YOASOBI's hit track "Idol" has made music history by becoming the fastest song to reach 500 million cumulative views on Oricon. This remarkable milestone was achieved as the song claimed the second spot in the latest "Oricon Weekly Streaming Ranking" released on October 25, 2023, with an impressive 10.751 million weekly views.
What makes this feat even more astonishing is that "Idol" achieved the 500 million views mark in just 28 weeks since it first appeared on the ranking on April 24, 2023. In doing so, it surpassed the previous record held by Official Hige Dandism's "Subtitle," making it the fastest song in Oricon history to reach this milestone.
But the accolades don't stop there. "Idol" has also proven to be the fastest in history for several other significant milestones, including the number of weeks played over 100 million times, 200 million times, 300 million times, and 400 million times.
This extraordinary accomplishment marks the fourth YOASOBI work to surpass 500 million views, setting a new record for the number of works played over 500 million times by an artist, an achievement that stands as the highest in history. YOASOBI's "Idol" is not just a hit; it's a groundbreaking success story in the world of music.