NiziU’s “Paradise” shoots to No. 1 on this week’s Billboard Japan Hot 100, monitoring the week from Mar. 6 to 12 and launched Mar. 15.
The most recent observe from the nine-member woman group hit No. 1 after debuting at No. 23 on final week’s chart, powered by downloads (No. 1 for the metric). The CD model went on sale this monitoring week and the music got here in at No. 2 for gross sales with 168,938 copies offered, whereas additionally faring properly within the different metrics of the chart’s methodology: No. 3 for downloads, No. 13 for streaming, and No. 4 for video views and radio.
Naniwa Danshi’s “Particular Kiss” debuts at No. 2 on the Japan Scorching 100 this week, ruling gross sales with 512,690 copies however unable to help that benefit within the different metrics — for instance, No. 13 for video and No. 24 for radio.
first-week gross sales figures of each teams’ earlier singles, NiziU’s “Blue Moon” offered 207,252 copies, that means the brand new single is down by about 18.5 p.c. Naniwa Danshi’s “Blissful Shock” offered 517,381 copies, so the brand new launch can be down however solely barely by about 0.9 p.c. Nevertheless, “Blue Moon” got here in at No. 46 for downloads, No. 92 in streaming, No. 42 in video, and No. 61 in radio, so the J-pop woman group managed to considerably enhance in varied different metrics apart from gross sales for his or her new single to take the highest place on the most recent music chart.
The Billboard Japan Scorching 100 combines bodily and digital gross sales, audio streams, radio airplay, video views and karaoke knowledge.
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