BTS is a K-pop star who has sold more than three million copies of the single. ‘Butter’It was the highest-selling South Korean record for that year in 2021.
Earlier today (January 7), the Gaon Music Chart – the South Korean equivalent of the Billboard charts – published its year-end Album Chart for 2021This article lists the top-selling physical releases of that year. BTS took the number one spot with ‘Butter’The book was a huge success in South Korea, where it sold almost three million copies.
Three SM Entertainment releases were also included in the top five.‘s NCT and its various sub-united. NCT 127‘s ‘Sticker’NCT Dream came in at number two with approximately 2.4 million copies, while NCT Dream came in at number three.‘s ‘Hot Sauce’With nearly 2.1 million in sales, it was number three. The NCT 2021 was launched in the meantime. ‘Universe’Album reached Number Five with an estimated 1.6 million copies.
SEVENTEEN, with their ninth mini-album rounding out the top 5, was also included. ‘Attacca’. The album landed at Number Four in the charts, and it has sold just over 2.05million copies.
EXO also made a notable appearance on the chart.‘s ‘Don’t Fight The Feeling’ (Number Seven with 1.32million), Stray Kids‘ ‘NOEASY’(Number Eight, with 1.3million) AND ENHYPEN‘s ‘Dimension : Dilemma’(Number 9 with 1.2million). TWICE was the highest-charting female act, placing at Number 19 ‘Formula Of Love: O+T=˂3’With 0.71million.
In related news, IU’s ‘Celebrity’ has emerged as the most popular song of 2021 in South Korea, according to the year-end Digital Chart. ‘Celebrity’, which has a score of over 888million, is only one of two IU releases to have made it to the chart’s Top Five, after is ‘Lilac’With a score of almost 702million, Number Four.