The 7th CD Shop Awards 2015 announces its nominees for the first half of 2014

The 7th CD Shop Awards 2015 recently revealed its nominee list for the first half of 2014. Ten albums were picked that were released between January 1 and June 30. The albums were chosen by CD shop staff across Japan to highlight releases that caught their discerning ears. Another 10 albums released from July 1 to December 31 will be chosen early next year. The 20 albums nominated for 2014 will then be narrowed down to a list of 10 final nominees before the winner is chosen next spring. Check out the albums nominated for the first half of 2014!





Kyuso Nekokami – Change The World (6/18/14)


Gesu no Kiwami Otome. – Minna Normal (4/2/14)


Sakamoto Shintaro –┬áNama de Odorou (5/28/14)


Niiyama Shiori – Shiori (3/26/14)


Passepied –┬áMakunouchi ISM (6/18/14)


back number – Love Story (3/26/14)




MAN WITH A MISSION – Tales Of Purefly (3/12/14)


Yonezu Kenshi – YANKEE (4/23/14)