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January 27, 2012

AKB48 wins 10 awards at 26th Japan Gold Disc Awards

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The 26th Japan Gold Disc Awards were presented in Roppongi on Friday. The awards, which were established in 1987, are based on actual CD and DVD sales, so it comes as no surprise that the Artist of the Year was idol group AKB48. They ended up receiving a total of 10 awards, tying for the all-time record that Arashi set two years ago.

Artist of the Year:
AKB48 (Japanese)
Lady Gaga (Western)

Best Asian Artist:
KARA

Best Enka/Kayokyoku Artist:
Hikawa Kiyoshi

New Artist of the Year:
Kis-My-Ft2 (Japanese)
LMFAO (Western)
2PM (Asian)

Best 5 New Artists (Japanese):
Ayaman Japan
NMB48
Kaoru to Tomoki, Tama ni Mook
Kis-My-Ft2
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Best 3 New Artists (Western):
LMFAO
Nicki Minaj
Bruno Mars

Best 3 New Artists (Asian):
Jang Keun-Suk
2PM
BEAST

Best Enka/Kayokyoku New Artist:
Park Hyun Bin

Album of the Year:
Ikimono Bakari ~Members BEST Selection~Ikimono Gakari (Japanese)
Born This Way – Lady Gaga (Western)
GIRLS’ GENERATIONShoujo Jidai (Asian)

Best 5 Albums (Japanese):
Beautiful WorldArashi
Ikimono Bakari ~Members BEST Selection~Ikimono Gakari
Koko ni Ita KotoAKB48
Negai no TouEXILE
SENSEMr.Children

Best 3 Albums (Western):
Goodbye Lullaby – Avril Lavigne
Greatest Hits – Bon Jovi
Born This Way – Lady Gaga

Best 3 Albums (Asian):
Girl’s TalkKARA
GIRLS’ GENERATIONShoujo Jidai
TONETohoshinki

Classic Album of the Year:
Kamisama no Karute ~Tsujii Nobuyuki JisakushuuTsujii Nobuyuki

Jazz Album of the Year:
…Featuring – Norah Jones

Instrumental Album of the Year:
THE BEST OF TARO HAKASEHakase Taro

Soundtrack Album of the Year:
Burlesque

Animation Album of the Year:
Gintama BEST 2 – Various Artists

Traditional Japanese Music Album of the Year:
47th Columbia Zenkoku Ginei Concours: Kadaigin Odamaki – Nippon Columbia Ginei Ongakukai

Concept Album of the Year:
Love Songs – Che’Nelle

Single of the Year:
Everyday, KachuushaAKB48

Best 5 Singles:
Everyday, KachuushaAKB48
Kaze wa FuiteiruAKB48
Sakura no Ki ni NarouAKB48
Chance no JunbanAKB48
Flying GetAKB48

Song of the Year by Download:
RyuuseiKobukuro (Japanese)
Born This Way – Lady Gaga (Western)
JumpingKARA (Asian)

Best 5 Songs by Download:
Everyday, KachuushaAKB48
Maru Maru Mori Mori!Kaoru to Tomoki, Tama ni Mook
JumpingKARA
RyuuseiKobukuro
Kono Yoru wo Tomete yoJUJU

Best Music Videos:
ARASHI 10-11 Tour “Scene” ~Kimi to Boku no Miteiru Fuukei~ STADIUMArashi (Japanese)
ARASHI 10-11 Tour “Scene” ~Kimi to Boku no Miteiru Fuukei~ Dome+Arashi (Japanese)
AKB ga Ippai ~The Best Music Video~AKB48 (Japanese)
Michael Jackson’s Vision – Michael Jackson (Western)
BEST CLIPSKARA (Asian)

Special Award:
Songs For Japan – Various Artists

Sources:
Mantan Web
Japan Gold Disc Awards


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