Though the fourth generation of K-Pop has only been around for just under four years, some artists that have debuted in that time have made extremely impressive sales numbers! Some, however, have risen above the rest, and in fact, just five groups have surpassed the one million album sales milestone. Here are all five of them!
5. THE BOYZ
THE BOYZ debuted on December 6, 2017 under Cre.ker Entertainment. Since then, they have released one full-length studio album, six EPs, and two single albums! Their most recent album, Thrill-ing, which was released on August 9 of this year, is their best-selling album to date, with over 615,000 total sales. Overall, THE BOYZ have sold 1,546,591 albums!
IZ*ONE, the only girl group on this list, debuted under Off The Record Entertainment and Swing Entertainment on October 29, 2018. Between then and their planned disbandment back in April of this year, the group released one full-length studio album and four EPs. Their best-selling album, Oneiric Diary, was released on June 15, 2020, and has sold nearly 570,000 total units! Overall, the girl group has made 1,672,669 album sales.
ATEEZ debuted on October 24, 2018 under KQ Entertainment, and since then, the group has released one full-length studio album, seven EPs, and one single album! Their current best-selling album is ZERO: FEVER Part.3, which came out just a few weeks ago on September 13 and has sold over 665,000 units. Including all of their Korean-language albums, ATEEZ has made 1,954,528 total album sales!
2. Stray Kids
Stray Kids debuted on March 25, 2018 under JYP Entertainment, and since then they have come out with two full-length studio albums, one reissued album, and seven EPs. Their best-selling album to date, NOEASY, was released on August 23 this year, and has sold nearly 1.13 million total units. With all of their albums combined, the group has sold 2,141,224 albums!
TXT debuted under BigHit Entertainment on March 4, 2019, and since then they have released two full-length studio albums, one reissued album, and three EPs. Their best-selling album so far is The Chaos Chapter: Freeze, which was released on May 31 this year and has sold a total of over 825,000 units. Overall, the group has made 2,225,225 album sales!