Akina Nakamori

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Seiko Matsuda

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This provocative and rebellious image was to be the direct opposite of the other pop rival, Seiko Matsuda, who projected more of a girl next door, sweet-natured charm.
She placed right behind pop group SMAP and ahead of Akina Nakamori, her biggest rival from the 80's, who was listed in third place.

Desire (Jōnetsu)

Many in Japan cite this song and her 1986 single, "Desire (Jōnetsu)", as Nakamori's signature songs.
"Desire (Jōnetsu)" (DESIRE -情熱-) is a song recorded by Japanese entertainer Akina Nakamori.


Her next album, D404ME, only had a remix version of the hit single "Meu Amore" included.
D404ME is the 8th studio album by Japanese singer Akina Nakamori.

Japanese idol

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As of 2011, Akina has sold over 25.3 million records and was named as the third best-selling female Japanese idol singer of all-time.
The rapid growth of idols appearing in the pop music scene led the 1980s to be known as the "Golden Age of Idols", defined by Seiko Matsuda, Akina Nakamori, Kyōko Koizumi, and Onyanko Club.

Crimson (Akina Nakamori album)

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It caused quite a stir amongst the mainly conservative Japanese public and thus sold 464,000 copies, nearly 200,000 less than Crimson, an entire album composed by only women, which sold 601,000 copies.
Crimson is the tenth studio album by Japanese singer Akina Nakamori.


Fushigi'' (album)
Then Nakamori released Fushigi, a concept album with echoing singing and obscure musical arrangement.
Fushigi (Japanese: 不思議 "Mystery" or "Secret") is Akina Nakamori's ninth studio album, released on August 11, 1986 through Warner Pioneer.

Star Tanjō!

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Akina achieved national recognition when she won the 1981 season of the talent show Star Tanjō!.

27th Japan Record Awards

Nakamori kicked off 1985 with "Meu Amore," another great success for her, debuting #1 with 631,000 copies sold ultimately and also winning Nakamori the Grand Prix award at the 27th Japan Record Awards.

Stock (album)

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On March 3, 1988, Nakamori released album Stock.
Stock is Akina Nakamori's 12th original studio album, released on March 3, 1988.

28th Japan Record Awards

This was also the theme song of the Pioneer Private commercial and was awarded the Grand Prix at the 28th Japan Record Awards in 1986.

Akira Senju

The main producer of cover album Utahime is Nakamori herself and the main arranger is Akira Senju.
Between 1994 and 2003, he produced series of cover albums Utahime for Japanese singer Akina Nakamori with more than million sold copies overall.


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This was released on 1 May 1982 and sold 174,000 copies, reaching number 30 in the Oricon charts.

Furuhata Ninzaburō

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On 13 April 1994, she played a role as the first suspect of the TV Series Furuhata Ninzaburō in the episode of "The Shoujo Manga Murderer".

Kimi ga Iru Dake de

Kome Kome Club's 1992 single "Kimi ga Iru Dake de," which sold over 2.89 million copies, was the theme song of Japanese television drama Sugao no Mamade in which she played a role.
It was used for the theme song of the drama 素顔のままで Sugao no Mama de, which starred 80's idol singers Narumi Yasuda and Akina Nakamori.

Vamp (Akina Nakamori album)

On 18 December 1996, she released mini album Vamp, for the first time since the release of mini-album Wonder in 1988.
Vamp is the fourth mini studio album by Japanese singer Akina Nakamori.

Japan Gold Disc Award

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The single was rewarded with Japan Gold Disc Award as the Best Enka/Kayokuyoku Artist.

Cross My Palm

Cross My Palm is the eleventh studio album by Japanese singer Akina Nakamori.

Bitter and Sweet (Akina Nakamori album)

Bitter and Sweet
Bitter and Sweet is the 7th studio album by Japanese singer Akina Nakamori.

Femme Fatale (Akina Nakamori album)

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Femme Fatale is the thirteenth studio album by Japanese singer Akina Nakamori.

Japan Record Awards

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Later it was rewarded with RIAJ Gold Disc and Japan Record Awards.

Kōhaku Uta Gassen

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With the re-arranged version of Kazarajanai no yo Namida wa she performed at NHK's 53rd Kōhaku Uta Gassen.

Akina (Akina Nakamori album)

On 8 November 2017, was double released: Eurobeat cover album Cage and twenty-fifth original studio album Akina.
Akina is the thirty-fifth studio album by Japanese singer Akina Nakamori.

List of best-selling music artists in Japan

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* List of best-selling music artists in Japan