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Posted by lee-top803 pts Thursday, May 6, 2021

Best-Selling Korean Solo Artists in the first quarter of 2021

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A few idols in K-pop groups are thriving in the music market as solo artists as well. Amazingly the third generation saw a boom in amazing idol soloists. 


Here are the 5 best-selling Korean Soloists in 2021 (album sales) to date:

1. Baekhyun 

   EXO's member, and a known soloist, Byun Baekhyun, with his latest album selling over 1M copies, Baekhyun has now earned the title of “double million-seller.” He has sold over 1M copies in 2021 only!

2. Rosé

   BlackPink's Member Rosé recently debuted as a solo artist with her debut album -R- with the lead single On The Ground. She has sold over 560K copies in 2021 only, making her the best-selling female Korean soloist of 2021 to date. Not only that, she is the first female soloist to surpass 500K sales for an album since BoA's No.1 back in 2002.

3. IU 

  IU each comeback attains her personal new record of the sales. No surprise she did that again with her new album Lilac. IU has sold over 405K copies in 2021 alone, making her in the top 3 best-selling Korean Soloists of 2021 so far.

4. Kang Daniel 

   The former member of Wanna One, Kang Daniel recently released his fourth mini-album Yellow, with the lead single Antidote. To date, he has sold over 318K copies in 2021.

5. U-Know

   Jung Yun-Ho, known as U-Know or Yunho, a member of the pop duo TVXQ, released his 2nd Mini Album Noir in 2021. He is the 3rd best-selling Korean Male Solo Artist in 2021, 1st quarter. He has sold over 201K copies in 2021 only.

  1. BLACKPINK
  2. Rose
  3. EXO
  4. Baekhyun
  5. IU
  6. TVXQ
  7. Yunho
  8. Wanna One
  9. Kang Daniel
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jenlvr
jenlvr243 pts Thursday, May 6, 2021 0
Thursday, May 6, 2021

Rosé is the best!! and jennie still being on the list even though she debuted 3 years ago is queen behavior!

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stanredvelvett
stanredvelvett29 pts Thursday, May 6, 2021 0
Thursday, May 6, 2021

Taeyeon my king

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