forgottenyears (forgottenyears ) wrote in japan_now ,

Akanishi Jin to make his U.S. debut in November

Singer, Akanishi Jin (27) will distribute his new song “TEST DRIVE Featuring JASON DERULO” in the U.S. on November 8th, officially making his U.S. debut. The new song will be a duet song with Jason Derulo. The track is described as an up-tempo R&B song.

Akanishi commented, “I’m happy to be able to receive this opportunity. I’m looking forward to sharing my music with many people.”

Though it will only be released as a digital song in the US, he will release the song in Japan on December 7th, as part of an upcoming mini album, which will include three other tracks. It was also reported that Akanishi is currently recording an album he is planning to release in the US next year.

Poll #1785455
Open to: All, detailed results viewable to: None, participants: 231

Do you think this song will be popular (like on the radio, music DL charts etc...)?

View Answers
27 (11.8%)
66 (28.9%)
Maybe/A little
38 (16.7%)
I dunno/hard to tell/have to hear it first
53 (23.2%)
Not a Fan/Don't Care
44 (19.3%)

Tags: debut, j&a: akanishi jin, johnny & associates, music
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