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  • Fukuyama Masaharu to participate in Inoue Yosui's tribute album + track list revealed

    October 12, 2019 @ 3:05 am

    Fukuyama Masaharu will also be participating in Inoue Yosui's tribute album "Inoue Yosui Tribute" to drop on November 27. In addition, the track list has been revealed. The tribute album will be released to commemorate 50 years since Inoue made his debut as Andore Kandore on September 1, 1969. As previously reported, Utada Hikaru, Sheena Ringo, Ulfuls, Saito Kazuyoshi, Tajima Takao (ORIGINAL LOVE)

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  • Utada Hikaru, Sheena Ringo, Saito Kazuyoshi, and more to provide songs for Inoue Yoshi's tribute album

    September 24, 2019 @ 2:58 am

    The artists who will be participating in Inoue Yoshi's tribute album "Inoue Yosui Tribute" (November 27 release) have been announced.The tribute album will be released to commemorate 50 years since Inoue made his debut as Andore Kandore on September 1, 1969. Beginning with Hosono Haruomi, who also celebrates his 50th anniversary this year, the artists who will be providing songs to the tribute album include Utada Hikaru, Sheena Ringo, Ulfuls, S

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  • Utada Hikaru's 'Shitto Sareru Beki Jinsei' picked up as theme song for movie 'Parallel World Love Story'

    February 26, 2019 @ 3:35 am

    Utada Hikaru's song "Shitto Sareru Beki Jinsei" has been picked up as the theme song for movie 'Parallel World Love Story' to open in theaters on May 31. Based on a novel by Higashino Keigo, 'Parallel World Love Story' portrays the love story of three individuals who go between two parallel worlds. Tamamori Yuta (Kis-My-Ft2) plays 'Tsuruga Takashi,' a young man who is tossed between his feelings for a woman he loves and his friendship with h

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  • Winners for the '11th CD Shop Awards' announced

    February 23, 2019 @ 3:09 am

    Ten works have been selected for the "11th CD Shop Awards 2019."TheCD Shop Awardsis 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. For the '11th CD Shop Awards,' there were two screenings with 15 works selected during the first screening and 12 selected during the second.This year's winners are albums by Utada Hikaru, Elephant

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  • Oricon reveals favorite artist ranking for 2018

    December 27, 2018 @ 11:37 am

    Oricon has revealedthe results of their 2018 "favorite artist" ranking.Popular groupArashitopped the ranking for the first time in two years. They are followed by Amuro Namie, Nogizaka46, Mr.Children, and Utada Hikaru.Who's your favorite artist? Check out the top 20 below the cut!1. Arashi2. Amuro Namie3. Nogizaka464. Mr.Children5. Utada Hikaru6. B'z7. Perfume8. DREAMS COME TRUE9. Yonezu Kenshi10. Aimyong11. Sheena Ringo12. Ikimonogakari13.

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  • Listen to Utada Hikaru & Skrillex's collaboration song 'Face My Fears'

    December 11, 2018 @ 4:07 am

    A 90-second clip of Utada Hikaru and Skrillex's collaboration song "Face My Fears," both the Japanese and English versions, have been uploaded to YouTube.As previously reported, "Face My Fears" will serve as the opening theme for the popular game software 'KINGDOM HEARTS?' and will be released as the singer's new single on January 18. The jacket cover for the single, which has also been revealed at this time, was illustrated by the 'Kingdom Hea

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  • Utada Hikaru releases 'Too Proud' featuring 3 Asian rappers

    November 6, 2018 @ 3:37 am

    Utada Hikaru, who will be kicking off her nationwide tour tonight at Yokohama Arena, has digitally released a new song "Too Proud featuring XZT, Suboi, EK (L1 Remix)" via music subscription and distribution services.  This is a remix of "Too Proud featuring Jevon", which was included in the singer's new album "Hatsukoi" released back in June. In the album, this song features London rapper Jevon, while this new version features China's&

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  • Utada Hikaru and Skrillex collaborate for 'KINGDOM HEARTS III' opening theme

    September 29, 2018 @ 3:57 am

    Utada Hikaru and Skrillex have collaborated for the song "Face My Fears", which will serve as the opening theme for 'KINGDOM HEARTS III.' It's already been announced that Utada's song "Chikai" will be used as the theme song for the new game. Utada, who knew that Skrillex was a fan of the 'KINGDOM HEARTS' series,  had originally asked him to make a remix of "Chikai." However, Skrillex expressed his wishes of working on a new song togethe

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  • Utada Hikaru, Elephant Kashimashi, Obukuro Nariaki and more nominated for 'CD Shop Awards 2019'

    September 14, 2018 @ 3:22 am

    The CD Shop Awards executive committee have revealed the nominated works of the first half for 'The 11th CD Shop Awards 2019.''CD Shop Awards' is an annual music awards event that choose winners by votes from sales clerks of CD stores all across Japan. The nominated works of the first half were chosen among Japanese original albums that were released during January 1st to June 30th of 2018.  Check out the nominated works for 'The 11th

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  • MTV announces winners of 'MTV VMAJ 2018'

    September 8, 2018 @ 3:19 am

    MTV have announced the winners for 'MTV VMAJ 2018.'Among the 17 categories, Hoshino Gen won two of them: Best Pop Video and Best Art Direction Video. This year's special awards went to Miura Daichi for Artist of the Year, and Utada Hikaru's album "Hatsukoi" forBest Album of the Year. You can check out all of the winners below the cut.In addition, a special event called 'MTV VMAJ 2018 -THE LIVE-' will be held on October 10 at Shinkiba STUDIO COA

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