NMB48 member Yamamoto Sayaka held her first solo LIVE TOUR "Rainbow" in 2016, and it will release DVD & Blu-ray on 28 April 2017, the promotional video has been uploaded on her official Youtube channel.
AKB48 group top members Yamamoto Sayaka and Kashiwagi Yuki announces they will not participate AKB48's upcoming General Election. Yamamoto Sayaka and Kashiwagi Yuki are ranked 4th place and 5th place in last year's generation election respectively.
"Subete no riyu" book cover artwork has been revealed on 14 March 2017, the book is NMB48 member Yamamoto Sayaka's first essay collection, the book will be released on 29 March 2017.
NMB48 member Yamamoto Sayaka will be cover girl of Japanese fashion magazine "smart" (2017 April issue), this issue will come with HEAD PORTER PLUS big size watch, the magazine will be released on 24 February 2017.
NMB48 member Yamamoto Sayaka will publish her first essay collection "Subete no riyu", she will write her true feeling, talk about her family, friends, music and graduation, etc. Publisher will be Gentosha, the book will be released on 29 March 2017.
NMB48 member Yamamoto Sayaka will appear in AbemaTV 1st Anniversary LIVE on 14 April 2017, the event will be held in EX THEATER ROPPONGI from 10 April 2017 to 16 April 2017.
AKB48 General Director Yokoyama Yui and NMB48 member Yamamoto Sayaka being cover girls of AKB48 Magazine "Monthly AKB48 Group News" (January 2017 issue), the magazine has been released on 20 January 2017.
Netflix original drama "Hibana" will be aired on NHK in February 2017. NMB48 member Yamamoto Sayaka plays one of the character in the drama.
NMB48 Yamamoto Sayaka and Yamamoto Ayaka being Cover Girl of Japanese magazine BUBKA (2017 February issue), the magazine has been released on 29 December 2017.
In the interview after the 67th NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen, NMB member Yamamoto Sayaka said she will prepare for AKB48 group General Election 2017.
AKB48 group Kouhaku Dream Team final results have been announced, NMB48 member Yamamoto Sayaka gets most votes (41,190)and ranks No. 1 in the public ballot, she is the Centre of AKB48 group's performance in the 67th NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen.
NMB48's 16th single "Boku Igai no Dareka" has been released on 28 December 2016, the single first day sold 238,410 copies and ranked 1st place on ORICON (Single) Daily Chart.
AKB48's upcoming 8th album "Thumbnail" has revealed more details on 26 December 2016. “Thumbnail” will include a new song "Get you!" by special unit "Sashining Musume" formed by HKT48 member Sashihara Rino and Hello! Project（Morning Musume'17).