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8 J-pop Groups paving their way in Billboard

THE DRAMA PARADISE | 8 J-pop Groups paving their way in Billboard

While K-pop has turned world in flame with their unlimited beauty, hit songs and a huge fan base all over the world, J-pop is also trying to enter in this buzzing field. J-pop has recently come into a huge light when their first group debut song hit No.1 US Billboard’s hot trending songs. 

Here are few J-pop groups you should know about.

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Be:First (2021)

THE DRAMA PARADISE | 8 J-pop Groups paving their way in Billboard

This 7 member J-pop group hit No.1 US Billboard’s hot trending songs with the release of “Scream” , the Lead single and Music video from their Debut Album “ Be:1 “. This group has roaring fan base and people are getting nuts over them. 

Members – 

  • Ryoki Miyama 
  • Junon
  • Manato
  • Sota
  • Shunto
  • Ryuhei
  • Leo

Radwimps (2001)

THE DRAMA PARADISE | 8 J-pop Groups paving their way in Billboard

This boy band has gained recognition internationally with their iconic theme song for the Japanese movie Your name, Radwimps achieving the No. 2 spot in the Billboard World Albums, No. 16 in the Billboard Hotseekers, and No. 15 in the Billboard Sound Track Album. 

Members – 

  • Yojiro Noda
  • Akira Kuwahara
  • Yusuke Takeda
  • Satoshi Yamaguchi

King And Prince (2015)

THE DRAMA PARADISE | 8 J-pop Groups paving their way in Billboard

This boy band you will definitely fall in love with. Their single “ Lovin’ You “ hold the record of No. 1 in Billboard Japan Hot 100. They have received many awards and have sold 8.1 million physical copies in Japan.

Members –

  • Sho Hirano
  • Ren Nagase
  • Kaito Takahashi
  • Yuta Kishi
  • Yuta Jinguji

Perfume (2000)

THE DRAMA PARADISE | 8 J-pop Groups paving their way in Billboard

One of the most beloved Japanese girl group by fans. This group is the face of futuristic electro-pop music in Japan. “Future-pop” is their well know album.

Members – 

  • AyanoŌmoto
  • Yuka Kashino
  • AyakaNishiwaki

Juice (2013)

THE DRAMA PARADISE | 8 J-pop Groups paving their way in Billboard

This five member girl group has taken many hearts. Their highest selling single “ Hitori de Ikiraresou “ is one of their best album since debut.

Members –

  • AkariUemura
  • RuruDambara
  • Yume Kudo
  • Riai Matsunaga
  • Rei Inoue
  • IchikaArisawa
  • RisaIrie
  • Kisaki Ebata
  • Sakura Ishiyama
  • Akari Endo

Official HigeDandism (2012)

THE DRAMA PARADISE | 8 J-pop Groups paving their way in Billboard

Considered to be Japan’s top pop and rock boy band holding the record of being in the Billboard Japan Top 100 for 23 consecutive weeks. They have also become one of the fastest rising starts in the country.

Members –

  • Satoshi Fujihara
  • Daisuke Ozasa
  • Makoto Narazaki
  • Masaki Matsuura

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Orbit (2020)

THE DRAMA PARADISE | 8 J-pop Groups paving their way in Billboard

The recently formed boy band is a Japanese – Korean guy group from the talent competition reality TVshowProduce 101 Japan. “ 00 “ is their first studio album and also released two Eps and one single since their debut. 

Members – 

  • Kim HeeCheon
  • Jung Young Hoon
  • Kim Yoon Dong
  • Uehara Jun
  • Ando Tomoaki
  • OsawaShunya
  • Miyajima Yugo

BabyMetal (2010)

THE DRAMA PARADISE | 8 J-pop Groups paving their way in Billboard

Well with the name metal itself, this girl group introduced metal music to people which we never thought about. This girl group has achieved success both within Japan and globally with their unique sound and look.

Members – 

  • SuzukaNakomoto
  • Yui Mizuno 
  • Moa Kikuchi

Final Thoughts

So, these are few roaring J-pop groups and you will definitely love their music. They have some best singles that will heal your heart. If you want to know more about J-pop or a perfect group to stan, binge into. Any recommendations, leave your comment. 

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