Here are the winners of the 36th Japan Gold Disc Awards – Snow Man, YOASOBI, BTS, Olivia Rodrigo, ARASHI, ENHYPEN, and more

Here are the winners of the 36th Japan Gold Disc Awards – Snow Man, YOASOBI, BTS, Olivia Rodrigo, ARASHI, ENHYPEN, and more

The winners this year's Japan Gold Disc Awards have been revealed.

On Monday (14/03), the Recording Industry Association of Japan announced the winners of the 36th Japan Gold Disc Awards, which recognizes the contributions of artists in the music industry.

This year, global superstars BTS racked in the most awards, namely Best Artist (Asia), Album of the Year (Asia), Music Video of the Year (Asia), Download Award (Asia), and Streaming Award (Asia), followed by J-Pop group Snow Man, who won Artist of the Year (Japanese Music), Album of the Year (Japanese Music), and Single of the Year, and Japanese duo YOASOBI were also honoured with the Special Award alongside Japanese pop singer Aimer.

Here are the winners of the 36th Japan Gold Disc Awards:

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Artist of the Year (Japanese Music):
Snow Man

Artist of the Year (Western):
The Beatles

New Artist of the Year (Japanese Music):
INI
Ado
Naniwa Danshi
BE: FIRST
Yuri — WINNER

New Artist of the Year (Western): 
Easy Life
Olivia Rodrigo — WINNER
FINNEAS

New Artist of the Year (Asia):
ITZY
TREASURE
ENHYPEN — WINNER

Best Artist (Asia):
BTS

Best Artist (Japanese Music):
Kiyoshi Hikawa

Best Kayokyoku New Artist:
Naoki Sanada

Album of the Year (Japanese Music):
8BEAT - Kanjani Eight
SixTONES - 1ST
Nogizaka46 - Time flies
Snow Man - Snow Mania S1 — WINNER
King & Prince - Re: Sense

Album of the Year (Western):
Adele - 30
ABBA - Voyage — WINNER
The Beatles - Let It Be (Special Edition)

Album of the Year (Asia):
SEVENTEEN - Attacca
TOMORROW X TOGETHER - Chaotic Wonderland
BTS - BTS, THE BEST — WINNER

Classic Album of the Year:
Taro Hakase - SONGBOOK

Jazz Album of the Year:
Hiromi Uehara the Piano Quintet - Silver Lining Suite

Instrumental Album of the Year:
T-SQUARE - FLY! FLY! FLY!

Soundtrack Album of the Year:
The Dragon and the Freckled Princess

Animation Album of the Year:
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (鬼滅の刃)

Album of the Year (Traditional Japanese Music):
癒しの二胡~ふるさと・愛燦燦~

Concept Album of the Year:
PRODUCE 101 JAPAN SEASON 2

Single of the Year:
Snow Man - 'Grandeur'— WINNER
Snow Man - 'HELLO HELLO'
Naniwa Danshi - 'Beginner LOVE'
Nogizaka46 - 'ごめんねFingers crossed (I'm Sorry Fingers Crossed)'
Nogizaka46 - 'I like me'

Music Video of the Year (Japanese Music):
ARASHI - Arafes 2020 at National Stadium — WINNER
ARASHI - This is Arashi LIVE 2020.12.31
Snow Man - Snow Man ASIA TOUR 2D.2D.

Music Video of the Year (Western):
Eric Clapton - Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions

Music Video of the Year (Asia):
BTS - BTS MAP OF THE SOUL ON:E

Download Award:
Hikaru Utada - 'One Last Kiss'
Official Hige Dandism - 'Cry Baby'
BTS - 'Butter'
YOASOBI - '怪物 (Monster)' — WINNER
Kenshi YONEZU - 'Pale Blue'

Download Award (Western):
Coldplay & BTS - 'My Universe'

Download Award (Asia):
BTS - 'Butter'

Streaming Award:
Awesome City Club - 'Forgetfulness'
Official Hige Dandism - 'Cry Baby'
BTS - 'Permission to Dance'
BTS - 'Butter'
YOASOBI - '怪物 (Monster)' — WINNER

Streaming Award (Western):
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber - 'Stay Stay'

Streaming Award (Asia):
BTS - 'Butter'

Special Award:
Aimer
YOASOBI