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: 西野カナ

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Friday 16 May 2014
Anime Central
Nobuo Uematsu and Arnie Roth, angelaFestival
Hyatt Regency O'Hare
Chicago IL, United States
41.98068 -87.858795

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Sunday 1 June 2014
Honolulu Ekiden & Music Festival 2014
Waikiki Beach
Honolulu, HI, United States
21.279374 -157.830198

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Wednesday 4 June 2014
RagdollConcert The Riot Room
Kansas City MO, United States
39.053882 -94.590911
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Sunday 20 July 2014
きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅConcert Waikiki Shell
Honolulu, HI, United States
21.298781 -157.85046
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Tuesday 16 September 2014
Shonen Knife
少年ナイフ, Shonen KnifeConcert
Turf Club
Saint Paul, Minneapolis, United States
44.955846 -93.167933

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  • homemduvida

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/J-music/212507485618331?ref=settings like? plz

    January 2014
  • wacreans

    Wa Creans is Japanese music label. http://wacreans.com/ I recommend my label artists. Sounds like: abstract, soundscape, trip hop, jazz, Japanese picturesque scenery & rhythm. Relax and enjoy.

    November 2013
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    June 2013
  • Madrangue

    @l_Solution45_l Check out Akiko Shikata.

    March 2013
  • l_Solution45_l

    why can't there be more artists like Kalafina

    March 2013
  • acclamationsun

    A noble benefit of uncopyrighted music is it makes obtaining it easy and without the hassle of worrying about the legal status. If music is not on any store shelves, basically you can have it. Computers make obtainment of Asian music an ordinary action. The most technology-friendly device used today is called "Bit Torrent". It can compile 50 albums of music if you want. The loading time is not long. Americans "definitely are" willing to pay expensive import prices for Japanese music, if it is available in our shops. Therefore it can only be modest and beneficial for you to make Bit Torrent files with 50 albums of Japanese music. We very like the artist Yui. We like the Katamari Damacy soundtracks. Finding a Bit Torrent site is easy - yes.

    February 2013
  • leumaspipiluv

    For all you SCANDAL FANS out there, there's an upcoming J-Pop Concert on the 1st of December 2012 at the KL Live - Concert Hall. The Concert is in line with the 30th Anniversary of Look East Policy between Japan & Malaysia which is part of a yearlong celebration being held and the concert showcases Japan’s current Top Female All Girl Band – “SCANDAL” in their SCANDAL SPECIAL LIVE IN MALAYSIA 2012 CONCERT. The concert which starts off at 8.00pm will also feature one local opening act under the same music label. This is first time, the artiste known as SCANDAL will be performing in Malaysia and it will be a great opportunity for all their Malaysian Fans to catch them performing LIVE here. The Concert will be part of their promotions tour for the Album “Queens are trumps - Kirifuda wa Queen” which will be launched by SONY Music Malaysia on the 1st week of November 2012. Tickets can be purchased online or at stores via: www.ticketpro.com.my.

    October 2012
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