The 13th CD Shop Awards 2021 has released its nominee list for 2020! Twenty albums were picked for this year’s awards. The albums were chosen by 395 CD shop staff from across Japan to highlight releases that caught their discerning ears.
In March, the awards will be given out. There will be two main awards. The first will be the “red” award, which goes a to “god-level” album that can be listened to again and again. The second will be the “blue” award, which goes to an album by a new artist that is highly recommended to customers.
Check out the nominees below!
Aimyon – Oishii Pasta ga Aru to Kiite
Aoba Ichiko – Adan no Kaze
Uru – Orion Blue
Orange Spiny Crab – Iratsuku Toki wa Itsu Datte
KALMA – TEEN TEEN TEEN
King Gnu – CEREMONY
Ging Nang BOYZ – Nee Minna Daisuki da yo
Creepy Nuts – Katsute Tensai Datta Oretachi e
GEZAN – KLUE
Vaundy – strobo
Hitsujibungaku – POWERS
Fujii Kaze – HELP EVER HURT NEVER
Macaroni Enpitsu – hope
Mr.Children – SOUNDTRACKS
Miyamoto Hiroji – Miyamoto, Doppo.
milet – eyes
Yonezu Kenshi – STRAY SHEEP
Yorushika – Tosaku
LiSA – LEO-NiNE
Roman Kakumei – ROMANTIC LOVE