Morning Musume ’14 Breaks Own Record: Four Consecutive Single Releases Mark 1st Place


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Morning Musume ‘14’s 55th single “Egao no Kimi wa Taiyou sa / Kimi no Kawari wa Iyashinai / What is LOVE?” won 1st place on its first week of appearing on the Oricon Weekly Ranking.

This would be the 4th consecutive release for Morning Musume ’14 to win 1st place on the weekly charts beginning “Help me!!” in January 2013, followed by “Brain Storming / Kimisae Ireba Nanimo Iranai” and “Wagamama Kinomama Ai no Joke / Ai no Gundan”. This would mark a new record for Morning Musume。.

Leader Sayumi Michishige updated her official blog in the morning of February 4 in which she wrote, “This is the first time in our 16-year career. It’s a new record for us!” As she expressed her joy, she thanked her fans for the support. Furthermore, Michishige maintained, “This is an important year for Morning Musume ’14! We will keep on moving forward with faith in both what we have done and our fans. As a leader, I will present our group with much love to our fans. That’s all I will do. That’s all I can do!”

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