Luv Songs

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Luv Songs
Luv Songs.jpg
Studio album by Che'Nelle
Released 20 July 2011 (2011-07-20)
Genre Soul, R&B
Length 58:00
Label EMI Music Japan
Che'Nelle chronology
Feel Good
(2010)
Luv Songs
(2011)
Believe
(2012)

Luv Songs (ラブ・ソングス) is the third studio album of R&B/dancehall singer Che'Nelle. Luv Songs is Che'Nelle's second Japan-only album and first cover album. The album peaked at number 3 on the Oricon albums chart, charted for 88 consecutive weeks and spent 107 weeks in total on the chart.[1] In 2013, it was re-released as "ラヴ・ソングス スペシャル・エディション (Luv Songs -Special Edition-)" with four additional versions of "ベイビー・アイラブユー (Baby I Love U)".[2] It is Che'Nelle's highest selling album to date.

Track list[edit]

CD
No. Title Original Artist Length
1. "ベイビー・アイラブユー (Baby I Love U)" (English Version) TEE 5:25
2. "SUNSHINE GIRL" moumoon 3:43
3. "For You" lecca 3:15
4. "ソー・シック (So Sick)" Ne-Yo 3:10
5. "SAKURA" Ikimonogakari 4:32
6. "Everything" MISIA 6:12
7. "ガラス越しに消えた夏 (Garasugoshi ni Kieta Natsu; Summer Gone Through The Glass)" Suzuki Masayuki 3:57
8. "Missing" Kubota Toshinobu 4:23
9. "すべてをあなたに (Subete wo Anata ni)
(Saving All My Love for You)
All To You"
Whitney Houston 4:02
10. "ラヴィン・ユー (Lovin' You)" Minnie Riperton 3:24
11. "ウィズアウト・ユー 〜さよなら夏の日
(Without You ~Sayonara Natsu no hi; Without You ~Goodbye Summer Days)"
Debbie Gibson 4:26
12. "上を向いて歩こう (Sukiyaki / Ue o Muite Arukô; Looking Up While Walking)" Kyû Sakamoto 4:17
13. "Missing [Bonus Track]" (Japanese Version) Kubota Toshinobu 4:24
Total length: 58:00


Oricon chart[edit]

Released Oricon Chart Peak Debut Sales Sales Total Chart Run
20 July 2011 Weekly Album Chart (1st week of release - debut)[3] 7 10,170 354,869+ 107 weeks
Weekly Album Chart (9th week of release)[4] 3 14,100
Monthly Album Chart (5th month of release)[5] 9 54,616
Yearly Album Chart (2011)[6][7] 31 208,439
Half-Year Album Chart (2012)[8][9] 43 75,566
Yearly Album Chart (2012) 49 128,856
Yearly Album Chart (2013) 340 17,574
  • Oricon yearly chart (2011) ended on 12 December 2011. Further sales of the last 3 weeks in December aren't included in the yearly chart ranking of 2011.
  • Oricon yearly chart (2012) ended on 10 December 2012. Further sales of the last 3 weeks in December aren't included in the yearly chart ranking of 2012.
  • Oricon yearly chart (2013) ended on 10 December 2013. Further sales of the last 3 weeks in December aren't included in the yearly chart ranking of 2013.


Oricon chart - Sales 2011[edit]

Week No. Date Week Rank Sales
1 18 July – 24 July 7 10,170
2 25 July – 31 July 11 12,716
3 1 Aug – 7 Aug 8 13,015
4 8 Aug – 14 Aug 12 14,196
5 15 Aug – 21 Aug 6 14,780
6 22 Aug – 28 Aug 8 12,625
7 29 Aug - 4 Sept 7 11,500
8 5 Sept - 11 Sept 7 13,402
9 12 Sept - 18 Sept 3 14,100
10 19 Sept - 25 Sept 7 11,897
11 26 Sept - 2 Oct 11 8,912
12 3 Oct – 9 Oct 16 7,463
13 10 Oct – 16 Oct 19 6,333
14 17 Oct – 23 Oct 20 5,143
15 24 Oct – 30 Oct 18 4,788
16 31 Oct – 6 Nov 15 5,156
17 7 Nov – 13 Nov 4 12,380
18 14 Nov – 20 Nov 10 8,944
19 21 Nov – 27 Nov 19 8,333
20 28 Nov – 4 Dec 20 6,504
21 5 Dec – 11 Dec 20 6,082
22 12 Dec – 18 Dec 20 5,354
23 19 Dec – 25 Dec 28 5,383
24 26 Dec – 1 Jan 24 4,606

Total Reported Sales for 2011: 223,782


Oricon chart - Sales 2012[edit]

Week No. Date Week Rank Sales
25 2 Jan – 8 Jan 24 4,131
26 9 Jan – 15 Jan 29 2,888
27 16 Jan – 22 Jan 36 2,521
28 23 Jan – 29 Jan 34 3,121
29 30 Jan – 5 Feb 19 4,200
30 6 Feb – 12 Feb 26 3,729
31 13 Feb – 19 Feb 34 2,986
32 20 Feb – 26 Feb 43 2,478
33 27 Feb – 4 Mar 43 2,655
34 5 Mar – 11 Mar 34 3,024
35 12 Mar – 18 Mar 40 2,829
36 19 Mar – 25 Mar 41 3,014
37 26 Mar – 1 Apr 30 3,184
38 2 Apr – 8 Apr 29 2,854
39 9 Apr – 15 Apr 30 2,618
40 16 Apr – 22 Apr 35 2,400
41 23 Apr – 29 Apr 50 2,260
42 30 Apr – 6 May 36 2,513
43 7 May – 13 May 46 1,676
44 14 May – 20 May 50 1,470
45 21 May – 27 May 68 1,350
46 28 May – 3 June 68 1,177
47 4 June – 10 June 79 1,145
48 11 June – 17 June 73 1,198
49 18 June – 24 June 105 1,045
50 25 June – 1 July 36 3,104
51 2 July – 8 July 23 4,458
52 9 July – 15 July 24 3,853
53 16 July – 22 July 33 3,318
54 23 July – 29 July 48 2,606
55 30 July – 5 Aug 45 1,968
56 6 Aug – 12 Aug 65 1,803
57 13 Aug – 19 Aug 52 1,851
58 20 Aug – 26 Aug 63 1,776
59 27 Aug - 2 Sept 73 1,296
60 3 Sept - 9 Sept 93 1,131
61 10 Sept - 16 Sept 43 1,994
62 17 Sept - 23 Sept 37 3,423
63 24 Sept - 30 Sept 68 2,006
64 1 Oct - 7 Oct 42 1,921
65 8 Oct - 14 Oct 56 1,661
66 15 Oct - 21 Oct 36 2,508
67 22 Oct - 28 Oct 47 2,006
68 29 Oct - 4 Nov 42 1,756
69 5 Nov – 11 Nov 59 1,547
70 12 Nov – 18 Nov 70 1,332
71 19 Nov – 25 Nov 72 1,425
72 26 Nov – 2 Dec 83 1,186
73 3 Dec – 9 Dec 108 1,118
74 10 Dec – 16 Dec 120 1,024
75 17 Dec – 23 Dec 131 1,063
76 24 Dec – 30 Dec 141 1,100

Total Reported Sales for 2012: 116,700

Oricon chart - Sales 2013[edit]

Week No. Date Week Rank Sales
77 31 Dec – 6 Jan 121 1,082
78 7 Jan – 13 Jan 144 700
79 14 Jan – 20 Jan 160 597
80 21 Jan – 27 Jan 181 600
81 28 Jan – 3 Feb 173 615
82 4 Feb – 10 Feb 190 508
83 11 Feb – 17 Feb 187 518
84 18 Feb – 24 Feb 194 514
85 25 Feb – 3 Mar 259 417
86 4 Mar – 10 Mar 263 448
87 11 Mar – 17 Mar 263 418
88 18 Mar – 24 Mar 275 401
out for 1 week
89 1 Apr – 7 Apr 241 391
90 8 Apr – 14 Apr 234 378
91 15 Apr – 21 Apr 261 322
out for 1 week
92 29 Apr – 5 May 188 546
93 6 May – 12 May 208 401
94 13 May – 19 May 201 385
95 20 May – 26 May 257 342
96 27 May – 2 June 296 306
out for 1 week
97 10 June – 16 June 266 315
98 17 June – 23 June 214 355
99 24 June – 30 June 276 424
100 1 July – 7 July 182 550
101 8 July – 14 July 232 374
102 15 July – 21 July 246 353
out for 2 weeks
103 5 Aug – 11 Aug 198 462
104 12 Aug – 18 Aug 148 597
105 19 Aug – 25 Aug 214 398
106 15 Aug - 1 Sept 275 364
107 2 Sept - 8 Sept 288 306

Total Reported Sales for 2013: 14,387


Week No. Date Week Rank Sales
1 11 Nov – 17 Nov 231 344

Total Reported Sales for 2013: 344 (Luv Songs -Special Edition-)


Sales and Certifications[edit]

  • "Luv Songs (ラブ・ソングス)" [Album]
Chart Amount
Oricon physical sales 354,869+
RIAJ physical shipping certification[10] Platinum (250,000+)


  • "ベイビー・アイラブユー (Baby I Love U) (English Version)" [Digital Single]
Chart Amount
RIAJ full-length cellphone downloads[11] Double Platinum (500,000+)
RIAJ PC downloads[12] Double Platinum (500,000+)

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