Apple Music Releases Its 2023 Year End Charts

Today, Apple Music released its year end charts for 2023  covering the period from 11/1/22 – 10/31/23.

Official HIGE DANdism‘s “Subtitle” topped the 2023 Top Song 100: Japan chart. It was followed by YOASOBI‘s “Idol” and Vaundy‘s “Kaiju no Hana Uta.”

Apple Music’s year end charts also showed the impact of Japanese music on the global stage this year. On the 2023 Top Song 100: Global chart, several Japanese songs were included. “Idol” placed seventh, “Subtitle” tenth, Yonezu Kenshi‘s “KICK BACK” 33rd, and “Kaiju no Hana Uta” 40th.

On the 2023 Top Song 100: Sing chart, which compiles data from Apple Music’s singalong Sing feature, several Japanese acts were also included. “Idol” placed first, “Kaiju no Hana Uta” ninth, “Subtitle” 13th, Yuuri‘s “Dry Flower” 20th, Saucy Dog‘s “Cinderella Boy” 38th, Ado‘s “Shin Jidai (Uta from ONE PIECE FILM RED)” 51st, YOASOBI’s “Yoru ni Kakeru” 55th, Aimyon’s “Marigold” 61st, Utada Hikaru‘s “First Love (Remastered 2014)” 64th, back number‘s “Suiheisen” 68th, Official HIGE DANdism’s “Mixed Nuts” 74th, Shiina Ringo‘s “Marunouchi Sadistic” 81st, Yuuri’s “Betelgeuse” 91st, Mrs. GREEN APPLE‘s “Tenbyou no Uta” 92nd, Utada’s “First Love (2022 Mix)” 97th, and Tani Yuuki‘s “W / X / Y” 99th.

On the 2023 Most Read Lyrics chart,”Idol” placed second, “Subtitle” seventh, “Kaiju no Hana Uta” 17th, “KICK BACK” 18th, Natori‘s “Overdose” 49th, Mrs. GREEN APPLE’S “Soranji” 49th, “Shin Jidai (Uta from ONE PIECE FILM RED)” 63rd, Mukade & Inman‘s “Kimi no Mama” 64th, Spitz‘s “Utsukushii Hire” 70th, “Cinderella Boy” 76th, Yuuri’s “Billimillion” 79th, back number’s “I Love You” 80th, “W / X / Y” 82nd, and “Dancehall” 88th.


2023 Top Songs 100: Japan

  1. Official HIGE DANdism – Subtitle
  2. YOASOBI – Idol
  3. Vaundy – Kaiju no Hana Uta
  4. Yonezu Kenshi – KICK BACK
  5. Tani Yuuki – W / X / Y
  6. Ado – Shin Jidai (Uta from ONE PIECE FILM RED)
  7. Mrs. GREEN APPLE – Dancehall
  8. Official HIGE DANdism – Mixed Nuts
  9. NewJeans – Ditto
  10. Saucy Dog – Cinderella Boy

The rest of the Top 100 can be found here.


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