yuijbj (yuijbj) wrote in kattunlove,
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KAT-TUN ranks No.16 Most Powerful Group of all-time in terms of album and single sales!


Music Station just presented on Jan 13 with a special report 最強グループBEST20 or Most Powerful Group BEST 20 which the the Top 20 most powerful groups of all-time in term of physical single and album sales.

KAT-TUN joined the Top 20 at No.16.  With five year debut, 17 singles and 5 albums, together have made them over 8,450,000 copies sold.  Music Station hints to this ranking included the debut single Real Face which become 2006's No.1 selling single and how they managed to hold 8 consecutive concert at Tokyo Dome.

Among the groups in Top 20, KAT-TUN is apparently the newest group!

MUSIC STATION 最強グループBEST20

01. SMAP - 32,730,000
02. KinKi Kids - 25,210,000
03. TRF - 21,690,000
04. Arashi - 21,590,000
05. EXILE - 19,760,000
06. SPEED - 19,540,000
07. Morning Musume - 16,860,000
08. Pink Lady - 13,330,000
09. AKB48 - 13,280,000
10. Hikaru GENJI - 12,220,000
11. V6 - 12,210,000
12. My Little Lover - 11,990,000
13. CHEMISTRY - 11,640,000
14. PUFFY - 9,190,000
15. KETSUMEISHI - 9,080,000
16. KAT-TUN - 8,450,000
17. MAX - 8,270,000
18. Wink - 7,490,000
19. Tonneruzu - 7,290,000
20. GOSPELLERS - 6,450,000

Pictures credited to KFC_223 & kzy223.  Thanks.
Ranking & sale info provided by marchlavender.  Thanks.

It doesn't stated "all-time" in the show, however, the ranking includes artists from the past until now, so that's all time, right ? (I'm not sure either.)

Originally posted at http://www.kat-tunthailand.com/index.php?mo=14&newsid=299607.

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