Recochoku reveals its Half-Year Charts for 2016

Popular digital download platform Recochoku recently published their rankings for the first half of the year to their website; these charts cover the period starting from January 1st through June 30th of 2016 and represent data collected from across Recochoku’s many services.

Atop the Overall Artists chart is Sandaime J Soul Brothers (from EXILE TRIBE), whose continued strong performance was buoyed by the success of songs like album lead track “Feel So Alive”.  Meanwhile, the Digital Singles chart is ruled by Kiritani Kenta’s (as Urashima Taro) “Umi no Koe”, which remains inside the Daily Top 10 even now.  Finally, the Top New Artist thus far this year is idol unit Keyakizaka46, whose debut song “Silent Majority” made a notable impact on the charts.

Read on below for the Top 25 of the Artist and Digital Singles charts and the complete New Artists chart.

-Recochoku 2016 Half-Year Charts-

Top 25 Overall Artists:

  1. Sandaime J Soul Brothers (from EXILE TRIBE)
  2. Nishino Kana
  3. AKB48
  4. ONE OK ROCK
  5. back number
  6. Utada Hikaru
  7. Ketsumeishi
  8. AI
  9. Urashima Taro (Kiritani Kenta)
  10. RADIO FISH
  11. Fujiwara Sakura
  12. Amuro Namie
  13. Kobukuro
  14. Ikimonogakari
  15. Hoshino Gen
  16. AAA
  17. Teshima Aoi
  18. SMAP
  19. BIGBANG
  20. EXILE
  21. Perfume
  22. Nakajima Miyuki
  23. GReeeeN
  24. BUMP OF CHICKEN
  25. DREAMS COME TRUE

For #26-100, see here.

Top 25 Digital Singles:

  1. Urashima Taro (Kiritani Kenta) – Umi no Koe
  2. AKB48 – 365 Nichi no Kami Hikouki
  3. RADIO FISH – PERFECT HUMAN
  4. ONE OK ROCK – Wherever you are
  5. Nishino Kana – Torisetsu
  6. Utada Hikaru – Hanataba wo Kimi ni
  7. Hoshino Gen – SUN
  8. Teshima Aoi – Ashita e no Tegami (Drama Version)
  9. Amuro Namie – Mint
  10. AI – Minna ga Minna Eiyuu (Full Version)
  11. Fujiwara Sakura – Soup
  12. Perfume – FLASH
  13. Ketsumeishi – Tomo yo ~Kono Saki mo Zutto…
  14. Kobukuro – Mirai
  15. Flower – Yasashisa de Afureru You ni
  16. AI – Minna ga Minna Eiyuu (Short Version)
  17. Sandaime J Soul Brothers (from EXILE TRIBE) – Feel So Alive
  18. Nishino Kana – Anata no Suki na Tokoro
  19. ONE OK ROCK – Always coming back
  20. Fujiwara Sakura – Suki yo Suki yo Suki yo
  21. back number – Christmas Song
  22. back number – Heroine
  23. THE Sharehappi from Sandaime J Soul Brothers (from EXILE TRIBE) – Share The Love
  24. aiko – Motto
  25. Nakajima Miyuki – Ito

For #26-100, see here.

Top New Artists:

  1. Keyakizaka46
  2. HARUHI
  3. anderlust

(via recochoku.jp)

  • Comments

    • khriztel

      Torisetsu!
      OT but will you guys also post the Soundscan midyear chart?

      • Ryusenkai

        I believe Ronald is handling that a little later on tonight, so you should see that go up before the day’s done.

    • negoto

      nice @ utada doing well despite zero promo and teenagers going “idk her” lol

    • eplizo

      Utada slaying despite the song not being out for long and having no promo. The true Queen.