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Namie Amuro

Japanese Singer
Born Sep 20, 1977

Namie Amuro is a Japanese pop singer and fashion icon who at the height of her popularity was referred to as the "Teen Queen" and the title "Queen of Japanese Pop Music". Born in Naha, Okinawa, Amuro debuted at the age of 14 as an idol in the girl group Super Monkey's. Though mostly unsuccessful, the group gained popularity during their final year together with the single "Try Me (Watashi o Shinjite)" (1995).… Read More

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1977 Birth Born on September 20, 1977.


1992 - 1994 2 More Events
Aside from group activities, she had bit parts in television dramas and small films. "Try Me: Watashi o Shinjite", produced by Italian eurobeat producer Dave Rodgers, and Max Matsuura, was released on January 25, 1995, peaking at the number-eight position and charting for 25 weeks on the Oricon chart. … Read More
In the first half of 1996, Amuro accumulated million-selling singles — "Don't Wanna Cry" and "You're My Sunshine".
…  However, in late 1997, Amuro put her career on hold due to her pregnancy and marriage. … Read More


1998 - 2001 6 More Events
On March 13, 2002, she released her new greatest hits album Love Enhanced Single Collection, but the songs were re-arranged from those original versions.
2003 - 2004 4 More Events
On April 6, 2005, she released the single "Want Me, Want Me". … Read More
2006 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Amuro collaborated with Zeebra, AI, and Mummy-D on Zeebra's album The New Beginning, released on February 15, 2006, in a song called "Do What U Gotta Do". … Read More
She stated that she would do the performance greater than ever before in 2007.


Amuro's first single of 2008, released on March 12, was an image song for the new Vidal Sassoon marketing campaign Fashion x Music x VS. … Read More
On January 20, 2009, Sanspo officially announced a new Vidal Sassoon CM featuring Amuro, featuring a song from her entitled, "Dr." Her 33rd solo single, "Wild/Dr.," was announced on January 21, which was a double A-side single released March 18, 2009. … Read More
On May 18, 2010, Amuro attended the World Music Awards on Monaco, receiving an award for "Best Artist From Asia", making her the First Asian Female Artist and second Japanese artist after Chage and Aska to do so, and performed her hit song from her album Play, "Hide and Seek". … Read More
Namie Amuro released her second collaboration album (the first under her own name) on April 27, 2011. … Read More
Her song "Love Story" received many forms of recognition: LISMO, an online music player provided by the cell phone company au, selected "Love Story" as the winner of LISMO Award; the karaoke company Daiichi Kosho announced that the song is the most popular Valentine's Day song for a female artist, along with Exile's "Lovers Again", while Recochoku announced that "Love Story" became the best selling digital song for the year 2012 in 4 different categories. the song also won at the 27th Japan Gold Disc Awards as "Song of the Year by Download".
On 6 March 2013, Amuro released her 38th single, "Big Boys Cry/Beautiful", songs that were previously featured in her KOSE CM. … Read More
On June 4, 2014, Amuro released Ballada, her first greatest hits album to feature only ballad tracks. … Read More
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