AKB48 has become No.1 in singles sales in Japan.
10 Dec 2015 - 7:08 PM  UPDATED 10 Dec 2015 - 7:09 PM

This just in. With its latest single “Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby,” J-pop group AKB48 has become the artist with the most number of single album sales in Japan.

What’s more remarkable is that the record went on sale on December 9 and sold more than 813,000 copies on its first day. In total, the group has sold around 36,158,000 single albums in its 10-year history.

With its new record, the group surpassed the record of the group B’z that has sold around 35 million singles in its 27 years in the industry.

Source: Jpop Asia

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