Japan Gold Disc Award

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The Japan Gold Disc Awards (日本ゴールドディスク大賞) are honors which are promoted by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ). The awards recognize CD music sales in Japan.[1]

History[change | change source]

It was established 1987.[1]

It is made much of the number of the downloading and sales.

There are many prizes such as "Single of the Year"' and "Album of the Year" or "Artists of the Year".[1]

List of the Artists of the Year 【Traditional Japanese music】[change | change source]

  • 1993 Chage and Aska[8]
  • 2002 Ayumi Hamasaki[17]
  • 2003 Hikaru Utada[18]
  • 2004 Ayumi Hamasaki[19]
  • 2007 Kumi Koda[22]


List of the Artists of the Year 【Western music】[change | change source]

  • 1987 Madonna
  • 1988 The Beatles
  • 1989 Bon Jovi
  • 1990 Madonna
  • 1991 Madonna
  • 1992 Guns N' Roses
  • 1993 Madonna
  • 1994 The Beatles
  • 1995 Mariah Carey
  • 1996 Mariah Carey
  • 1997 Me and My
  • 1998 Celine Dion
  • 1999 Celine Dion
  • 2000 Celine Dion
  • 2001 The Beatles
  • 2002 Backstreet Boys
  • 2003 Avril Lavigne
  • 2004 12 Girls Band
  • 2005 Queen
  • 2006 O-zone
  • 2007 Daniel Powter
  • 2008 Avril Lavigne
  • 2009 Madonna
  • 2010 The Beatles
  • 2011 Lady Gaga
  • 2012 Lady Gaga
  • 2013 Che'Nelle


References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ), "The Japan Gold Disc Award"; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  2. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1987 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  3. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1988 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  4. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1989 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  5. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1990 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  6. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1991 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  7. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1992 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  8. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1993 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  9. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1994 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  10. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1995 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  11. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1996 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  12. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1997 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  13. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1998 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  14. RIAJ, Award Winners of 1999 (Japanese); retrieved 2012-11-28.
  15. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2000; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  16. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2001; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  17. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2002; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  18. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2003; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  19. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2004; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  20. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2005; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  21. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2006; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  22. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2007; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  23. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2008; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  24. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2009; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  25. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2010; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  26. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2011; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  27. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2012; retrieved 2012-11-28.
  28. RIAJ, Award Winners of 2013; retrieved 2012-11-28.

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