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Netizens reach to AKB48, SKE48, Nogizaka46 and Arashi dominating the singles charts on Twitter



Netizens commented on their displeasure of the singles ratings featured on CDJAPAN.

AKB48 and Nogizaka46 dominated the singles charts for 2015 but for non-idol fans, to see AKB48, SKE48, Nogizaka46 and Arashi dominating the charts may have been too much for them.

As for the album charts, Arashi took the #1 spot ahead of Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE and Dreams Come True’s best album coming third.

AKB48 has the top selling singles/album for 2014, but Arashi is the big earning artists/group of 2014

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The Oricon Rankings for 2014 are now out and AKB48 had another wonderful year as they had the top 5 best selling CD singles of 2014 and the top #1 selling album of 2014. But the artist/group that made the most money in 2014 was Arashi which made $13,823,000,000, followed by AKB48 which made $13,075,000,000.

Arashi & AKB48 top MyNavi Poll of Idols that will be around ten years from now


A MyNavi poll was conducted of which idols will be around 10 years from now and the results are:

(1) Arashi
(2) AKB48
(3) Oshima Yuko
(4) Sashihara Rino
(5) SMAP
(6) Maeda Atsuko
(7) Momoiro CloverZ
(8) Morning Musume
(9) Matsuda Seiko
(10) Nakai Masahiro (SMAP)

AKB48 dominates the Oricon best selling CD single ranking for 2013, Arashi has the best selling album for 2013


Congratulations to AKB48 who had the #1 selling CD single in 2013 with “Sayonara Crawl”.

The top 10 selling singles of 2013 were:

  1. AKB48 – Sayonara  Crawl
  2. AKB48 – Koisuru Fortune Cookie
  3. AKB48 – Heart Ereki
  4. AKB48 – So long!
  5. EXILE – EXILE PRIDE – Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame-
  6. Arashi – Calling x Breathless
  7. SKE48 – Choko no Dorei
  8. SKE48 – Utsukushii Inazuma
  9. NMB48 – Bokura no Eureka
  10. Arashi – Endless Game

The top 10 selling albums for 2013 were:

  1. Arashi – LOVE
  2. B’z – B’z the Best XXV 1988-1998
  3. B’z – B’z the Best XXV 1999-2012
  4. FUNKY MONKEY BABYS – Funky Monkey Babys LAST BEST
  5. NMB48 – Teppen Tottande! (Type-N)
  6. Amuro Namie – FEEL
  7. Kanjani8 – JUKE BOX
  9. Superfly – Superfly BEST
  10. Tohoshinki – TIME