TVXQ has proven their unparalleled popularity as J-pop artists yet again, taking five awards at the Japanese Golden Disk Awards for the second year in a row.
On March 2, it was announced through the official Golden Disk Awards website that TVXQ won five awards at the 29th Japanese Golden Disk Awards for “Best Asian Artist,” “Album of the Year,” “Best Music Video,” and two “Best 3 Albums” awards. This is the second year in a row that the superstars have won 5 awards at the Golden Disk Awards.
The Japanese Golden Disk Awards are one of the most prestigious awards, and it is awarded by the Japanese Records Association. It awards artists based on the number of album and video sales over the past year.
This year, the talented duo won “Best Asian Artist,” which awards the top Asian singers, as well as “Album of the Year” with their album “TREE” which was released in March and topped the monthly Oricon charts. “Tohoshinki Live Tour 2014 ~TREE~” was awarded “Best Music Video,” and both of their full albums of 2014, “TREE” and “WITH” both won “Best 3 Albums,” sweeping the awards.
TVXQ has been shattering records in Japan in the past year, solidifying their place as the most popular foreign artists in Japan of all time. Between 2012 and 2014, they gathered 2 million audience members in the shortest amount of time in Japan of any foreign artist. They also hold the record for the most single records sold by any foreign artist, the most times at the top of the Oricon weekly singles chart, most number of times on the Top 10 Oricon weekly singles chart as well as the most single records sold in the first week of release as foreign artists, proving their dominance and influence.
Meanwhile, TVXQ is currently on their second Japanese Dome Tour “Tohoshinki LIVE TOUR 2015 ~WITH~.” They have already successfully filled nine concerts at the Fukuoka, Sapporo, Nagoya, and Tokyo Domes with passionate fans, and they are now looking forward to five concerts at the Osaka Kyocera Dome on March 14 to 15 and March 17 to 19.
Congratulations to TVXQ!