Awards & Winners

Keisuke Kuwata

Date of Birth 26-February-1956
Place of Birth Chigasaki
(Japan, Kantō region, Kanagawa Prefecture)
Nationality Japan
Also know as 桑田 佳祐, Kuwata Keisuke, くわた けいすけ
Profession Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Bandleader, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Film Score Composer, Multi-instrumentalist
Keisuke Kuwata has gained fame as a Japanese multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and frontman for the Southern All-Stars, as well as his own solo band, the Kuwata band. He has also done significant amount of scoring music for films. He went to Aoyama Gakuin University. Kuwata is known for his innovation with differing genres of Western music. As a musician, he performs primarily on lead guitar and lead vocals, although he has experimented with playing in a variety of positions, and released one album in which he played every instrument on the record. In 2010, Southern All-Stars was ranked #1, and Kuwata's solo band, the Kuwata Band, ranked #12 on a list of the top 100 musicians in Japan. Kuwata has worked as a record producer, a movie director, has recorded albums as bandleader of his own band, the Kuwata Band, and has worked on projects scoring music to film.

Awards by Keisuke Kuwata

Check all the awards nominated and won by Keisuke Kuwata.


Nominations 2014 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist
World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year
World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act


Japan Academy Prize for Popularity Award
Honored for : Inamura Jên
(Most Popular Film)

Nominations 1991 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Inamura Jên