J-pop act ARASHI collaborates with Bruno Mars for new English single 'Whenever You Call' – watch

J-pop act ARASHI collaborates with Bruno Mars for new English single 'Whenever You Call' – watch

We've seen how the K-pop wave has dominated the global music industry this year, but J-pop is certainly keeping up.

ARASHI, one of the best-selling J-pop groups ever, has teamed up with American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars for their new single, 'Whenever You Call'. Regarded as mainstays in the Japanese entertainment scene, the group has been together since 1999.

Dropped on 18 September, the quintet's new single produced by the Grammy-award winning artist marks their first-ever English song The upbeat and soulful pop song with lyrics personally penned by the American artist was accompanied by a music video that has garnered over 4 million views since its release. 

Due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions, ARASHI was unable to fly over to LA as originally planned, so they managed to make it work over the cloud.