Morning Musume change their name to Morning Musume ’14


Morning Musume (モーニング娘。)Morning Musume are going to change their name to Morning Musume ’14 (モーニング娘。’14) on January 1, 2014.

The announcement was made by the producer Tsunku♂ on his blog and on the official website.

As the idol group is active for 17 years, the idea is to identify the release year of a single. In this way, the fans can more easily know the period and the members who performed a song. The name of Morning Musume will be updated yearly.

’14 is pronounced “one four”.

Furthermore, Morning Musume will release their 55th single on January 29.