Coming in at Number 3 is a classic Christmas song from the long-running J-rock band, B’z.
Itsukano Merry Christmas/ B’z
B’z (ビーズ) is a Japanese rock duo of Tak Matsumoto and Koshi Inaba.
B’z has released 43 consecutive #1 singles, 23 #1 albums, and sold more than 78 million records in Japan alone. B’z were the first artists from Asia to have their handprints and signatures put up in the Hollywood’s Rock Walk. Released in 1997, this song has been one of the most played Christmas songs in Japan to this day.
To show how much impact they have had in Japanese culture, Inaba-san & B’z was recently mentioned & referenced in a gag in the very popular Shonen Jump series, “Gintama”.