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Misaki Itō, commonly known as Misia (ミーシャ, Mīsha, born July 7, 1978) and stylized as MISIA, is a Japanese singer. Born in Nagasaki, Misia moved to Fukuoka at the age of 14 to pursue a recording career. There, she continued her secondary education and briefly attended Seinan Gakuin University before withdrawing to focus on her musical career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Misia has received more than 305,501 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Misia is the 2,104th most popular singer (down from 1,811th in 2019), the 1,639th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,415th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Singer.

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  • 310k

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  • 39.22

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Misia ranks 2,104 out of 3,528Before her are Wendy, Nicky Byrne, Sofi Marinova, Kate McGarrigle, Annie Ross, and Petra Marklund. After her are Yael Naim, Alesha Dixon, L, Gummy, Masha Rasputina, and Tony Orlando.

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Among people born in 1978, Misia ranks 296Before her are Emma Heming Willis, Dedé, Diplo, Bertrand Gille, Nonso Anozie, and Nicky Byrne. After her are Yael Naim, Alesha Dixon, Kelly Stables, Tinga, Paula Seling, and Daniel Domscheit-Berg.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Misia ranks 1,639 out of 6,048Before her are Naoki Matsuda (1977), Byron Howard (1968), Yōko Hikasa (1985), Kenji Nagai (1957), Masahiro Fukuda (1966), and Masahiko Harada (1968). After her are Kazuro Watanabe (1955), Yoshitoshi ABe (1971), Phyllis A. Whitney (1903), Takeshi Koshida (1960), Mari Iijima (1963), and Nobuhiko Okamoto (1986).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Misia ranks 33Before her are Ken Hirai (1972), Koda Kumi (1982), Masahiro Nakai (1972), Yui (1987), Momo Hirai (1996), and Koshi Inaba (1964). After her are Satoshi Ohno (1980), Aimer (1990), Tetsuya (1969), Suzuka Nakamoto (1997), Tomomi Kahara (1974), and Sora Amamiya (1993).

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