While every K-Pop group tries to sell their albums well, not many can reach the milestone of a million copies sold. To get in this list, a group must sell 1 million copies or more with just 1 album. And in the history of K-Pop, there has been only 10 successful groups reaching this important milestone (only albums released in South Korea are counted).

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BTS is the group with the most of albums surpassing 1 million copies sold so far with 6 albums, followed by EXO with 5 albums. Meanwhile, Seo Taiji and Boys, H.O.T, Sechskies and Wanna One are rare names that reached the milestone in the first year of their debut.

Let’s take a look at the list of 10 K-Pop groups whose albums have sold over a million copies!

Seo Taiji and Boys (debuted in 1992)

“Seo Taiji and Boys” (1992) – 1,800,000 copies

“Seo Taiji and Boys II” (1993) – 2,200,000 copies

“Seo Taiji and Boys III” (1994) – 1,600,000 copies

“Seo Taiji and Boys IV” (1995) – 2,400,000 copies

Roo’ra (debuted in 1994)

“Angel with Lost Wings” (1995) – 1,600,000 copies

H.O.T (debuted in 1996)

“We Hate all Kinds of Violence” (1996) – 1,500,000 copies

“Wolf and Sheep” (1997) – 1,500,000 copies

“Resurrection” (1998) – 1,100,000 copies

“I Yah!” (1999) – 1,383,985 copies

Sechskies (debuted in 1997)

“School Byeolgok” (1997) – 1,200,000 copies

“Special Album” (1998) – 1,000,000 copies

g.o.d (debuted in 1999)

“Chapter 3: Lies” (2000) – 1,849,391 copies

“Chapter 4: Road” (2001) – 1,750,000 copies

EXO (debuted in 2012)

“XOXO” (2013) – 1,269,063 copies

“EXODUS” (2015) – 1,285,860 copies

“EX’ACT” (2016) – 1,187,681 copies

“The War” (2017) – 1,671,720 copies

“Don’t Mess Up My Tempo” (2018) – 1,967,290 copies

BTS (debuted in 2013)

“Wings” (2016) – 2,215,617 copies

“Love Yourself: Her” (2017) – 2,269,441 copies

“Love Yourself: Tear” (2018) – 2,258,016 copies

“Love Yourself: Answer” (2018) – 2,631,760 copies

“Map of the Soul: Persona” (2019) – 3,813,288 copies

“Map of the Soul: 7” (2020) – 4,265,627 copies

SEVENTEEN (debuted in 2015)

Heng:garae” (2020) – 1,235,859 copies

NCT 127 (debuted in 2016)

“Neo Zone” (2020) – 1,362,912 copies

Wanna One (debuted in 2017)

“1X1 =1 (To Be One)” (2017) – 1,454.23 copies