2017 Billboard World Album Chart – KPop Rankings

 Updated: 30 Dec

The Billboard World Albums Chart is ranked solely off album sales numbers and posted weekly. Billboard charts post for date 11 days in advance. This is a list of all Korean albums (KPop and otherwise) that charted in the Top 15 of Billboard’s World Album Chart for 2017.

** As of 27 December 2017 chart issue date for postings will change. Charts will now be dated for the upcoming Saturday of the chart posting. Postings scheduled on a holiday will be adjusted as needed.

2017 Year End World Album Chart Ranking for KPop

  • 2 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 5 — GDragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP)
  • 6 — BigBang — MADE
  • 7 — EXO — The War: The 4th Album
  • 9 — BTS — WINGS
  • 11 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

COLOR KEY:
Album Debut on chart
Album Reentry on chart
Holding on chart
New Album Peak on chart (none this year)
Records on chart

SNSD Xmas

Week of 3 January — Holiday schedule posting. Chart posting date 27 December. This is the last post of 2017.

  • 1 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 5 — JONGHYUN — JONGHYUN The Collection “Story Op.2
  • 8 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 11 — BTS — Wings
~ 27 December — Billboard Chart issue date change ~

Week of 30 December — Chart posting date 19 December.

  • 1 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 2 — Taeyeon — This Christmas: Winter Is Coming (EP)
  • 8 — DPR Live — Her (EP)
  • 11 — Taemin — MOVE-ing: The 2nd Album Repackage
  • 15 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

Week of 23 December

  • 1 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 8 — DAY6 — MOONRISE
  • 9 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone — 25th week on chart (nonconsecutive). 2nd album to reach this milestone.
  • 11 — BTS — WINGS
  • 15 — SEVENTEEN — TEEN, AGE: Seventeen 2nd Album

Week of 16 December

  • 1 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her — 1st Korean artist to have 3 albums on the chart in the same week
  • 6 — KARD — 2nd Mini Album: You & Me
  • 10 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 11 — Red Velvet — Perfect Velvet: The 2nd Album
  • 12 — BTS — WINGS — 25th week on chart

Week of 9 December

  • 1 — Red Velvet — Perfect Velvet: The 2nd Album
  • 2 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 4 — KARD — 2nd Mini Album: You & Me
  • 12 — MONSTA X — The Code (EP)
  • 13 — SEVENTEEN — TEEN, AGE: Seventeen 2nd Album

Week of 2 December

  • 2 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 4 — MONSTA X — The Code (EP)
  • 5 — SEVENTEEN — TEEN, AGE: Seventeen 2nd Album
  • 8 — Super Junior — Play: The 8th Album
  • 11 — Wanna One — 1-1=0 (Nothing Without You)
  • 15 — EXID — Full Moon: EXID 4th Mini Album (EP)

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Week of 25 November

  • 1 — SEVENTEEN — TEEN, AGE: Seventeen 2nd Album
  • 2 — MONSTA X –The Code (EP)
  • 3 — Super Junior — Play: The 8th Album
  • 4 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 6 — EXID — Full Moon: EXID 4th Mini Album (RP)
  • 9 — TWICE — TWICEAGRAM
  • 11 — Block B — Montage: 6th Mini Album (EP)
  • 12 — ASTRO — 5th Mini Album: Dream Part. 02 (EP)
  • 15 — GOT7 — 7 For 7 (EP)

Week of 18 November

  • 1 — TWICE — TWICEAGRAM
  • 2 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 5 — ASTRO — 5th Mini Album: Dream Part. 02 (EP)
  • 8 — Epik High — We’ve Done Something Wonderful
  • 10 — GOT7 — 7 For 7 (EP)
  • 11 — Odd Eye Circle (LOONA) — Max & Match

Week of 11 November

  • 2 — Epik High — We’ve Done Something Wonderful
  • 3 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 7 — Taemin — Move: The 2nd Album
  • 8 — GOT7 — 7 For 7

Week of 4 November

  • 1 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her — Tied with B.A.P and GOT7 for most No. 1 albums on chart (4 albums)
  • 3 — Taemin — Move: The 2nd Album
  • 5 — GOT7 — 7 For 7
  • 7 — SF9 — 3rd Mini Album: Knights Of The Sun
  • 9 — HIGHLIGHT — Celebrate (EP)
  • 14 — BTOB — Brother Act
  • 15 — JBJ — Fantasy (EP)

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Week of 28 October

  • 1 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 2 — GOT7 — 7 For 7 (EP)
  • 4 — LAY — LAY 02 SHEEP
  • 5 — NU’EST W — W, Here (EP)

Week of 21 October

  • 1 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 9 — Bolbbalgan4 — Red Diary Page 1 (EP)

Week of 14 October

  • 1 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 6 — IU — Kkot-Galpi #2: A Flower Bookmark (EP)
  • 7 — B1A4 — Rollin’ (EP)
  • 10 — SechsKies — Another Light
  • 13 — Odd Eye Circle (LOONA) — Mix & Match (EP)
  • 15 — BTS — WINGS

Week of 7 October

  • 1 — BTS — Love Yourself: Her
  • 4 — Bobby — Love And Fall
  • 10 — Odd Eye Circle (LOONA) — Mix & Match (EP)
  • 11 — BTS — WINGS
  • 13 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 15 — EXO — The War: The 4th Album

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Week of 30 September

  • 2 — Bobby — Love And Fall
  • 6 — Taeyang — White Knight
  • 12 — EXO — The War: The 4th Album

Week of 23 September

  • 2 — Taeyang — White Knight
  • 3 — EXO — The War: The 4th Album
  • 5 — Pentagon — Demo_01 (EP)
  • 8 — HyunA — Following: 6ht (EP)
  • 9 — VIXX LR — Whisper (EP)
  • 10 — Jeong Sewoon — The 1st Mini Album, Part 1: Ever (EP)
  • 13 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

Week of 16 September

  • 2 — VIXX LR — Whisper (EP)
  • 4 — Taeyang  — White Knight
  • 5 — HyunA — Following: 6th (EP)
  • 10 — EXO — The War: The 4th Album

Week of 9 September

  • 1 — Taeyang — White Knight
  • 3 — NCT Dream — We Young: The 1st Mini Album (EP)
  • 5 — PRISTIN — Schxxl Out: PRISTIN 3rd Mini Album (EP)
  • 7– EXO — The War: The 4th Album
  • 13 — G-Dragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP)
  • 14 — Wanna One — 1×1=1 (To Be One) (EP)

Week of 2 September

  • 1 — Taeyang — White Knight
  • 3 — EXO — The War: The 4th Album
  • 5 — Girls’ Generation — Holiday Night: The 6th Album
  • 6 — Wanna One — 1×1=1 (To Be One) (EP)
  • 11 — G-Dragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP) — 10th week on chart
  • 12 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 14 — JJ Project — Verse #2 (EP)

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Week of 26 August

  • 1 — Girls’ Generation — Holiday Night: The 6th Album
  • 3 — Wanna One — 1×1=1 (To Be One) (EP)
  • 4 — EXO — The War: The 4th Album
  • 5 — Jessica — My Decade (EP)
  • 7 — JJ Project — Verse #2 (EP)
  • 14 — CLC — Free’sm: CLC 6th Mini Album (EP)

Week of 19 August

  • 2 — JJ Project — Verse #2 (EP)
  • 3 — EXO — The War: The 4th Album
  • 5 — Dreamcatcher — Prequel (EP)
  • 10 — GFriend — The 5th Mini Album: Parallel (EP)
  • 15 — G-Dragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP)

Week of 12 August

  • 1 — EXO — The War: The 4th Album
  • 3 — KARD — KARD 1st Mini Album: Hola Hola (EP)
  • 6 — G-Dragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP)
  • 9 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone — 20th week on chart
  • 12 — BTS — WINGS
  • 13 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP) Album with most weeks on chart for a Girl Group (19 weeks)
  • 14 — Red Velvet — The Red Summer: Summer Mini Album (EP)
  • 15 — offonoff — boy.

Week of 5 August

  • 1 — EXO — The War: The 4th Album
  • 3 — KARD — KARD 1st Mini Album: Hola Hola
  • 4 — Jessi — Un3verse (EP)
  • 5 — G-Dragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP)
  • 10 — Red Velvet — The Red Summer: Summer Mini Album (EP)
  • 11 — ZICO — Television (EP)
  • 12 — Jung Yong Hwa — Do Disturb: 1st Mini Album (EP)
  • 13 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

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Week of 29 July

  • 1 — Red Velvet — The Red Summer: Summer Mini Album (EP)
  • 3 — ZICO — Television (EP)
  • 4 — G-Dragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP)
  • 12 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 15 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)

Week of 22 July

  • 6 — G-Dragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP)
  • 7 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 11 — BTS — WINGS
  • 15 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)

Week of 15 July

  • 1 — MAMAMOO — Purple (EP)
  • 4 — G-Dragon –Kwon Ji Young (EP)
  • 5 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)
  • 11 — NCT 127 — NCT #127 CHERRY BOMB: The 3rd Mini Album
  • 12 — Heize —  /// (You Are Cloudy) (EP)
  • 13 — STELLAR — Stellar In To The World
  • 14 — Apink — Pink Up (EP)
  • 15 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

Week of 8 July

  • 2 — G-Dragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP)
  • 5 — NCT 127 — NCT #127 CHERRY BOMB: The 3rd Mini Album
  • 10 — MONSTA X — Shine Forever
  • 12 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP) — 15th week on chart
  • 14 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 15 — 9Muses — Muses Diary, Pt. 2: Identity (EP)

Week of 1 July

  • 1 — G-Dragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP)
  • 2 — NCT 127 — NCT #127 CHERRY BOMB: The 3rd Mini Album
  • 10 — DAY6 — Sunrise
  • 12 — SEVENTEEN — Al1: 4th Mini Album (EP)
  • 13 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 14 — Pentagon — Ceremony (EP)

June KPop

Week of 24 June

  • 1 — G-Dragon — Kwon Ji Young (EP) Most #1 Albums on chart for a solo artist (3 albums)
  • 5 — DAY6 — Sunrise
  • 9 — Produce 101 (Various Artists) — Produce 101: 35 Boys 5 Comcept (EP)
  • 11 — SEVENTEEN — Al1: 4th Mini Album
  • 12 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 14 — Suran — Walkin’ (EP)

Week of 17 June

  • 4 — SEVENTEEN — Al1: 4th Mini Album (EP)
  • 6 — ASTRO — 4th Mini Album: Dream, Part.01 (EP)
  • 7 — LOCO — Bleached
  • 8 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

Week of 10 June

  • 2 — SEVENTEEN — Al1: 3th Mini Album
  • 7 — VIXX — Shangri-La: 4th Mini Album (EP)
  • 8 — TWICE — Signal: The 4th Mini Album (EP)
  • 12 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

Week of 3 June

  • 3 — TWICE — Signal: The 4th Mini Album (EP)
  • 4 — VIXX — Shangri-La: 4th Mini Album (EP)
  • 5 — Psy — 8th: 4×2-8

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Week of 27 May

  • 5 — Psy — 8th: 4×2=8
  • 15 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

Week of 20 May

  • 9 — SechsKies — The 20th Anniversary
  • 10 — Triple H — 199X (EP)
  • 11 — IU — Palette

Week of 13 May

  • 1 — IU — Palette
  • 6 — Hyukoh — 23
  • 7 — Jonghyun — JONGHYUN The Collection “Story Op.2
  • 9 — Minzy — Minzy Work 01 Uno: Mini Album (EP)

Week of 6 May

  • 2 — Minzy — Minzy Work 01 Uno: Mini Album (EP)
  • 5 — SF9 — Breaking Sensation (EP)
  • 10 — EXID — Eclipse (EP)
  • 14 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

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Week of 29 April

  • 4 — EXID — Eclipse (EP)

Week of 22 April

  • 7 — Taeyeon — My Voice: The 1st Album
  • 10 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

Week of 15 April

  • 3 — MONSTA X — The Caln, Pt. 3.5 [Beautiful]
  • 7 — Girl’s Day — Everyday #5: 5th Mini Album (EP)
  • 8 — GOT7 — Flight Log: Arrival
  • 10 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 14 — DPR Live — Coming To You Live (EP)

Week of 8 April

  • 1 — MONSTA X — The Clan, Pt. 2.5 [Beautiful]
  • 4 — GOT7 — Flight Log: Arrival
  • 8 — CNBLUE — 7 Degrees CN (EP)
  • 9 — HIGHLIGHT — Can You Feel It? (EP)
  • 10 — PRISTIN — Hi! PRISTIN (EP)
  • 15 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

Week of 1 April

  • 1 — GOT7 — Flight Log: Arrival — Tied with B.A.P for most No. 1 albums on chart (4 albums)
  • 8 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 12 — BigBang — MADE

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Week of 25 March

  • 5 — GFriend — The Awakening: The 4th Mini Album
  • 8 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 9 — Taeyeon — My Voice: The 1st Album
  • 15 — BTOB — Feel’eM (EP)

Week of 18 March

  • 2 — Taeyeon — My Voice: The 1st Album
  • 9 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone

Week of 11 March

  • 3 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 4 — TWICE — TWICEcoaster: Lane 2
  • 8 — BigBang — MADE
  • 13 — BTS — WINGS
  • 14 — Zion.T — OO
  • 15 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)

Week of 4 March

  • 1 — BTS — You Never Walk Alone
  • 9 — BigBang — MADE
  • 10 — BTS — WINGS
  • 15 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)

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Week of 25 February

  • 4 — Zion.T — OO
  • 6 — SF9 — Burning Sensation: First Mini Album (EP)
  • 7 — Red Velvet — Rookie: The 4th Mini Album (EP)
  • 8 — BTS — WINGS
  • 9 — BigBang — MADE
  • 12 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)

Week of 18 February

  • 1 — Red Velvet — Rookie: The 4th Mini Album
  • 2 — Zion.T — OO
  • 6 — BTS –WINGS
  • 8 — BigBang — MADE
  • 12 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)

Week of 11 February

  • 4 — BTS — WINGS
  • 5 — BigBang — MADE
  • 9 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)
  • 10 — CLC — Crystyle
  • 14 — Seohyun — Don’t Say No: The 1st Mini Album (EP)
  • 15 — Suzy — Yes? No? (EP)

Week of 4 February

  • 3 — Seohyun — Don’t Say No: The 1st Mini Album (EP)
  • 4 — BigBang — MADE
  • 5 — BTS — WINGS
  • 6 — CLC — Crystyle (EP)
  • 9 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)
  • 10 — NCT 127 — LIMITLESS: The 2nd Mini Album (EP)
  • 15 — Ravi — R.Ealize: 1st Mini Albm (EP)

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Week of 28 January

  • 1 — NCT 127 — LIMITLESS: The 2nd Mini Album
  • 3 — BigBang — MADE
  • 5 — BTS — WINGS
  • 7 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)
  • 8 —  Ravi — R.Ealize: 1st Mini Albm (EP)
  • 11 — Akdong Musician (AKMU) — Winter
  • 13 — AOA — Angel’s Knock

Week of 21 January

  • 2 — BTS — WINGS
  • 3 — BigBang — MADE
  • 5 — AOA — Angel’s Knock
  • 7 — Akdong Musician (AKMU) — Winter
  • 8 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)
  • 10 — SEVENTEEN — Going SEVENTEEN

Week of 14 January

  • 2 — BTS — WINGS
  • 3 — BigBang — MADE
  • 8 — BlackPink — Square Two (EP)
  • 10 — SEVENTEEN — Going SEVENTEEN
  • 12 — GOT7 — Flight Log: Turbulence

Week of 7 January

  • 3 — BigBang — MADE
  • 8 — BTS — WINGS
  • 9 — EXO — For Life: Winter Special 2016

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Week of 31 December 2016

  • 1 — BigBang — MADE — This is BigBang’s 1st number one on World Albums Chart
  • 7 — Jessica — WONDERLAND (EP)
  • 8 — BTS — WINGS

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