Cute, stylized as ℃-ute (キュート Kyūto?), is a Japanese idol girl group, consisting of five members. Cute is part of Hello! Project, produced by Tsunku, who also writes almost all the group’s songs.
Cute made its major debut in 2007 and that year won the Japan Record Award for Best New Artist. In 2008, the group was nominated for the main Japan Record Award, the Grand Prix, its song being named one of the year’s best songs. As of May 2013, all of the group’s major-label singles have debuted in the top 10 of the Oricon Weekly Singles Chart.
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