Popular Japanese singer Fukuyama to visit Taiwan
February 20, 2014, 12:20 am TWN
TAIPEI -- Japanese singer-songwriter and actor Masaharu Fukuyama (福山雅治) is set to visit Taiwan Feb. 23 to promote a concert and new album, the local promoter of the event announced yesterday.
Fukuyama will promote his "We're Bros. Tour 2014" concert in Taipei, as well as introduce his new album, "Human," his 11th studio album and first in five years, according to Amuse Entertainment Taiwan Inc.
The singer's concert is scheduled for June 7 at the Taipei Arena. It will be part of a tour that will also include 14 concerts in Japan and two in Hong Kong. It will kick off April 5 in Tokyo.
Tickets for the Taipei concert will be on sale from March 1, said Amuse Entertainment Taiwan.
Fukuyama, 45, is the first Japanese male singer to have held concerts for 10 consecutive days at the Pacifico Yokohama Convention Center, drawing a record crowd of 180,000.
He also holds the record for the highest number of top selling EPs among Japanese male singers.