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  AKB48 Wins 53rd Japan Record Awards

1decennia ago   ·   Saturday 31 Dec, 2011 - 07:58am UTC   ·   xaosmx   ·   1 upvote   ·   0 comments   ·   4,543 views
AKB48 Wins 53rd Japan Record Awards
On Friday night, AKB48 received a prestigious award at the 53rd Japan Records Award for their song, "Flying Get". "Flying Get" has sold 1,587,229 copies edging out their other single, "Everyday, Katyusha" which sold 1,586,840. Therefore, making it as Japan's top selling CD of the year.

It had been a whirlwind year for the girls as, they've been receiving many recognitions and are rising in the industry.

Congratulations AKB48!

Flying Get link -
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Other nominees were:

Best Song
- Nishino Kana – Esperanza
- KARA – GO GO Summer!
- AAA – CALL
- JUJU – Kono Yoru wo Tomete yo
- Mizumori Kaori – Shounai Heiya Kaze no Naka
- Hikawa Kiyoshi – Jounetsu no Mariachi
- FUNKY MONKEY BABYS – Soredemo Shinjiteru
- AKB48 – Flying Get
- Tohoshinki – Why? (Keep Your Head Down)
- Ikimono Gakari – Warattetainda

New Artist
- Ito Miyu
- SUPER☆GiRLS
- 2NE1 --> Won rookie award
- Fairies --> They won this category

Best Album
- Oda Kazumasa – Doumo

Album Award
- Sekiguchi Yuki – Sugao ~Aisubeki Onnatachi~
- Suzuki Masayuki – DISCOVER JAPAN
- Hosono Haruomi – HoSoNoVa
- Kuwata Keisuke – MUSICMAN

Best Vocals
- Sakamoto Fuyumi

Composer Award
- Wakakusa Kei – Futari no Funauta (Tendo Yoshimi)

Lyricist Award
- Yamagami Michio – Iku Tabi no Sakura (Fukui Mai)

Arrangement Award
- Watanabe Toshiyuki – Ohisama ~Taisetsu na Anata e~ (Hirahara Ayaka)

Project Award
- Sano Ami – Akiramenaide (Teichiku Entertainment)
- Yuki Saori & Pink Martini – 1969 (EMI Music Japan)
- Itsuki Hiroshi – Sandai Sakushika Tribute Album ~Ishimoto Miyuki, Hoshino Tetsuro, Yoshioka Osamu ni Sasagu~ (Fives Entertainment
- Misora Hibari – Hibari Senya Ichiya (Nippon Columbia)
- Revive, Kono Hana ga Saitara ~Inochi no Tane~ – Erika (Universal Music)

Special Award
- Kaoru to Tomoki, Tama ni Mook – Maru Maru Mori Mori!

Achievement Award
- Aoyama Kazuko
- Ei Rokusuke
- Terauchi Takeshi
- Hashimoto Jun
- Hatakeyama Midori

Special Achievement Award
- Omachi Masato
- Takamizawa Hiromu
- Yanagi George
- Ryu Tetsuya

Japan Composer’s Association (JACOMPA) Encouragement Award
- Miyama Hiroshi

Public Music Culture Award
- Kitajima Saburo
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