment

RIIZE debuted on September 4, and have released one album (the single album Get A Guitar) since then. To date, they’ve made 1.06 million album sales!

1. ZEROBASEONE

| WAKEONE

ZEROBASEONE debuted on July 10, and have released two albums (the mini-albums YOUTH IN THE SHADE and MELTING POINT) since then. To date, they’ve made 3.83 million album sales!