YOSHIKI to Appear on “Kohaku Uta Gassen” with Sarah Brightman and Members of Queen
YOSHIKI will be performing a special version of “Endless Rain” alongside musicians like soprano Sarah Brightman and Roger Taylor and Brian May of Queen at this year’s “Kohaku Uta Gassen”.
Kohaku Uta Gassen, broadcast on Japan’s public broadcaster NHK, is the annual music program in Japan which has continued to be the most popular TV program each year for the past 70 years. With an unprecedented viewership of over 40%, it has long been viewed as the true barometer of status for domestic artists with an unrivalled influence on an artist’s profile, status, and sales in Japan.
In light of the difficulties faced by people all over the world in 2020 and with a pressing desire for togetherness, NHK intends to conclude this year’s broadcast with a special performance featuring the show’s biggest artists playing X JAPAN‘s hit song Endless Rain, which was composed by YOSHIKI.
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