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Namie Amuro

Namie Amuro was born on September 20, 1977 at Okinawa, Japan. Her career first started as the lead singer of a group called the Super Monkeys in 1992. She was 14 years old at that time. This group was well known for their singing and dancing. Their song Try Me was a big hit and made them popular. In 1995 Amuro left the Super Monkeys and went on as a soloist. At the same time, the Super Monkeys changed their name to MAX. Amuro's career was a huge success from this point on. In 1995 her single Chase the Chance sold over 1 million copies. Another big hit Body feels EXIT in that same year further marked her spot on the top. 1996 was a even better year for Amuro. Her singles Don't Wanna Cry, You are my Sunshine, and Sweet 19 Blues sold 3 million copies. In the same year, the sales of her second album Sweet 19 Blues reached the 3.7 million mark in the first week of release and has broken the world record for the fasting selling album in history! Her songs which include Don't Wanna Cry, Body Feels EXIT, Sweet 19 Blues, Chase the Chance, and more recently, A Walk in the Park and Can we Celebrate? have all reached the first place of the Japan Oricon Music Chart.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Namie Amuro Facts

OccupationMusician
BirthdaySeptember 20, 1977 (40)
SignVirgo
BirthplaceOkinawa, Japan
Height5' 2" (1m57)  How tall is Namie Amuro compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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AMURO NAMIE FIRST ANNIVERSARY 1996 LIVE AT MARINE STADIUM
namie amuro PLAY tour 2007
namie amuro BEST FICTION TOUR 2008-2009
Space of Hip-pop
namie amuro BEST tour "LIVE STYLE 2006"
namie amuro LIVEGENIC 2015-2016
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