Today, Utada Hikaru was announced as the Grand Prize winner of The 9th CD Shop Awards 2017 for her album “Fantôme.” The album was chosen from seven final nominees that were selected by record store staff from across Japan. Aimer’s “daydream” given runner-up prize. Utada did not attend the ceremony.
Check out the full list of winners below!
Utada Hikaru – Fantôme
Aimer – daydream
Western Music Award
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
Yumi Matsutoya – Uchuu Toshokan
THE YELLOW MONKEY – THE YELLOW MONKEY SUPER JAPAN TOUR 2016 -SAITAMA SUPER ARENA 2016.7.10-
Sorita Kyohei – Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2 & Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
WONK – Sphere
Yamauchi Keisuke – Ruten no Hatoba
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION – Sol-fa
Hi-STANDARD – ANOTHER STARTING LINE
Special Achievement Award
SMAP – SMAP 25 YEARS
[Alexandros] – EXIST!
D.A.N. – D.A.N.
never young beach – fam fam
My Hair is Bad – woman’s
RADWIMPS – Kimi no Na wa.