NHK has announced the artist lineup for its '67th Kohaku Uta Gassen', which airs on New Year's Eve. A press conference was held on November 24.
This year there will be 23 artists for the white team and 23 for the red team for a total of 46 performing artists. First time appearances include Ichikawa Yukino, Utada Hikaru, Ootake Shinobu, Keyakizaka46, PUFFY, Kiritani Kenta, KinKi Kids, THE YELLOW MONKEY, RADWIMPS, and RADIO FISH.
After the press conference, an interview was held with the program's producer, who revealed that NHK has offered SMAP, who will be disbanding after this year, to appear at the 'Kohaku'.
Check out the list of performing artist below.
[67th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen]
Sandai J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE?5?
THE YELLOW MONKEY?First?
SEKAI NO OWARI?3?
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