Update: The Result is out and AKB48’s Flying Get Won the Grand Prize! Congratulations to the girls of AKB48 and Akimoto Sensei! Here’s a video,

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gpUFYXcOFI

The annual Japanese Records Awards have released their list of winners for most of the awards, other than the 2 most prestigious awards, Japan Record Award and the Best New Artist Award.

The awards show will be broadcasted on TBS on the 30th of December 2011.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojXCC7SqDjM

Naturally I feel happy that AKB48’s Flying Get got nominated for the top prize, but it’s not really the best song in the list thou… However if you count the sales, it will naturally win hands down…

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA1X8VsVzqM

Else, I think Nishino Kana and Funky Monkey Babys stands a big chance.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVi1Yt0OPV4

Also congrats to Fairies for being winning the new artist awards, hopes they win the best new artist award thou, they are really good and really new(debuted in August) too~ See for yourself,

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bASSi2OJYbI

And if you are wondering why there is no Johnny’s group in the award… Well they chose to not take part.

The released lists of winners are as below.

Best Song (Also contenders for the Japan Record Award)
– 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 (Also contenders for the Best New Artist Award)
– Ito Miyu
– SUPER☆GiRLS
– 2NE1
– Fairies

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

Source: House of Japan| TBS via Tokyohive

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