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Baekhyun, D.O, BamBam: Best-Selling Male K-Pop Soloists For 2021, See Top 10 List!

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Jan 12, 2022 04:48 AM EST

EXO's Baekhyun is the best-selling male K-Pop soloist for the year 2021.

The EXO main vocalist released his 4th EP album "Bambi" in March 2021. Baekhyun's "Bambi" sold over 996.8k copies in Gaon, making it the best-selling album by a male soloist last year. Overall, Baekhyun's "Bambi" ranked 13 among all K-Pop releases in the year 2021.

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Meanwhile, Baekhyun's fellow EXO member D.O.'s first EP "Empathy" took the second spot in the ranking. D.O.'s "Empathy" sold over 380.1k copies in 2021.

Wanna One center turned soloist and CEO Kang Daniel is third on the list. His 4th EP "Yellow" sold over 320.1k copies.

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Another EXO member rounded up in the top 5. EXO's Kai, who released his 2nd EP "Peaches" in November of 2021, took the fourth spot on this list. Kai's "Peaches" sold over 265.2k copies last year.

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Completing the top 5 is singer U-Know, whose album entitled "NOIR" sold over 178.6k copies.

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Check out the top 10 best-selling albums by male K-Pop soloists in Gaon for 2021.

#10 " ..선물" by Lee chan Won with 111.8k copies sold

#9 "riBBon" by BamBam with 134.8k copies sold

#8 "Advice" by Taemin of SHINee with 136.3k copies sold

#7 "BAD LOVE (including tape)" by Key of SHINee with 143.4k copies sold

#6 "그리움, 아낌없이 주는 나무" by Jeong Dong Won with 144.5k copies sold

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#5 "NOIR" by U-Know with 178.6k copies sold

#4 "Peaches" by Kai with 265.2k copies sold

#3 "YELLOW" by Kai with 265.2k copies sold

#2 "Empathy" by D.O. of EXO with 380.9k copies sold

#1 "Bambi" by Baekhyun of EXO with 996.8k copies sold

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