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Oricon (オリコン) is a Japanese company which provides music industry-related information. It is best known for the music charts it produces, similar to those published by Billboard Magazine in the USA. The music industry is the industry that creates, performs, promotes, and preserves music. ... Music charts also known as the Hit parade, Hot 100 or Top 40 is a method of ranking the most popular music during a given period of time. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ...


The name "Oricon" is derived from the English words "original confidence".


The "Oricon Year" runs from the beginning of December of one year, to the end of November the following year. Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Template:DecemberCalendar2006 December is the twelfth and last month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... For other uses, see November (disambiguation). ...


Yearly Charts

The year-end charts that shows the sales of albums and singles in Japan.


Singles

Top 50 singles sales in Japan 2002 From December 3, 2001 to November 25, 2002 ... Top 100 singles sales in Japan 2003 according to the Oricon From December 2, 2002 to November 24, 2003 ... Top 100 singles sales in Japan 2004 according to Oricon From December 1, 2003 to November 29, 2004 source oricon. ... Top 100 singles sales in Japan 2005 according to Oricon From December 1, 2004 to November 21, 2005. ...

Albums


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Oricon Information (267 words)
It is best known for the music charts it produces, similar to those published by Billboard Magazine in the USA.
Despite this these weeks are counted as 2 instead of 1 in the chart run of a single or an album.
An interesting fact about Oricon charts is that Western artists' singles tend to do miserably on the charts.
neomarxisme: Oricon Music Charts Sues Freelancer Over Quoted Comment in Article (2343 words)
Oricon is demanding 50,000,000 JPY ($416,666) in compensation from Ugaya.
In Japan, Oricon was the only hit chart to exist for a long time, so their statistical accuracy has been excessively valued.
Charts can also be rigged by record companies WITHOUT THE RANKING COMPANY'S CONSENT OR KNOWLEDGE, so while Oricon counting dummy reservations may be "inept" or "inaccurate," Ugaya never makes a claim that they are INTENTIONALLY twisting the numbers to help certain companies, which the Cyzo article tried to make a case for.
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