Japanese rock band BUMP OF CHICKEN soars 55-2 this week with "Hanashi Ga Shitaiyo." The title track of the band's first "triple-A" single was fueled mainly by physical sales (No. 3), look-up (No. 2), and radio airplay (No. 3) points, while also performing well in downloads (No. 12).
The two other songs on the release bowed on the tally this week, with "Spica" at No. 23 and "Sirius" at No. 54. Both of these tracks were powered by downloads.
Pop-rock band back number's latest ballad, "Old Fashion," continues to rule downloads this week, and while it slips 4-8 on the Japan Hot 100, it remains within reach of the top spot ahead of its CD release on Wednesday (Nov. 21).
Aimyon's "Konya Konomama" leads streaming for the third consecutive week, and while the CD went on sale Nov. 14, downloads and streams for the single actually increased, lifting it up 9-4 on this week's Japan Hot 100.
The Billboard Japan Hot 100 combines physical and digital sales, radio airplay, Twitter mentions, YouTube and GYAO! video views, Gracenote look-ups and audio streams from Apple Music, AWA, Google Play Music, KKBOK, LINE MUSIC, Rakuten Music, Recochoku provided by Gfk Japan, as well as streaming counts based on lyrics displayed on PetitLyrics.
Billboard Japan Hot 100 Top 20 (dated Nov. 12 to 18)
1. Kaerimichi Ha Toomawari Shitakunaru / Nogizaka46
2. Hanashi Ga Shitaiyo / BUMP OF CHICKEN
3. Over The Storm / M!LK
4. Konya Konomama / Aimyon
5. Flamingo / Kenshi Yonezu
6. Lemon / Kenshi Yonezu
7. U.S.A. / DA PUMP
8. Old Fashion / back number
9. YES or YES / TWICE
10. Tentomushi / THE YELLOW MONKEY
11. Urei No Prisoner / GLAY
12. Anata To Torattatta? / DREAMS COME TRUE
13. FAKE LOVE / BTS
14. Prologue / Uru
15. Bohemian Rhapsody / Queen
16. Against The Pain / BiS1st
17. Against The Pain / BiS2nd
18. Sasameyuki / Wagakki Band
19. Marigold / Aimyon
20. UNION / OxT