Source: https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/888f035803c82f2525bb82a5611f32867dbc5bf8YOASOBI 's "Idol" topped the US Billboard global chart "Global Excl. US" dated June 10, 2023. This song entered the TOP 10 six weeks ago , and with the release of the English version on May 26, it jumped from No. 6 to No. 1, making it YOASOBI's first No. 1 hit on the chart. It is also the first time that a Japanese song has topped the chart.
YOASOBI's "Idol", the opening theme song for the TV anime "Oshi no Ko" (TOKYO MX, etc.), was streamed 45.7 million times outside the United States from May 26th to June 1st (up 14% from the previous week). ), and recorded 24,000 downloads (up 39% from the previous week), jumping from 6th to 1st on the Global Excl. US chart. For YOASOBI, it was the first time in the top 10 of the chart since "Yoru ni Kakeru" recorded 6th place in 2021, and this song remained on the chart for 87 weeks. On the other hand, in the global chart "Global 200", Eslavon Armado and Peso Pulma's "Ella Baira Sola" returned from 2nd to 1st place. This is the first song in the genre called "regional Mexican" to top the chart, and has recorded a total of 4 weeks.
Additionally, Taylor Swift 's "Karma" soared from No. 96 to No. 6 on the Global 200. The song debuted at No. 10 on the Global 200 at the same time as the album "Midnights" entered the US charts last November, and entered the Top 10 for a week.was released, and on the 27th, the official music video was released, renewing the highest ranking. The Global 200 and Global Excl. US charts, launched in September 2020, are song rankings that aggregate download and streaming data extracted from over 200 regions around the world. Excl. US consists of data for regions excluding the United States. Chart rankings reflect official streaming on subscription and ad-supported audio and video music distribution services, and download sales reflecting purchases at full-service digital music retailers worldwide (the latter reflects sales from D2C sites. (excluded from chart calculation) is determined based on a formula that reflects In addition, "Idol" has topped the Billboard JAPAN general song chart "JAPAN Hot 100" for seven consecutive weeks.
Wow, insane that a meme band some years ago now literally top US Billboard. Anime music FTW.
Me think the "Idol" song is OK, not as good as the "Blessing" that YOASOBI did for Gundam: Witch of Mercury, but I love the meme edition with Shin vs Neo Getter "Storm" insert: