Korea’s representative popular music chart Gaon Chart released 10-year cumulative album data.
On January 10, Gaon Chart released data that summarized the total album sales from January 2011 to November 2021 based on singers who debuted after 2011.
The best-selling female artist was TWICE with 7,299,094 copies.
The best-selling male artist was BTS. According to Gaon Chart, BTS sold a total of 32,783,223 albums.
In the solo category, Girls’ Generation Taeyeon recorded the highest number among female solo artists with 1,051,567 copies. EXO Baekhyun was named the best-selling male solo artist after selling 2,657,711 albums.
There were a total of 10 teams (3 soloists, 7 groups) that surpassed the cumulative sales of 1 million copies. A total of 7 teams (1 soloist, 6 groups) sold over 2 million copies, 3 teams sold over 3 million copies, 2 teams sold over 4 million copies and 3 teams sold over 10 million copies.