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Ayumi Hamasaki

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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". Due to her success and relevance throughout her career, she is considered one of the top solo female artists of the Heisei era for her influence on the music industry and various fashion trends.Born and raised in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Hamasaki moved to Tokyo at 14 in 1993 to pursue a career in singing and acting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ayumi Hamasaki has received more than 1,954,474 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Ayumi Hamasaki is the 926th most popular singer (up from 1,029th in 2019), the 1,010th most popular biography from Japan (up from 1,026th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Japanese Singer.

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  • 2.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Ayumi Hamasaki ranks 926 out of 3,528Before her are Chiquito de la Calzada, Harry Styles, Mango, Vanilla Ice, Lightnin' Hopkins, and Zsuzsa Koncz. After her are Eydie Gormé, Adolphe Nourrit, Serhat, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Nikolai Slichenko, and María Dolores Pradera.

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Among people born in 1978, Ayumi Hamasaki ranks 56Before her are Laetitia Casta, Gabriel Heinze, Yiruma, Tyrese Gibson, Daniel Van Buyten, and Jim Sturgess. After her are Stana Katic, Andy Samberg, Selma Ergeç, Lauren Ridloff, Amal Clooney, and Joan Capdevila.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Ayumi Hamasaki ranks 1,010 out of 6,048Before her are Kyusaku Ogino (1882), Tsuneko Okazaki (1933), Ryuzo Hiraki (1931), Shinichi Hoshi (1926), Saburō Kawabuchi (1936), and Mutsu Munemitsu (1844). After her are Gozo Shioda (1915), Yasushi Akutagawa (1925), Shunryū Suzuki (1904), Satoru Nakajima (1953), Susumu Hirasawa (1954), and Makino Nobuaki (1861).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Ayumi Hamasaki ranks 8Before her are Mariya Takeuchi (1955), Ken Shimura (1950), Seiko Matsuda (1962), Yoko Kanno (1963), Akina Nakamori (1965), and Miyuki Nakajima (1952). After her are Yumi Matsutoya (1954), Daimaou Kosaka (1973), Izumi Sakai (1967), Tetsuya Komuro (1958), Namie Amuro (1977), and Hironobu Kageyama (1961).

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