List of best-selling artists in South Korea
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Template:Self published This is the list of best-selling artists in South Korea.
The list of best-selling artists in South Korea, including all digital and physical sales, as reported by magazines or news websites.
100 million records or more
|1||2006||Big Bang||140 million[no citations needed here]|
50 million records or more
|2||2007||Girls' Generation||94.73 million|
20 million records or more
|2||2007[a]||Wonder Girls||35.47 million|
|5||2010[a]||Miss A||29.10 million|
|6||2009||After School||27.68 million|
|8||2006||Brown Eyed Girls||22.61 million|
The following numbers of the physical sales are based on total sales of the artists since debut, the combined data is a compilation from the charts established by the Korea Music Content Industry Association: the former MIAK chart, discontinued in 2008, and the Gaon Album Chart, released in 2010.
Best-selling artist (overall sales)
|Rank||Debut||Artist||Album, Single and DVD Sales|
|4||1990||Shin Seung Hun||11,000,000|
|5||1992||Kim Gun Mo||11,000,000|
|6||1998||Seo Taiji and Boys||7,200,000|
|10||1997||Steve Seungjun Yoo||5,000,000|
- ^ Disbanded group.
- ^ Figure refers to "records", not albums.
- ^ It includes digital albums sales in China's three major music platforms and physical records sales in Japan for the group and sub-units and solo members.
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