26 Jul – It was revealed that YG Entertainment boys, Big Bang has been nominated for the best album jacket design in Japan.
As reported on Korea.com, recently, the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) announced nominations for the "Music Jacket Gallery 2012 Award" and Big Bang's album jacket for their 2011 limited edition CD "The Best of Big Bang" has been named one of the 15 nominees for the award.
The nominees for the "Japanese Music Jacket Award" were chosen from albums released from April of last year to March of this year. The winner will be awarded this coming October based on the results of votes made by fans. Other nominees includes American popstar, Justin Bieber.
First held in 2011, the "Japanese Music Jacket Award" was created in order to promote the culture of unique album jacket covers.