Any of your faves in here?
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16 Apr 2019 - 10:50 AM  UPDATED 16 Apr 2019 - 10:50 AM

The Heisei period is coming to an end in Japan, which is the era dating from August 1, 1989 to April 30, 2019. With that in mind, Oricon have released the charts for the era, covering the years from September 1, 1989 to March 31, 2019.

That's a lot of music of course, and there have been some true era-making hits and artists during that time! These lists are based off of Oricon's statistics and cover the best-selling artist, album and song from the period. Check out the lists below!

Artist

1. B'z (82,624,000 copies)
2. AKB48 (60,053,000 copies)
3. Mr.Children (60,010,000 copies)
4. Ayumi Hamasaki (50,708,000 copies)
5. DREAMS COME TRUE (44,942,000 copies)
6. GLAY (38,808,000 copies)
7. Arashi (38,440,000 copies)
8. ZARD (37,633,00 copies)
9. Southern All Stars (37,619,000 copies)
10. Utada Hikaru (37,340,000 copies)

Albums

1. Utadu Hikaru: First Love (7,672,000)
2. B'z: B'z The Best "Pleasure" (5,136,000)
3. GLAY: REVIEW -BEST OF GLAY- (4,876,000)
4. Utadu Hikaru: Distance (4,472,000)
5. B'z: B'z The Best "Treasure" (4,439,000)
6. Ayumi Hamasaki: A BEST (4,312,000)
7. globe: globe (4,136,000)
8. Utadu Hikaru: DEEP RIVER (3,605,000)
9. Southern All Stars: Ume no Yeah!! (3,592,000)
10. Mai Kuraki: delicious way (3,530,000)

Songs

1. SMAP: Sekai ni Hitotsu Dake no Hana (3,128,000)
2. Southern All Stars: TSUNAMI (2,936,000)
3. Hayami Kentaro, Shigemori Ayumi, Himawari Kids, Dango Gasshodan: Dango 3 Kyodai (2,918,000)
4. Kome Kome CLUB: Kimi ga Iru Dake de/Aishteru (2,895,000)
5. CHAGE & ASKA: SAY YES (2,822,000)
6. Mr.Children: Tomorrow never knows (2,766,000)
7. Oda Kazumasa: Oh! Yeah!/Love Story wa Totsuzen ni (2,588,000)
8. DREAMS COME TRUE: LOVE LOVE LOVE/Arashi ga Kuru (2,489,000)
9. CHAGE & ASKA: YAH YAH YAH/Yume no Bannin (2,419,000)
10. Mr.Children: Namonaki Uta (2,309,000)

Do you have a favourite from these lists?

(Source)


 

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