Kenshi Yonezu released his monster hit “Lemon” last year, and it continues to be a huge success. The single has managed to sell well over 260k physical units, and has secured over 2 million digital sales! The song has been very successful on streaming too, surpassing 340 million views on YouTube.
Oricon has a karaoke chart, and as the name suggests it ranks the most popular karaoke songs. Rock-comedy band GOLDEN BOMBER previously set a new record when their song “Memeshikute” spend a staggering 51 weeks at #1.
Kenshi has described the songs massive popularity as “strange”, but he’s thankful for the success and will continue on his musical journey. Kenshi’s follow up single to “Lemon” was a double a-side titled “Flamingo / Teenage Riot”, it instantly hit the top spot on both physical and digital charts.