AKB48 Nogizaka46, Keyakizaka46 to perform 68th NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen

68th NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen 2017

On 31 December 2017, NHK will hold the '68th NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen [第 68 回 NHK 紅白 歌 合 戦]' program.

This year, the event will be hosted by Uchimura Teruyoshi with Arimura Kasumi as Red Team leader and Ninomiya Kazunari as leader of the White Team.

In addition, the performer of 'NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen' for this year has also been announced. For this year, debutants are filled by SHISHAMO, TWICE and Little Glee Monster from Red Team as well as Elephant Kashimashi, Takehara Pistol, Tortoise Matsumoto, Hey! Say! JUMP, Daichi Miura and WANIMA from the White Team.

This year, AKB48, Nogizaka46 and Keyakizaka46 again participated. It will be AKB48's 10th appearance as well as 3rd appearance for Nogizaka46 and 2nd appearance for Keyakizaka46.

68th NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen

Red Team
AI (3)
E-girls (5)
Sayuri Ishikawa (40)
Ichikawa Yukino (2)
AKB48 (10)
Oka Midori (debut)
Mai Kuraki (4)
Keyakizaka46 (2)
Sakamoto Fuyumi (29)
Shiina Ringo (5)
SHISHAMO (debut)
Shimazu Aya (4)
Superfly (2)
Takahashi Mariko (5)
Tendo Yoshimi (22)
TWICE (debut)
Nishino Kana (8)
Nogizaka46 (3)
Perfume (10)
Matsu Takako (3)
Seiko Matsuda (21)
Mizumori Kaori (15)
Little Glee Monster (debut)

The White Team
Arashi (9)
Itsuki Hiroshi (47)
X JAPAN (8)
Elephant Kashimashi (debut)
Kanjani8 (6)
Hiromi Go (30)
Sandaime J Soul Brothers (6)
SEKAI NO OWARI (4)
SeZone (5)
Takehara Pistol (debut)
Tortoise Matsumoto (debut)
TOKIO (24)
Hikawa Kiyoshi (18)
Ken Hirai (8)
Fukada Kohei (4)
Masaharu Fukuyama (10)
Hey! Say! JUMP (debut)
Hoshino Gen (3)
Daichi Miura (debut)
Miyama Hiroshi (3)
Yamauchi Keisuke (3)
Yuzu (8)
WANIMA (debut)
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