|Japan Record Award|
|Awarded for||Outstanding achievements in the record industry|
|Presented by||Japan Composer's Association|
The Japan Record Awards(日本レコード大賞Nihon Rekōdo Taishō) is a major music awards show that recognizes outstanding achievements in the Japan Composer's Association in a manner similar to the American Grammy Awards, held annually in Japan. Until 2005, the show aired on New Year's Eve, but has since aired every December 30 on TBS Japan at 6:30 P.M JST and is hosted by many announcers.
The Japan Composer's Association, or JACOMPA is an organization of Japanese composers, established in 1959. Among its members are some of Japan's most renowned composers of contemporary classical music.
Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc., TBS Holdings, Inc. or TBSHD, is a Japanese media holding company. It is the parent company of a television network named Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. and radio network named TBS Radio & Communications, Inc. (株式会社TBSラジオ&コミュニケーションズ).
EXILE holds the record for most wins, with four awards.
Exile is a 19-member Japanese boy band. The leader of the group is Hiro, who debuted as a member of Zoo under For Life Music, but Exile have released their singles and albums under Avex Group's label Rhythm Zone. Hiro and Avex's president Max Matsuura came from the same high school. In 2003, the six original members of Exile founded the management and entertainment company LDH which has debuted many successful groups and soloists ever since. Exile is the representative group of the company.
The shield itself, designed by painter Seiji Togo.
The Japan Record Awards include, but are not limited to, four awards which are not restricted by genre.
All of the awards would be published in advance, except for the Grand Prix and Best New Artist Award, which would be announced at the ceremony.
|1||1959||Kuroi Hanabira||Toshiba Music||Hiroshi Mizuhara|
|2||1960||Dare yori mo Kimi o Aisu||JVC Victor||Kazuko Matsuo|
Hiroshi Wada and Mahinastars
|3||1961||Kimi Koishi||Frank Nagai|
|4||1962||Itsu demo Yume o||Yukio Hashi|
|5||1963||Konnichiwa Aka-chan||King Records||Michiyo Azusa|
|6||1964||Ai to Shi o Mitsumete||Nippon Columbia||Kazuko Aoyama|
|8||1966||Muhyo||JVC Victor||Yukio Hashi|
|9||1967||Blue Chateau||Nippon Columbia||Jackey Yoshikawa and Blue Comets|
|10||1968||Tenshi no Yuwaku||Toshiba Music||Jun Mayuzumi|
|11||1969||Ii ja nai no Shiawase naraba||JVC Victor||Naomi Sagara|
|12||1970||Kyo de Owakare||Polydor||Yoichi Sugawara|
|13||1971||Mata Au Hi Made||Phonogram||Kiyohiko Ozaki|
|14||1972||Kassai||Nippon Columbia||Chiaki Naomi|
|15||1973||Yozora||Tokuma Music||Hiroshi Itsuki|
|16||1974||Erimo Misaki||Victor Music||Shinichi Mori|
|17||1975||Cyclamen no Kaori||King Records||Akira Fuse|
|18||1976||Kita no Yado kara||Nippon Columbia||Harumi Miyako|
|20||1978||UFO||Victor Music||Pink Lady|
|21||1979||Miserarete||CBS Sony||Judy Ongg|
|22||1980||Ame no Bojo||Teichiku||Aki Yashiro|
|23||1981||Ruby no Yubiwa||Toshiba EMI||Akira Terao|
|24||1982||Kitasakaba||Nippon Columbia||Takashi Hosokawa|
|25||1983||Yagiri no Watashi|
|26||1984||Nagaragawa Enka||Tokuma Japan||Hiroshi Itsuki|
|27||1985||Meu amor é...||Warner Pioneer||Akina Nakamori|
|29||1987||Orokamono||CBS Sony||Masahiko Kondo|
|30||1988||Paradise Ginga||Pony Canyon||Hikaru Genji|
|32||1990||Enka||Koi Uta Tsuzuri||Takao Horiuchi|
|Pops||Odoru Pompokolin||BMG Japan||B.B.Queens|
|33||1991||Enka||Kita no Daichi||Nippon Crown||Saburo Kitajima|
|Pops||Ai wa Katsu||Polydor||Kan|
|34||1992||Enka||Shiroi Kaikyo||King Records||Miyako Otsuki|
|Pops||Kimi ga Iru Dake de||Sony Music||Kome Kome Club|
|35||1993||Mugonzaka||Polydor Records||Kaori Kozai|
|36||1994||Innocent World||Toy's Factory||Mr. Children|
|37||1995||Overnight Sensation: Jidai wa Anata ni Yudaneteru||Avex||TRF|
|38||1996||Don't Wanna Cry||Namie Amuro|
|39||1997||Can You Celebrate?|
|40||1998||Wanna Be A Dreammaker||Globe|
|41||1999||Winter, again||Unlimited Records||Glay|
|42||2000||Tsunami||Victor Entertainment||Southern All Stars|
|45||2003||No Way to Say|
|46||2004||Sign||Toy's Factory||Mr. Children|
|47||2005||Butterfly||Rhythm Zone (Avex)||Kumi Koda|
|48||2006||Ikken||Columbia Music Entertainment||Kiyoshi Hikawa|
|49||2007||Tsubomi||Warner Music Japan||Kobukuro|
|50||2008||Ti Amo||Rhythm Zone (Avex)||Exile|
|52||2010||I Wish For You|
|53||2011||Flying Get||You! Be Cool! (King Records)||AKB48|
|54||2012||Manatsu no Sounds Good!|
|55||2013||Exile Pride: Konna Sekai o Aisuru Tame||Rhythm Zone (Avex)||Exile|
|56||2014||R.Y.U.S.E.I.||Sandaime J Soul Brothers from Exile Tribe|
|58||2016||Anata no Suki na Tokoro||SME Records||Kana Nishino|
Including enka and pop artist.
|Artist||Exile||Ayumi Hamasaki|| Yukio Hashi |
|Artist||Kiyoshi Hikawa||Exile||AKB48||K. Takahashi|
|w-inds|| Seiko Matsuda |
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