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Japan’s favorite artists named by 20,000 people

Weekly entertainment magazine “Only★Star” has revealed its 8th “20,000 Music Fans Select Their Favorite Artist Ranking”.

As expected, Arashi kept their position from last year, coming in at #1 for two consecutive years. Additionally, this year also saw some big leaps. Popular for their hit songs and infamous “Senbatsu General Election”, the girls of AKB48 jumped from #30 to #11. Meanwhile, Perfume jumped from #28 to #20 with their movie and CM appearances, marking  their first time in the Top 20.

Check out the Top 20 below!

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[20,000 Music Fans Select Their Favorite Artist Ranking]

01. Arashi

02. Ikimonogakari

03. Mr. Children

04. Utada Hikaru

05. aiko

06. Fukuyama Masaharu

07. B’z

08. Kobukuro

09. Southern All-Stars

10. Yuzu

11. AKB48

12. YUI

13. DREAMS COME TRUE

14. Spitz

15. Porno Graffitti

16. Kuwata Keisuke

17. BUMP OF CHICKEN

18. Amuro Namie

19. GReeeeN

20. Perfume

[Favorite Among Teens]

01. Arashi

02. Ikimonogakari

03. YUI

04. AKB48

05. BUMP OF CHICKEN

[Favorite Among 20 Year Olds]

01. Arashi

02. Mr. Children

03. Ikimonogakari

04. Utada Hikaru

05. AKB48

[Favorite Among 30 Year Olds]

01. Mr. Children

02. Arashi

03. B’z

04. Ikimonogakari

05. Utada Hikaru

[Favorite Among 40 Year Olds]

01. Southern All-Stars

02. Ikimonogakari

03. Fukuyama Masaharu

04. Kuwata Keisuke

05. Arashi

[History Of The Top Artists]

2011: Arashi

2010: Arashi

2009: Mr. Children

2008: Utada Hikaru

2007: Utada Hikaru

2006: aiko

2005: aiko

2004: Utada Hikaru



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Tags: aiko, akb48, arashi, b'z, bump of chicken, dreams come true, fukuyama masaharu, greeeen, ikimonogakari, kobukuro, mr.children, namie amuro, perfume, polls/ranking, porno graffitti, utada hikaru, yui, yuzu
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