‘Hundreds of thousands’ watched Spotify Japan livestream
We reported last month about Spotify’s plans to host a livestreamed concert branded under its ‘Tokyo Super Hits’ playlist. The gig took place last week, and according to Spotify it attracted “hundreds...
December 7, 2020
Spotify to host ‘Tokyo Super Hits Live 2020’ livestream concert
With Apple Music hosting livestream events with artists and Amazon Music forging ever-closer links with sister company Twitch, the integration of livestreaming and audio streaming is a trend we're keeping an eye on. Now...
November 13, 2020
Japanese artist Kenshi Yonezu reaches 4m YouTube subscribers
Four million subscribers may not sound like very much on YouTube if you’re a gaming star like PewDiePie (98.9 million), or one of the top musicians on the platform like Justin Bieber (46.1 million) and Ed Sheeran (41.4...
August 12, 2019
Meet Kasotsuka Shojo – the cryptocurrency-themed J-Pop group
We’ve come a long way from Scary Spice, Sporty Spice, Ginger Spice, Baby Spice and Posh Spice, it’s fair to say. Japanese pop group Kasotsuka Shojo have been getting a wave of coverage in the west for being the first...
January 15, 2018