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SEVENTEEN Turns into The First K-Pop Group To Obtain A Huge Yearly Gross sales Document

The yr isn’t even over but!

2023 has been an enormous yr for K-Pop album gross sales. Quite a few artists have damaged their very own previous gross sales data, in addition to K-Pop gross sales data as an entire, because the music style has change into extra well-liked worldwide.

K-Pop album gross sales over time | Circle Chart

After all, there was some controversy over whether or not these gross sales numbers are “natural” because of the excessive variety of photocards that some albums have, which encourage followers to purchase a number of albums. Nonetheless, it’s probably that even with out the drive to gather photocards, album gross sales would nonetheless be going up for a lot of K-Pop artists, particularly people who have seen an increase in reputation in current occasions resembling SEVENTEEN.

SEVENTEEN | Pledis Leisure

SEVENTEEN has already made gross sales data this yr with their FML album, breaking the previous report for first-day gross sales for an album (with 3,998,373 copies offered the primary day). It’s additionally now the best-selling K-Pop album ever, with over 6.23 million copies offered presently.

And now, the boy group has reached one more report that no different K-Pop artist has completed!

SEVENTEEN has change into the primary K-Pop artist to promote over 10 million albums in a single yr.

They completed this with a number of strategies. Earlier than FML was even launched, SEVENTEEN offered 1,000,000 albums from previous releases, which is an accomplishment all by itself. Then FML surpassed six million gross sales, after which Pledis Leisure reprinted a few of their previous albums to place again available on the market. Keen followers went on to buy at the least three million of those reprinted albums to succeed in the ten million albums offered mark.

| Pledis Leisure

Carats are extraordinarily happy with what SEVENTEEN has completed!

The yr isn’t even over but, and SEVENTEEN is ready to launch one other album earlier than 2023 is up, so it will likely be fascinating to see simply how excessive their annual album gross sales quantity will climb.


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