Looking at these numbers, you can see that not all K-Pop groups can maintain their sales performance through each comeback.
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Being a K-Pop fan, you often see lists of albums with the highest sales. But what about those with the lowest sales? Most idol groups' debut album will be their lowest-selling one, as they were obviously less popular in their first days, but that's not always the case, though. Let's take a look at the lowest sales album in the career of the 15 best-sellers.
(Japanese albums, reissued/repackaged albums, and compilation albums are not included)
15. Stray Kids
The lowest-selling album from Stray Kids was 'I Am Not', released on March 26, 2018 with the title track 'District 9', but it still managed to sell 159.3k copies.
The lowest-selling album from BLACKPINK was 'How You Like That', released on July 17, 2020 with the title track 'How You Like That', but it still managed to sell 306.9k copies.
13. MONSTA X
The lowest-selling album from MONSTA X was 'Trespass', released on May 14, 2015 with the title track 'Trespass', but it still managed to sell 37.0k copies.
The lowest-selling album from IZ*ONE was 'COLOR*IZ', released on October 29, 2018 with the title track 'La Vie en Rose', but it still managed to sell 282.8k copies.
11. NCT 127
The lowest-selling album from NCT 127 was 'NCT #127', released on July 10, 2016 with the title track 'Fire Truck', but it still managed to sell 136.6k copies.
10. Wanna One
The lowest-selling album from Wanna One was '1÷x=1 (Undivided)', released on June 4, 2018 with the title track 'Light', but it still managed to sell 644.8k copies.
The lowest-selling album from BIGBANG was 'Always', released on August 16, 2007 with the title track 'Lies', but it still managed to sell 122.7k copies.
The lowest-selling album from GOT7 was 'Got It?', released on January 20, 2014 with the title track 'Girls Girls Girls', but it still managed to sell 64.1k copies.
The lowest-selling album from SHINee was 'Romeo', released on May 25, 2009 with the title track 'Juliette', but it still managed to sell 29.6k copies.
6. Girls’ Generation
The lowest-selling album from Girls’ Generation was 'Gee', released on January 7, 2009 with the title track 'Gee', but it still managed to sell 100.0k copies.
5. Super Junior
The lowest-selling album from Super Junior was 'Twins', released on December 5, 2005 with the title track 'Twins (Knock Out)', but it still managed to sell 124.3k copies.
The lowest-selling album from SEVENTEEN was '17 Carat', released on May 29, 2015 with the title track 'Adore U', but it still managed to sell 108.1k copies.
The lowest-selling album from TWICE was 'The Story Begins', released on October 20, 2015 with the title track 'Like Ooh-Ahh', but it still managed to sell 214.4k copies.
The lowest-selling album from EXO was 'For Life', released on December 19, 2016 with the title track 'For Life', but it still managed to sell 442.6k copies.
The lowest-selling album from BTS was 'O.RUL8,2?', released on September 11, 2013 with the title track 'N.O', but it still managed to sell 343.7k copies.