63rd Japan Record Awards on December 30, 2021
Today, TBS (the Tokyo Broadcasting System) has released both the set of winners for this year’s Japan Record Awards as well as the nominees for the Song of the Year and Best New Artist categories. The Japan Record Awards is a Japanese music award show similar to the Grammys in the United States and it can be considered a great honor to be selected for an award from the list below.
This year’s Song of the Year nominations include “Kousui” by Eito, “Homura” by Lisa, “Sekaijuu no Rinjin yo” by Nogizaka46, “Haha” by Kiyoshi Hikawa, and “Neko ~ THE FIRST TAKE ver by DISH //. ~ “. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, awards related to the album, along with awards for composition, composition (lyrics), and arrangement, among others, have not been awarded at this time.
The 62nd Japan Record Awards will air on December 30, which is when we will find out who will be this year’s Best New Artist, as well as which of the nominated songs will receive the coveted Grand Prix award. Please read below to see the full list of winners and nominees and congratulations to each and every one of them.
The Japan Composer’s Association announced the winners and nominees of this year’s 63rd Japan Record Awards Live on November 18, 2021. Japanese idol groups AKB48 and Nogizaka46 received the “Excellent Works Award” and are therefore nominated for the main price. . In the selection committee of this year’s nominees for the “Excellent Works Award” were, in addition to AKB48 and Nogizaka46, the works of Awesome City Club, Junretsu, Da-iCE, DA PUMP, NiziU, Hikawa Kiyoshi, Miura Daichi, and Lisa Due to the current Covid-19 situation, some awards such as Best Album will not be awarded this year as well. The Japanese television channel TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) will broadcast the awards ceremony live on December 30, 2021.
Comment from Committee Chairman Fumihiko Sasomori (Nikkan Sports Shimbun): The “Excellent Works Award” must be given to a work that is not only particularly popular with the public, but also possesses artistic excellence, originality, and exceptional planning, and represents the year of its release. It is an award that aims to encompass more than just the popularity of a particular artist or song, and also how the piece in question has reached people of different generations.
63rd Japan Record Awards – Winners/Nominees
“Excellent Works Award” (Grand Prix): Nominees for Grand Prix
AKB48 – “Ne mo Ha mo Rumor”
Awesome City Club – “Wasurena”
Junretsu – “Kimi ga Soba no Irukara”
DA-iCE – “CITRUS”
DA PUMP – “Dream on the street”
NiziU – “Take a picture”
Nogizaka46 – “Gomenne Fingers crossed”
Hikawa Kiyoshi – “Happy!”
Miura Daichi – “Backwards”
LiSA – “Akeboshi”
Best New Artist Nominations
Special International Music Award
Japan Composer’s Association Award
Best Vocalist Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
Best Vocal Performance Award