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Namie Amuro

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Namie Amuro ( NAH-mee-AY; 安室 奈美恵, Amuro Namie; born September 20, 1977) is a Japanese former singer, dancer, model, actress and entrepreneur who was active between 1992 and 2018. A leading figure of the Japanese entertainment industry since the early 1990s, Amuro is known for breaking the youthful idol stereotype of J-Pop, changing the fashion trends and lifestyle of women in Japan, her experimentation across music styles, and for her visual imagery in music videos and live performances. Due to her career longevity, resilience, professionalism, efforts behind-the-scenes in the music industry, and her way of life, she is considered a pop culture icon in Japan and Asia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Namie Amuro has received more than 1,506,194 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Namie Amuro is the 1,305th most popular singer (down from 1,262nd in 2019), the 1,198th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,128th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Japanese Singer.

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  • 1.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Namie Amuro ranks 1,305 out of 3,528Before her are Luz Casal, Katri Helena, Tiziano Ferro, Leonard Warren, Yuri Shevchuk, and Anna Oxa. After her are Maya Kristalinskaya, Skeeter Davis, André Hazes, Helen Shapiro, Tego Calderón, and Johnny Rivers.

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Among people born in 1977, Namie Amuro ranks 98Before her are Paul Kalkbrenner, Tite Kubo, So Ji-sub, Lynn Collins, Mariusz Pudzianowski, and Michelle Hunziker. After her are Kim Hee-sun, Simone Perrotta, Imogen Heap, Olof Mellberg, David Dastmalchian, and Natalia Gavrilița.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Namie Amuro ranks 1,198 out of 6,048Before her are Isao Okano (1944), Kusuo Kitamura (1917), Keiko Awaji (1933), Thomas Aquino Manyo Maeda (1949), Keiji Fujiwara (1964), and Shoko Hamada (1950). After her are Sanae Mishima (1957), Mikio Aoki (1934), Hyde (1969), Chiaki Yamada (1966), Hironobu Kageyama (1961), and Satoshi Yamaguchi (1959).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Namie Amuro ranks 13Before her are Miyuki Nakajima (1952), Ayumi Hamasaki (1978), Yumi Matsutoya (1954), Daimaou Kosaka (1973), Izumi Sakai (1967), and Tetsuya Komuro (1958). After her are Hironobu Kageyama (1961), Masashi Tashiro (1956), Damo Suzuki (1950), Toshi (1965), Joji (1992), and Yutaka Ozaki (1965).