Which Boy Groups Top The List Of First Week Album Sales In 2017 So Far

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Which boy groups top the list of first-week album sales in 2017 so far?
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Which boy groups top the list of first-week album sales in 2017 so far?

A list of the biggest first-week sales for boy groups in 2017 has been compiled.

EXO top the list at over 602,000 albums sold in just the first week with 'The War', breaking their own previous record with 'EX'ACT'. Following at 2nd is BTS with over 373,000 copies of 'You Never Walk Alone'. Seventeen shows the top 3 boy groups really are 'EBS' and come in 3rd place with over 192,000 copies sold of 'Al1'. GOT7 is very close behind with 159,000 copies of 'Arrival', and Highlight comes next with almost 74,000 copies of 'Can You Feel It?'. 

Seventeen's 'Al1' becomes the idol album with 2nd highest first-week sales in 2017
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Seventeen's 'Al1' becomes the idol album with 2nd highest first-week sales in 2017

Seventeen keeps growing.

The boys' most recent 'Al1' is their most sold album yet, with 192,399 first-week sales compared to the 131,998 first-week sales of their last mini album 'Going Seventeen'. This puts them at 2nd highest idol first-week sales in 2017, and 10th highest idol first-week sales of all time.

SEE ALSO: [MVAlbum Review] Seventeen -- 'Al1

Congratulations to Seventeen.

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TWICE break their own record on Hanteo for most album sales in the first week for a girl group with 'Signal'
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TWICE break their own record on Hanteo for most album sales in the first week for a girl group with 'Signal'

TWICE is continuing to make new records with their latest hit ''Signal''.

With their previous album 'TWICECoaster Lane 2', TWICE became the girl group with the most album sales in the first week by selling a total of 113,611 copies. 

TWICE beat this incredible record of their own on Hanteo with their latest album 'Signal', which sold 114,245 copies in the first week. 

SEE ALSO: TWICE goes for a retro look in 'W'

TWICE also has broke their own record for most album sales on the first day for a girl group with 'Signal'. 

Cosmic Girls First Week Sales Triple With New Album Happy Moment
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Cosmic Girls First Week Sales Triple With New Album Happy Moment

The rookie girl group Cosmic Girls seems to be finding its place in the fans hearts!

According to Hanteo, Cosmic Girls first week sales for their first full-length album Happy Moment recorded 10,300 copies. This is almost three times more than the sales from their last release in January, which was their third mini album From. WJSN. This record is especially significant when taking into consideration that girl groups typically do not sell as many physical albums as boy groups.

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EXO Sets New Record For First Week Album Sales With The War
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EXO Sets New Record For First Week Album Sales With The War

EXO has once again broken the record for album sales!

According to Hanteo Chart on July 25, EXOs album The War broke 600,000 in physical sales a week after its release on July 18. This is the highest ever number for first week album sales recorded on Hanteo.

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The previous record was set in June 2016 by the group with their album EXACT, which sold approximately 522,300 copies.

Meanwhile, EXO has topped various Korean and international music charts with the release of their newest album, and the group has since been actively promoting title track Ko Ko Bop.