Pentatonix and LA DIVA Perform on Music Fair for January 18

This week’s guests were Pentatonix and LA DIVA.

Pentatonix – Pretender / Shallow

LA DIVA – Silly Love Songs / Bohemian Rhapsody / Dancing Queen / Kimi wo Hitomi ni Koshiteru

King Gnu, Mayumura Chiaki, and More Perform on Buzz Rhythm 02 for January 17

This week’s guests were King Gnu, Wagakki Band, Mayumura Chiaki, and Zenbu Kimi no Sei da.

King Gnu – Hikoutei / Teenager Forever

Wagakki Band – Ignite

Mayumura Chiaki – DEKI☆NAI

Zenbu Kimi no Sei da. – When you 2 WANT

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Daichi Miura, King Gnu, Matt, and More Perform on MUSIC STATION for January 17

This week’s guests were Superfly, SixTONES, Snow Man, King Gnu, Daichi Miura, Matt, and Mori Nana.

Superfly – Flare

SixTONES – Imitation Rain

Snow Man – D.D.

King Gnu – Teenager Forever

Daichi Miura – I’m Here

Matt – Yosou mo Tsukanai Story

Mori Nana – Kaeru no Uta

Poppin’Party, Kimura Takuya, and Official HIGE DANdism Top the Oricon Charts for the Week of 1/6 – 1/12

This week, Poppin’Party topped the Combined Single chart with their new single “Initial / Yume wo Uchinuku Shunkan ni!”, with 32,981 points in its first week.

Kimura Takuya topped the Combined Album chart with his debut solo album “Go with the Flow”, with 126,831 points in its first week.

Poppin’Party also topped the Single chart with “Initial / Yume wo Uchinuku Shunkan ni!”, selling 27,164 copies in its first week.

Takuya also topped the Album chart with “Go with the Flow”, selling 126,831 copies in its first week.

Official HIGE DANdism retook the top spot on the Digital Single chart with their single “Pretender”, selling 26,757 copies in its 37th week, and topping the chart for the fourth non-consecutive week .

Official HIGE DANdism also retook the top spot on the Digital Album chart with their album “Traveler”, selling 2,595 copies in its 14th week, and topping the chart for the fourth non-consecutive week.

Official HIGE DANdism also topped the Streaming chart for the 34th consecutive week with their song “Pretender”, with 4,463,008 streams in its 37th week.

Oricon Flashback: Week of 1/13

We’re back with this week’s edition of Oricon Flashback! This is the first edition of the new year! This year we will be looking back on what topped the charts in 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2015. Think of it as a way to reminisce and learn about the past of Japanese music.

Hoshino Gen Celebrates Love in “Ain’t Nobody Know” MV

Last October, Hoshino Gen released his digital EP “Same Thing.” He has now released the music video for “Ain’t Nobody Know”, his collaboration with Tom Misch. The video features an array of visuals, but focuses on three couple, two of which happen to be same-sex couples. Check it out below!

iri to Release New Single “24-25”

On January 22, iri will release her new single, “24-25.” She recently turned 25 and her new song is seen as a positive anthem for strong women.

“24-25” will also include the song “SUMMER END”, which served as the theme song for the Abema TV program “Renai Drama na Koi ga Shitai ~Kiss to survive~”, as well as a Seiho remix of iri’s 2019 song “Wonderland.”

The single will be released in three editions: CD+T-shirt, CD only, and a 7-inch vinyl.

iri recently released the music video for “24-25”, which can be found below, along with more information on her single!