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Did your fave J-pop artist land on the chart’s 2017 wrap?
Billboard Japan! Hoshino Gen and Namie Amuro clean up on year end charts Did your fave J-pop artist land on the chart’s 2017 wrap? It’s almost time to replace your calendar, and get the 2018 edition up. That means a steady stream of year-end lists...
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You can WIN albums from the artists voted in to the Top 20 of 2017!
VOTE for the SBS PopAsia Awards 2017: Song of the Year You can WIN albums from the artists voted in to the Top 20 of 2017! There's been many fantastic releases in 2017. We've been really spoiled for new music this year.With SO many great...
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It's MAMA Time!

SBS PopAsia Live with Kevin Kim! #SBSPopAsiaLive
It's MAMA Time! SBS PopAsia Live with Kevin Kim! #SBSPopAsiaLive Pop Asians get ready! K-pop star Kevin Kim is with you every week (with the Fan Forum), talking about the latest in Asian pop, and telling us about the life of a K-pop star! Keep up-...
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In case you needed another reason for 2018 to get here already!
Utada Hikaru announces a whole bunch of news! In case you needed another reason for 2018 to get here already! A focus on the big J-pop developments in this week’s SBS PopAsia J-Pop roundup...Utada HikaruWhen Utada Hikaru has news, she makes sure it...
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They are anything but “alternative,” but they sure stand out!
Buzzed-about group EMPiRE sets themselves apart They are anything but “alternative,” but they sure stand out! A big J-pop debut just in time for the end of the year.Late Wednesday night, the first music video from idol-pop project EMPiRE ...
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Literally crying RN coz it's so beautiful...(Maybe BTS should look into producing anime soundtracks!)
A fan edited BTS' new Japanese song into 'Your Name' and it is STUNNING Literally crying RN coz it's so beautiful...(Maybe BTS should look into producing anime soundtracks!)  Your Name was one of 2016's biggest anime sensations, racking...
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The duo Hilcrhyme were dropped from their label, and have had all their music removed from online stores.
J-pop group suspends activities after member arrested for allegedly possessing marijuana The duo Hilcrhyme were dropped from their label, and have had all their music removed from online stores. Police arrested one half of a popular J-pop/hip-hop...
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Which one is your favourite MV? (Don't worry, there is a 'both are AWESOME' option!)
OML! BTS and EXO just dropped new Japanese MVs...and both are LIT AF! Which one is your favourite MV? (Don't worry, there is a 'both are AWESOME' option!) This might be a first, but K-pop's two leading boy groups BTS and EXO ...
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From mosh-pit-ready to reggae-touched sounds.
The best Japanese releases of November From mosh-pit-ready to reggae-touched sounds. Lots of good music came out of Japan in November, but keeping track of it all can be a challenge. Don’t sweat it, we've highlighted a few Japanese releases well...
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One of J-pop’s most unique voices (literally) continues to work wonders.
Shinna Ringo covers...Shinna Ringo One of J-pop’s most unique voices (literally) continues to work wonders. Shinna Ringo has reached a point in her career where she can look back on her rather large catalogue of songs, written both for her to...
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What’s your go to karaoke song?
RADWIMPS’ 'Your Name' theme most played karaoke song in 2017 What’s your go to karaoke song? Unsurprisingly, the theme to Your Name was the most played karaoke song in 2017.According to a press release from Japanese karaoke machine company...
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Who should WIN the 2017 SBS PopAsia Award for Best Boy Band?
VOTE for the SBS PopAsia Awards 2017: Best Boy Band Who should WIN the 2017 SBS PopAsia Award for Best Boy Band? 2017 has been a huge year for the boys!From stars like BTS and EXO to the return of veterans like Super Junior, there are far too...
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Who should WIN the 2017 SBS PopAsia Award for Best Solo Star?
VOTE for the SBS PopAsia Awards 2017: Best Solo Star Who should WIN the 2017 SBS PopAsia Award for Best Solo Star? Solo stars have certainly had their share of the spotlight in 2017!From G-Dragon, PSY, Taeyeon, and James Reid, there are far too...
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Notice anything missing from their latest clip?
WORLD ORDER’s line-up looks different, but they've still got tight moves Notice anything missing from their latest clip? A focus on the big J-pop developments in this week’s SBS PopAsia J-Pop roundup…WORLD ORDERNotice anything missing from electro-...
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Produce 48. This has us all shook!
Produce 101 and AKB48 are coming together in 2018 Produce 48. This has us all shook! Lots of news has been coming from the 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards, with one whole day of the event to go. You can read about all the awards doled out...
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They're now a force on the fest circuit...where will they go next?
BABYMETAL are playing at 2 big international festivals They're now a force on the fest circuit...where will they go next? A few years back, idol-meets-metal trio BABYMETAL made waves in the hard rock world by landing on the line-up for a handful of...
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The BIGBANG star is back with more J-pop!
Daesung's new Japanese MV is kooky and adorable The BIGBANG star is back with more J-pop! BIGBANG's Daesung is obviously a huge star in Korea, but he's also a chart-topping artist over in Japan too!Under the name D-Lite, the BIGBANG crooner has...
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Get a glimpse at what's in store for the movie!
Japan’s 'Fullmetal Alchemist' live-action theme song is here! Get a glimpse at what's in store for the movie! One of the most anticipated films for 2017's holiday slate, in Japan, arrives at the end of the week.Director Fumihiko Sora’s live-action...
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The 'Yuri!!! On Ice' theme song singer continues to deliver drama.
Dean Fujioka has an early present if you need more drama in your life The 'Yuri!!! On Ice' theme song singer continues to deliver drama. Christmas is right on the horizon, and J-pop artist Dean Fujioka has an early present for fans who need a...
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The legends are finally BACK!
WATCH: TVXQ's new MV is like, extravagant anime The legends are finally BACK! TVXQ are back with their first new single in over two years!The legendary K-pop duo just released a music video for their new Japanese single "Reboot," and it was...