The Classic FM Hall of Fame list for 2018 has been released this past weekend. Kingdom Hearts, including “The Other Promise”, composed by Yoko Shimomura, dipped to #188 on this year’s list.

This is the 4th straight year that Yoko has appeared on the Hall of Fame. She finished 30th and 31st in 2015 and 2016, respectively along with finishing in 119th in 2017.

Other musical compositions that have been showcased in the Kingdom Hearts series have also made it into the top 300 list for Hall of Fame 2018, including the following:

  • “A Night on the Bare Mountain” ranked at no. 274
  • “Pirates of the Carribean: Curse of the Black Pearl” ranked at no. 201
  • “Final Fantasy Series (including One-Winged Angel)” ranked at no. 99
  • “Nutcracker” ranked at no. 13
  • “Symphony no. 6 in F Major Op.68 (Pastoral)” ranked at no. 7

Congratulations to Yoko Shimomura and her success in making Classic FM’s Hall of Fame list for the 4th straight year! We wish her the best of luck as she continues working hard on the Kingdom Hearts III soundtrack and preparing for the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour -Encore- this summer!



Kingdom Hearts Hypetrain Second-in-Command and Vice News Team Leader of KH13. Loves video games, watching sports, and superhero shows/movies.

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