On Sept. 1, Hanteo Chart has unveiled the Top 10 best-selling albums for August 2021, and Stray Kids, The Boyz, TXT, and more made it to the list. Want to know which K-pop group achieved the most sales? Then, continue reading!
Stray Kids NOEASY is the Best-Selling Album by a K-pop Artist on Hanteo Chart in August 2021
Based on Hanteo's monthly album chart for August, Stray Kids' "NOEASY" topped the rankings after selling more than 700,000 copies in the past month.
To be precise, "NOEASY" sold a total of 711,888 copies in August 2021. This sales figure was counted for only nine days (from Aug. 23 to 31), which makes the achievement more notable.
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In the first week since Stray Kids' "NOEASY" was released, over 640,000 copies were already sold, according to Hanteo Chart. It is nearly thrice the first-week sales of the group's previous album "IN LIFE" (233,381 copies).
The "NOEASY" first-week sales record is now the seventh-highest this 2021 and the 20th highest in Hanteo history, following the albums from BTS, SEVENTEEN, NCT Dream, EXO, Baekhyun, BLACKPINK, and NCT.
The Boyz THRILL-ING is the Second Best-Selling Album by a K-pop Artist on Hanteo Chart in August 2021
The album that recorded the second-highest sales on the Hanteo Chart in August 2021 is The Boyz's "THRILL-ING," which was released on Aug. 9.
According to Hanteo, "THRILL-ING" sold a total of 586,068 copies in the previous month. In the first week since the album was dropped, it already surpassed 500,000 copies.
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After selling a total of 523,630 copies from Aug. 9 to 15, The Boyz's "THRILL-ING" now holds the record for the eighth-highest first-week sales of any K-pop boy group in Hanteo history, coming behind BTS, SEVENTEEN, NCT Dream, EXO, NCT, TXT, and X1.
Moreover, the "THRILL-ING" first-week sales figure more than double The Boyz's previous first-week sales record of 212,666 achieved by their 2020 album "CHASE."
TXT The Chaos Chapter FIGHT OR ESCAPE is the Third Best-Selling Album by a K-pop Artist on Hanteo Chart in August 2021
The third-highest monthly sales on the Hanteo Chart for August 2021 was recorded by TXT's "The Chaos Chapter: FIGHT OR ESCAPE," which was dropped on Aug. 17.
Hanteo revealed that TXT's repackaged album sold 495,177 copies in the past month, a total of 483,911 copies of which were shipped in the first week of sales.
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TXT's "The Chaos Chapter: FIGHT OR ESCAPE" currently holds the third-highest first-week sales record of any repackaged album in Hanteo history.
Although the figure is over 100,000 copies less than the first-week sales obtained by TXT's "The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE," which recorded more than 600,000 copies in less than a week, it is impressively high for a repackaged album.
These are the Top 10 Best-Selling Album on Hanteo Chart in August 2021:
- Stray Kids "NOEASY" - 711,888 copies
- The Boyz "THRILL-ING" - 586,068 copies
- TXT "The Chaos Chapter: FIGHT OR ESCAPE" - 495,177 copies
- ASTRO "SWITCH ON" - 292,791 copies
- Red Velvet "Queendom" - 218,293 copies
- Golden Child "GAME CHANGER" - 136,473 copies
- CRAVITY " WRITTEN IN THE STARS" - 114,139 copies
- CIX "'OK' Prologue : Be OK" - 111,761 copies
- EXO D.O. "Empathy" - 105,690 copies
- ONF "POPPING" - 96,872 copies
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Written by Mhaliya Scott