SINGER

Ayumi Hamasaki

1978 - Today

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Ayumi Hamasaki (浜崎あゆみ, Hamasaki Ayumi, born October 2, 1978) is a Japanese singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, model, spokesperson, and entrepreneur. By 2002, Hamasaki had earned the nickname "Empress of J-pop" due to her popularity in Japan and throughout Asia, as well as being referred to as "the voice of the lost generation". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ayumi Hamasaki has received more than 2,192,207 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Ayumi Hamasaki is the 981st most popular singer (down from 918th in 2019), the 1,068th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,007th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Japanese Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Ayumi Hamasakis by language

Over the past year Ayumi Hamasaki has had the most page views in the with 674,110 views, followed by English (214,891), and Chinese (110,192). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Min Dong (168.33%), Ido (137.83%), and Thai (80.41%)

Among SINGERS

Among singers, Ayumi Hamasaki ranks 981 out of 4,381Before her are Blind Lemon Jefferson, Alejandro Sanz, Rosa Ponselle, Maggie MacNeal, Irmgard Seefried, and Megan Thee Stallion. After her are Giovanni Martinelli, Lena Katina, Shovkat Mammadova, Mísia, Nas, and Julia Volkova.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1978, Ayumi Hamasaki ranks 60Before her are Amal Clooney, Gwendoline Christie, Steve Chen, Eiður Guðjohnsen, Jelena Karleuša, and Danai Gurira. After her are Tyrese Gibson, Tom Ellis, Lee Ji-ah, Yiruma, Alexandra Maria Lara, and Tomáš Ujfaluši.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Ayumi Hamasaki ranks 1,068 out of 6,245Before her are Kiyotake Kawaguchi (1892), Yoshinori Shigematsu (1930), Eiji Okada (1920), Yoshitomo Nara (1959), Peter Shirayanagi (1928), and Takeshi Urata (1947). After her are Shoji Nishio (1927), Takayuki Kuwata (1941), Sekiryo Kaneda (1901), Minoru Chiaki (1917), Sion Sono (1961), and Kenichi Ohmae (1943).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Ayumi Hamasaki ranks 4Before her are Kyu Sakamoto (1941), Mariya Takeuchi (1955), and Damo Suzuki (1950). After her are Miyuki Nakajima (1952), Seiko Matsuda (1962), Joji (1992), Yumi Matsutoya (1954), Namie Amuro (1977), Atsushi Sakurai (1966), Izumi Sakai (1967), and Akina Nakamori (1965).