Top selling k-pop albums in 2006

2007-01-30 08:18:34 2010-11-24 11:06:25

2006 is another down year for kpop album sales. sad.gif Downlaoding is still a problem, and with more and more singers releasing digital singles instead of full albums, it doesn’t help boosting the sales figures. Overall, only 9 albums were selling over 100,000 copies. DBSG’s 3rd album was the top seller of the year with close to 350,000 copies sold, follow by SG Wannabe Vol. 3. These are the only 2 albums selling over the 300,000 mark.

1. DBSG Vol. 3 – "O"-正.反.合.

Date of release: 2006.09.28
2006 total sales: 349,317

2. SG Wannabe Vol. 3 – The 3rd Masterpiece

Date of release: 2006.04.07
2006 total sales: 311,642

3. Shinhwa Vol. 8 – State of The Art

Date of release: 2006.05.10
2006 total sales: 215,641

4. Lee Soo Young Vol. 7 – Grace

Date of release: 2006.01.20
2006 total sales: 212,191

5. Fly To The Sky Vol. 6 – Transition

Date of release: 2006.01.06
2006 total sales: 128,383

6. Buzz Vol. 3 – Perfect

Date of release: 2006.04.24
2006 total sales: 121,784

7. Kim Jong Kook Vol. 4 – 편지

Date of release: 2006.04.13
2006 total sales: 108,609

8. Se7en Vol. 3 – 24/7

Date of release: 2006.03.07
2006 total sales: 108,381

9. Bi Vol. 4 – Rain’s World

Date of release: 2006.10.13
2006 total sales: 106,110

10. Sung Shi Kyung Vol. 5 – The Ballads

Date of release: 2006.10.10
2006 total sales: 94,328

11. See Ya Vol. 1 – 94073
12. Vibe Vol. 3 – 92,926
13. Lee Seung Chul Vol. 8 – 86,583
14. SG Wannabe: The Precious History – 78,548
15. Superjunior: U – 76,697
16. Baek Ji Young Vol. 5 – 69,132
17. KCM Vol. 3 – 65,481
18. Kim Jong Kook Vol. 3 – 63,823
19. MC The Max Vol. 4 – 55,683
20. Superjunior Vol. 1 – 55,046

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Source: Music Industry Association of Korea