Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS from EXILE TRIBE (三代目 J SOUL BROTHERS from EXILE TRIBE; J SOUL BROTHERS Third Generation; official English: J SOUL BROTHERS III from EXILE TRIBE) is a Japanese pop-R&B male dance & vocal unit who debuted in 2010, signed to the rhythm zone label and managed by LDH JAPAN. It is the third generation of the original J Soul Brothers group.
- Main article: Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS/Members
- NAOTO (Leader)
- Kobayashi Naoki (Leader)
- Yamashita Kenjiro
- Iwata Takanori
- Imaichi Ryuji
- Tosaka Hiroomi
J Soul Brothers and Nidaime JSB
- Main article: J Soul Brothers
The hiatus since the migration of Nidaime to EXILE didn't last as long as it was announced on the TV show Shuukan EXILE . On July 2010 new members were going to be once more added to J Soul Brothers. The new members added to the group's third generation were EXILE Presents VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 2 ~Yume wo Motta Wakamono-tachi e~ finalists Imaichi Ryuji and Tosaka Hiroomi as vocalists and ELLY, Yamashita Kenjiro, and Iwata Takanori as performers. Second generation members NAOTO, and NAOKI were re-added as leaders of the performers. The other five former members of Nidaime JSB were later added to EXILE's unit THE SECOND from EXILE.
The new generation, known as Sandaime J Soul Brothers, released their first single, entitled "Best Friend's Girl", on November 10, 2010. Their self-titled debut album J Soul Brothers, released in 2011, also peaked at number three. In 2013, they achieved their first number-one record with their third album MIRACLE.
On June 24, 2014, the group released their thirteenth single "R.Y.U.S.E.I.", which won several awards for the group, such as the Japan Record Award, the highest honor at the 56th Japan Record Awards and the 47th Japan Cable Awards.
On January 28, 2015, the group released their fifth album PLANET SEVEN, which peaked at #1 on Oricon's weekly chart and sold 508,000 copies in its first week. Like "R.Y.U.S.E.I.", the album also was very well received and it was featured on Apple Music Best of 2015.
On March 30, 2016, the group released their sixth studio album THE JSB LEGACY.
On October 1, 2016, the group announced their upcoming tour Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2016-2017 "METROPOLIZ", alongside the new single "Welcome to TOKYO", released on November 9.
On February 3, 2017, the group announced their second best album THE JSB WORLD, released on March 29.
On September 16, the group started their fifth tour Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2017 "UNKNOWN METROPOLIZ", which went until December 17.
On December 13, the group released their 22nd single "J.S.B. HAPPINESS" and the DVD/Blu-ray footage of the Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2016-2017 "METROPOLIZ" tour.
On December 17, 2017, the group announced on the last concert of the UNKNOWN METROPOLIZ tour that they would release a new studio album in summer 2018. It was also announced Imaichi Ryuji's solo project, Tosaka Hiroomi's first solo album and CRAZYBOY's third solo digital EP for 2018.
On June 6, the group released the studio album FUTURE. The album was a joint release of the group's seventh album, as well Tosaka and Imaichi's solo albums.
On January 1, it was announced that the group's name was changed to Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS from EXILE TRIBE. It was also announced that the group will release three new singles that will follow the new logo of the group. The new logo consists of the group's abbreviated name (JSB) with the number 3 (represented by the roman number Ⅲ) in three colors: blue, white and red in a flag format. The first single (23rd single), "Yes we are", was released on March 13 representing the color blue.
On April 24, the group started the tour Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS LIVE TOUR 2019 "RAISE THE FLAG", that went through until November 17.
On August 7, the group released their 24th single "SCARLET". The single is the second of the RAISE THE FLAG project, representing the color red.
On September 19, they released the digital single "Rat-tat-tat".
On December 11, the group released their 25th single "Fuyuzora / White Wings". The single is the third and last of the RAISE THE FLAG project, representing the color white.
On December 25, the group announced a project for their 10th anniversary in 2020. With the project, it was announced the release of their 8th studio album, which completes the RAISE THE FLAG project, scheduled to be released sometime in spring; the release of their third best album, and their new dome tour Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS PERFECT LIVE 2010▶2020.
- Main article: Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS/10th ANNIVERSARY PROJECT
On March 18, the group released their 8th album RAISE THE FLAG. The album include a footage of the Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS LIVE TOUR 2019 "RAISE THE FLAG" in its DVD/Blu-ray editions.
On April 8, the group released their 26th single "Movin' on".
On November 10, the group will hold the live concert LIVE×ONLINE INFINITY Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS 10th ANNIVERSARY ~JSB HISTORY~, same day of the group's 10th anniversary since debut.
- Main article: Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS/Discography
- [2011.06.01] J Soul Brothers
- [2011.12.07] TRIBAL SOUL
- [2013.01.01] MIRACLE
- [2014.01.01] BLUE IMPACT
- [2015.01.28] PLANET SEVEN
- [2016.03.30] THE JSB LEGACY
- [2018.06.06] FUTURE
- [2020.03.18] RAISE THE FLAG
- [2020.01.24] Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS LIVE TOUR 2019 "RAISE THE FLAG" SET LIST (digital album)
- [2010.11.10] Best Friend's Girl
- [2010.12.01] On Your Mark ~Hikari no Kiseki~
- [2011.05.11] LOVE SONG
- [2011.09.07] FIGHTERS
- [2011.11.09] Refrain
- [2012.03.07] Go my way
- [2012.08.08] 0 ~ZERO~
- [2012.11.14] Powder Snow ~Eien ni Owaranai Fuyu~
- [2013.04.24] SPARK
- [2013.10.30] Fuyu Monogatari
- [2013.12.04] SO RIGHT
- [2014.03.26] S.A.K.U.R.A.
- [2014.06.25] R.Y.U.S.E.I.
- [2014.10.15] C.O.S.M.O.S. ~Akizakura~
- [2014.12.10] O.R.I.O.N.
- [2015.04.15] starting over
- [2015.04.22] STORM RIDERS feat. SLASH
- [2015.07.08] Summer Madness
- [2015.09.02] Unfair World
- [2016.11.09] Welcome to TOKYO
- [2017.03.08] HAPPY
- [2017.12.13] J.S.B. HAPPINESS
- [2019.03.13] Yes we are
- [2019.08.07] SCARLET
- [2019.12.11] Fuyuzora / White Wings
- [2020.04.08] Movin' on
Pre-released Digital Singles
- [2016.03.09] Feel So Alive
- [2017.03.01] HAPPY
- [2017.11.29] J.S.B. HAPPINESS
- [2018.05.09] Koi to Ai
- [2018.06.02] RAINBOW (streaming only)
- [2019.08.03] SCARLET
- [2020.03.23] Movin' on
- [2013.03.13] Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2012 "0 ~ZERO~"
- [2014.06.25] Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2014 "BLUE IMPACT"
- [2015.12.16] Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2015 "BLUE PLANET"
- [2016.02.12] Born in the EXILE ~Sandaime J Soul Brothers no Kiseki~ (Born in the EXILE 〜三代目J Soul Brothersの奇跡〜)
- [2017.12.13] Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2016-2017 "METROPOLIZ"
- [2018.03.21] Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2017 "UNKNOWN METROPOLIZ"
Collaboration / Others
- [2012.09.05] 24karats TRIBE OF GOLD
- [2016.06.15] HiGH&LOW ORIGINAL BEST ALBUM (CD1 #1 MUGEN ROAD)
- [2017.08.02] PKCZ® - 360°ChamberZ (#4 "X-RAY" feat. Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE)
- [2014.02.06] Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE
- [2012.09.01-2012.12.09] Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2012 "0 ~ZERO~"
- [2014.01.08-2014.04.20] Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2014 "BLUE IMPACT"
- [2015.05.27-2015.10.18] Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2015 "BLUE PLANET"
- [2016.11.11-2017.08.27] Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2016-2017 "METROPOLIZ"
- [2017.09.16-2017.12.17] Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2017 "UNKNOWN METROPOLIZ"
- [2019.04.13-2019.11.17] Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS LIVE TOUR 2019 "RAISE THE FLAG"
[2020.04.11-2020.07.03] Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS PERFECT LIVE 2010▶2020
- Online Concerts
- [2020.07.07] LIVE×ONLINE "Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS"
- [2020.09.26] LIVE×ONLINE IMAGINATION "Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS"
- [2020.11.10] LIVE×ONLINE INFINITY Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS 10th ANNIVERSARY ~JSB HISTORY~
- Concerts/Tours Featured In
- [2011.06.28-2011.08.07] EXILE TRIBE Nidaime J Soul Brothers VS Sandaime J Soul Brothers Live Tour 2011 ~Keishou~
- [2012.04.14-2014.07.01] EXILE TRIBE LIVE TOUR 2012 ~TOWER OF WISH~
- [2014.06.13-2014.06.22] EXILE TRIBE PERFECT YEAR 2014 SPECIAL STAGE "THE SURVIVAL" IN SAITAMA SUPER ARENA 10DAYS
- [2014.09.03-2014.12.28] EXILE TRIBE PERFECT YEAR LIVE TOUR TOWER OF WISH 2014 ~THE REVOLUTION~
- [2016.07.22-2016.10.03] HiGH&LOW THE LIVE
- [2019.12.31] LDH PERFECT YEAR 2020 COUNTDOWN LIVE 2019▶︎2020 "RISING"
- As a Support Group
- Main article: Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS/Gallery
- Since the release of the single "SPARK" in 2013, it was added "from EXILE TRIBE" under Sandaime's group name and releases.
- On December 27, 2019, Avex revealed the top 5 artists with the highest number of views in total on their YouTube channel. On this list, Sandaime took the 2nd spot with a total number of about 760 million views.
- Their song "RAISE THE FLAG" was performed as an evaluation song on Produce 101 Japan in 2019.
- ↑ http://www.hmv.co.jp/newsdetail/article/1512111006/
- ↑ 三代目JSB「10th Anniversary Project」始動 ツアー開催＆オリジナルアルバムとベスト盤をリリース
- ↑ 三代目 J SOUL BROTHERS『10th ANNIVERSARY PROJECT』始動！
- ↑ Avex MV views announcement