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In the recently announced list of winners for ‘The 27th Japan Gold Disc Award 2013′, Girls’ Generation (also known as Shoujo Jidai in Japan) won two awards – ‘Song of the Year By Download Award (Asia)’ with ‘Paparazzi’ and ‘Best Music Video Award (Asia)’ with their ‘Japan First Tour Girls’ Generation’.
Other winners in the ‘Song of the Year By Download Award’ are Namie Amuro and Che’Nelle while ‘Best Music Video Award’ winners include Arashi, EXILE and Lady Gaga.
The Japan Gold Disc Award is one of the major annual music awards in Japan, held by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) yearly since 1987, in recognition of the music sales and outstanding artists in the country.
Girls’ Generation are no strangers to the awards as they have received recognition from the Gold Disc Awards since two years ago. In 2011, the year following their debut in Japan, the girls were awarded the ‘New Artists of The Year Award‘ and the ‘Best 5 New Artists Award‘ in the 25th Gold Disc Award. Meanwhile, in 2012, Girls’ Generation were awarded the ‘Album of the Year Award (Asia)’ as well as ‘Best 3 Albums Award (Asia)’ for their first Japanese album ‘Girls’ Generation’.
Credit: Japan Gold Disc Award
In the newly-released list of award winners for the ’26th Japan Gold Disc Award 2012′, Girls’ Generation’s first full-length original Japanese album ‘Girls’ Generation’ was awarded the ‘Album of the Year’ award for the Asia category, as well as one of the ‘Best 3 Albums’ award in the Asia category, alongside KARA’s ‘Girl’s Talk’ and Tohoshinki’s (TVXQ) ‘TONE’.
The Japan Gold Disc Award is one of the major annual music awards in Japan, held by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) since 1987, in recognition of the music sales and outstanding artists in the country.
The album ‘Girls’ Generation’ was released on June 1st, 2011 and has since shipped more than a million copies, according to statistics in December 2011. The album, which contains 12 songs, recorded an accumulative sales of more than 735,000 copies in December, along with its repackaged album.
In 2011, Girls’ Generation (Shoujo Jidai) won the ‘New Artist of the Year’ award and the ‘Best 5 New Artists’ award in the 25th Japan Gold Disc Award. It is truly an admirable achievement for last year’s recipient of best new artist to be awarded ‘Album of the Year’ after one short year. Congratulations and good job, girls!
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On January 5th, according to the list of winners for ‘The 25th Japan Gold Disc Award 2010‘, SNSD and Kara won 2 awards respectively – ‘The New Artists of The Year Award‘ and ‘The Best New Artists Award‘.
The results were not surprising as SNSD and Kara’s achievements have surpassed many new artistes in Japan. However, unlike SNSD, MIWA and other new Japanese artistes, Kara were placed in the ‘Best 3 New Artists’ in western music category, alongside American popstar, Ke$ha.
SNSD who debuted in Japan on September 8th last year released their first debut single ‘Genie’ which recorded sales of over 100,000 copies and became the best-selling debut single released by a foreign female artiste. SNSD’s 2nd single ‘Gee’ had also recorded sales of more than 100,000 copies and due to these achievemnts, SNSD have received the Gold Certificates by RIAJ for both their single releases in 2010.