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Nana Mizuki, Momoiro Clover Z, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu in New Year's Kōhaku

posted on 2012-11-26 03:50 EST by Egan Loo
Also in singing event: SKE48 & AKB48, YUI, YUKI, KANJANI Eight, Golden Bomber

The Japanese public television broadcaster NHK announced the artist lineup for this year's Kōhaku Uta Gassen (Red and White Song Battle), the New Year's Eve singing contest that is Japan's most viewed music television program.

This year's lineup includes the fourth consecutive performance of Nana Mizuki and the first appearances of Momoiro Clover Z, SKE48, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Princess Princess, YUI, YUKI, KANJANI Eight, Golden Bomber, Sandaime J Soul Brothers, Naoto Inti Raymi, and Akihiro Miwa. Maki Horikita and Arashi are the hosts for the Red and White Teams, respectively.

The NHK-General channel will run the program from 7:15 to 11:45 p.m. on New Year's Eve.

The lineup is as follows:

Red Team:

  • aiko (11th appearance)
  • Ayaka (6)
  • Ikimono-gakari (5)
  • Sayuri Ishikawa (35)
  • AKB48 (5)
  • SKE48 (1)
  • Kyary Pamyu (1)
  • Kaori Kōzai (16)
  • Kumi Koda (8)
  • Natsuko Godai (19)
  • Fuyumi Sakamoto (24)
  • Yoshimi Tendo (17)
  • Mika Nakashima (9)
  • Kana Nishino (3)
  • Perfume (5)
  • Ayumi Hamasaki (14)
  • Ayako Fuji (18)
  • Princess Princess (1)
  • Nana Mizuki (4)
  • Kaori Mizumori (10)
  • Momoiro Clover Z (1)
  • Yui (1)
  • Yuki (1)
  • Saori Yuki (13)
  • Akiko Wada (36)

White Team:

  • Arashi (4)
  • Hiroshi Itsuki (42)
  • Hy (2)
  • EXILE (8)
  • NYC (4)
  • Kanjani Eight (1)
  • Saburo Kitajima (49)
  • Hiromi Go (25)
  • Golden Bomber (1)
  • Kobukuro (7)
  • Kazuyoshi Saito (1)
  • Sandaime J Soul Brothers (1)
  • SMAP (20)
  • Hiroshi Tachi (2)
  • TOKIO (19)
  • Hideaki Tokunaga (7)
  • AAA (3)
  • Naoto Inti Raymi (1)
  • Kiyoshi Hikawa (13)
  • FUNKY MONKEY BABYS (4)
  • Masaharu Fukuyama (5)
  • Takashi Hosokawa (36)
  • Porno Graffitti (11)
  • Akihiro Miwa (1)
  • Shinichi Mori (45)

[Via Ota-Suke]


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