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Beatles, Jackson Honored At Japan's Gold Disc Awards
February 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST
The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) has handed out its Gold Disc Awards, with boy band Arashi and the Beatles among the winners.
RIAJ: Japanese Digital Market Holds Steady
February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST
The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) released figures showing that sales of digital music were steady in 2009, with revenue the same as the previous year.
Exile Triumphs At Billboard Japan Music Awards 2009
February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST
Exile was the big winner at the inaugural Billboard Japan Music Awards, held at the Billboard Live venue in the Roppongi Midtown shopping and business complex in central Tokyo.
Japan Loses One-Quarter of Physical Sales
January 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST
The sales decline in Japan, the world's biggest market for physical product, is steeper than initial reports suggested: latest figures say values dropped 27% during 2009.
RIAJ: Japanese Physical Market Slides By 16%
January 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST
The Record Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) released figures for the overall physical music production in Japan in 2009 that show the market continuing to decline, with total production of audio units down 16% in terms of value.
MTV Appoints Suharjono EVP/MD for North, SE Asia
January 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST
MTV Networks International (MTVNI) has promoted Indra Suharjono to the newly created position of EVP and managing director for MTVN North and Southeast Asia.
Susan Boyle Breaks Japanese Market
January 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST
Susan Boyle's international hit album "I Dreamed a Dream" (Syco/Sony Music Entertainment) is also making an impact in Japan.
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