Japan Music Awards

The Japan Music Awards (日本歌謡大賞, Nihon Kayō Taishō) for outstanding achievements in the Broadcast Music Producers Federation, was major music awards show held annually in Japan from 1969 to 1993. The 1988 awards ceremony was cancelled due to the deteriorating health of Emperor Shōwa.

Japan Music Award
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Awarded forOutstanding achievements in the record industry
CountryJapan
Presented byBroadcast Music Producers Federation
First awarded1969
Last awarded1993

List of Japan Music Award winnersEdit

Year Song Artist Broadcaster
1970 "Keiko no Yume wa Yoru Hiraku" (圭子の夢は夜ひらく, "Keiko's Dream Opens at Night") Keiko Fuji none
1971 "Mata Au Hi Made" (また逢う日まで, "Until the Day We Meet Again") Kiyohiko Ozaki TX
1972 "Seto no Hanayone" (瀬戸の花嫁, "My Bride Is a Mermaid") Rumiko Koyanagi CX
1973 "Kiken na Futari" (危険なふたり, "Dangerous Pair") Kenji Sawada NTV
1974 "Erimo-misaki" (襟裳岬, "Cape Erimo") Shinichi Mori NET
1975 "Cyclamen no Kahori" (シクラメンのかほり, Shikuramen no Kaori, "Fragrance of Cyclamen") Akira Fuse TX
1976 "Kita no Yado kara" (北の宿から, "From the North Inn") Harumi Miyako CX
1977 "Katte ni Shiyagare" (勝手にしやがれ, "Arbitrarily") Kenji Sawada NTV
1978 "Southpaw" (サウスポー, Sausupō) Pink Lady ANB
1979 "Young Man (Y.M.C.A.)" Hideki Saijo TX
1980 "Ame no Bojō" (雨の慕情, "Longing for Rain") Aki Yashiro CX
1981 "Ruby no Yubi wa" (ルビーの指環, Rubī no yubi wa, "Ruby Ring") Akira Terao NTV
1982 "Seibo-tachi no Lullaby" (聖母たちのララバイ, Seibo-tachi no rarabai, "Our Lady's Lullaby") Hiromi Iwasaki ANB
1983 "Saraba... Natsu" (さらば・・・夏, "Farewell... Summer") Toshihiko Tahara TX
1984 "Nagara Gawa Enka" (長良川艶歌, "Nagara River") Hiroshi Itsuki CX
1985 "Taishō" (大将, "General") Masahiko Kondo NTV
1986 Fin Akina Nakamori ANB
1987 "Naite Mirya Iijan" (泣いてみりゃいいじゃん, "Trying to Cry") Masahiko Kondo TX
1988 No award
1989 "Taiyō ga Ippai" (太陽がいっぱい, "The Sun Is Full") Hikaru Genji CX
1990 "Koi Uta Tsudzuri" (恋唄綴り, "Love Song Spelling") Takao Horiuchi NTV
1991 "Nasakenē" (情けねえ, "Sorry") Tunnels ANB
1992 "Hanaban ka" (花挽歌) Kaori Kozai TX
1993 "Kagebōshi" (影法師, "Shadow Man") Takao Horiuchi CX

Members of FederationEdit

VenuesEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • 音楽・芸能賞事典 Nichigai Associates ISBN 4-8169-0923-0
  • 音楽・芸能賞事典 Nichigai Associates 1990/95 ISBN 4-8169-1377-7