49th Japan Record Award
January 1, 2008
The 10 winners of the Gold Award are:
- “Jewelry day” by Ayaka
- “LOVE IS THE GREATEST THING” by w-inds.
- “Toki no Kakera” by EXILE
- “PEACH” by Ai Otsuka
- “Kanazawa No Ame” by Miyuki Kawanaka
- “Koi no Uta” by Kumi Koda
- “Tsubomi” by Kobukuro
- “Kiyoshi no Soran Bushi” by Kiyoshi Hikawa
- “LOVE LETTER” by BoA
- “Hitori Satsumaji” by Kaori Mizumori
The New Artist Award winners are:
- Satomi Takasugi
Popular male duo Kobukuro won the Japan Record Award’s top prize on Sunday, with their hit song “Tsubomi.”
The winners of the 49th annual award were announced at the New National Theatre in Tokyo’s Shibuya-ku on Sunday.
The best singer award went to the all-male R&B group Exile, known for their hit song “Toki no Kakera,” while the best rookie award went to all-girl group C-ute, who are produced by Tsunku (producer of Morning Musume).
The award is sponsored by Japan Composer’s Association and other music-related entities.
Congratz to C-ute