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  1. Opportunities for Western & Asian Tours Increase in Japan

    August 08, 2012 5:35 PM EDT Japanese fans couldn't get enough of Lady Gaga. During the American superstar's "Born This Way" tour of Japan, Gaga played the Saitama Super Arena in May and sold out one show. Then another. Then another. In all, Gaga moved 96, ...

  2. Japan's Fuji Rock Fest -- Featuring Radiohead, Stone Roses and Many Other Brits -- Kicks Off Friday

    July 25, 2012 10:50 AM EDT The granddaddy of all the modern Japanese rock fest, Fuji Rock, is hosting a line-up that seems influenced by the London Olympics, which start on the same day. Skip To Bottom The 16th annual Fuji Rock Festival, which starts Friday and runs through ...

  3. 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. Chart-topping 14-member pop act Exile picked up artist of the year 200 ...

  4. Weezer, Fall Out Boy For Fuji Rock 2009

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT International acts Weezer, Fall Out Boy and Franz Ferdinand are among the first acts confirmed for headline slots at this year's Fuji Rock Festival, Japan's leading annual outdoor music event. The 13th edition of the festival will take p ...

  5. Iggy, Kaiser Chiefs Lord It Over Fuji Fest

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Iggy and the Stooges, the Shins, the Kaiser Chiefs and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are among the first group of acts confirmed to play at this year's Fuji Rock Festival, which takes place July 27-29 in Naeba, Japan. Also confirmed is leading Jap ...

  6. U.K. Industry Readies Trade Mission To Japan

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Aims to boost U.K. sales. The U.K. music industry is embarking on a trade mission in Tokyo from July 31 to Aug. 4 to give the British music business an insight into Japan's digital and mobile music developments. Spearheaded by British industr ...

  7. South Korea Warms Up For Summer Fest

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After a seven-year hiatus, South Korea has a summer music festival this year. Organized by local promoter Yellow Nine Entertainment, the 2006 Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival takes place July 28-30 on After a seven-year hiatus, South Korea has a su ...

  8. South Korea Warms Up For Summer Fest

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After a seven-year hiatus, South Korea has a summer music festival this year. Organized by local promoter Yellow Nine Entertainment, the 2006 Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival takes place July 28-30 on After a seven-year hiatus, South Korea has a su ...

  9. Brit Execs Prepare For Japan Mission

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British labels will embark later this month on a second fact-finding mission to Japan in an endeavor to carve out business opportunities in the world's second biggest record market. British labels will embark later this month on a second fact ...

  10. Live 8 Unveils Tokyo Line-up

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bjork will perform live for the first time in two years at the Japan Live 8 show on July 2, organizers of the event announced today (June 24). The Icelandic artist will be headlining a bill that incl Bjork will perform live for the first time in t ...

  11. Live 8 Unveils Tokyo Line-up

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bjork to perform first concert in Japan in two years. Bjork will perform live for the first time in two years at the Japan Live 8 show on July 2, organizers of the event announced today (June 24). The Icelandic artist will be headlining a bill tha ...

  12. Makuhari Messe To Host Japan's Live 8 Concert

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Japan's Live 8 concert will be held July 2 at the Makuhari Messe convention center, east of Tokyo. Major Japanese acts and possibly some international performers will feature on the bill of 10-20 act Japan's Live 8 concert will be held J ...

  13. Sato: Livedoor Takeover Poses Threat To Pony Canyon

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Osamu Sato, president of Tokyo-based record company Pony Canyon, says the label would suffer "incredible damage" if Internet service provider Livedoor succeeds in its hostile takeover bid for AM radio TOKYO -- Osamu Sato, president of To ...

  14. Sato: Takeover Poses Threat To Pony Canyon

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Osamu Sato, president of Tokyo-based record company Pony Canyon, says the label would suffer "incredible damage" if Internet service provider Livedoor succeeds in its hostile takeover bid for AM radio Osamu Sato, president of Tokyo-based ...

  15. Sato: Takeover Poses Threat To Pony Canyon

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Osamu Sato, president of Tokyo-based record company Pony Canyon, says the label would suffer "incredible damage" if Internet service provider Livedoor succeeds in its hostile takeover bid for AM radio Osamu Sato, president of Tokyo-based ...