The most popular Japanese female singer can hypnotize the people not only in Asia about also in other parts of the world with the beautiful voice and dancing performance. The genre used by the singer is called as J-Pop. It stands for Japanese pop developed in the era of 1990s. This music genre is used as a national identity to differentiate the Japanese music from the western style.
One the opening list of the popular Japanese female singer, we have Hitomi. This woman began singing in 1994. Some of her wonderful hits include Samurai Drive, Candy Girl and Love 2000. The mark of her success was when her album is sold up to 8,830,000 copies. This woman is also infamous as a supermodel. She had created 1 compilation album and 9 studio album in the career.
Yui is a very competent singer. This woman can sing, write and make her own J-pop music. She also becomes an actress. Her identity lies on the guitar. She always uses it during her concert. She had released one compilation album along with four studio albums. You can find that some anime movies use her songs as the soundtrack such as Bleach, Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood.
5. Kumi Koda
Another interesting singer on the list is Kumi Konda. This woman is well known as the person who loves to deliver R&B genre. Her performance is sexy and provocative. Many of the songs explored taboos and sexuality. Perhaps, you should check Taboo, Freaky, and Stay With Me on YouTube to know her dance, voice, and sexy appearance.
4. Namie Amuro
Namie Amuo is called as Queen of Japanese pop music. She likes to sing hip hop and R&B gene. She has been a fashion icon in Japan. In mid 2000′s, his popularity fell. However, this woman struggles hard to win the heart of the audiences back.
3. Ayumi Hamasaki
Ayumi Hamasaki is not only popular in Japan but also in the world. Her album has been marketed for more than 50 million. This successful lady can gain more success than any other female artists. She is considered as the first female artist who can own 8 album studios since her first debut on the Japanese music chart called as Oricon. This talented woman can write her own songs and has been a fashion icon in Japan.
She is one of the most popular Japanese singers. The list will be incomplete without the presence of the sexy and charming BoA. Even though I am not a fan of her, I must admit that her performance is wonderful. You need to see how she dances and sings. The popularity is not only in Japan but also in US. Her debut was in 2000. This Korean girl has released 7 Japanese albums with 9 Korean albums.
1. Utada Hikaru
Utada Hikaru made her first debut in 1998 when she was only 15. Some people love to call her Hikki. She is called as the goddess of J-Pop. Her bestselling album is called as First Love. Three of her studio albums made to the list of top Japanese bestselling album which may include First Love, Distance, and Deep River.
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