The fourth annual AKB48 general election, going on now, concludes June 6 at the Budokan. For a pop group in love with spectacle — they boast a rock-paper-scissors tournament, music videos regularly ... to the first post-election single, which trampolines.
Their last single "Negaigoto no Mochigusare," was recently released on May 31 and sold 1.3 million in the first week ... even hawking for Japan in a military recruitment video and government bonds. AKB48 even spawned their own manga series, video games.
The 28-year-old singer, whose real name is Alex Deleon and is best known as the former frontman for the band The Cab, just dropped his first single, "Six Feet Under," and its accompanying music video. Directed by Justin Clough, the video.
AKB48 ... music video directed by Mika Ninagawa caused a sensation as it showed the members wearing lingerie. Some fans began imitating their dance routines, too. The craze didn't stop there. The following single, "Beginner," became the group's first.
With over 2.5 million copies sold, AKB48 ... single "What Do You Mean?" respectively. Justin is the first artist since the chart's launch to claim the top 2 slots, and logged a total of 3 singles in the Top 20 with "Love Yourself" (which topped the.
The band AKB48 has more than 90 members who rotate in performing songs, and has become on of the biggest groups in Japan and neighboring countries. However, bosses have imposed a rule on every single ... video has amassed more than 4 million views in its.
On the other side of the world, Josefina Vazquez Mota is in the running to become Mexico’s first ... single, Manatsu no Sounds Good! And with CDs selling for 1200 yen (US$15.23), it’s easy to see the Japan Times’ point of view. But it gets better.
has been selected as the center member for her final single with AKB48. Rin Okabe (AKB48 Team 8), Yuna Obata (SKE48 Team KII), Yumiko Takino (STU48), and Miku Tanaka (HKT48 Team H) enter the senbatsu for the first time. Rounding out the 28 member senbatsu.
The singer also announced on Friday (September 22) that he has chosen “Perfect” as his next single. “It’s the song I’m most ... Ed will perform “Perfect” for the first time on national television in the U.S. on Monday’s Good Morning America.
To vote, fans have to purchase their latest single, which comes with a ballot ... sweet pieces of paper within), AKB48 shared the video for the song last week. The main clip is 11 minutes long, and you can watch that one on your lunch break, but for.