Kenshi Yonezu’s ‘Lemon’ Reaches No. 1 On Billboard JAPAN

08.June.2019 | MUSIC

The results for the top songs and artists for the first half of 2019 on Billboard JAPAN have been announced.  This includes those between November 26, 2018 to May 26, 2019.

Taking the top spot on the Billboard JAPAN Hot 100 is Kenshi Yonezu’s Lemon for the second year in a row, making him the first artist to reach number one on the chart for two consecutive years. At number two is Aimyon with Marigold and in third place, DA DUMP with U.S.A..


Crowing the Billboard JAPAN Hot Albums is Gen Hoshino’s POP VIRUS which sold 281,039 copies in its first week. Thanks to continued promotion in the media the record has enjoyed long sales. It is also the most downloaded and searched album for the ranking. At number two is ONE OK ROCK with Eye of the Storm and at number three is Nogizaka46 with Ima ga Omoide ni Naru Made.

The number one for Billboard JAPAN’s Top Artists is AImyon. She has an astounding eight songs on the JAPAN Hot 100 and three titles in JAPAN Hot Albums.

 

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