Announced by the TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) last Friday, Japanese rock band RADWIMPS’ soundtrack for ‘Kimi no Na wa.’ (Your Name. , 君の名は) wins the Special Award in the 58th Japan Record Awards (日本レコード大賞 , Nihon Rekōdo Taishō).
Dubbed as the Japan’s Grammy Awards, the Japan Record Awards honors outstanding achievements in the annual Japan Composer’s Association.
Over 22 tracks of the Kimi no Na Wa soundtrack were composed by RADWIMPS including “Sparkle”, “Yume Tōrō”, “Nandemo Ii ya”, and “Zen Zen Zense”. Notably, as of November 13, the ‘Kimi no Na wa’ OST has been part of the Top 10 for twelve straight weeks.
Listen to how awesome their music is for yourself! Check out the Music Video of “Zen Zen Zense” by RADWIMPS.
Can’t get enough of RADWIMPS? You can indulge yourself and listen to the ‘Kimi no Na Wa’ OST via Spotify!
RADWIMPS also shares the ‘Special Award’ with rockband THE YELLOW MONKEY, Shiro Sagisu for the Shin Godzilla soundtrack, and South Korean five-man idol group, BIGBANG.
The 58th Japan Record Awards ceremony will aired on TBS Japan on December 30, 6:30PM (JST). To know more about the 58th Japan Record Awards, (including nominees and winners) visit their website for more info.