BigBadToyStore.com - Toys, Action Figures, Vintage Toys, and Collectibles
AKB48 Bags “Japan Records Award” for the Second Time!


The annual music awards program “The 54th Kagayaku! Japan Record Awards” announces that the idol group AKB48 received the grand prize “Japan Record Award” for their 26th single, “Manatsu no Sounds good!”.

In 2011, AKB48 also won the same award for their 22nd single, “Flying Get”, making this their second consecutive year of winning the “Japan Record Award”. They are the first girl group to achieve such feat.

Winning the award consecutively was previously achieved by Takashi Hosokawa (1982 ~ 1983), Akina Nakamori (1985 ~ 1986), Namie Amuro (1996 ~ 1997), Ayumi Hamasaki (2001 ~ 2003), and EXILE (2008 ~ 2010).

AKB48's “Manatsu no Sounds good” topped “Oricon Yearly Singles Ranking” for 2012, selling 1,820,056 copies as of announcement. Selling 1,617,000 copies in its first week, this created a new record as the highest sales on Oricon’s single sales chart for a first week! It is currently the group's top selling single.

Source: Sanspo via tokyohive

Categories: , ,
Disclaimer:
All images and videos here are property of their respective owners and used for reference purpose only. We claim no rights to it unless otherwise stated.
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
1 Response
  1. here is the link to AKB48's part in the 54th Kagayaku Japan Record

    http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDk1NDYxNTQw.html

    It has Manatsu no Sounds Good performance and AKB48 winnning the award and making a speech on their win


Play-Asia.com - Buy Video Games for Consoles and PC - From Japan, Korea and other Regions
  • Advertisement

    Recent Posts

     photo hsbanner201406_160FF58600_zps8a8612ee.jpg

    Blog Archive

    Site Statistics