March 21, 2014

KEITA: wins best sales/release Japan/Korea at IFPI Hong Kong top sales music awards 2013

KEITA released his solo debut, “SIDE BY SIDE” on June 5, 2013 (in Hong Kong on June 7, 2013). The album won best sales/release Japan/Korea at IFPI Hong Kong top sales music awards 2013. W-inds is popular, not only in Japan, but in other parts of Asia as well, especially Hong Kong. They took home 10 awards at the 2012 awards. (10 awards is the maximum for Japan/Korea artists). Lead vocalist, Keita Tachibana, made his solo debut as “KEITA” in 2013. His “SIDE BY SIDE”... Read More

April 22, 2013

KEITA (w-inds) Releases His Solo Album. “I’m Not Who I Really Am in My Daily Life When I’m Doing Music”

Tachibana Keita is releasing his 1st solo album on June 5th by the name of KEITA. KEITA created a buzz with his built-up body and great stage performance after his hit debut single “Slide ‘n’ Step” released on February 20th. Right after the release he, also released “ Slide ‘n’ Step -Extended Mix-feat. SKY-HI(AAA) exclusively on downloads, which is a collaboration with SKY-HI=Mitsuhiro Hidaka (AAA), an upcoming Japanese HIPHOP icon. The title of... Read More

April 1, 2013

The 3rd Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival

The Third Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival (organized by the Hong Kong Group of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, sponsored by the government of Hong Kong and put on with cooperation from the Recording Industry Association of Japan and others) was held at Hong Kong’s Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on March 22, 2013. Taking part from Japan were KEITA, as a guest artist, and BREATHE as a contest participant. Seven groups of new artists... Read More

March 11, 2013

Artist Lineup for “The 3rd Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival”

“The 3rd Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival(HKAMF),” hosted by IFPI Hong Kong Group, will be held at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center on 3/22/2013. Supported by the Hong Kong government, music associations of 7 East Asian countries (Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong) will come together under the theme of “Music in One Asia.” BREATHE, a male unit who debuted in 2011, will participate in this festival to represent Japan. KEITA,... Read More