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A (stylized as) is an extended play (EP) by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki.
A Ballads (stylized as BALLADS) is the second greatest hits compilation by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki.
Best 2 is a series of greatest hits compilation albums recorded by Ayumi Hamasaki which were released simultaneously on.
A cappella (Italian for "in the manner of the chapel") music is specifically group or solo singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way.
A Complete: All Singles (stylized as: COMPLETE ~ALL SINGLES~) is a greatest hits album by Japanese singer Ayumi Hamasaki, released on September 10, 2008 to commemorate her tenth anniversary with Avex Trax.
A Song for ×× (the "××" is silent) is the major-label debut album and second album overall by Japanese pop artist Ayumi Hamasaki, released January 1, 1999, by Avex Trax.
A Summer Best (stylized as SUMMER BEST) is the 6th compilation album by Japanese singer-songwriter Ayumi Hamasaki released on August 8, 2012.
Above & Beyond is an English electronic music group consisting of members Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki.
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988) is an English singer and songwriter.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
"Appears" is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki.
"Audience" is a song by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki from her third studio album Duty (2001).
Avex Inc. is an entertainment conglomerate led by founder Max Matsuura and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
is a record label owned by Japanese entertainment conglomerate Avex Group.
AXS is a digital marketing platform for purchasing tickets for sports and entertainment events in the US, and overseas.
Ayu-mi-x (stylized as ayu-mi-x) is the first remix album by Japanese musician Ayumi Hamasaki.
is a Japanese recording artist, record producer, actress, model, spokesperson and entrepreneur.
Japanese singer Ayumi Hamasaki has released seventeen studio albums, five compilation albums, twenty-four remix albums, four live albums and numerous singles and promotional singles.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
"Boys & Girls" is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki, serving as the fourth single for her second studio album, Loveppears (1999).
is a special ward that forms part of the heart of Tokyo, Japan.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in art, printed media, video games, films, television programs, shorts, commercials, videos, and simulators.
"Depend on You" is the fifth single released by Ayumi Hamasaki on December 9, 1998.
Distance is the second Japanese album (third overall) released by Japanese-American J-pop singer Utada Hikaru, released on March 28, 2001 in direct "competition" with A Best by Ayumi Hamasaki (see 2001 in music).
Do As Infinity is a Japanese pop and rock band that formed in 1999 with three members: vocalist Tomiko Van, guitarist Ryo Owatari, and guitarist and composer Dai Nagao.
Duty is the third studio album by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
"Endless Sorrow" is a song recorded by Japanese singer Ayumi Hamasaki, released as her 22nd single on May 16, 2001.
"Evolution" is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist and lyricist Ayumi Hamasaki, released on January 31, 2001 as the second single from her fourth studio album I Am... (2002).
"Far Away" (stylized as "Far away") is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki for her third studio album, Duty (2000).
First Love is the debut Japanese-language studio album (second overall) by Japanese recording artist Utada Hikaru, released on 10 March 1999 on Toshiba-EMI.
"Fly High" is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki.
"For My Dear..." is the fourth single released by Ayumi Hamasaki on October 7, 1998.
Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.
A greatest hits album, sometimes called a "best of" album or a catalog album, is a compilation of songs by a particular artist or band.
Hal, stylized HΛL (replacing the Latin "A" with the Greek "Λ" or Lambda), is a Japanese pop band formed in 1996.
In the field of recorded music, a hidden track (sometimes called a secret track) is a piece of music that has been placed on a CD, audio cassette, LP record or other recorded medium in such a way as to avoid detection by the casual listener.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
I Am... (stylized as I am...) is the fourth studio album by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki.
The iTunes Store is a software-based online digital media store operated by Apple Inc. It opened on April 28, 2003, and has been the largest music vendor in the United States since April 2008, and the largest music vendor in the world since February 2010.
J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s.
The Japan Gold Disc Award (日本ゴールドディスク大賞) for music sales in the Recording Industry Association of Japan, is major music awards held annually in Japan.
"Kanariya" (Japanese: "Canary") is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki for her second studio album, Loveppears (1999).
Kazuhito Kikuchi is a Japanese composer.
() is a Japanese telecommunications operator formed in October 1, 2000 through the merger of DDI Corp.
Japan has long held the title of the second-largest music market in the world, only surpassed by the United States.
These are the Oricon number one albums of 2001, per the Oricon Weekly Album Charts.
A fast-selling album is defined as one with high sales in its first chart week following release.
"Love (Destiny)" (stylized as "LOVE ~Destiny~") is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki, serving as the second single for her second studio album, Loveppears (1999).
Loveppears is the second studio album by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki.
"M" is a song written by Japanese singer Ayumi Hamasaki from her album I Am... (2002).
Made in Japan (stylized as M()DE IN JAPAN) is the seventeenth studio album by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki.
is a former Japanese competitive figure skater.
, better known by his stage name, is a Japanese talent manager, record producer, songwriter, record executive and radio personality.
A maxi single or maxi-single (sometimes abbreviated to MCD or CDM) is a music single release with more than the usual two tracks of an A-side song and a B-side song.
Ménière's disease (MD) is a disorder of the inner ear that is characterized by episodes of feeling like the world is spinning (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), hearing loss, and a fullness in the ear.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
The MTV Asia Awards 2002 in Singapore hosted by Mandy Moore and Ronan Keating.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
"Never Ever" is the twenty-first single by Ayumi Hamasaki, released on March 7, 2001.
, doing business as Nippon TV, is a television network based in the Shiodome area of Minato, Tokyo, Japan and is controlled by the Yomiuri Shimbun publishing company.
is a Japanese sociologist currently studying for a Ph.D. at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Tokyo.
Optical disc packaging is the packaging that accompanies CDs, DVDs, and other formats of optical discs.
, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.
The Oricon Albums Chart is the Japanese music industry standard albums popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon.
The Oricon Singles Chart is the Japanese music industry standard singles popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon.
The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
"Poker Face" (stylized as "poker face") is Ayumi Hamasaki's debut single under Avex Trax.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
The is an industry trade group composed of Japanese corporations involved in the music industry.
is a Japanese actress.
"Seasons" (capitalized as "SEASONS") is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki for her third studio album, Duty (2000).
is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
The South China Morning Post (also known as SCMP or The Post), with its Sunday edition, the Sunday Morning Post, is a Hong Kong English-language newspaper and Hong Kong's newspaper of record.
Stephen Marcussen is the founder and chief mastering engineer at Marcussen Mastering in Hollywood, California.
"Surreal" (stylized as "SURREAL") is a song by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki, taken from her third studio album Duty (2000).
The Chosun Ilbo is one of the major newspapers in South Korea.
Tinnitus is the hearing of sound when no external sound is present.
"To Be" (stylized as "TO BE") is a song by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki.
is a stadium in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.
Tower Records was a retail music chain based in Sacramento, California, USA.
"Trust" is the third single released by Ayumi Hamasaki on August 5, 1998.
is a prolific Japanese record producer, songwriter, and vocalist.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
"Unite!" is the twenty-third single by Ayumi Hamasaki, released on July 11, 2001.
, who has also gone by Hikaru Utada and the mononym Utada, is a Japanese singer-songwriter and producer.
The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.
A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.
"Vogue" (uncapitalized as "vogue") is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki for her third studio album, Duty (2000).
"Whatever" (capitalized as "WHATEVER") is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki for her second studio album, Loveppears (1999).
Yahoo! GeoCities is a web hosting service.
"You" is the second single by Ayumi Hamasaki.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
The 2001 World Music Awards (13th Annual World Music Awards) were held in the Sporting Club, Monaco on May 2, 2001.
The 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Japan were hosted by the Japanese comedy duo London Boots Ichi-gō Ni-gō at the Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo, Japan.
25 is the third studio album by English singer Adele, released on 20 November 2015 by XL Recordings and Columbia Records.