2011 has seen AKB48 breaking records left, right and centre and the records keep on being broken by the unstoppable force of nature that is AKB48. The latest record that’s been broken by them is on the Oricon weekly karaoke charts. Heavy Rotation, Flying Get and Everyday Kachuusha took the top 3 spots in the charts marking the first time in its 17 year history that this has happened for any artist. Of course other artists have achieved the Top 2 spots over the years but never the Top 3.
Not only has AKB48 broken this record, they’ve also smashed Orange Range’s record of being no.1 for 42 consective weeks with their song Hana on the karaoke charts. Heavy Rotation has been no.1 now for 47 consecutive weeks and looks set to continue to be no.1 for some time to come.
Well done AKB48 on this remarkable achievement.