Utada Hikaru to transfer to Sony label and make new release this year
Utada Hikaru has announced that she will transfer to Sony Music's EPIC Record Japan.
Utada and Sony Music are set to seal their contract on March 1. She is anticipating a new release within the year.
Utada resumed her activities last April after a 6 year hiatus. In September, she released an original album "Fantome" which marked her first new album in about eight and a half years.