The Recording Industry Association of Japan Releases Its Digital Certifications for January

One song from 2019 was certified Gold this month for selling 100,000 copies: Aimer‘s “I beg you.”

One song was certified 2 Million this month for selling 2,000,000 copies: Hoshino Gen‘s “Koi.”

Two songs were certified Million this month for selling 1,000,000 copies: Nishino Kana‘s “Torisetsu” and MISIA‘s “Aitakute Ima.”

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80’s idol Chiemi Hori diagnosed with tongue cancer

It has been revealed that former idol and talent Chiemi Hori has been diagnosed with tongue cancer. She shared the unfortunate news with her fans on her official blog.

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Band SEKAI NO OWARI is back with a brand new song. “LOVE SONG” will serve as the lead promotional song for their upcoming album “Eye”.

It’s been about four years since the release of their last album, so they’re treating fans to two new albums! The second album will be titled “Lip“, and comes out the same day as “Eye“.

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BLUE ENCOUNT, The Birthday, and SUPER BEAVER Perform on Premium MelodiX! for February 18

This week’s guests were BLUE ENCOUNT, The Birthday, and SUPER BEAVER.

BLUE ENCOUNT – Survivor / DAY x DAY / Daijoubu

The Birthday – THE ANSWER / Aozora / OH BABY!

SUPER BEAVER – Yokan / 27

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Kis-My-Ft2, Nissy, Yonezu Kenshi, YUKI, and Aimyon Top the Oricon Charts for the Week of 2/4 – 2/10

This week, Kis-My-Ft2 topped the Combined Single chart with their new single “Kimi wo Daisuki da”, with 297,413 points in its first week.

Nissy topped the Combined Album chart with his new best album “Nissy Entertainment 5th Anniversary BEST”, with 62,673 points in its first week.

Kis-My-Ft2 also topped the Single chart with “Kimi wo Daisuki da”, selling 297,413 copies in its first week.

Nissy also topped the Album chart with “Nissy Entertainment 5th Anniversary BEST”, selling 60,342 copies in its first week.

Yonezu Kenshi topped the Digital Single chart for the 24th non-consecutive week “Lemon”, selling 25,523 copies in its 52nd week.

YUKI topped the Digital Album chart with her new album “forme”, selling 3,777 copies in its first week.

Aimyon topped the Streaming chart for the sixth consecutive week with her single “Marigold”, with 1,621,011 streams in the chart’s ninth week.

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Frederic, CHAI, and Asako Perform on Love music for February 17

This week’s performers were Frederic, CHAI, and Asako. Matayoshi Naoki was the talk guest.


Frederic – LIGHT

Asako – Apple Tea

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#1 Song Review: Week of 1/28 – 2/3 (Johnny’s WEST v. Yonezu Kenshi v. Aimyon)

Hello, Arama! Japan readers and welcome to this week’s installment of #1 Song Review! Last week saw Aimyon defeat Aqours and Yonezu Kenshi. Aimyon and Kenshi are back is back this week, facing off against a newcomer. Find out what Ronald thought of the songs that topped the singles charts this week and share your thoughts on them too!

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Oishi Masayoshi Performs with Kanjani8 on KanJam Kanzennen SHOW for February 17

This week’s guests were Agematsu Noriyasu, Oishi Masayoshi, Tomita Akihiro, Akiyama Ryuji, Miyata Toshiya, and Shida Mirai.

Oishi Masayoshi x Kanjani8 – Youkoso Japari Park e (Doubutsu Biscuits x PPP cover)

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