NHK reveals artist line up for ’66th Kohaku Uta Gassen’

NHK has announced the artist line up for its annual New Year’s Eve music program ‘The 66th Kohaku Uta Gassen‘.

This year’s hosts will be Ayase Haruka for the red team and Inohara Yoshihiko(V6) for the white team. Kuroyanagi Tetsuko and NHK announcer Udo Yumiko will serve as the program’s general host.

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A total of 51 artists have been announced at this time. There will be first-time appearances by 10 artists; Ohara SakurakoSuperfly, Nogizaka46μ’s, and REBECCA for the red team, and Gesu no Kiwami Otome, BUMP OF CHICKEN, Hoshino Gen, Miyama Hiroshi, and Yamauchi Keisuke for the white team.

“Kohaku Uta Gassen” will broadcast on December 31 from 7:15 pm to 11:45 pm.

Check out the artist line up below! (number in the bracket reveals the times that each artist has performed on Kohaku Uta Gassen )


 

[RED TEAM]

E-girls(3)
Ikimonogakari(8)
Ishikawa Sayuri(38)
Imai Miki(2)
AKB48(8)
NMB48(3)
Ohara Sakurako(First)
Godai Natsuko(22)
Sakamoto Fuyumi(27)
Sheena Ringo(3)
Shimazu Aya(2)
Superfly(First)
Takahashi Mariko(3)
Tendo Yoshimi(20)
AAA(6)
Nishino Kana(6)
Nogizaka46(First)
Perfume(8)
Fuji Ayako(21)
Matsuda Seiko(19)
Mizumori Kaori(13)
μ’s(First)
miwa(3)
REBECCA(First)
Wada Akiko(39)

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[WHITE TEAM]

Arashi(7)
Itsuki Hiroshi(45)
EXILE(11)
X JAPAN(6)
Kanjani8(4)
Gesu no Kiwami Otome(First)
Go Hiromi(28)
Golden Bomber(4)
Kondo Masahiko(10)
Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE(4)
SMAP(23)
SEKAI NO OWARI(2)
Sexy Zone(3)
TOKIO(22)
Tokunaga Hideaki(10)
BUMP OF CHICKEN(First)
Hikawa Kiyoshi(16)
V6(2)
Fukuyama Masaharu(8)
Hoshino Gen(First)
Hosokawa Takashi(39)
Miyama Hiroshi(First)
Miwa Akihiro(4)
Mori Shinichi(48)
Yamauchi Keisuke(First)
Yuzu(6)


Source & Image: natalie, NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen Official Website, Tokyohive

 

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