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AKB48 Has Sold More Than 20 Million Singles

AKB48 Has Sold More Than 20 Million Singles

AKB48 has been an immensely popular Japanese idol group, and according to Oricon, they had sold more than 20 million singles since their first release 7 years ago.

Their first indie single “Sakura no Hanabira Tachi (桜の花びらたち) was released back in Feb 2006. And since then they have achieved tremendous results, and even a few single that sold more than a million copies on their release day.

According to Oricon, the previous record holder was Mr.Children, whom achieved the 20 million mark after 8 years. Other artistes that have managed this incredible achievement include SMAP, Hamazaki Ayumi, B’z and Southern All Stars.

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