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First week album sales has all along been one of the indicators to judge the popularity of one K-Pop group. For outstanding groups such as BTS and SEVENTEEN, they can easily sell more than a million copies of their albums in the first week of sales.

As such, it has come to our attention and we have decided to find out which groups or solo artists under SM Entertainment have the highest first week album sales.

Let's find out now!

 

1. NCT DREAM "Hot Sauce"

NCT DREAM had just made their return with "Hot Sauce" and we can only say that fans are hot for them!

Top 5 K-Pop Groups & Solo Artists From SM Ent. With The Best First Week Album Sales

NCT DREAM Official Twitter

They are the first group under SM Entertainment to break the million mark as they had sold a total of more than 1.01 million copies of "Hot Sauce".

 

2. BaekHyun "Bambi"

Do not underestimate the power of BaekHyun as his album "Bambi" makes him ranked the second on this list.

Top 5 K-Pop Groups & Solo Artists From SM Ent. With The Best First Week Album Sales

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He had sold a total of more than 868,000 copies even without any promotion on music show.

 

3. EXO "Don't Mess With My Tempo"

Next up, we have EXO! It is not surprising to see them on this list as they are one of the most renowned K-Pop group that has ever existed.

Top 5 K-Pop Groups & Solo Artists From SM Ent. With The Best First Week Album Sales

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For their album "Don't Mess With My Tempo", they had sold a total of more than 789,600 copies.

 

4. NCT "NCT Resonance Pt. 1"

Another group that we are familiar with is none other than NCT.

Top 5 K-Pop Groups & Solo Artists From SM Ent. With The Best First Week Album Sales

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Last year, the group had taken to the stage with 23 members with their album "NCT Resonance Pt. 1". The group had sold a total of more than 644,700 copies.

 

5. EXO-SC "10 billion views"

What can you expect from the sub-unit of EXO, EXO-SC? Of course, it is none other than record breaking achievement!

Top 5 K-Pop Groups & Solo Artists From SM Ent. With The Best First Week Album Sales

EXO Official Facebook

For their album "10 billion views", the duo had sold a total of more than 412,500 copies!

 

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