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SMAP 2008 Super Modern Artistic Performance Tour.jpg
SMAP on tour in 2008
Background information
Origin Japan
GenresJ-Pop, pop, bubblegum music
Years active1991–2016
LabelsVictor Entertainment
WebsiteSMAP's profile at johnnys net
MembersMasahiro Nakai
Takuya Kimura
Tsuyoshi Kusanagi
Goro Inagaki
Shingo Katori
Past membersKatsuyaki Mori

SMAP is a Japanese boy band. Their music is produced by Johnny's. SMAP was formed in April 1988. Now, the group has five members but at the beginning it had six members. They held their first concert at Nippon Budokan in January 1991. They released their first album Can't Stop!!-LOVING on September 9, 1991.

SMAP is an acronym. It is a short way of writing Sports Music Assemble People.

They officially disbanded on 31 December 2016.

Members[change | change source]

  • Masahiro Nakai (born August 18, 1972) from Kanagawa Prefecture
  • Takuya Kimura (born November 13, 1972) from Tokyo.
  • Goro Inagaki (born December 8, 1973) from Tokyo.
  • Tsuyoshi Kusanagi (born July 9, 1974) from Saitama.
  • Shingo Katori (born January 31, 1971) from Kanagawa.

Katsuyuki Mori withdrew from the group in 1996 to be an auto racer.

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