GEM broadcasts THE MUSIC DAY “live”
Nippon TV also partnered with GEM to broadcast a performance by DEAN FUJIOKA "live" from Singapore.
July 2, 2017
By James Chen
GEM has broadcast Nippon TV’s highly anticipated THE MUSIC DAY event “live” across Asia on 1 July.
In a world first for the popular Tokyo event, which featured the who’s who of Japan’s music industry, Nippon TV partnered with the channel to broadcast a performance by popular singer and actor DEAN FUJIOKA “live” from Singapore.
Hosted by idol Sho Sakurai from ARASHI, the show aired “live” on Saturday, 1 July from 4:45pm -10:00pm (3:45pm – 9:00pm BKK/JKT). The star-studded line-up included Japan’s biggest names including AKB48, Gen Hoshino, KEN HIRAI, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, SEKAI NO OWARI, Perfume, Yuzu; as well as Johnny’s artists TOKIO, KinKi Kids, ARASHI, KANJANI EIGHT and KAME TO YAMAPI.
This year’s event marked Nippon TV’s fifth year of entertaining J-Pop fans. THE MUSIC DAY started in 2013 as a special programme to celebrate Nippon TV’s 60th anniversary.