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is a Japanese actress and pop star.
Chage and Aska are a Japanese popular music duo composed of male singer-songwriters from Fukuoka Prefecture: Chage (born January 6, 1958) and Aska (born February 24, 1958).
is a Japanese song released on March 3, 1999.
are a Japanese new wave/rhythm and blues band formed in 1988, originally consisting of Miwa Yoshida (lead vocals), Masato Nakamura (bass), and Takahiro Nishikawa (keyboards).
is a Japanese singer-songwriter, and composer.
Kimi ga Iru Dake de (君がいるだけで, lit. "Just by you being here") is a Japanese song by Kome Kome Club released on May 4, 1992.
is a Japanese pop rock band formed in 1982.
Japan has long held the title of the second-largest music market in the world, only surpassed by the United States.
Japan has the second largest music market in the world.
This is a list of songs that have peaked at number-one on the Oricon Singles Chart, the preeminent singles chart in Japan, which was created in 1967, and monitors the number of physical single purchases of the most popular singles.
is a retired Japanese vocalist from Meguro, Tokyo.
, commonly referred to by their contracted nickname) is a Japanese pop rock band formed in 1989 by Kazutoshi Sakurai, Kenichi Tahara, Keisuke Nakagawa, and Hideya Suzuki. They made their major debut in 1992. As a group, they are one of the best selling artists in Japan and one of the most successful Japanese rock artists, having sold over 50 million records and creating the in the mid-1990s in Japan. They held the record for the highest first week sales of a single in Japan for 15 years, with 1.2 million copies of their 10th single, have 30 consecutive number 1 singles, replaced Glay as the all-male band (with 3 or more members) to have the most number 1 albums on the Oricon charts, and won the Japan Record Award in 1994 for "Innocent World" and in 2004 for "Sign". As of 2012, Mr. Children has published fifteen original studio albums and 34 physical singles, along with five compilations, a live album, and fifteen home video releases. The band's music is mainly composed and written by lead singer Sakurai, with the exception of the Suzuki-penned songs "Asia" and "#2601" from the albums Atomic Heart and Discovery, and occasional collaborative song writing with producer Takeshi Kobayashi.. In 2012 they celebrated their 20th debut anniversary by releasing dual best album titled Mr. Children 2001–2005 ＜micro＞ and Mr. Children 2005–2010 ＜macro＞. Both albums dominated the best-selling album category in the 2012 Oricon yearly chart, selling over 2.5 million copies. Mr.Children has become the third artists who achieved TOP 2 spots on the yearly album ranking, and this is the first time in 14 years for any artist to achieve this. Moreover, (An Imitation) Blood Orange, an album of new material released in November 2012, debuted No.1 on the Oricon Chart—at the end of the year, all three albums released that year were in the Top 10 best selling albums of 2012. In 2015, Mr. Children was named No.1 Concert Mobilization Power Ranking based on the overall amount of people whom attended their performances during 2015 in Japan, mobilizing 1,119,000 fans (36 concerts).
Music recording sales or record sales is an activity related to selling albums, singles, or music videos through record shops or online music store.
NEWS is a four-member Japanese band consisting of Keiichiro Koyama, Takahisa Masuda, Shigeaki Kato and Yuya Tegoshi.
is the debut single by Shiro Miya & Pinkara Trio released on May 10, 1972 in Japan.
, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.
The Oricon Albums Chart is the Japanese music industry standard albums popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon.
is a song by Japanese singer Masato Shimon, released by Canyon Records (now Pony Canyon) on December 25, 1975.
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.
"Say Yes" is a Japanese single by Chage and Aska, released by Pony Canyon on July 24, 1991.
is a song recorded by Japanese boy band SMAP.
was a Japanese enka singer, lyricist and composer.
In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.
SMAP was a Japanese boy band, composed of Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, Goro Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, and Shingo Katori.
is one of the largest dairy companies in Japan.
, also known by the abbreviations and SAS, is a Japanese rock band that first formed in 1974.
"Tomorrow Never Knows" is the sixth single released by Mr. Children on November 10, 1994.
"Tsunami" is a song by the Southern All Stars, released as their forty-fourth single on January 26, 2000.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1972.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1975.
List of notable events in music that took place in the year 1991.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1992.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1994.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1995.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in 1999.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2000.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2003.