Hey! Say! JUMP’s “zone” exploded to number one on this week’s Billboard Japan Hot 100, dominating physical sales with 232,265 copies sold in its first week.
On the chart unveiled on June 1, the title track of the eight-member group’s first triple-A CD single hit No. 1 for sales and searches, debuting atop the song charts powered by these two physical metrics. of the chart measurement. The song is at No. 16 for Twitter, but did not enter the top 100 for radio airplay. Johnny’s previous single, “Sing-along”, released 200,355 copies, so sales increased by around 30,000 copies this time around.
Kenshi Yonezu’s ‘M87’ slips 1-2 on this week’s Japan Hot 100, but continues to show strength in downloads with 19,726 units (#2), riding on the popularity of the movie it’s in featured, Shinji Higuchi and Hideaki Anno. ShinUltraman. Sales are understandably down from week one, but the track is at #5 for streaming (6,180,534 weekly streams), #2 for video views, and #3 for radio.
SEKAI NO OWARI’s “Habit” climbed a notch to No. 5 this week, breaking its own record in the digital realm by reaching No. 1 for video and No. 3 for streaming. The steady rise in total points shows that the TikTok favorite is attracting new listeners outside of the four-member group’s fan base – known as End of the World outside of Japan – and if that momentum may be maintained until the CD release drops on June 22, the track has a chance to climb higher in the count.
“Jidai okure no Rock’n’Roll Band” is a charity song by five prominent Japanese artists: Keisuke Kuwata, Motoharu Sano, Masanori Sera, Char and Goro Noguchi. These 66-year-old veteran musicians got together at The Traveling Wilburys and wrote the song together based on a demo by Kuwata.
The heartfelt number with a title that means “outdated rock ‘n’ roll band” bowed to No. 9 on the Japan Hot 100 after launching at No. 1 for downloads with 20,473 units. It also overtook radio and still has room for growth in other metrics such as video (#33) and Twitter mentions (#54). A portion of the proceeds from this song will be donated to Save the Children to protect the future and lives of children around the world facing depression and challenges from COVID-19, natural disasters, A charity song by five prominent 66 years the rockers bow to No. 9. and war.
The Billboard Japan Hot 100 combines physical and digital sales, audio streams, radio airplay, Twitter, YouTube, and GYAO mentions! video views, Gracenote searches and karaoke data.
See the full Billboard Japan Hot 100 chart, counting the week of May 23-29, here.