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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, songwriter, and record producer. 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 273,618 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Misia is the 1,818th most popular singer (up from 2,053rd in 2019), the 1,418th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,362nd in 2019) and the 26th most popular Japanese Singer.

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  • 270k

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  • 53.81

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Misia ranks 1,818 out of 3,541Before her are Kitty Wells, Tijana Dapčević, Polina Gagarina, Kurt Nilsen, Fiona Apple, and Black Francis. After her are Freddie Aguilar, Doda, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Vladimir Romashkin, Ian Brown, and Corey Hart.

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Among people born in 1978, Misia ranks 234Before her are Leandro Cufré, Alena Šeredová, José Mari, Carmen Kass, Michelle Borth, and Kurt Nilsen. After her are Yi So-yeon, Ian Anthony Dale, Kuno Becker, Hossein Rezazadeh, Jamie Clayton, and Veerle Baetens.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Misia ranks 1,418 out of 5,560Before her are Noriko Sakai (1971), Kiyohiko Azuma (1968), Jun Matsumoto (1983), Toshinobu Katsuya (1961), Aiko, Princess Toshi (2001), and Takashi Inui (1988). After her are Ryoichi Kawakatsu (1958), One (1986), Hidehiko Yoshida (1969), Yū Aoi (1985), Akihiro Nagashima (1964), and Yui Aragaki (1988).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Misia ranks 26Before her are Joji (1992), Mika Nakashima (1983), Tomohisa Yamashita (1985), Ken Hirai (1972), Momo Hirai (1996), and Tak Matsumoto (1961). After her are Koda Kumi (1982), Daimaou Kosaka (1973), Yui (1987), Satoshi Ohno (1980), Masahiro Nakai (1972), and Sana (1996).

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