The host and performers of "2022 NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen" will be decided? 2022 Kohaku will be available on NHK Plus.

In this article, we look back at the past Kohaku Uta Gassen and introduce the host, theme, and performers (predicted) for this year's 73rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen. And if you watch the live stream of the 73rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen, watch it on NHK Plus. And how to save the NHK Plus videos is also introduced here with us.

The Kohaku Uta Gassen, which has become an annual New Year's Eve event, is scheduled to be broadcast this year on Saturday, December 31, 2022, from 20:00 PM to 11:45 PM. As the year draws to a close, information about the 73rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen in 2022 is gradually becoming clear.

The announcement of who the performers will be, in addition to the red group host, white group host, and overall host appointed this year, is quite exciting, and there seems to be a lot of buzz on social networking sites.

In this article, we look back at the past Kohaku Uta Gassen and introduce the host, theme, and performers (predictions) for this year's 73rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen.

What is the NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen and what is the theme for 2022?

The NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen began in 1951 as the predecessor to the Kohaku Music Game. It is now the most grand annual event at the end of the year.

In 2021, how the colors faded away due to the Corona disaster, and life was not so sunny. On the day to end such a year, we wanted to add a little color to everyone's life, so we decided on "coloful~Colorful~" as the theme for the 72nd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen. It also includes the meaning of respecting various values and actively facing the diversity in the world.

Recently, the theme for the 73rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen in 2022 was also decided and announced on October 10.

The theme for the 73rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen will be

The theme of the 73rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen is: 2022.

What image do you have of the year 2022?

The year 2022 was a rather unsettling year, with the Corona disaster, the invasion of Ukraine, natural disasters, and other conflicts and violence on the rise. At the end of such a year, NHK wanted everyone to feel the "preciousness of peace" and "love overflowing with hope" through songs, and decided on the theme "LOVE & PEACE - Share it with everyone! as its theme.

What do you think? I look forward to a night filled with love as we reconsider the meaning of peace.

Will the host of the 2022 Kohaku Uta Gassen be chosen?

Next, we will provide information on the host of the 73rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen.

The 73rd Kohaku Uta Gassen in 2022 will be hosted by Hiroshi Oizumi, who will be hosting the event for the third time, Kanna Hashimoto, who will be making her debut as a Kohaku host, Sho Sakurai, who will appear as a special navigator, and Maho Kuwako, an announcer.

Hiroshi Oizumi is elated, saying, "I will do my best to make this year's Kohaku an overwhelming one," and Kanna Hashimoto commented, "I was surprised when I heard this news, but I will do my best to build a bridge to a good New Year.

Hiroshi Oizumi is a popular actor from Hokkaido who played the role of Minamoto no Yoritomo in this year's NHK historical drama "Kamakura-dono no 13-nin". He also appeared in the NHK music program "SONGS" and is active in a wide range of fields.

Kanna Hashimoto is also one of the hottest and most popular young actresses today, and is active in a wide range of fields, appearing in numerous variety shows, programs, and movies. Expectations are high for her first appearance as this year's Kohaku host.

The special navigator, Sho Sakurai, is a member of "Arashi" and will be hosting the event for the first time in three years as an individual. The special navigator has the role of facilitating the special program, and we look forward to seeing Mr. Sakurai in action.

The list of performers for the 2022 Kohaku has been finalized?

We have not yet confirmed the performers for the 2022 Kohaku, but here is a look back at the 2021 performers in timetable order.

Artist Name

Song Title


Akake Hoshi

Hiromi Go

240 Million Eyes - Exotic Japan




Take a picture

Keisuke Yamauchi

Yurakucho de Aimasho

Sakurazaka 46

Stray bullet

YOASOBI with Midleys


Awesome City Club

Of course


Make Me Better

Hyugaizaka 46

Kimi shika katsutan


Kimi ga Soba ni Makoto Kara Kara



Tendo Yoshimi

Anta no Hanamichi~Bravan SP


Real Face #2

Mone Kami Shiraishi

Yomei wo Kuchizumete


Koi Fururu Tsuki Yoru ni Kimi Soufu


Fly High


Life hates me.

Kaori Mizumori

Ii Hi Tabidachi

Snow Man


Ken Matsudaira

Matsuken Samba II

Second half

==Snow Man

[Planning] Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Lisa Yoko Takahashi

== [Planning] Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Lisa Yoko Takahashi



Kanjani Eight



Promise the Star

Hiroshi Miyama

Ukiyo Umbrella~The 5th Way to the World Record of Kendama

Dai Hirai

Stand by me,Stand by you.


Life is Beautiful


Polygon Wave

millennium parade X Belle(Kaho Nakamura)


Koji Miyamoto

Songs of Dawn



Project] Takashi Hosokawa

Mochigo Jyonkara Kita Shaba

Fuyumi Sakamoto

Yozakura Ohichi





Masayuki Suzuki

Megumi no hito 2021 Kohaku ver.



Gen Hoshino



Till I Know Love



Sada Masashi

Clown Sonnet

Tokyo Incidents


Yakushimaru Hiroko

Woman from "The Tragedy of W

Sayuri Ishikawa

Tsugaru Kaikyo Winter Scenery

Kiyoshi Hikawa

Uta ga my life

Torayasu Hotei

Saraba Seishun no Hikari<Kohaku SP

Masaharu Fukuyama

Michiji ~Kohaku 2021 ver.


To Tomorrow 2021


Estimated Performers for Kohaku 2022

Based on the dates when the traditional performers are announced, we estimate that this year's list of performers is expected to be announced around November 14.

NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen will refer to music rankings such as music charts, billboard Japan, singles and albums, etc., and then select performers based on the artist's level of success, public support, production, social networking affinity, and other selection criteria.

Looking back at 2022, I picked out popular artists who were outstanding and talked about, and made my own predictions for the performers.

  • Ado "New Era" entered the top 10 in the Billboard annual forecast with great vigor, and also had a big breakthrough last year with the hit song "Uso Wo".
  • Kami Hirose "God of Romance," which was revived in the first half of this year, is likely to appear, fitting the theme of "Share.
  • Da-iCE Won the 2021 Japan Record Award for "CITRUS," a hit on Line music and widely popularized.
  • Yamato Miura: Leading with "Tsan Tsan", the theme song for the morning drama "Chim Dongdon". However, there are many negative opinions about "Chimu Dendon" and we are concerned about it.
  • Back number Back number, whose "Horizon" is a long hit, will sing the theme song for the October morning drama "Soar! The album including the same song will be released in October this year. An album including the same song will be released on October 24 this year.

NHK Plus to watch the delivery of Kohaku in 2022.

  Now, let's check the distribution dates for the 73rd Kohaku Uta Gassen on NHK Kohaku in 2022.

In addition to watching NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen on terrestrial and satellite channels, NHK+ (Plus)* is also available at the same time.

*There is a distribution deadline, so please watch before it ends.

Download NHK Plus videos with FlixPal downloader

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This article looks back at the past Kohaku Uta Gassen and introduces the host, theme, and performers (predicted) for this year's 73rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen. Also, if you watch the live streaming of the 73rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen, watch it on NHK Plus. And we've also included a way to save the NHK Plus videos here with us. If you have any shows you want to download, use the FlixPal downloader.

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