The popular Japanese record store has shared its yearly lists
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11 Dec 2018 - 12:10 PM  UPDATED 11 Dec 2018 - 12:10 PM

Tower Records Japan has revealed the albums and singles that topped their bestseller lists in 2018!

The rankings include combined total sales of Japanese, imported, limited edition and analog versions of each album sold through Tower Records stores from December 1 2017 to November 30 2018.

J-pop fans won't be surprised to learn that the albums chart was topped by Namie Amuro for the second year in a row, while the top-selling single went to King & Prince's "Cinderella Girl".

Check out the full lists below!

Top 20 Japanese Albums
1. Namie AmuroFinally
2. Southern All StarsUmi no Oh, Yeah!!
3. Kanjani8: GR8EST
4. Mr. Children: Juuryoku to Kokyuu
5. Hikaru Utada: Hatsukoi
6. WANIMA: Everybody!!
7. Hey! Say! JUMP: SENSE or LOVE
8. Sakanaction: Sakanazukan
9. Johnny's WEST: WESTival
10. Kenshi Yonezu: BOOTLEG
11. Perfume: Future Pop
12. Sexy Zone: XYZ=repainting
13. NEWS: EPCOTIA
14. KAT-TUN: CAST
15. MAN WITH A MISSION: Chasing the Horizon
16. ENDRECHERI: HYBRID FUNK
17. Hiragana Keyakizaka46: Hashiridasu Shunkan
18. THE ORAL CIGARETTES: Kisses and Kills
19. UNISON SQUARE GARDEN: MODE MOOD MODE
20. Yumi Matsutoya: Yuming kara no, Koi no Uta

Top 10 Japanese Singles
1. King & Prince: Cinderella Girl
2. Nogizaka46: Jikochuu de Ikou!
3. Nogizaka46: Synchronicity
4. Keyakizaka46: Glass wo Ware!
5. King & Prince: Memorial
6. Keyakizaka46: Ambivalent
7. Nogizaka46: Kaerimichi wa Tomawari Shitakunaru
8. Arashi: Natsu Hayate
9. Kenshi Yonezu: Lemon
10. Kenshi Yonezu: Flamingo / TEENAGE RIOT

Any of your fave songs make it to the bestsellers list?

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