Originally a trio with former member Declan Mc Laughlin (who now fronts Sirkus Sirkuz), The Japanese Popstars are a Northern Irish electronic act currently consisting of Gary Curran & Gareth Donoghue.
The Japanese Popstars are a Northern Irish electronic act consisting of Gary Curran and Gareth Donoghue. Each member has his own alias. The act was nominated for "Best House DJs" at the 2006 World Urban Music Awards, "Best Live Performance" at the 2007 Northern Ireland Music Awards and won "Best Live Act" at the 2008 Irish Music Awards and then every year since (four years in a row). They were also voted "Best Breakthrough Producers" at the DJ Mag Best of British Awards 2008, awarded "No.1 Dance Album" by Hotpress magazine, and won " Best Live Act" and "Best Album" at the 2009 Irish Music Awards.