Koda Kumi

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Kumiko Kōda (神田 來未子, Kōda Kumiko, born November 13, 1982), known professionally as Koda Kumi (倖田 來未, Kōda Kumi), is a Japanese singer from Kyoto, known for her urban and R&B songs. After debuting with the single "Take Back" in December 2000, Koda gained fame in March 2003 when the songs from her seventh single, "Real Emotion/1000 no Kotoba", were used as themes for the video game Final Fantasy X-2. Her popularity grew with the release of her fourth studio album Secret (2005), her sixteenth single "Butterfly" (2005), and her first greatest hits album Best: First Things (2005), reaching the number-three, number-two, and number-one spots respectively.Though her early releases presented a conservative, quiet image, she has become a fashion leader among young women, setting trends such as the ero-kakkoii style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Koda Kumi has received more than 352,387 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Koda Kumi is the 1,968th most popular singer (down from 1,839th in 2019), the 1,560th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,438th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Singer.

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  • 350k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.42

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Koda Kumi ranks 1,968 out of 3,528Before her are Soraya Arnelas, Shohreh, Porter Wagoner, Derrick Green, Gary, and Geoff Tate. After her are Bad Bunny, Harry Connick Jr., Vera Brezhneva, A-Mei, Sergio Dalma, and Christy Moore.

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Among people born in 1982, Koda Kumi ranks 208Before her are Lily Rabe, Markus Rosenberg, Nadia Petrova, Alyssa Sutherland, Alan Ritchson, and Soraya Arnelas. After her are Vera Brezhneva, Lou Doillon, Achille Emaná, Jay Baruchel, Amelia Warner, and Shin Koyamada.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Koda Kumi ranks 1,560 out of 6,048Before her are Naoki Soma (1971), Eiji Ueda (1953), Satoshi Tezuka (1958), Keiko Kitagawa (1986), Leisha Hailey (1971), and Takefusa Kubo (2001). After her are Hisanori Shirasawa (1964), Yuzo Koshiro (1967), Eri Fukatsu (1973), Haruka Ayase (1985), Satoshi Tsunami (1961), and Joe Odagiri (1976).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Koda Kumi ranks 28Before her are Sana (1996), Tomohisa Yamashita (1985), Kyōko Koizumi (1966), Tak Matsumoto (1961), Kōji Wada (1974), and Ken Hirai (1972). After her are Masahiro Nakai (1972), Yui (1987), Momo Hirai (1996), Koshi Inaba (1964), Misia (1978), and Satoshi Ohno (1980).

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