Friday, 15 January 2016

2015 Year End GAON Album Sales

TOP 25 Male Artists:
1) EXO: 1,174,514 [2.5]
2) BTS: 563,022 [2]
3) BIGBANG: 426,566 [4]
4) SHINee: 265,726 [1.5]
5) GOT7: 228,563 [2.5]
6) VIXX: 219,671 [2]
7) Super Junior: 271,507 [1.5+]
8) Seventeen: 175,522 [2]
9) Infinite: 166,826 [1+]
10) DBSK: 153,110
11) Xia Junsu: 139,403 [2.5]
12) iKON: 117,483 [1.5]
13) Jung Yong Hwa: 115,203
14) Super Junior E&D: 107,574 [1.5]
15) BTOB: 101,432 [2]
16) BAP: 98,276
17) Jonghyun: 96,425 [2]
18) B2ST: 90,986
19) Monsta X: 85,722 [2]
20) CN Blue: 84,116
21) Kim Sungkyu:  77,531
22) VIXX LR: 68,437
23) B1A4: 65,626
24) 2PM: 62,618
25) Shinhwa: 57,808

TOP 25 Female Artists:
1) SNSD: 229,007 [2]
2) APink: 126,317
3) Taeyeon: 119,576
4) Red Velvet: 95,386 [2]
5) F(x): 88,006
6) SNSD-TTS: 67,157
7) IU: 57,677
8) AOA: 52,714
9) TWICE: 49,904
10) Lovelyz: 49,210 [3]
11) Girl's Day: 32,105
12) 4Minute: 22,102
13) Nine Muses: 21,856 [3]
14) T-ara: 20,695
15) EXID: 19,534
16) Sistar: 19,396
17) GFRIEND: 18,443 [2]
18) Oh My Girl: 16,887 [2]
19) Mamamoo: 15,748
20) Minah: 15,471
21) Amber: 15,099
22) Hyosung: 13,376
23) KARA: 13,220
24) BoA: 12,595
25) No SaYeon: 11,773

TOP 20 Companies:
1) SM: 2,785,130 [22+]
2) YG: 588,439 [7.5]*
3) Big Hit: 563,022 [2]
4) JYP: 385,905 [9.5]
5) FNC: 344,080 [7]
6) Woolim: 335,455 [6+]
7) Jellyfish: 288,108 [3]
8) CUBE: 252,103 [9]
9) Pledis: 180,458 [3]
10) C-Jes: 144,292 [2.5]
11) Starship: 131,897 [6]
12) A CUBE: 128,129 [2]
13) TS: 117,737 [4]
14) TOP Media: 93,485 [2.5]
15) WM: 82,513 [3]
16) Shinhwa: 81,072 [4]
17) LOEN: 67,625 [6]
18) 7 Seasons: 64,700 [2]
19) Dream T/ Wellmade Star M: 50,725 [4]
20) MBK: 34,284 [5]

Legend for 2015 Releases:
[Album = 1, Repack/Sp. Edition = .5, Live album = +]
*YG's total includes Hyukoh with their album 22 counted as a 2015 release despite it being released before they joined HIGHGRND.
**SM + Woolim = 3,120,585 [28++]