List of Gaon Album Chart number ones of 2015

The Gaon Album Chart is a record chart that ranks the best-selling albums and EPs in South Korea. It is part of the Gaon Music Chart which launched in February 2010.[2] The data for the chart is compiled by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korean Music Content Industry Association based on weekly and monthly physical albums and digital sales by six major distributors: LOEN Entertainment, S.M. Entertainment, Sony Music Korea, Warner Music Korea, Universal Music and Mnet Media.[3]

EXO's Exodus (korean ver) album was 2015 Gaon Album Chart best selling album.[1] EXO also sold South Korea's best selling album of 2015 combining sales of Exodus (korean ver) and its reissue Exodus (chinese ver), Love Me Right (korean ver) and Love Me Right (chinese ver).

Overall, EXO's Exodus (korean ver) album was Gaon Album Chart best selling album of 2015, selling 478,856[1] copies. The group also sold South Korea best-selling album of 2015 with all standard Exodus (korean ver) and each of its reissue Exodus (chinese ver), Love Me Right (korean ver) and Love Me Right (chinese ver) albums selling a total of 1,211,237[1] units overall. The group won Album of The Year[4] at 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards, Album of The Year (1st Quarter) and (2nd Quarter)[5] at 5th Gaon Chart Music Awards, Disk Daesang and Disk Bonsang[6] at 30th Golden Disc Awards and Album of The Year[7] at 2015 Melon Music Awards.

Weekly chartsEdit

 
Big Bang topped weekly chart three times with three number-one albums.
 
SHINee scored two number-one albums on three weekly charts.
Week Album Artist Ref.
December 27, 2014[a] Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet EXO [8]
January 3 Deja Vu Sonamoo [9]
January 10 The Winter's Tale BtoB [10]
January 17 Base Jonghyun [11]
January 24 One Fine Day Jung Yong-hwa [12]
January 31 Fly Again Infinite H [13]
February 7 One Fine Day Jung Yong-hwa [14]
February 14 Fly Again Infinite H [15]
February 21 oNIELy Niel [16]
February 28 Boys' Record VIXX [17]
March 7 Flower XIA [18]
March 14 The Beat Goes On Super Junior-D&E [19]
March 21 Ice Cream Cake Red Velvet [20]
March 28 I Will F.T. Island [21]
April 4 Exodus (korean ver)[1] EXO [22]
April 11 [23]
April 18 [24]
April 25 [25]
May 2 M Big Bang [26]
May 9 The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Part 1 BTS [27]
May 16 27 Kim Sung-kyu [28]
May 23 Odd SHINee [29]
May 30 [30]
June 6 Love Me Right (korean ver) EXO [31]
June 13 [32]
June 20 No.5 2PM [33]
June 27 Natural Born Teen Top Teen Top [34]
July 4 Complete BtoB [35]
July 11 D Big Bang [36]
July 18 Reality Infinite [37]
July 25 Rise as God TVXQ [38]
August 1 Ordinary Beast [39]
August 8 Married to the Music SHINee [40]
August 15 E Big Bang [41]
August 22 Lion Heart Girls' Generation [42]
August 29 [43]
September 5 Song Il Kook's Triplets Classic Various Artist [44]
September 12 The Red Red Velvet [45]
September 19 Magic Super Junior [46]
September 26 2gether CNBLUE [47]
October 3 MAD Got7 [48]
October 10 Welcome Back (Half) iKON [49]
October 17 Fall, Once Again Kyuhyun [50]
October 24 Yesterday XIA [51]
October 31 4 Walls f(x) [52]
November 7 Winner Of XVII International Chopin Piano Competition (Live) Cho Seong-Jin [53]
November 14 Chained Up VIXX [54]
November 21 Matrix B.A.P [55]
November 28 [56]
December 5 The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Part 2 BTS [57]
December 12 Sing for You (korean ver) EXO [58]
December 19 [59]
December 26 Welcome Back (Full) iKON [60]

Monthly chartsEdit

Month Album Artist Sales
January One Fine Day Jung Yong-hwa 75,886[61]
February Boys' Record VIXX 54,997[62]
March Exodus (korean ver)[1] EXO 277,087[63]
April 175,782[64]
May Odd SHINee 165,346[65]
June Love Me Right (korean ver) EXO 268,821[66]
July Rise as God TVXQ 148,155[67]
August Lion Heart Girls' Generation 131,228[68]
September Magic Super Junior 90,504[69]
October I Taeyeon 100,923[70]
November The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Part 2 BTS 144,640[71]
December Sing for You (korean ver) EXO 318,698[72]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ This week was counted as the first week of 2015 by Gaon Music Chart.[8]

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