J-pop boy band King & Prince blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard Japan Sizzling 100, dated Aug. 26 to Sept. 1, with its newest single, “koi-wazurai.” The rising Johnny’s boy band’s fourth single and theme tune of a film starring member Sho Hirano bought 385,303 CDs to guide bodily gross sales and look-ups, whereas additionally faring nicely in Twitter mentions (No. 2) and radio airplay (No. 8).
Official HIGE DANdism‘s “Pretender” and “Shukumei” maintain at No. 2 and three, respectively. Downloads and video views for the previous elevated, whereas figures for the latter remained largely unchanged.
Kenshi Yonezu’s new tune, “Uma to Shika,” continues to rule downloads for the third week, although the numbers are really fizzling out. The tune slips 4-5 this week after debuting at No. 2 two weeks in the past, and its place subsequent week will probably be key in whether or not or not it will possibly rule the Japan Sizzling 100, after bodily gross sales factors are added as soon as the CD is launched Sept. 11.
Combination rock group King Gnu‘s long-running hit tune “Hakujitsu” returns to No. Eight after seven weeks on the tally, boosted by the band’s talked-about acoustic efficiency on the late-night radio program hosted by vocalist Satoshi Iguchi final week, in addition to the latest launch of its newest quantity “Hikoutei.”
J-pop singer-songwriter Gen Hoshino surprise-dropped his total catalog on streaming companies on Friday (Aug. 30). Whereas three days weren’t sufficient to catapult his previous hits again into the highest ranks of the Japan Sizzling 100 (“Pop Virus” climbed the best this week at No. 80), this and three different songs — “Koi,” “Idea,” and “SUN” — have appeared within the prime 100 on the streaming tally, and have greater than sufficient potential to proceed ascending on each lists.
The Billboard Japan Sizzling 100 combines bodily and digital gross sales, radio airplay, Twitter mentions, YouTube and GYAO! video views, Gracenote look-ups and audio streams from Amazon Music Limitless, Apple Music, AWA, Google Play Music, KKBOX, LINE MUSIC, Rakuten Music, RecMusic offered by Gfk Japan, in addition to dHits and Uta Move, and karaoke knowledge from Daiichikosho and XING.
Billboard Japan Sizzling 100 Prime 10 (dated Aug. 26 to Sept. 1)
1. [-] koi-wazurai / King & Prince (385,303 copies / none / none)
2.  Pretender / Official HIGE DANdism (none / 18,424 downloads / 5,964,237 streams)
3.  Shukumei / Official HIGE DANdism (none / 17,959 downloads / 4,214,822 streams)
4.  DREAMERS / GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE (35,876 copies / 4,227 downloads / 931,366 streams)
5.  Uma to Shika / Kenshi Yonezu (none / 51,427 downloads / none)
6.  Marigold / Aimyon (none / 9,455 downloads / 2,806,368 streams)
7.  Paprika / Foorin (2,827 copies / 13,887 downloads / 2,172,729 streams)
8.  Hakujitsu / King Gnu (none / 8,282 downloads / 2,823,822 streams)
9.  Machigaisagashi / Masaki Suda (none / 9,218 downloads / 2,527,733 streams)
10.  Lemon / Kenshi Yonezu (2,628 copies / 12,594 downloads / none)
[ ]: Place final week
( ): Bodily gross sales / downloads / streams (Prime 50 solely)