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  • Utada Hikaru to release a new single in early summer

    June 14, 2017 @ 8:24 am

    It's been revealed that Utada Hikaru will release a digital single in early summer. This will be her first release since transferring to EPIC Record Japan. Back in February, Utada had announced that she would be moving to Sony Music's EPIC Record Japan. Details on the upcoming single will be unveiled in the coming days. To coincide with her transfer, the singer's official website has been renewed, and a new artist photo has be

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  • Utada Hikaru, [Alexandros], and more win the 'CD Shop Awards'

    February 16, 2017 @ 9:15 am

    Seven works have been selected for the "9th CD Shop Awards 2017".The CD Shop Awards is an annual set of music awards sponsored by All-Japan CD Shop Clerks Union Winners. Each year, CD shop clerks from across the nation cast their votes for the awards. Out of 21 nominees, seven works were selected. This year's winners are albums by [Alexandros], Aimer, Utada Hikaru, D.A.N., never young beach, My Hair is Bad, and RADWIMPS. These

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  • Utada Hikaru to transfer to Sony label + anticipates new release this year

    February 9, 2017 @ 9:29 am

    Utada Hikaru has announced that she will transfer to Sony Music's EPIC Record Japan. Utada and Sony Music are set to seal their contract on March 1. She is anticipating a new release within this year.  Utada resumed her activities last April after a 6-year hiatus. In September, she released an original album titled "Fantôme", which marked her first album in about 8 and a half years.Source: natalie

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 1/11~1/17

    January 23, 2017 @ 3:01 am

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of January 11th to January 17th. Check out the top ranking digital singles, albums and music videos for this week below! - < Digital Single - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Koi" - Hoshino Gen 02 - "Hikari [Ray Of Hope MIX]" - Utada Hikaru 03 - "Happy End" - back number 04 - "Nandemo Nai ya (movie ver.)" - RADWIMPS 05 - "Zen Zen Zense (movie ver.)" - RADWIMPS 06 - "We are" - O

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  • Utada Hikaru drops PV for 'Boukyaku featuring KOHH'

    January 19, 2017 @ 9:24 am

    Utada Hikaru has dropped the PV for her song "Boukyaku featuring KOHH".Included in Utada's latest album "Fantome," this track attracted people's attention for her collaboration with KOHH. The PV was directed by dutch_tokyo, also known as Yamada Kento, who is in charge of the music videos for Yogee New Waves and Suchmos. Source & Image: natalie

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  • THE BACK HORN to release new single co-produced by Utada Hikaru

    January 17, 2017 @ 8:59 am

    THE BACK HORN and Utada Hikaru have co-produced a song called "Anata ga Matteru". It will be released as the band's new single on February 22.The two sides have been acquainted for some time. Yamada Masashi (Vo) was featured in Utada Hikaru's song "One Night Magic feat. Yamada Masashi", and the singer has attended THE BACK HORN's live performances in the past. While coming up with the melody for the song, Suganami Eijun (G) "heard Masas

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 12/28~1/3

    January 9, 2017 @ 4:35 pm

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of December 28th to January 3rd. Check out the top ranking digital singles, albums and music videos for this week below! - < Digital Single - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Koi" - Hoshino Gen 02 - "Happy End" - back number 03 - "Zen Zen Zense (movie ver.)" - RADWIMPS 04 - "Sekai ni Hitotsu Dake no Hana" - SMAP 05 - "Umi no Koe" - Urashima Taro (Kiritani Kenta) 06 - "Minna ga

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  • Red team wins 'NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen' for the second consecutive year

    January 2, 2017 @ 12:34 am

    The red team has won the '67th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen'!This marks red team's second consecutive win. Red team host Arimura Kasumi commented, "I was surprised. I thought white team would win..." Meanwhile, white team host and Arashi member Aiba Masaki said, "Thank you for all of your hard work!"  46 artists took the stage for the '67th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen'. On the second floor of NHK Hall, a "loop stage" was set up so guest would have an integra

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  • Check out the performance order for 'Kohaku Uta Gassen'

    December 27, 2016 @ 10:20 am

    The performance order for NHK's '67th Kohaku Uta Gassen' has been revealed.As you already know, there will be 23 artists for the white team and 23 for the red team for a total of 46 performing artists this year. The show will kick off with a performance by white team's Kanjani8 followed by red team's PUFFY. Arashi will be closing the show with a special medley.During Matsuda Seiko's "Bara no You ni Saite Sakura no You ni Chitte", Y

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  • Song list for '67th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen' revealed

    December 19, 2016 @ 5:26 pm

    NHK has revealed the song list for its '67th Kohaku Uta Gassen'!Check it out below! [67th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen]Red Team ・AI「Minna ga Minna Eiyuu」・Ayaka「Mikazuki」・E-girls「DANCE WITH ME NOW!」・Ikimonogakari「SAKURA」・Ishikawa Sayuri「Amagi Goe」・Ichikawa Yukino「Kokoro Kasanete」・Utada Hikaru「Hanataba wo Kimi ni」・AKB48「Yume no Kohaku Senbatsu SP Medley」・Otake Shinobu「Ai no Sanka」・Keyakizaka46「Silent Majority」・Kozai Kaori「Suki ~Sanada Maru Special Ver.~」

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