Hanteo Chart announces top-selling Korean groups, solo artists in 2nd half of 2020

Published January 24, 2021, 10:33 AM

by Jonathan Hicap

Hanteo Chart has revealed the top-selling albums released by Korean male and female groups, and male and female solo artists in the second half of 2020 covering the period July 1 to Dec. 31.

In the male group category, BTS’ “BE” album, released on Nov. 20, grabbed the No. 1 spot in album sales.

Here are the top five best-selling albums among male groups in the second half of 2020:

  1. BTS – “BE” – 2,343,709 copies sold
  2. Seventeen – “Semicolon” – 974,335
  3. NCT – “Resonance, Pt. 1” – 889,810
  4. BTS – “Skool Luv Affair: Special Addition” – 588,798
  5. NCT – “Resonance, Pt. 2” – 562,289

On the other hand, BLACKPINK’s “The Album” placed first among releases by female groups in the second half of last year.

Here are the top five top-selling albums for female groups in second half of 2020:

  1. BLACKPINK – “The Album” – 758,534
  2. IZ*ONE – “One-reeler / Act IV” – 378,443
  3. TWICE – “Wide Eyes Open” – 283,666
  4. BLACKPINK – “How You Like That” – 226,388
  5. Red Velvet’s Irene and Seulgi – “Monster” – 180,968

Top-selling albums for female solo artists in second half of 2020:

  1. Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon – “What Do I Call You” – 89,263
  2. Mamamoo’s Hwasa – 26,850
  3. Apink’s Eunji – 24,475
  4. Oh My Girl’s YooA – 20,710
  5. Apink’s Namjoo – 19,595

Top-selling albums for male solo artists in second half of 2020:

  1. Kim Ho-joong – “We Are Family” – 535,593
  2. Kang Daniel – 331,408
  3. EXO’s Kai – 299,332
 
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