The accomplishment tops off a breakout year for Yonezu who has become a rising star in Japan. The singer's popularity began rising after his song "orion" was used as the theme song to to "March Comes in like a Lion".
To celebrate the milestone, Yonezu released a music video for the song "Shunrai" off his latest album "BOOTLEG". The video has been viewed over a million times since being released.
Yonezu is currently on a nationwide tour titled "Kenshi Yonezu 2017 TOUR / Fogbound". he will be performing at Nippon Budokan for the first time on January 9 and 10.