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Oricon Reveals Monthly Singles and Albums Charts (January 2012)

posted by Traditionally on 11 February, 2012 at 05:45 pm   ·   43 comments
Oricon Reveals Monthly Singles and Albums Charts (January 2012)

Here are the Oricon monthly singles and albums rankings for January 2012.
All feedback on the chart's layouts and comprehensiveness are welcomed!

Single Charts Top 30

Album Charts Top 30

*Sales figures in brackets are the accumulated sales from all previous months since the release date (including the month of this chart).
*Rankings are based on sales from 3rd Jan to 6th Feb.
*Oricon reveals the top 50 releases as well.
For 31-50 rankings, please refer to HERE (singles) or HERE (albums)

*Only top 10 artists of each category are tagged*
*Next monthly charts shall follow up with sales from 7th Feb to 5th Mar*

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  • Posted by extremeDOnuts · 48 Jpops · 3 years ago  


  • Posted by Mielok · 14 Jpops · 4 years ago  

    AKG!! And next Galileo Galilei!!!

  • Posted by nagashiwa · 1,210 Jpops · 47 shares · 4 years ago  

    I really love to see Acid Black Cherry in this list!

  • Posted by amelchanHSJ · 403 Jpops · 4 years ago  

    wow great NYC (^^) banzai ~

  • Posted by PAK · 71,216 Jpops · 27 shares · 4 years ago  

    Lady Gaga and Adele. Haha! But, Yay! C.N. Blue made the charts, along with Namie Amuro, Asian Kung-Fu Generation, and FUNKY MONKEY BABYS!

  • Posted by Miica · 95,330 Jpops · 4 years ago  

    EXILE.. <3<3<3<3

  • Posted by pwedo · 243 Jpops · 1 shares · 4 years ago  

    Woot AKFG !!!! <3 (Those are your best songs!!!)

  • Posted by ASianInvasion · 35,724 Jpops · 1 shares · 4 years ago  

    ya~ good job exile :) <3

  • Posted by OshareKeiLover · 79,781 Jpops · 510 shares · 4 years ago  

    Yay! Good job Yasu! No. 7!

  • Posted by himitsu05 · 2,239 Jpops · 417 shares · 4 years ago  

    Wow~ Kisumai's 2nd single is still selling :) That's nice to see~

  • Posted by rekuru · 4,622 Jpops · 3 shares · 4 years ago  


  • Posted by sapphiresky · 368 Jpops · 7 shares · 4 years ago  

    i doubt anyone actually READS... but eh.. the numbers in brackets are the TOTAL sales the artiste(s) have made so far. This usually appears when the the singles/albums are already released some time / long time ago.

  • Posted by honey316 · 43,752 Jpops · 115 shares · 4 years ago  

    OH!!!! yees
    CNBLUE is no.8 <3

  • Posted by honey316 · 43,752 Jpops · 115 shares · 4 years ago  

    Yeeeees !!!!!!!
    Kim hyun joong is no.4 <3
    That's good ;)
    He is no.1 for me <3

  • Posted by JuYa · 3,675 Jpops · 4 years ago  

    I wanna know where u look up weekend sales for top 100 if there is even such a thing!!

  • Reply by Traditionally VIP  

    Weekend sales...? What do you mean? Weekly sales? (Tuesdays to Tuesdays) or really just the weekends sales (Friday to Sunday)? For weekly top 100, it's not possible. Oricon does reveal the weekly top 50, but for top 100, you have to pay =X For weekends sales, Oricon doesn't do such a thing, but you can track through the daily charts, which reveals the top 30 (but only top 3 have sales information).

  • Posted by Traditionally VIP · 24,162 Jpops · 13 shares · 4 years ago  

    Maybe I'm being paranoid, but for anyone who doesn't really understand what the sales in brackets means, please voice out =D

  • Reply by playgone  

    Those are overall sale (ie sales made not just in that month)

  • Reply by Traditionally VIP  

    Yeah I thought it should be easy to infer, but many people seems to be like "phew... lucky XYZ made it" even though XYZ already made that release long ago and sold a lot...

    This will be the template I'll be working with for every month, so if it isn't comprehensive, I want to make sure it is.

  • Reply by sapphiresky  

    LOL i didn't even realize its YOU who did that :p

    I get the numbers in brackets,,, but there will always be people who don't get it. maybe as a suggestion, you can put footnote at the bottom of your article? ^^

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