April 20, 2016

w-inds. Reveal Music Video Full of Powerful Dance Scenes

w-inds. has revealed their music video for the new song “Boom Word Up” on YouTube. “Boom Word Up” will be the title tune of their upcoming single, which will be released on May 5. The music video consists of powerful dance scenes on the streets, imaging the ’90s, with many background dancers performing behind the members of w-inds. Official website: http://www.w-inds.tv Blog (Ryohei): http://ameblo.jp/winds-ryohei/ Blog (Keita): http://ameblo.jp/tachibana-keita/ Blog... Read More

March 9, 2016

w-inds. and MILLEA, as Artists from Japan, Will Participate at the 6th “Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival”

The IFPI Hong Kong Group (Hong Kong Recording Industry Alliance) will be hosting the “Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival 2016,” which will be held on March 18, 2016, in Hong Kong. At the festival, eight newcomer artists from eight countries will perform and compete for various awards, such as the “Super Nova Award,” along with eight popular artists from eight countries. MILLEA will participate as Japan’s newcomer artist. She has made her debut with her first single... Read More

November 17, 2015

w-inds. Was Awarded by Consul General in Hong Kong for the First Time as a J-Pop artist.

On November 1st, w-inds.’s tour w-inds. LIVE TOUR 2015 “Blue Blood” drew the curtain at KowLoon Bay KITEC-Star Hall in Hong Kong. The tour had gone to as many as 15 venues since July, until it reached Hong Kong. Their popularity is getting solid all over Asia, and at the Hong Kong show, they expressed their gratitude in Cantonese. The show featured a total of 23 songs, pleasing the 2,000 fans who gathered at the venue. The next day, they were awarded by the Japanese... Read More

April 29, 2015

w-inds. shine overseas as the “Most influential artist in Asia”

w-inds continue to musically evolve even 15 years after their debut. On April 16, they received the “Asian Most Influential Japanese Singer” award at the [19th China Music Award] ceremony held at Cotai Arena at the Venetian Macao. They were the first male Japanese artists to take the crown. [China Music Award] is the most prestigious music award ceremony in China where Asia’s most celebrated guests attend. w-inds performed “FANTASY” and “Make you mine” and energized... Read More

October 21, 2014

w-inds’ Hong Kong tour finale was a success

w-inds held their tour finale at Hong Kong Kitec – Star Hall on October 4 to screaming local fans. w-inds’ popularity in Hong Kong can be seen in their IFPI Hong Kong best sales awards (Japan/Korea category) for all 10 of their releases from their 2004’s “bestracks” to 2012’s “MOVE LIKE THIS”. An award ceremony was held at CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL on October 3 (Saturday), the day before the show. Many of the local press gathered for the awards ceremony where the three... Read More

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

January 30, 2014

w-inds. Facinate Hong Kong Fans at <LIVE TOUR AWAKE>Final

Additional tours of the national tour <w-inds. LIVE TOUR 2013“AWAKE”>had their final performance on January 18th at Hong Kong. This is their tenth year of activity in Asia. Ever since w-inds.`s first Asia performance (Nov. 2004 Taiwan solo performance w-inds. LIVE TOUR 2004 “PRIME OF LIFE” 3Days@Nangang 101), they have had 14 solo Asia performances, attended 13 events, has had a total of 250000 audiences, and stand in a solid position within not only Japan... 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

November 22, 2012

w-inds. Hong Kong performance a huge success as they hope to bridge some distance between Japan and China

In a daring venture, for the final stop of their “w-inds. LIVE TOUR 2012 MOVE LIKE THIS,” what was a nation-wide tour in support of their album, MOVE LIKE THIS (released in July), the group overcame numerous hurdles to perform at Hong Kong’s Kitec-Star Hall on October 20, successfully drawing out 4000 fans. When w-inds. first debuted in 2001, much of their early popularity was gained in other Asian countries. The group has been a leader in normalization of Sino-Japanese... Read More

September 5, 2012

w-inds. / Live in Hong Kong

As part of w-inds.’s [LIVE TOUR 2012 “MOVE LIKE THIS”], a live in Hong Kong has been added to their October schedule. Check out the live information below and make sure to join the excitement if you’re in Hong Kong! Live Information: w-inds. LIVE TOUR 2012 “MOVE LIKE THIS” in HONG KONG Date: 10/20/2012(Sat) Venue: Star Hall at KITEC (九龍灣國際展貿中心- 匯星) (Address: 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong / 九龍灣展貿徑1號) Time: OPEN... Read More