K-pop stars had a huge presence at MTV Video Music Awards Japan with 2NE1 (YG Entertainment), Girls Generation (SM Entertainment) and 2PM (JYP Entertainment) all picking up awards. Backbeat: Not Your Daddy's World Music: 2NE1, Yuna, La Vida Boheme Rock MTV.
Hit all-girl idol group AKB48's newest album, "Flying Get," set a Japanese music industry record of over 1 million albums sold on the first day of its release on Tuesday, according to music industry statistics tracking company Oricon. AKB48's May 2011.
The 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards (hereafter 2017 MAMA) will feature a very special collaboration! On November 20, a press conference was held for 2017 MAMA. At the event, Mnet director Kim Ki Woong revealed, “In Japan, AKB48 and I.O.I’s special.
Formed in 2005, AKB48 is the nation's top-selling girl band, spawning three sister acts in Japan and two abroad. Sony, which has the second- largest share of Japan's music market, started a rival group called Nogizaka 46 last year to compete with AKB48.
swept numerous Japanese weekly music charts with their sixth Japanese single, "Give Me Love." On June 5, according to Tower Records weekly charts, 2PM's "Give Me Love" came in first place, followed by Arashi and AKB48. On OriCon, 2PM trailed Arashi at.
As with the rest of the world, music has gone digital in Japan. There are still music stores and some Japanese pop groups, notably girl group AKB48, can sell millions of CDs. (Thank clever marketing for that!) Japan isn't alone in this regard. There are.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) -- Boy band 2PM and girl groups 2NE1 and Girls' Generation received major awards at the MTV Japan music video awards on Saturday, beating other internationally famous artists. 2PM won the Best Group Video with "I am Your Man.
The Mnet Asian Music Awards, an annual K-pop awards ceremony, will feature a special collaboration between I.O.I and Japanese girl group AKB48 for its Japan show, the organizer said. “(AKB48) decided to have a collaboration performance with the (former.
Total sales of CDs with just one song by the Japanese all-girl pop group AKB48 have reached 36,158,000 copies, the most ever by a recording artist or group in Japan, music information provider Oricon Inc. said Wednesday. The feat, bucking the trend of.
Japan's first steaming coiled green tea. Day 2: In collaboration with Hirosaki city, Aomori Prefecture, related artists from both cities showed remarkable performances at the music and talk event "Onwasai." The first artist was Hanawa, who was catapulted.