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Posted by GhostWriter AKP STAFF 25 days ago

Who topped the charts for album sales, digital points, YouTube views, and Naver search rankings in 2018?

As it is 2019 now, cumulative data for 2018 is being released. Check out the charts below to see who topped the charts for album sales, digital points, YouTube views, and Naver search rankings in 2018.

First up is Gaon's cumulative album sales for artists in 2018. To no one's surprise, BTS tops the chart. TWICE and Red Velvet are the only girl groups on the chart.

Next up is the chart for Gaon's cumulative points for digital singles in 2018. BTS once again tops this chart. Many people may have not heard of Melomance but they released multiple singles that topped the charts in 2018.

Next up is the chart for the cumulative views on YouTube in 2018. To no one's surprise, BTS tops this chart as well. Momoland also had a strong year on YouTube as they're ranked 4th.

Finally, we have Naver's cumulative keyword searches for 2018. BTS makes a clean sweep and tops all 4 charts. The new 'Produce 48' group IZ*ONE is ranked 7th.

Source: @IEofgroup

  1. Black Pink
  2. (Bangtan Boys) BTS
  3. EXO
  4. GOT7
  5. MAMAMOO
  6. MONSTA X
  7. NCT 127
  8. Red Velvet
  9. Seventeen
  10. TWICE
  11. Wanna One
  12. GAON
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Indri_hapsari 25 days ago 11
25 days ago

Twice n bts literally lead the 3rd gen so far..i cant wait for itzy n txt

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PinKookiE 25 days ago 10
25 days ago

No doubt abut BTS but Twice??.. thats debatable when there´s Blackpink

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Kappei 25 days ago 8
25 days ago

Come on. You can't deny the fact that except for Youtube views, Blackpink is nowhere near Twice's level

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Nina14red 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

I personally don't like TWICE'S music and I'm all for BP, but TWICE is definitely leading the pack with girl groups. They are this generations SNSD and hold their own against the flock of boy groups that are dominating. BP needs more music and time to grow. YouTube views are great and a wonderful achievement BUT their musical catalog doesn't even come close to what other groups have put out. They need to do more than tour the world with just 9-10 songs before we can honestly start saying they dominate with their music. They dominate with views, but not much else.

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changminbaby 25 days ago 12
25 days ago

where are those haters that said BTS dont deserve to be one of the top 5 boy groups in KPOP history?? they were busy in the other article talking shit, liking their degrading comments and disliking good comments about BTS so petty.

do you know why they are doing well?? because you guys keep talking badly about them keep embarrassing yourself


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Fan_from_India 25 days ago 5
25 days ago

Leave them. I read few posts and was like wow!!!! I could sense the hatred

Sad isnt it.....I can never understand why are BTS hated this much? I mean they are young and simple boys just creating music while have fun and creating, breaking records. Their competition is with themselves.

At the end its us fans who are benefiting from their music. Also we real ARMYs have to beware coz there are few folks who pretend to be ARMYs and in one article they write great stuff and the next article they are downright mean and then the wave of accusations-explanations are exchanged. Its sickening. Best not to indulge in any dialogue with them. Its clear they need help

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changminbaby 25 days ago 4
25 days ago

i wasnt about to call them out but lately there is a lot of hate its surprising,i open one article not related to bts then i find them shading bts, then i open the article of top 5 kpop groups i see they only have a problem about bts, do you know why they hate bts?? they are simply jealous they think if they shade bts their favorite will rise up which is ridiculious, take competition aside people need to not forget their morals and how to be a decent human, its indeed sickening i hope they get well soon they dont look fine

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D_Liam 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

people just like to hate on them for no reason. They are the top of current generation and deserve to be on the list. That what people say about TVXQ back in the days as well, and now look at people complaining they weren't on the list. if you are on top, people will always find ways to hate you

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DennisMPerry (Banned) 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

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Kokokohei 25 days ago 2
25 days ago

TWICE is literally the most successful girl group right now omg.

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MidnightKpop 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

It can be argued that they are the most successful kpop girl group of all time. Wait two more years and it will be definitive.

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AllenRHarding (Banned) 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

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DelightGalaxy 25 days ago 7
25 days ago

bts on the top!!

this shows that they are a succesfull group. not just by the views...

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ratmonster 25 days ago 5
25 days ago

unlike blackpink, bts excell in more than youtube views

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smfhlmfao 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Yup. You took the words out of my mouth lol, but props the blinks that are streaming to their hearts content lol.

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wotad 25 days ago 3
25 days ago

BP first album did 230k with 4 song's and if they released more albums a year would win digitally.. you guys keep trying.

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Awesomeness1111 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

This also shows the limits of youtube views.. obviously having lots of views is a big deal.. but even though momoland are quite succesful they are no where near exo, red velvet, ikon, Got7 et

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rania4 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

BTS topping all. Good job 👏.

Edit: And with a great margin!

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darkangel452 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Congrats to the artists who made the list!

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JosephTS 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Twice did really well this year,having passion and working hard really works! Congrats to all artists who were included in these lists✌️👏

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eriohadae 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Ahh look at Twice !! They're doing so great uwu

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August_D 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

BTS on top.I mean did yall even doubt them? They're BornToSlay lol.Also not at Twice being the best selling GG physically, digitally and are the most reaserched. With their japanese albums sales, Twice are the 2nd best selling kpop group only after BTS. Their competition is not limited to GGs lol they top most BGs. Denying that these 2 groups are best of this generation is pure delusion. I hope that in 2019 too, they'll be able to have amazing results and also have a long rest because they deserve it for working so hard.

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jhwn557 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

WOWOWOW TWICE

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Mhizdarhmey 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

And someone will type with their wretched fingers that BTS is just a trend..... Okay they are a TREND that will be hard to overcome... They already rewrote and are still rewriting history.. When BTS achieves great things more...you all that are pressed will finally be crushed



LET'S GET IT KINGS!!!! 👏

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rrodriguez0309 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

TWICE and BTS like always! love them both....

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wonderboy47 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Wow Twice had a huge 2018! Still amazes me when I see their album sales. They are literally like a boy group. Also Got7 my babies did so well too! Holding their own! <3 Let's hit it big 2019!

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BunnyKookie97 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

OMG I AM SO PROUD OF BTS!!!!! This is really BTS and ARMY's year!!!!!!!!!!!! 2019 is going to be even better. Let's keep supporting our boys, FIGHTING!!!!!

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Waf_Niel 25 days ago 3
25 days ago

The above facts and figures are the proof that BTS is one of the top 5 boy groups in KPOP history. Where are the haters? Why are they not coming to this page? Army, that's all we have to do. Just slap them with numbers :P

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Fan_from_India 25 days ago 2
25 days ago

Did you go through that article? Its sick isnt it? The amount of hatred towards BTS. I just read few posts and left that page. Not worth it. Dont want to start my day with toxic posts. Hence came here coz I was sure would find comments from real ARMYs.

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Waf_Niel 25 days ago 1
25 days ago

I always started my day with amazing news on BTS in *twitter* and *soompi* first. Then only I will go to *allkpop and I am loving all the downvotes that BTS get in here...it shows how pressed these haters are :D

Babe, did u get the ticket for this saturday? I got one and can't wait!

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Fan_from_India 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Yeah true that. Even I go through twitter, soompi & then come here 😀

I read comments from Real ARMYs & feel happy

In India the movie’s releasing next week coz we have have major Indian Star movies releasing on 26th. We all are eagerly waiting. Also I bought few merchandises of BTS. Am gonna gift it to the Freshers (Engineer Graduates who passed out recently) who have joined my Organisation. Am waiting for it to be delivered. Can imagine how happy these young ARMYs will be

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numberoneexofan 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

congrats bts

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Queen_Sana 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

So proud of my Girls Twice and Kings BTS :)

And congrats to all others too this is huge and super happy for Nu'est W they are killing it right now and they have steady fan base no scandals from them there fans are mature fandom to learn from

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smie_04 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

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NeMoWorld47 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Nothing suprising there, BTS did a good job last year. I will miss Wanna One ㅠㅠ

It's nice to see IU in the ranking.

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ratmonster 25 days ago 2
25 days ago

and people say bts aren’t huge in korea... makes me laugh


also it’s very nice to see monsta x and nct 127 here. monsta x had a great year last year, very excited to see where 2019 takes them.

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flop_plz_stop 25 days ago 1
25 days ago

HASN'T BEEN SAID IN A REALLY FUCKING LONG TIME BUT GO OFF I GUESS...

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ratmonster 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

You should maybe read the comments in the “netizens debate who are the top 5 boy groups in history “ article. lol

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unibias 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

congrats to BTS and TWICE !

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mxisluv 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

ARMYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!! 😍😍

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streamepiphany 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Dang;;;; BTS and Twice keep outsellling!!

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Twice_No1 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Twice is ❤️

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smie_04 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Feel OJ while reading this.., BTS topped it all borahae bangtan boys <3

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botmy 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

:)

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nmt11 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

BlackPink fans kept mentioning that BP is stronger than Twice in digital, so for a while I thought it was the case, but it turns out it just failed rummors.

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D_Liam 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

that's explain why BTS has been getting so much hate. it's cause they are top chart. Suprise they topped the digital charts as well.

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caribbeangal 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Congrats BTS and Twice!


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darkangel452 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Yaas BTS! that sweep is sexy!

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Kpop_Twice 24 days ago 0
24 days ago

BTS X Army and TWICE X Once.....2019 is yours!!

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Blue1 25 days ago 2
25 days ago

Am I the only one who never heard of Melomance before?...

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botmy 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

might be bcs they are not idol grp but duo

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myma 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Melomance is for the other part of the Korean music market that this site tends to ignore - the ballad / karaoke side. Also includes Paul Kim and Nilo and Shaun and all them. This other part actually sells just as much as the kpop idol side, but does not have rabid online fans. The only news on this site will be if they happen to accidentally block a PAK for an idol group, then -whoosh- the anti comments.

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Ultimate_Keio 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Great to see NU'EST W & MAMAMOO up there!!!

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pink_oracle 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Fan girls are much better at promoting and supporting their faves. Its just how it is.

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Awesomeness1111 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

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Kryshaun 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Here we go.

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hiroonakamura 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

why do you have a CUMULATIVE singles chart though lol.

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nymeria24 24 days ago 0
24 days ago

wow imagine if BP have two comebacks for year, YG it is a fool

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whatever101 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

TLDR


BTS vs BTS vs BTS vs BTS


we love variety in our charts!!! its seriously working out great in Japan with the same group taking the no.1 thru 5 spots on the year end charts for the last TEN YEARS the industry DEFINITELY hasnt gone to shit since then :D







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SandraScarlet 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

2018 blackpink. Only a single mini album, 4 songs, no full album, still managed to be part of 3 out of 4 top 10 list.

Excuse me, I need to cry.

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viribiri_bambam 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

CONGRATS BLACKPINK!!!! QUEENS with only a comeback did this <3

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Stopudelulu (Banned) 25 days ago 7
25 days ago

and stupid salty eggshits said bts shouldn't be in the top5 best group of the century.


No one cares abt that overated exoflop except for the illiterate fans from the sea poor coubtries

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xuiminismarksdad 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Exo and bts are both amazing.

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Mhizdarhmey 25 days ago 5
25 days ago

I know you are mad over how stupid people degrades bts achievements but please be less harsh.... They are hardworking artists too... They just happen to have brainless fans

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sandybee3 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Funny how some people try to downplay BLACKPINK. BP having these numbers with just 9 songs is impressive and shows they don't need tons of comebacks to stay relevant and have the public interest. The list isn't surprising if we go by facts. BTS and Twice are both good in physical and digital sales plus had way more comebacks and therefore content to combine. Using common sense should tell you that BLACKPINK ain't far behind BTS and Twice when it comes to popularity and People should stop downplaying BP.

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wotad 25 days ago 5
25 days ago

if BP released more then 1 album a year they would top digital and be top 10 physical but oh well.

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Indri_hapsari 25 days ago 3
25 days ago

Nope..yg know bp's fans only like youtube views..

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sandybee3 25 days ago 2
25 days ago

BP had the highest debut album sales for a GG what are you talking about lol.

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Awesomeness1111 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

That is honestly really hard to tell.. BP creates and gets a lot of hype due to their few (but good) comebacks.. releasing more content could mean that each new release gets less attention..


Same can be applied to Twice ... They already do really well but if they had less comebacks maybe each one would receive even more love

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