Yumi Matsutoya

1954 - Today

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Yumi Matsutoya (松任谷 由実, Matsutōya Yumi, born January 19, 1954), nicknamed Yuming (ユーミン, Yūmin), is a Japanese singer, composer, lyricist and pianist. Generally the writer of both the lyrics and the music in her songs, she is renowned for her idiosyncratic voice and live performances, and is one of the most prominent figures in the history of Japanese popular music.Her recording career has been commercially successful with more than 42 million records sold. In 1990, her album The Gates of Heaven became the first album to be certified "2x million" by the RIAJ, and she has had twenty-one No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yumi Matsutoya has received more than 227,569 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Yumi Matsutoya is the 1,071st most popular singer, the 1,052nd most popular biography from Japan and the 9th most popular Japanese Singer.

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.44

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Among singers, Yumi Matsutoya ranks 1,071 out of 3,541Before her are Michel Teló, Enrique Morente, Edmundo Ros, Anouk, Raquel Rastenni, and Rosa Ponselle. After her are Usher, Philip Bailey, Conway Twitty, Paulina Rubio, Max Raabe, and Yvonne Elliman.

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Among people born in 1954, Yumi Matsutoya ranks 234Before her are Susumu Hirasawa, Hansi Hinterseer, Adrian Vandenberg, Ted DiBiase, Juliane Koepcke, and Ivo Van Damme. After her are Norihito, Prince Takamado, René Girard, Wolfgang Dremmler, Mauro Baldi, Branko Ivanković, and Lance Kinsey.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yumi Matsutoya ranks 1,052 out of 5,560Before her are Sion Sono (1961), Takeshi Urata (1947), Hiro Mashima (1977), Hirotugu Akaike (1927), Hiroshi Ochiai (1946), and Chiaki Mukai (1952). After her are Noriaki Kasai (1972), Chūhei Nambu (1904), Kappei Yamaguchi (1965), Hiroyuki Usui (1953), Chushiro Hayashi (1920), and Hidetaka Nishiyama (1928).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Yumi Matsutoya ranks 9Before her are Mariya Takeuchi (1955), Miyuki Nakajima (1952), Akina Nakamori (1965), Seiko Matsuda (1962), Ayumi Hamasaki (1978), and Masashi Tashiro (1956). After her are Izumi Sakai (1967), Yoko Kanno (1963), Tetsuya Komuro (1958), Hironobu Kageyama (1961), Namie Amuro (1977), and Toshi (1965).

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