• Billboard Japan Music Awards: EXILE voted as top artist for 2nd consecutive year


    The 2nd annual Billboard Japan Music Awards were held on Sunday in Tokyo Midtown. Like last year, the Artist of the Year award was decided by public voting on the internet and through mobile phones, and for the second time in a row, EXILE received the award.
    Besides Artist of the Year, the main awards announced at the ceremony were:

    Top Pop Artists: AKB48, EXILE, Nana Mizuki, SID, Kana Nishino
    Jazz Artist of the Year: JAM
    Classical Artist of the Year: Nodame Cantabile
    Independent Artist of the Year: HY
    New Artist of the Year: TEE
    Korea Billboard Special Award: 4Minute
    International Collaboration Special Award: Chaka Khan x AI
    Daiwa House Special Award: HY

    The chart awards, which were already announced in advance, went to:

    Hot 100 of the Year: Troublemaker – Arashi
    Billboard 200 Album of the Year: Aisubeki Mirai e – EXILE
    Hot 100 Airplay of the Year: Fireflies – Owl City
    Hot 100 Singles Sales of the Year: Troublemaker – Arashi
    Adult Contemporary of the Year: Misery – Maroon 5
    Jazz Album of the Year: The Fall – Norah Jones
    Classical Album of the Year: Nodame Cantabile Saishu Gakusho – Nodame Cantabile
    Overseas Soundtrack of the Year: Michael Jackson’s This Is It – Michael Jackson
    Independent of the Year: My Soul, Your Beats! – Lia / Brave Song – Aoi Tada


    Source: Tokyograph

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  • 愛すべき未来へ ~ EXILE NEW ALBUM on sale 2009.12.02

    EXILE long-awaited 7th studio album; 愛すべき未来へ is on sale on December 2nd, 2009.  3 lots are

    • [CD +2 DVD + X'masCD]  ¥ 5,980 (tax in) Limited Edition
    • [CD +2 DVD] ¥ 5,040 (tax in)
    • [CD only] ¥ 3,059 (tax in)

    Details of each CD/DVD is following

    • [CD/DISC-1]: X’mas CD (only for Limited Edition)
    • [CD/DISC-2]:「Someday」「愛すべき未来へ」「THE NEXT DOOR」「FIREWORKS」「優しい光」「ふたつの唇」「Shooting Star」「Ti Amo」「If I know」, total of 15 songs
    • [DVD/DISC-1]: PV & Making
    • [DVD/DISC-2]: EXILE THE MONSTER Live & Tour Document Movie in Saitama Super Arena

     Source: exile.jp, neowing.jp

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