NHK has announced the artist line up for its annual New Year's Eve music program 'The 66th Kohaku Uta Gassen'.
This year's hosts will be Ayase Haruka for the red team and Inohara Yoshihiko (V6) for the white team. Kuroyanagi Tetsuko and NHK announcer Udo Yumiko will serve as the program's general host.
A total of 51 artists have been announced at this time. There will be first-time appearances by 10 artists; Ohara Sakurako, Superfly, Nogizaka46, ?'s, and REBECCA for the red team, and Gesu no Kiwami Otome, BUMP OF CHICKEN, Hoshino Gen, Miyama Hiroshi, and Yamauchi Keisuke for the white team.
"Kohaku Uta Gassen" will broadcast on December 31 from 7:15 pm to 11:45 pm.
Check out the artist line up below!
Gesu no Kiwami Otome?First?
Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE?4?
SEKAI NO OWARI?2?
BUMP OF CHICKEN?First?
Source & Image: natalie, NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen Official Website