The Only 23 K-Pop Albums That Made It Onto The “Billboard 200” Chart In 2022

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The Only 23 K-Pop Albums That Made It Onto The “Billboard 200” Chart In 2022

The “Billboard 200″ chart is a weekly chart that lists the top 200 albums and EPs in the United States at the time that it’s updated, and is a highly

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The “Billboard 200″ chart is a weekly chart that lists the top 200 albums and EPs in the United States at the time that it’s updated, and is a highly coveted chart for an artist to make it onto. It’s particularly difficult for K-Pop artists to make it onto the chart since the data used to determine the list is based on American listeners. In recent years, while more K-Pop albums have ranked on the chart than in years past, it’s still uncommon to see anyone besides the biggest K-Pop artists make it onto the “Billboard 200”. Here are the only 23 K-Pop albums that managed to do so in all of 2022!

1. Universe by NCT

First charted: January 1

Peak position: #20

Weeks spent on chart: 4

2. Dimension : Answer by ENHYPEN

First charted: January 29

Peak position: #14

Weeks spent on chart: 3

3. ODDINARY by Stray Kids

First charted: April 2

Peak position: #1

Weeks spent on chart: 7

4. Glitch Mode by NCT DREAM

First charted: April 9

Peak position: #50

Weeks spent on chart: 1

5. Minisode 2: Thursday’s Child by TXT

First charted: May 28

Peak position: #4

Weeks spent on chart: 14

6. Face the Sun by SEVENTEEN

First charted: June 18

Peak position: #7

Weeks spent on chart: 7

7. PROOF by BTS

First charted: June 25

Peak position: #1

Weeks spent on chart: 30 (and counting!)

8. IM NAYEON by Nayeon

First charted: July 9

Peak position: #7

Weeks spent on chart: 5

9. Girls by aespa

First charted: July 23

Peak position: #3

Weeks spent on chart: 3

10. Checkmate by ITZY

First charted: July 30

Peak position: #8

Weeks spent on chart: 3

11. Jack in the Box by J-Hope

First charted: July 30

Peak position: #17

Weeks spent on chart: 1

12. Sector 17 by SEVENTEEN

First charted: August 6

Peak position: #4

Weeks spent on chart: 4

13. The World EP.1: Movement by ATEEZ

First charted: August 13

Peak position: #3

Weeks spent on chart: 1

14. Manifesto: Day 1 by ENHYPEN

First charted: August 13

Peak position: #6

Weeks spent on chart: 8

15. Between 1&2 by TWICE

First charted: September 10

Peak position: #3

Weeks spent on chart: 8

16. Magic Man by Jackson Wang

First charted: September 24

Peak position: #15

Weeks spent on chart: 1

17. BORN PINK by BLACKPINK

First charted: October 1

Peak position: #1

Weeks spent on chart: 13

18. 2 Baddies by NCT 127

First charted: October 1

Peak position: #3

Weeks spent on chart: 7

19. MAXIDENT by Stray Kids

First charted: October 22

Peak position: #1

Weeks spent on chart: 6

20. Antifragile by LE SSERAFIM

First charted: November 5

Peak position: #14

Weeks spent on chart: 2

21. I Love by (G)I-DLE

First charted: November 5

Peak position: #71

Weeks spent on chart: 1

22. Indigo by RM

First charted: December 17

Peak position: #3

Weeks spent on chart: 4 (and counting!)

23. Cheshire by ITZY

First charted: December 17

Peak position: #25

Weeks spent on chart: 2

Source: Koreaboo

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