Top Selling Singles of 2009

Well, it’s that time of year again when I compile a list of the best selling singles of 2009, starting from lowest to highest. These are all the artists of interest to this blog, if you notice a mistake or think something is missing just leave a comment! On to the ranking! (Note for consistencies sake I’ve included the hexagon artists starring artist signed to Up-Front Agency as Up-Front singles)

51. S/mileage (Hello! Project) Suki-Chan (Sales: 399) (Oricon: #159) (Indie Single)
50. Melon Kinenbi (Up-Front) – Seishun-On-The-Road (with THE COLLECTORS) (Sales: 865) (Oricon: #?) (Indie Single)
49. Karen (TNX)Nakuna Okamechan / Miren Zaka (Sales: 1130) (Oricon: #57)
48. Maeda Yuki (Hello! Project) Kenchana ~Daijoubu~ (Sales: 1241) (Oricon: #118)
47. Karen (TNX) – Nakuna Okamechan (Sales: 1370) (Oricon: N/A) (Indie Single)
46. Melon Kinenbi (Up-Front) DON’T SAY GOOD-BYE (with BEAT CRUSADERS) (Sales: 1385) (Oricon: #68) (Indie Single)
45. Kago Ai (In Da Groove) – no hesitAtIon (Sales: 1757) (Oricon: #52)
44. Matsuura Aya (Hello! Project) Chocolate Damashii (Sales: 4795) (Oricon: #19)
43. Guardians 4 (Hello! Project) – Party Time (Sales: 8722) (Oricon: #14)
42. THE Possible (TNX) FAMILY ~Tabidachi no Asa~ (Sales: 10063) (Oricon: #8)
41. Guardians 4 (Hello! Project) – Omakase! Guardian (Sales: 10563) (Oricon: #18)
40. Shugo-Chara Egg! (Hello! Project)Shugo! Shugo! (Sales: 10899) (Oricon: #14)
39. MM Gakuen Gasshobu (TNX)Mecha Mote! I LOVE YOU (Sales: 10904) (Oricon: #18)
38. Guardians 4 (Hello! Project) School Days (Sales: 11673) (Oricon: #8)
37. Watarirouka Hashiritai (AKB48) – Yaruki Hanabi (Sales: 12178) (Oricon: #9)
36. No Sleeves (AKB48)Tane (Sales: 13117) (Oricon: #9)
35. MM Gakuen Gasshobu (TNX) Mecha Mote! Summer (Sales: 13601) (Oricon: #16)
34. Kusumi Koharu (Hello! Project) Hapi Hapi Sunday! (Sales: 14468) (Oricon: #9)
33. Mano Erina (Hello! Project) LOVE & PEACE = Paradise (Sales: 15268) (Oricon: #12)
32. THE Possible (TNX) – Shiwase no Katachi (Sales: 15572) (Oricon: #4)
31. Mano Erina (Hello! Project) – Kono Mune no Tokimeki wo (Sales: 15728) (Oricon: #7)
30. Watarirouka Hashiritai (AKB48) – Hatsukoi Dash (Sales: 16513) (Oricon: #10)
29. Buono! (Hello! Project) – Take it easy! (Sales: 18170) (Oricon: #10)
28. Mano Erina (Hello! Project) – Sekai wa Summer Party (Sales: 18647) (Oricon: #10)
27. MM Gakuen Gasshobu / MM3 (TNX) – Daisuke ni Nare! / Kokoro Kimi ni Todoke (Sales: 18918) (Oricon: #10)
26. Buono! (Hello! Project) – BRAVO BRAVO (Sales: 19601) (Oricon: #4)
25. No Sleeves (AKB48) – Kiss no Ryuusei (Sales: 20174) (Oricon: #8)
24. Buono! (Hello! Project)co.no.mi.chi (Sales: 22735) (Oricon: #4)
23. Watarirouka Hashiritai (AKB48) – Kanpeki Guu no ne (Sales: 23272) (Oricon: #7)

==Top 20==

22. Buono! (Hello! Project) – MY BOY (Sales: 23621) (Oricon: #7)
21. Mano Erina (Hello! Project) – Hajimete no Keiken (Sales: 24721) (Oricon: #6)
20. Mano Erina (Hello! Project) – Otome no Inori (Sales: 25288) (Oricon: #5)
19. SKE48 (AKB48) – Tsuyoki Mono yo (Sales: 27295) (Oricon: #5)
18. C-ute (Hello! Project) – EVERYDAY Zekkouchou!! (Sales: 27750) (Oricon: #2)
17. Berryz Koubou (Hello! Project) – Dakishimete Dakishimete (Sales: 27797) (Oricon: #8)
16. C-ute (Hello! Project) – Bye Bye Bye! (Sales: 27918) (Oricon: #4)
15. C-ute (Hello! Project) – Shochu Omimai Moshiagemasu (Sales: 33613) (Oricon: #5)
14. Yaguchi Mari / Airband (Up-Front) – Seishun Boku / Seishun Ore (Sales: 34368) (Oricon: #6)
13. Berryz Koubou (Hello! Project) – Seishun Bus Guide / Rival (Sales: 34589) (Oricon: #4)
12. Satoda Mai with Gouda Kazoku (Up-Front) – Don’t Leave Me (Sales: 35349) (Oricon: #4)
11. Berryz Koubou (Hello! Project) – Watashi no Mirai no Danna-Sama / Ryuusei Boy (Sales: 36136) (Oricon: #5)
10. AKBIdoling!!! (AKB48) – Chu Shiyouze! (Sales: 40291) (Oricon: #2)
09. Satoda Mai with Gouda Kyoudai (Up-Front) – Bye Bye (Sales: 45052) (Oricon: #5)
08. Morning Musume (Hello! Project) – Kimagure Princess (Sales: 45421) (Oricon: #4)
07. Morning Musume (Hello! Project) – Naichau Kamo (Sales: 50313) (Oricon: #3)
06. Morning Musume (Hello! Project) – Shouganai Yume Oibito (Sales: 53950) (Oricon: #1)
05. Morning Musume (Hello! Project) – Nanchatte Renai (Sales: 70299) (Oricon: #2)
04. AKB48 – 10nen Zakura (Sales: 106675) (Oricon: #4)
03. AKB48 – Iiwake Maybe (Sales: 111265) (Oricon: #2)
02. AKB48 – Namida Surprise (Sales: 144428) (Oricon: #2)
01. AKB48 – RIVER (Sales: 218405) (Oricon: #1)

Cummulative Single Sales:

  • AKB48: 734,613 (Over 11 Singles) (Up 600,220)
  • Hello! Project: 628,875 (Over 27 Singles) (Down 66537)
  • Up-Front: 117,019 (Over 5 Singles) (Up 86,603)
  • TNX: 71,558 (Over 7 Singles) (Up 25,606)

Best Selling Acts (Hello! Project):

  • Best Selling Group: Morning Musume (2008: C-ute)
  • Best Selling Soloist: Mano Erina (2008: Fujimoto Miki)

Best Selling Acts (TNX):

  • Best Selling Group: THE Possible (2008: THE Possible)
  • Best Selling Soloist: Ogawa Mana (2008: Ogawa Mana)