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Ayumi Hamasaki achieves her 20th album to reach #1, KAT-TUN achieves their 20th consecutive CD single to reach #1

February 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

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J-Pop artist Ayumi Hamasaki (34) reached another milestone in her music career by joining Yumi Matsutoya and the rock band B’z as the only artists in Japan to achieve 20 albums that reached #1 on the Oricon Album Ranking.

For Hamasaki, it took her 14 years and 10 months to achieve the milestone, B’z reached 20 in 17 years in 10 months.

Also, boy band KAT-TUN has reached their 20th consecutive #1 CD single.  They are second place to KinKi Kids which is the #1 artist in Japan to have the most consecutive #1 singles with 32.  KinKi Kids currently holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the most consecutive #1 singles and the record is still ongoing.

Oricon Music Charts (Top 10 CD Single and Album Daily Charts in Japan): KAT-TUN takes the #1 spot on the Singles Charts, Namie Amuro takes the #1 spot on the Album Charts (June 27, 2012)

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It’s new release Wednesday! Which artist or band took the #1 spot for Japan’s Oricon CD Single Daily Charts and Oricon Album Daily Charts?

Buy the #1 CD Single & Album from CDJAPAN or YesAsia.com:

The #1 CD Single in Japan
The #1 Album in Japan

or purchase from:

ORICON TOP 10 SINGLE DAILY CHARTS
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NOTE: EXILE takes the #1 spot, Atsuko Maeda of AKB48 at #2 and Kanjani8 at #3

  1. KAT-TUN – To the Limit
  2. GIRL’S GENERATION – PAPARAZZI
  3. Momoiro Clover Z – Otome Senso
  4. B1A4 – Beautiful Target – Japanese Ver.-
  5. EXILE – ALL NIGHT LONG
  6. Sukimaswitch  – Last Scene
  7. Atsuko Maeda – Kimi wa Boku da
  8. VALSHE – AFFLICT/Fragment
  9. Becky – Yaruki Switch
  10. Erina Mano – Song for the DATE

As for the #1 Indies release on the Oricon Indies Daily Charts, the #1 indie song in Japan goes to Kariyushi58 for “笑っててくれよ”.

For Oricon Weekly Chart Rankings, please click here.

SOURCE: Data was translated from Oricon CD Single Daily Charts

NOTE: aiko takes #1, BIGBANG At #2 and Linkin Park takes #3
  1. Namie Amuro – Uncontrolled
  2. GReeeN – Utautai ga Uta Utai ni Kite Uta Utae to Iu ga Utautai ga Utaudake Utaikireba Uta Utaukeredomo Utautai Dake Uta Utaikirenai Kara Uta Utawanu!?
  3. TUBE – SUMMER ADDICTION
  4. PRINCESS PRINCESS  – THE REBIRTH BEST ~Saikai~
  5. Natsume Yujin Cho Shudaika Shu
  6. ViViD – INFINITY
  7. THE OFFSPRING – Days Go By
  8. aiko – Toki no Silhouette
  9. TK from Ling tosite sigure – flowering
  10. Linkin Park – Living Things

For rankings comparison, please compare to Oricon’s NINKI Poll predictions for Album Sales.

Oricon Music Charts (Top 10 CD Single and Album Daily Charts in Japan): Hey! Say! Jump takes the #1 spot on the Singles Charts, KAT-TUN takes the #1 spot on the Album Charts (February 23, 2012)

February 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s new release Wednesday! Which artist or band took the #1 spot for Japan’s Oricon CD Single Daily Charts and Oricon Album Daily Charts?

Buy the #1 CD Single & Album from CDJAPAN or YesAsia.com:

The #1 CD Single in Japan
The #1 Album in Japan

or purchase from:

ORICON TOP 10 SINGLE DAILY CHARTS
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NOTE: Hey! Say! JUMP takes #1, Nogizaka46 takes #2 and AKB48 takes #3.
    1. Hey! Say! JUMP – SUPER DELICATE
    2. Nogizaka46 – Gurguru Curtain
    3. AKB48 – GIVE ME FIVE!
    4. AAA – SAILING
    5. w-inds. – FLY HIGH
    6. SCANDAL – HARUKAZE
    7. Yuuki Kaji – Sense of wonder
    8. GACKT – UNTIL THE LAST DAY
    9. Aqua Timez – MASK
    10. D*DATE – JOKER

As for the #1 Indies release on the Oricon Indies Daily Charts, the #1 indie song in Japan goes to White Ash for “CRUX”.

For Oricon Weekly Chart Rankings, please click here.

SOURCE: Data was translated from Oricon CD Single Daily Charts

ORICON TOP 10 ALBUM DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: KAT-TUN takes #1, AI at #2 and Yui Horie at #3.

  1. KAT-TUN – CHAIN
  2. AI – INDEPENDENT
  3. Yui Horie – Himitsu
  4. Various Artists – Disney Date ~ Deluxe Edition
  5. LiSA – LOVER”S” MiLE
  6. VIP Tencho – YES
  7. Whitney Houston – Whitney – The Greatest Hits
  8. VIP Tencho – NO
  9. Tokyo Jihen – Tokyo Collection
  10. Pink Martini and Saori Yuki – 1969

For rankings comparison, please compare to Oricon’s NINKI Poll predictions for Album Sales.

Oricon Music Charts (Top 10 CD Single and Album Daily Charts in Japan): KAT-TUN takes the #1 spot on the Singles Charts, Perfume takes the #1 spot on the Album Charts (December 1, 2011)

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It’s new release Wednesday! Which artist or band took the #1 spot for Japan’s Oricon CD Single Daily Charts and Oricon Album Daily Charts?

Buy the #1 CD Single & Album from CDJAPAN or YesAsia.com:

The #1 CD Single in Japan
The #1 Album in Japan

or purchase from:

ORICON TOP 10 SINGLE DAILY CHARTS
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NOTE: KAT-TUN at #1, Tohoshinki at #2 and Watarirouka Hashiri Tai 7 at #3.
  1. KAT-TUN – BIRTH
  2. Tohoshinki – Winter ~Winter Rose/Duet-winter ver.-~
  3. Watarirouka Hashiri Tai 7 – Kibou Sammyaku
  4. Yuzu – Sho
  5. FTISLAND – Distance
  6. EGOIST – Departures  ~Anata ni Okuru ai no Uta ~
  7. T-ARA – yayaya
  8. Koda Kumi – Love Me Back
  9. ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION – Marching Band
  10. GACKT – Graffiti

As for the #1 Indies release on the Oricon Indies Daily Charts, the #1 indie song in Japan goes to INFINITE for “BTD(Before the Dawn)”.

For Oricon Weekly Chart Rankings, please click here.

SOURCE: Data was translated from Oricon CD Single Daily Charts

ORICON TOP 10 ALBUM DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: Perfume takes the #1 spot, Kara at #2 and Toshinobu Kubota at #3.

  1. Perfume – JPN
  2. Kara – Super Girl
  3. Toshinobu Kubota – THE BADDEST ~Hit Parade~
  4. 2PM – REPUBLIC OF 2PM
  5. JUJU – DELICIOUS
  6. Kiyoshi Hikawa – Hikawa Kiyoshi Enka Meikyoku Collection 15 – Jyonetsu no Mariachi
  7. Pink Martini and Saori Yuki – 1969
  8. Nana Mizuki – THE MUSEUM II
  9. Black Butterfly CD Vol. 9
  10. SPECIAL OTHERS – SPECIAL OTHERS

For rankings comparison, please compare to Oricon’s NINKI Poll predictions for Album Sales.

Oricon Music Charts (Top 10 CD Single and Album Daily Charts in Japan): KAT-TUN takes the #1 spot on the Singles Charts, Miliyah Kato takes the #1 spot on the Album Charts (08.04.11)

August 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s new release Wednesday! Which artist or band took the #1 spot for Japan’s Oricon CD Single Daily Charts and Oricon Album Daily Charts?

Buy the #1 CD Single & Album from CDJAPAN or YesAsia.com:

The #1 CD Single in Japan
The #1 Album in Japan
Run For You / KAT-TUN

or purchase from:

ORICON TOP 10 SINGLE DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: KAT-TUN takes #1, Nana Mizuki takes #2 and Yusuke at #3
  1. KAT-TUN – RUN FOR YOU
  2. Nana Mizuki – Junketsu Paradox
  3. Yusuke – Otakebi
  4. Watarirouka Hashirai 7 – Hetappi Wink
  5. sKE48 – Paleo wa Emerald
  6. S/mileage – Uchoten Love
  7. Kaoru to Yuki, Tamani Mukku – Maru, Maru, Mori, Mori!
  8. Kiyoshi Hikawa – Anoko to Nogiku to Watashibune/Yoake no Jujiro
  9. Namie Amuro – NAKED/Fight Together/Tempest
  10. Madonna – Secret

As for the #1 Indies release on the Oricon Indies Daily Charts, the #1 indie song in Japan goes to 言え for “Champagne”.

For Oricon Weekly Chart Rankings, please click here.

SOURCE: Data was translated from Oricon CD Single Daily Charts

ORICON TOP 10 ALBUM DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: Miliyah Kato at #1, B’z at #2 and Toshinobu Kubota at #3.

  1. Miliyah Kato – M BEST
  2. B’z – C’mon
  3. Toshinobu Kubota – Gold Skool
  4. DIR EN GREY – DUM SPIRO SPIRO
  5. JUJU – YOU
  6. Chanel – Love Songs
  7. Sekihan – EXIT TUNES PRESENTS SEKIHAN the GOLD
  8. SNSD – GIRLS’ GENERATION
  9. STRAIGHTENER – STRAIGHTENER
  10. Lady GaGa – Born This Way

For rankings comparison, please compare to Oricon’s NINKI Poll predictions for Album Sales.

Oricon Top 10 CD Single and Album Daily Charts (JAPAN): KAT-TUN takes the #1 spot on the Singles Charts, FTISLAND takes the #1 spot on the Album Charts (05.18.11)

May 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s new release Wednesday! Which artist or band took the #1 spot for Japan’s Oricon CD Single Daily Charts and Oricon Album Daily Charts?

Buy the #1 CD Single & Album from CDJAPAN or YesAsia.com:

The #1 CD Single in Japan
The #1 Album in Japan
White / KAT-TUN

or purchase from:

ORICON TOP 10 SINGLE DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: KAT-TUN takes the #1 spot, perfume at #2 and DiVA at #3.
  1. KAT-TUN – WHITE
  2. Perfume – Laser Beam/Kasukana Kaori
  3. DiVA – Tsuki no Uragawa
  4. 2PM – Take Off
  5. Kana Nishio – Esperanza
  6. NIGHTMARE – VERMILION.
  7. 9mm Parabellum Bullet – Atarashii Hikari
  8. BUMP OF CHICKEN – Smile
  9. Gospellers – NEVER STOP
  10. Tomoyasu Hotei – PROMISE

As for the #1 Indies release on the Oricon Indies Daily Charts, the #1 indie song in Japan goes to 猪苗代湖ズ for “I Love You & I Need You Fukushima”.

For Oricon Weekly Chart Rankings, please click here.

SOURCE: Data was translated from Oricon CD Single Daily Charts

ORICON TOP 10 ALBUM DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: FTISLAND takes the #1 spot, Kou Shibasaki at #2 and Namie Amuro at #3.

  1. FTISLAND – FIVE TREASURE ISLAND
  2. Kou Shibasaki – CIRCLE CYCLE
  3. Namie Amuro – Checkmate!
  4. wowaka – Unhappy Refrain
  5. Naoto Intraymi – ADVENTURE
  6. BIGBANG – BIGBANG2
  7. MONGOL800 – etc. works2
  8. Arch Enemy – Chaos Regions
  9. HIROKO – OPEN THE DOOR
  10. SING LIKE TALKING – Empowerment

For rankings comparison, please compare to Oricon’s NINKI Poll predictions for Album Sales.

Oricon Top 10 CD Single and Album Daily Charts (JAPAN): KAT-TUN takes the #1 spot on the Singles Charts, Yusuke takes the #1 spot on the Album Charts (02.02.11)

February 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s new release Wednesday! Which artist or band took the #1 spot for Japan’s Oricon CD Single Daily Charts and Oricon Album Daily Charts?

Buy the #1 CD Single & Album from CDJAPAN or YesAsia.com:

The #1 CD Single in Japan
The #1 Album in Japan

or purchase from:

ORICON TOP 10 SINGLE DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: KAT-TUN takes #1, Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 takes #2 and Kiyoshi Hikawa takes #3.

  1. KAT-TUN – ULTIMATE WHEELS
  2. Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 – Valentine’s Kiss
  3. Kiyoshi Hikawa – Anoko to Nogiku to Watashibune
  4. Kumi Koda – Pop Diva
  5. ClariS – Connect
  6. Tohoshinki – Why? (Keep Your Head Down)
  7. Tomomi Itani – Dear J
  8. Yui Horie – Immoralist
  9. DEEP – Shiroi Muffler
  10. Buono! – Tabidachi no Uta

As for the #1 Indies release on the Oricon Indies Daily Charts, the #1 indie song in Japan goes to CNBLUE for “RE-MAINTENTENANCE (Try again, Smile again)”.

For Oricon Weekly Chart Rankings, please click here.

SOURCE: Data was translated from Oricon CD Single Daily Charts

ORICON TOP 10 ALBUM DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: Yusuke takes #1, YU-A takes #2 and SEKIHAN at #3.

  1. Yusuke – Ano…Yumemotemasukedo
  2. YU-A – 2 Girls
  3. Sekihan – EXIT TUNES PRESENTS SEKIHAN the BEST
  4. Tomohisa Yamashita – Supergood, Superbad
  5. flumpool – Fantasia of Life Stripe
  6. Nick Carter – I’m Taking Off
  7. MONKEY MAJIK – westview
  8. KARA – Girls Talk
  9. Ikimonogakari – Ikimongakari~Members BEST Selection~
  10. Mogwai – Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will

For rankings comparison, please compare to Oricon’s NINKI Poll predictions for Album Sales.

Oricon Top 10 CD Single and Album Daily Charts (JAPAN): KAT-TUN takes the #1 spot on the Singles Charts, Masaharu Fukuyama takes the #1 spot on the Album Charts (11.17.10)

November 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s new release Wednesday! Which artist or band took the #1 spot for Japan’s Oricon CD Single Daily Charts and Oricon Album Daily Charts?

Buy the #1 CD Single & Album from CDJAPAN or YesAsia.com:

The #1 CD Single in Japan
The #1 Album in Japan

or purchase from:

ORICON TOP 10 SINGLE DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: Johnny’s continues to lock up the #1 spot with KAT-TUN, SKE48 at #2 and Kobukuro at #3.

  1. KAT-TUN – CHANGE UR WORLD
  2. SKE48 – 1! 2! 3! 4! Yoroshiku!
  3. Kobukuro  – Ryusei
  4. AAA – PARADISE/Endless Fighters
  5. Morning Musume – Onna to Otoko no Lullabye Game
  6. FTIsland – So today…
  7. Arashi – Hatenai Sora
  8. Maki Ohguro – Anything Goes!
  9. Azusa Nakano (Ayana Taketatsu) – Keion! – Character Image Song Over the Starlight
  10. Ristu Tainaka (Satomi Sato) – Keion!! – Character Image Song

As for the #1 Indies release on the Oricon Indies Daily Charts, the #1 indie song in Japan goes to 世界の終わり for “天使と悪魔/ファンタジー”.

For Oricon Weekly Chart Rankings, please click here.

SOURCE: Data was translated from Oricon CD Single Daily Charts

ORICON TOP 10 ALBUM DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: Masaharu Fukuyama at #1, Mai Kuraki at #2 and Ikimonogakari at #3.

  1. Masaharu Fukuyama – THE BEST BANG!!
  2. Mai Kuraki – FUTURE KISS
  3. Ikimonogakari – Ikimonogakarai ~Members BEST Selection~
  4. Hexagon All Stars – WE LOVE – HEXAGON 2010
  5. The Elephant Kashimashi – Akuma no Sasayaki – Soshite, Kokoro ni Hi wo Tomosu Tabi
  6. SCANDAL – R-GIRL’s ROCK!
  7. John-Hoon – Samurai
  8. Bon Jovi – Greatest Hits
  9. Go Hiromi – one and only…
  10. Taylor Swift – Speak Now

For rankings comparison, please compare to Oricon’s NINKI Poll predictions for Album Sales.

Oricon Top 10 CD Single and Album Daily Charts (JAPAN): Sound Horizon takes #1 on the Singles Charts, KAT-TUN takes #1 on the Album Charts (6.16.10)

June 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s new release Wednesday! Which artist or band took the #1 spot for Japan’s Oricon CD Single Daily Charts and Oricon Album Daily Charts?

Buy the #1 CD Single & Album from CDJAPAN or YesAsia.com:

The #1 CD Single in Japan
The #1 Album in Japan

or purchase from:

ORICON TOP 10 SINGLE DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: Sound Horizon takes the #1 position while TOKIO takes #2.  Toshi Kubota takes the #3 position while Kiyoshi Hikawa’s “Shamisen Tabigarasu” stays strong in the top 10 since its released back in March.
  1. Sound Horizon – Ido e Itaru Mori e Itaru Ido
  2. TOKIO – Haruka
  3. Toshinobu Kubota – Love Rain -Koi no Ame-
  4. Kiyoshi Hikawa – Shamisen Tabigarasu
  5. Kaela Kimura – Ring a Ding Dong
  6. Dragon Ash – AMBITIOUS
  7. Do As Infinity – 1/100
  8. KAT-TUN – Going!
  9. GIRL NEXT DOOR – Freedom
  10. Ayabie – Dramatic

As for the #1 Indies release on the Oricon Indies Daily Charts, the #1 indie song in Japan goes to 凛 for “As If Forever Exists.”.

For Oricon Weekly Chart Rankings, please click here.

SOURCE: Data was translated from Oricon CD Single Daily Charts

ORICON TOP 10 ALBUM DAILY CHARTS

NOTE: KAT-TUN takes the #1 spot while EXILE drops from #1 to #2.  mihimaru GT takes the #3 position.

  1. KAT-TUN – NO MORE PAIN
  2. EXILE – FANTASY
  3. mihimaru GT – mihimaballads
  4. Oasis – Time Flies… 1994-2009
  5. Taiga – Music is my life
  6. FLOW – MICROCOSM
  7. locofrank – STANDARD
  8. EXIT TUNES PRESENTS Ikemen Boys Paradise
  9. Eikichi Yazawa – TWIST
  10. Lady GaGa – The Monster

For rankings comparison, please compare to Oricon’s NINKI Poll predictions for Album Sales.

Oricon Top 10 CD Single Daily Charts (JAPAN): KAT-TUN’s “Going!” takes the #1 spot (5.12.10)

May 12, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

On new release Wednesday. Which artist or band took the #1 spot for Japan’s Oricon CD Single Daily Charts?

Buy the #1 CD Single from CDJAPAN:

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NOTE: KAT-TUN takes the #1 spot while last week’s Ikimonoakari drops to #9.  VAMPS takes the #2 spot while Ketsumeishi takes #3.
  1. KAT-TUN – Going!
  2. VAMPS – DEVIL SIDE
  3. Ketsumeishi -Nakama
  4. Girls Dead Monsters – Thousand Enemies
  5. Hikawa Kiyoshi – Shamisen Tabigarasu
  6. FUNKY MONKEY BABYS – Taisetsu
  7. Elephant Kashimashi – Shiawase yo, Kono Yubi ni Tomare
  8. Erina Mano – Onegai Dakara…
  9. Ikimonogakari – Arigatou
  10. moumoon – Sunshine Girl

As for the #1 Indies release on the Oricon Indies Daily Charts, the #1 indie song in Japan goes to Dress for “Sadie”.

For Oricon Weekly Chart Rankings, please click here.

SOURCE: Data was translated from Oricon CD Single Daily Charts

For rankings comparison, please compare to Oricon’s NINKI Poll predictions for Album Sales.

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