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Checkmate!

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CD+DVD Cover
CD Cover
Artist
Amuro Namie
Album
Checkmate!
Released
2011.04.27 (Japan)
2011.05.06 (Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan)
Catalog Number
AVBD-38276/B (CD+DVD)
AVCD-38277 (CD)
Price
¥3,990 (CD+DVD)
¥3,059 (CD)
CD Tracklist
  1. Wonder Woman feat. AI & Tsuchiya Anna
  2. UNUSUAL feat. Yamashita Tomohisa
  3. make it happen feat. AFTERSCHOOL
  4. ROCK U feat. Amuro Namie by ravex
  5. Do What U Gotta Do feat. AI, Amuro Namie & Mummy-D by ZEEBRA
  6. Wet'N Wild feat. SUITE CHIC by Heartsdales
  7. Do or Die feat. Amuro Namie by JHETT
  8. FAKE feat. Amuro Namie by AI
  9. #1 feat. Kawabata Kaname (CHEMISTRY)
  10. BLACK OUT feat. Lil Wayne & Amuro Namie by VERBAL
  11. BLACK DIAMOND by DOUBLE & Amuro Namie
  12. Luvotomy by m-flo ♥ Amuro Namie
  13. AFTER PARTY feat. Amuro Namie by ZEEBRA
  14. WANT ME, WANT ME feat. VERBAL
DVD Tracklist
  1. Wonder Woman
  2. UNUSUAL
  3. make it happen
  4. #1
  5. FAKE
  6. BLACK DIAMOND
  7. Do What U Gotta Do


Information

Checkmate! is the fourth best of album released by Amuro Namie. This is her first themed collection, which contains a series of collaborations with other artists and her guest appearances. It was released in two versions: a regular CD+DVD edition and a regular CD-only edition. First pressings of both versions came housed in a digipak. The album features four new songs, including "Wonder Woman", which was used as a Coca-Cola Zero commercial song. It sold 484,336 copies in 2011, becoming the #6 album of the year.

The album was originally scheduled to be released on March 23, but it was postponed until April 27 due to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Oricon Chart Positions

Amuro Namie promoting the album
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 252,889
1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 83,114
1 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 44,168
1 4 3 2 2 1 3 2 24,775
2 8 6 3 3 3 3 4 17,597
4 12 11 11 7 7 9 9 12,377
7 18 14 14 13 11 11 13 7,956
9 27 20 14 15 11 16 14 5,820
12 44 30 27 25 18 20 26 4,323
17 33 27 26 24 22 27 27 3,976
18 - 31 29 31 23 29 30 3,003
23 - - 33 27 29 36 35 2,604
23 - - - - - 42 44 2,220
27 - - - - - - 44 2,354
- - - - - - - 49 2,128
- - - - - - - 57 1,908
- - - - - - - 55 1,704
- - - - - - - 85 1,387
- - - - - - - 79 1,199
- - - - - - - 98 1,171
- - - - - - - 122 908
- - - - - - - 149 838
- - - - - - - 157 695
- - - - - - - 178 601
- - - - - - - 178 613
- - - - - - - 191 546
- - - - - - - 247 501
- - - - - - - 188 544
- - - - - - - 226 422
- - - - - - - 214 432
- - - - - - - 228 525
- - - - - - - 222 503
- - - - - - - 229 535
- - - - - - - 214 576
- - - - - - - 208 758
- - - - - - - 158 699
- - - - - - - 155 716
- - - - - - - 202 475
- - - - - - - 287 361
- - - - - - - out for 292 weeks
- - - - - - - 300 241
- - - - - - - 248 292
- - - - - - - 137 400

Total Reported Sales: 488,854
Total Sales in 2011: 484,336 (#6 album of the year)
Total Sales in 2012: 3,585


Playbutton Edition (2012.06.27)

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- - - - - - - 122 1,083
- - - - - - - 162 617
- - - - - - - 170 578

Total Reported Sales: 2,278

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