The album sales of the big 4 entertainment companies in the first half of 2021 were revealed.
According to the Gaon Chart from January to June 2021, SM Entertainment sold the most album copies among the big 4 labels. SM Entertainment sold a total of 9,238,118 copies, while HYBE came in the second selling 5,862,156 copies. JYP Entertainment sold 1,546,355 copies and YG Entertainment sold 1,384,044 copies.
Under the HYBE label, Big Hit Entertainment sold 3,383,310 copies, Pledis Entertainment sold 1,745,945 copies, BELIFT Lab sold 730,663 copies and Source Music sold a total of 2,238 copies.
SM Entertainment's best-selling artist was NCT Dream, selling 3,390,828 copies. HYBE's best-selling artist was BTS with a total sales of 2,403,862 copies. JYP Entertainment's best-selling artist was TWICE (630,942 copies) and YG Entertainment's best-selling artist was BLACKPINK (877,659 copies).