2022 K-POP annual album chart top ten BTS won | K-Pop | BTS | SEVENTEEN

[The Epoch Times, January 22, 2023](Comprehensive report by Epoch Times reporter Le Huixuan) The CIRCLE CHART 2022 annual album rankings have been released recently. Among them, BTS has a stable sales volume with the selection album “Proof”. Topping the list, Seventeen has two albums on the list, and BLACKPINK is the girl group with the highest sales in the top ten.

Korean popular boy group SEVENTEEN attended the 8th Gaon Chart K-POP Awards red carpet profile photo. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

According to the CIRCLE CHART 2022 Album Chart Yearly data, the first place is well-deserved to go to the BTS, both in group and individual activities have refreshed the record in the history of Korean K-POP. The best-selling album “Proof” released in June last year ranked first in the best-selling album list in 2022 with a sales volume of 3,482,598 copies. This is the last album before BTS announced the suspension of group activities.

With this album, they won the Album of the Year at the Mnet Asian Music Awards, the Record Award at the Golden Disk Awards, the MAMA “Grand Award” and the Album of the Year Award, the Best Album Award at the 32nd Seoul Music Awards, and more.

Stray Kids’ seventh mini-album “MAXIDENT” released on October 7 last year ranked second with sales of 3,176,233. In the first week of the album’s release, the album once again refreshed its initial sales record with 2,185,013 copies on the Hanteo chart, and topped the chart’s weekly chart, Gaon’s retail album chart, and Gaon’s weekly album chart. Million sales” honored singer.

The third place is SEVENTEEN’s fourth official Korean album “Face the Sun” released on May 27, with a sales volume of 2,867,353 copies. From June 13th, for the first time in the “Billboard 200” list album for seven consecutive weeks, setting its own record in the list. On July 8, the album was certified “Double Platinum” by the Recording Association of Japan, and it is also the first time that SEVENTEEN has won double platinum with a Korean album.

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The fourth is BLACKPINK’s 4th regular album “BORN PINK”, with sales of 2,522,941 copies. This album became the first Korean girl group whose sales exceeded 2 million copies in the first week, and successfully topped the “Billboard 200” album ranking, becoming the first girl group to top the list after 14 years.

A file photo of the popular Korean girl group BLACKPINK attending the 2022 MTV VMA Awards Ceremony held in the United States. (Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for MTV/Paramount Global)

NCT DREAM ranked fifth with sales of 2,095,544 copies of their 2nd regular album ‘Glitch Mode’. On April 5 last year, the title song “Glitch Mode” of the album with the same name had 158,171 listeners, breaking through Ridin’s daily list and becoming the most listened song by itself. NCT DREAM won the “Grand Prize” at the 32nd Seoul Music Awards, which is the first time since its debut to win the “Grand Prize”.

The sixth place, NCT 127’s fourth regular album “Gallop (2 Baddies)” released on September 16 last year, sold 1,825,170 copies. The seventh is TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s 4th mini-album “minisode 2: Thursday`s Child” released on May 9 last year, with sales of 1,806,679 copies.

Eighth place, the girl group aespa released its second mini-album “Girls” on July 8 last year, with sales of 1,803,050 copies. On September 16, the MV of the album’s title song “Girls” exceeded 100 million views after 70 days, becoming aespa’s fourth MV to exceed 100 million views.

Ninth place, Stray Kids returned with their sixth mini-album “ODDINARY” on March 18 last year, with sales of 1,762,168. This album is also the first album to enter the “Billboard 200” and “Top Album Sales” charts for the first time last year. After BTS and SuperM, this is the third group among K-POP artists to top the Billboard 200.

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The tenth place is the girl group IVE’s 3rd single “After LIKE”, which has only debuted for more than a year, with sales of 1,652,402 copies. The MV for the title song “After LIKE” of the same name of the album exceeded 100 million views in 35 days. IVE won the fourth Newcomer Award, TOP10, Best Girl Group, and Song of the Year Award at the Melon Music Awards (MMA); won the Female Idol Category Award at the 2023 Korea No. 1 Brand Awards; on December 31, debuted on NHK Red and white song battle. US Billboard employees voted the TOP 25 best K-Pop songs in 2022, and IVE’s “LOVE DIVE” and “After LIKE” were selected as the second and 21st respectively.

Editor in charge: Liang Mengzhu

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