Charts: Mai Kuraki, Tsuyoshi Domoto, Namie Amuro
Singer Mai Kuraki topped the charts this week with her “ALL MY BEST” collection, selling 137,000 copies. This is her second #1 album in a row, though it is her ninth overall.
Out of the other new releases on the album chart, KREVA came closest at #4, while 10-FEET ranked in at #8.
In singles, Tsuyoshi Domoto
took the #1 spot with “RAIN
,” which sold close to 63,000. He was followed by Porno Graffitti
(#2) and Dreams Come True
Korean group Choshinsei
made their debut at #7, one spot ahead of The Possible
. Miho Fukuhara
barely made the bottom of the top ten.
Meanwhile, Namie Amuro
set a new record with her live DVD, “namie amuro BEST FICTION TOUR 2008-2009.” At 155,000 copies sold, she has now surpassed Mai Kuraki
to claim the highest first-week DVD sales by a female artist. Kuraki’s “FIRST CUT
” previously set the record in 2000 with 99,000 in sales.