These Are The Top 10 3rd Gen Male K-Pop Groups With The Most Album Sales Each Year From 2015 To Now

How have popular group album sales changed over time?

The 3rd generation of K-Pop has been one of the most successful and increasingly popular generations of the genre so far, and the album sales that the most successful groups have had show just that. While as recently as 2015 only a few groups were reaching 1 million sales, this year most of the top 10 best-selling groups have reached well over that! This is a list of the top 10 3rd generation male K-Pop groups with highest album sales from each year, accumulatively. Check it out below to see how the most popular groups have changed over time!

2015

10. MONSTA X (85.9k sales)

9. WINNER (87.6k sales)

8. iKON (156.7k sales)

7. SEVENTEEN (181k sales)

6. BTOB (237.8k sales)

5. GOT7 (410.5k sales)

4. B.A.P (566k sales)

3. VIXX (801.7k sales)

2. BTS (895.4k sales)

1. EXO (4.78 million sales)

2016

10. WINNER (170.3k sales)

9. iKON (184.7k sales)

8. MONSTA X (287k sales)

7. BTOB (339.1k sales)

6. B.A.P (712k sales)

5. SEVENTEEN (777.3k sales)

4. GOT7 (829.3k sales)

3. VIXX (1.13 million sales)

2. BTS (2.38 million sales)

1. EXO (6.74 million sales)

2017

10. NCT (513.2k sales)

9. BTOB (516.1k sales)

8. MONSTA X (646.9k sales)

7. B.A.P (811.3k sales)

6. VIXX (1.26 million sales)

5. Wanna One (1.38 million sales)

4. SEVENTEEN (1.53 million sales)

3. GOT7 (1.56 million sales)

2. BTS (5.22 million sales)

1. EXO (8.96 million sales)

2018

10. B.A.P (811.4k sales)

9. NU’EST (966.9k sales)

8. MONSTA X (1.06 million sales)

7. VIXX (1.36 million sales)

6. NCT (1.37 million sales)

5. GOT7 (2.42 million sales)

4. SEVENTEEN (2.63 million sales)

3. Wanna One (3.67 million sales)

2. BTS  (10.34 million sales)

1. EXO (11.37 million sales)

2019

10. Stray Kids (1.00 million sales)

9. VIXX (1.36 million sales)

8. NU’EST (1.46 million sales)

7. MONSTA X (1.56 million sales)

6. NCT (2.14 million sales)

5. GOT7 (3.03 million sales)

4. SEVENTEEN (3.65 million sales)

3. Wanna One (3.68 million sales)

2. EXO (12.2 million sales)

1. BTS (16.56 million sales)

2020 (so far)

10. Stray Kids (1.03 million sales)

9. VIXX (1.36 million sales)

8. NU’EST (1.68 million sales)

7. MONSTA X (1.75 million sales)

6. GOT7 (3.42 million sales)

5. Wanna One (3.68 million sales)

4. SEVENTEEN (3.75 million sales)

3. NCT (3.95 million sales)

2. EXO (12.21 million sales)

1. BTS (21.18 million sales)

To watch the full breakdown, check out the YouTube video here:

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