Arashi's 47th single "Ai wo Sakebe" (released September 2) has sold 463,000 copies in its first week, topping Oricon's weekly single ranking for September 14.
Since "PIKA??NCHI DOUBLE" (released February of 2004), this marks the group's 36th consecutive single, and also 43 total singles to top Oricon's single weekly ranking. With this, they are the number two artist with the "most consecutive singles to reach #1" and the "most total singles to reach #1" following B'z (48 consecutive / 48 total).
"Ai wo Sakebe" is a wedding song that's sung from the point of view of the bride's male friends. It was used in the CM for wedding information magazine 'Zexy'.