J-pop (ジェイポップ “jeipoppu”), an abbreviation for Japanese pop, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s. Modern J-pop has its roots in 1960s music, such as The Beatles, and replaced kayōkyoku (“Lyric Singing Music,” a term for Japanese pop music from the 1920s to the 1980s) in the Japanese music scene. The term was coined by the Japanese media to distinguish Japanese music from foreign music, and now refers to most Japanese popular music. Edit this Artist photo: 安室奈美恵

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Friday 9 January 2015
Soul'd Out at Billy's Lounge
SOUL'd OUTConcert
Billy's Lounge
Grand Rapids, MI, United States
42.955816 -85.63348

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Friday 16 January 2015
ANISONG World Tour ~ Lantis Festival Las Vegas 2015
JAM Project, 石田燿子, 妖精帝國, ChouCho, 飛蘭, 佐咲紗花, milktubFestival
The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel &…
Las Vegas NV, United States
36.109011 -115.153851

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