Oricon Yearly Charts 2011

Published on January 14th, 2012.

Oricon released their top 50 singles in 2011. AKB48 has taken the top 5 spots on the 2011 Oricon Single chart with every single selling over 1,000,000 copies.

Artists who have sold more than 1,000,000 copies in a year in the past are B’z and Mr.Children with 4,000,000 copies sold in 1995. Pink Lady in 1978, Hikaru GENJI in 1988 and Arashi in 2009. All held the top 3 spots on the Oricon year end singles chart before, but no artist has ever held the top 5 spots before.

Check out the top 50 singles of 2011:

1. “Flying Get” – AKB48 (1,587,229)
2. “Everyday, Kachuusha” – AKB48 (1,586,840)
3. “Kaze wa Fuiteiru” – AKB48 (1,418,888)
4. “Ue Kara Mariko” – AKB48 (1,198,864)
5. “Sakura no Ki ni Narou” – AKB48 (1,079,460)
6. “Lotus” – Arashi (625,935)
7. “Meikyu Love Song” – Arashi (614,131)
8. “Maru-Maru-Mori -Mori” – Kaoru to Tomoki, Tama ni Mook. (498,920)
9. “Pareo wa Emerald” – SKE48 (466,037)
10. “Everybody Go” – Kis-My-Ft2 (441,680)
11. “Okie Dokie” – SKE48 (434,307)
12. “Let’s try again” – Team Amuse!! (312,666)
13. “Oh My God!” – NMB48 (309,846)
14. “Rising Sun/Itsuka Kitto…” – EXILE/EXILE ATSUSHI (305,001)
15. “OVER” – Hey! Say! JUMP (297,781)
16. “Why?(Keep Your Head Down)” – Tohoshinki (285,051)
17. “Banzai Venus” – SKE48 (274,973)
18. “Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo” – NMB48 (263,187)
19. “T.W.L/Yellow Pansy Street” – Kanjani8 (257,932)
20. “Kazoku ni Narou Yo/fighting pose” – Fukuyama Masaharu (255,572)
21. “Magic Power” – Hey! Say! JUMP (254,171)
22. “Shuumatsu Not yet” – Not yet (246,129)
23. “Eternal” – Akanishi Jin (241,630)
24. “Zero” – BUMP OF CHICKEN (238,656)
25. “GO GO Summer!” – KARA (230,082)
26. “Jet Coaster Lover” – KARA (225,175)
27. “Dear J” – Itano Tomomi (216,781)
28. “Don’t Wanna Lie” – B’z (216,239)
29. “Let me cry” – Jang Geun Suk (215,714)
30. “Sexy Zone” – Sexy Zone (211,908)
31. “ULTIMATE WHEELS” – KAT-TUN (210,749)
32. “BIRTH” – KAT-TUN (209,871)
33. “Flower” – Maeda Atsuko (209,781)
34. “Naminori Kakigoori” – Not yet (205,645)
35. “Pera Pera Perao” – Not yet (196,660)
36. “My Home” – Kanjani8 (190,942)
37. “Greatest The Hits 2011~2011″ Maximum the Hormone (189,659)
38. “‘Arigatou’~Sekai no Doko ni Itemo~” Hey! Say! JUMP (188,555)
39. “Tsubasa Ni Koi” – Kanjani8 (186,571)
40. “365 Nichi Kazoku” – Kanjani8 (185,395)
41. “Superstar” – Tohoshinki (184,317)
42. “Ano Ko to Nogiku to Watashibune” – Hikawa Kiyoshi (183,300)
43. “RUN FOR YOU” – KAT-TUN (179,296)
44. “Sayonara Kizu Darake no Hibi yo” – B’z (177,180)
45. “WHITE” – KAT-TUN (174,332)
46. “MR.TAXI/Run Devil Run” – Shoujo Jidai (172,205)
47. “Time” – KinKi Kids (171,068)
48. “Yume Tamago” – NYC (151,056)
49. “Saisho no Mail” – French Kiss (145,163)
50. “Anata e/Ooo Baby” – EXILE/EXILE ATSUSHI (142,927)

And here is a video if you want to check out these songs:

Source: Jpopasia.com, Oricon

  • http://yonasu.com/ Jonas

    Congratulations to AKB48! Crazy how well they sell :P

    • Anonymous

      Amazing to see even AKB sub units on there!