2010′s music charts seemed to be dominated by SM Entertainment artists such as SNSD, Super Junior, SHINee, BoA, etc.
According to album sales information site, Hanteo Chart on December 27th, SM artists were ranked very highly in the chart as they have shown their strength in terms of total album sales, singles sales, etc. this year.
SNSD who have released 32 albums and singles since debut in 2007, topped the chart with recorded total sales of 303,442 copies this year. Super Junior and SHINee came in 2nd and 3rd respectively. JYJ took the no.4 spot, followed by Beast in 5th.
This annual aggregate chart calculates the singles and full albums involving the artists in a particular year.
In terms of sales for a single album, Super Junior’s 4th album ‘Bonamana’ is the best selling album with 132,127 copies, followed by SNSD’s ‘Oh!‘ and ‘Hoot‘ in 2nd and 3rd spot respectively. SHINee’s ‘Lucifer’ came in 4th while BoA’s ‘Hurricane Venus’ took the 5th spot. Again, all top 5 spots were occupied by SM artists.