Oricon Singles Chart 2015 Week 18: HKT48 tops the chart with their new single

In this week’s Oricon Singles Chart for J-pop, HKT48’s 5th Single “12 Byou”, ranked 1st with over 270,000 sales. The single was released on 22nd April 2015 featuring double-centre Kodama Haruka (Team H) and Miyawaki Sakura (Team KIV). The single comes in 4 different editions: Type A, B, C and Theatre Edition.

“12 Byou” by HKT48 (Short MV):

Another feature in this week’s Oricon Chart features Nogizaka46’s “Inochi Wa Utsukushii” which has been in the Top 10 for 6 consecutive weeks ever since their release on 18th March.

Here are the Top 10 for this week’s Oricon Singles Chart 2015:

  1. “12 Byou” by HKT48 (Released Date: 22nd April 2015) (Weekly Sales: 277,916)
  2. “Colony” by Bump of Chicken (Released Date: 22nd April 2015) (Weekly Sales: 150,417)
  3. “STOMP RIDERS” by J-Soul Brothers (Released Date: 22nd April 2015) (Weekly Sales: 107,685)
  4. “Angel Blossom” by Nana Mizuki (Released Date: 22nd April 2015) (Weekly Sales: 39,623)
  5. “Mi Wa Mu’sic No Mi” by μ’s (Released Date: 22nd April 2015) (Weekly Sales: 32,652)
  6. “Dekitate Evo! Revo! Generation” by New Generations (Released Date: 22nd April 2015) (Weekly Sales: 27,114)
  7. “Yolo Moment” by Yuma Nakayama (Released Date: 22nd April 2015) (Weekly Sales: 21,846)
  8. “Catch Me If You Can” by Girls’ Generation (Released Date: 22nd April 2015) (Weekly Sales: 20,835)
  9. “Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love Revolutions Cross Unit” by Otoya Ittoki x Natsuki Shinomiya(Released Date: 22nd April 2015) (Weekly Sales: 19,314)
  10. “Inochi Wa Utsukushii” by Nogizaka46 (Released Date: 18th March 2015) (Weekly Sales: 16,017)

Source: Oricon Style

-Shah

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