The Recording Industry Association of Japan
The Recording Industry Association of Japan Releases Its Digital Certifications for JuneArama Japan (press release)Ten songs from 2017 were certified Gold this month for selling 100,000 copies: ClariS's “Hitorigoto”, Che'Nelle's “Destiny”, SHISHAMO's “Ashita mo”, Suda Masaki's “Mitakotomonai Keshiki”, Ken Hirai's “Nonfiction”, Beverly's “I need your love”, Moana's ...
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 4:49 pm
KinKi Kids' 'Red Light' and UVERworld's
BillboardKinKi Kids' 'Red Light' and UVERworld's 'Decided' Top Billboard Japan Hot 100BillboardKinKi Kids' 38th single, "The Red Light," shoots to No. 1 on the Billboard Japan Hot 100, dated July 10 to 16. "The Red Light," written by J-Pop virtuoso Toshinobu Kubota, is the third single release from the duo's 20th anniversary year. The Billboard ...
Posted on 20 July 2017 | 12:55 pm
Perfume Preview New Single “If you
Arama Japan (press release)Perfume Preview New Single “If you wanna” in Ora2 CMArama Japan (press release)Earlier this week, Electro-pop trio Perfume announced they their plans to release a new single on August 30. Titled “If you wanna,” it will be the group's 24th single overall. The song will be used as part of the advertising campaign from Sunstar's ...
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 4:34 pm
Hey! Say! JUMP Leads, End of the World Rises
BillboardHey! Say! JUMP Leads, End of the World Rises on Billboard Japan Hot 100BillboardHey! Say! JUMP's "Precious Girl" bows at No. 1 on this week's Billboard Japan Hot 100, dated July 17, after selling 277,081 CDs in its first week and coming in at No. 1 for sales and look-ups, No. 15 on Twitter mentions, and No. 24 for radio airplay ...
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 1:33 pm
Hey! Say! JUMP, Ken Hirai, E-girls, DEAN
Hey! Say! JUMP, Ken Hirai, E-girls, DEAN FUJIOKA, and More Perform on Ongaku no Hi 2017Arama Japan (press release)On July 15, TBS aired this year's edition of its annual mid-year show, Ongaku no Hi. Performers included Hey! Say! JUMP, Ken Hirai, E-girls, DEAN FUJIOKA, Nana Mizuki, Beverly, Takahashi Yu, and Hata Motohiro. Check out the full show below! Part 1 (1/2).
Posted on 17 July 2017 | 2:42 pm
Toni Braxton, Babyface to visit Victoria
Japanese singer Ken Hirai, P!nk, Marc Nelson, TLC, Ariana Grande, Jessica Mauboy and Phil Collins among others. He received three consecutive Grammy Awards for Producer of the Year in 1995–1997. The duo has reunited for their latest, grammy award winning ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 9:29 am
Zimbabwe: Toni Braxton, Babyface to Visit
Japanese singer Ken Hirai, P!nk, Marc Nelson, TLC, Ariana Grande, Jessica Mauboy and Phil Collins among others. He received three consecutive Grammy Awards for Producer of the Year in 1995-1997. The duo has reunited for their latest, grammy award winning ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 3:43 am
Heart B collaborate with Jung Jae Wook for
Talented rookie vocal group Heart B unveiled the music video for their remake of popular track "Staying Still and Closing Your Eyes" on August 5 ... back in 2004 by Japanese artist Ken Hirai, who sang it for the movie 'Socrates in Love.'
Posted on 5 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Ken Hirai takes charge of a CM song!
Ken Hirai's new song "Cry&Smile!!" was decided as the new television commercial theme of "Knorr Cup Soup"! Shun Oguri and Masami Nagasawa appear in the commercial which will be broadcast nationwide starting in October. Ken Hirai commented on the music.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Maaya Sakamoto to Perform in Ustream Special
Ishinari has played for many famous Japanese singers such as Fumiya Fujii, Ken Hirai, JUJU, and Misato Watanabe. Time: 21:00-22:00, August 20 (JST), 05:00-06:00, August 20 (PST)
Posted on 5 August 2014 | 2:56 pm