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Who is the most popular artist ?

Posted by redracer on March 21, 2009

It is interesting to look back at the statistics, and see which search terms have brought readers to this blog in the last two & a bit years …

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Posted in Ami Suzuki, Aya Ueto, Ayumi Hamasaki, Hikaru Utada, hitomi, Hitomi Shimatani, Kumi Koda, melody., Mika Nakashima, mink, misia, Namie Amuro, Sowelu, ZARD | 2 Comments »

2007 J-Pop awards

Posted by redracer on January 6, 2008

Here are MY awards in a number of different categories for 2007, many of which will never be seen in any mainstream awards list.    Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Ai Otsuka, Akina Nakamori, Ami Suzuki, Ayumi Hamasaki, Clazziquai Project, Foxxi misQ, Hikaru Utada, Hitomi Shimatani, J-Pop, Jamosa, Jyongri, Kumi Koda, m-flo, melody., Mika Nakashima, Miki Imai, Misato Watanabe, misia, Namie Amuro, Yuki Koyanagi, ZARD | 3 Comments »

J-Pop releases for Feb 2008

Posted by redracer on December 11, 2007

4 artists have announced new releases for February 2008 …

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Posted in Ami Suzuki, BoA, Hikaru Utada, Hitomi Shimatani, J-Pop | 1 Comment »

Top 100 Japanese Pop Artists – The List So Far….

Posted by redracer on November 13, 2007

From HMV Japan’s web page, here is their ‘definative’ list – I gather from around 2003 ….

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Posted in Ayumi Hamasaki, Dreams Come True, Hikaru Utada, J-Pop, Life in Japan, misia, miwa yoshida, Namie Amuro, UA | 89 Comments »

2006 J-Pop awards

Posted by redracer on January 15, 2007

2006 was a big year for me musically, with a widening of my J-Pop experience & knowledge, and the ‘discovery’ of a number of ‘new’ artists.   Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Ami Suzuki, Ayumi Hamasaki, Beni Arashiro, Dreams Come True, Hikaru Utada, hitomi, Hitomi Shimatani, J-Pop, Kumi Koda, Mai, Mika Nakashima, mink, misia, Nami Tamaki, Namie Amuro, Soulhead, Sowelu | 13 Comments »