The 28th Gold Disk Awards winners’ names and works were announced on this Feb.27th. These awards are given to music artists whose achievements are higher and this time the accomplishment performances Nov.1 ,2011 – Dec.31, 2013 were examined objects. (http://www.golddisc.jp/award/28/index.html)
The” Artist of The Year “(the Japanese Music section)(this is the grandprix of the awards) was given to AKB48, and the group has won the same grandprix three straight years, which was the record-high of the awards’ history. And the “Artist of The Year”(the Western Music section) was given to One Direction, a popular rock’n roll band from UK. The”Best Asian Artist” was given to TVXQ(/東方神起). And totally, 59 artists or works received those honorable prizes.