1. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  2. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  3. Billboard Bits: Roger Waters, Evanescence, Puffy AmiYumi

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent year's DVD of the same name will be packaged together for the first time in a new edition. Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent…

  4. Puffy AmiYumi Win Innovator Award

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yumi Yoshimura and Ami Onuki are awarded honors in Japan. Yumi Yoshimura and Ami Onuki of duo Puffy AmiYumi receive special 'Japan Cool award Nov. 30 during the Innovator Awards ceremony in Japan. The Japanese singers were honored for spreading Japanese pop music abroad, especially since…

  5. Nice

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The third full U.S. The third full U.S. release for Japan girl group duo Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura obviously takes inspiration from late-period Beatles, as the cover art respectfully evokes John and Yoko's notorious bed-in for peace. But the charming set blasts off with "Planet…

  6. An Illustrated History

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Beach Boys. Village People. Basement Jaxx. Spice Girls. The Go-Go's. Stereolab. David Bowie. Joan Jett. Dexy's Midnight Runners. The Dixie Cups. The Plastics. Deee-Lite. Charo. They're all referen The Beach Boys. Village People. Basement Jaxx. Spice Girls. The Go-Go's.…