This year, a variety of popular songs became the talk of the town all over the world. In this article, we’ll introduce you to some of the most buzzed-about singers and songs in Japan.
The song “Perfume” received more plays due to the influence of TikTok, and reached No. 1 on the Apple Music singles chart, LINE MUSIC Top 100, Spotify Japan Viral 50, etc. On the Billboard Japan Hot 100 chart, it reached No. 1 on May 25, 2020, its fourth week on the chart.
This song has become popular because it is “a song that makes people want to post along with the video and share the topic.
By October 2017, she had recorded a total of 1.7 million downloads.
In September 2019, “Gurenge” became the first female solo artist song distributed in the same year to surpass 300,000 downloads in July 2020, it surpassed 1 million downloads, becoming her first million-selling song.
In July 2020, the song was downloaded over 1 million times and became her first million-selling song. It also became the last single to reach No. 1 on the Oricon chart, and the first to reach No. 1 on the weekly chart in Japan.
Due to the popularity of Kimetsu no Yaiba, it has gained immense popularity from a wide range of people from children to adults.
Official Hige Dandism is a Japanese quartet band.
Official Hige Dandism’s “Pretender” was so popular that it was selected as the most played song on “AWA” in 2020. This work has recorded a long hit with various subscription services such as shining second place in 2019.
YOASOBI is a two-person music unit consisting of vocaloid producer Ayase and singer-songwriter ikura (Rira Ikuta).
They were born out of a project to turn novels posted on “monogatary.com”, a novel & illustration posting site run by Sony Music, into music.
The appeal of their work is the mysterious worldview of turning novels directly into music. Their debut and most popular song, “Running into the Night,” surpassed 100 million views in October of 2020. The song also ranked first in Spotify’s viral top 50 (Japan, January 2020) and LINE MUSIC’s monthly ranking (April 2020).
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