August 20, 2015

Ayumi Hamasaki and SpeXial’s collaboration is the weekly #1 in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia

Ayumi Hamasaki and SpeXial’s collaboration, “Sayonara feat. SpeXial”, was released on KK BOX, Asia’s largest digital distribution site, on July 20. The song took the number one spot in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia. SpeXial took part in the video, a portrait love story that is shot in black and white. Yahoo Taiwan and sports newspapers reported on the sexy interaction between ayu and the members of SpeXial. Ayu’s #1 Asia ranking follows her April release... Read More

July 13, 2015

Ayumi Hamasaki officially announces collaboration with popular Taiwanese group, SpeXial

Ayumi Hamasaki officially announced her collaboration with popular Taiwanese group, SpeXial. SpeXial is an “extra Special”, 10-member boy group from Comic Productions, who have put out F4 and Fahrenheit. The group members have starred in popular Taiwanese dramas as well as the Japan/Taiwan co-production, “GTO TAIWAN”. They are rapidly gaining popularity. The group was chosen for this collaboration because of their current spotlight and from discussions with Hamasaki’s... Read More

May 11, 2015

Ayumi Hamasaki’s official YouTube channel tops 100 million plays

Ayumi Hamasaki’s official YouTube channel, “ayu”, has topped 100 million total plays. Official YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/ayu The “ayu” official YouTube channel has released various hit songs and concert videos since it was launched in 2009. Currently, there are 200 videos on the site, including a preview of ayu’s latest album, “A ONE”, and a cover of Hikaru Utada’s “Movin’ on without you” that has topped 2 million plays already. There... Read More

April 20, 2015

Ayumi Hamasaki’s “The GIFT” is #1 on KKBOX in Asia

Ayumi Hamasaki’s “The GIFT” started streaming on Asia’s biggest digital music site, KKBOX, on March 23. It has taken the #1 spot in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and other Asian countries. Asian superstar JJ Lin wrote “The GIFT”. He was introduced to Hamasaki through a mutual friend last autumn and was asked to make a song for her. JJ Lin then sent Hamasaki a demo version of the song with him singing the beautiful melody. Hamasaki then tried to recreate... Read More

February 24, 2015

Ayumi Hamasaki’s first Taiwan visit in seven years. Collaboration with popular Asian artist, JJ Lin

JJ Lin, a Singaporean artist who is popular in Taiwan, held the Taiwan show of at Taipei Arena on February 15. Ayumi Hamasaki made a surprise guest appearance. Hamasaki’s last time in Taiwan was in 2008 for her Asia tour seven years ago. 10,000 fans screamed as JJ Lin introduced Hamasaki onto stage in Chinese. The two then performed Hamasaki’s hit song, “SEASONS”, together. The two had yet another surprise for the fans. It was revealed that JJ Lin produced a song... Read More

January 15, 2014

Ayumi Hamasaki also Attends World Premium of Movie “BUDDHA 2”

At the World Premium of “BUDDHA 2 Osamu Tezuka no Buddha ~Owarinaki Tabi~” which will be held at the Louvre Museum on January 27th, Ayumi Hamasaki, who is in charge of its theme song will also be attending. Ayumi Hamasaki, who has been receiving an overwhelming support and sympathy from many with her own lyrics and has been running as a top artist for years, created the lyrics of “Pray” after reading the original “Buddha” and the script of the movie. Hamazaki sings... Read More

November 5, 2013

Ayumi Hamasaki’s First Single in Three Years, World’s First Work Produced by DJ Hello Kitty

Ayumi Hamasaki will release her first single in about three years, “Feel the Love / Merry-go-round” on December 25. This is Hamasaki’s first release in about three years, since the September 2010 release of “L.” In April, she celebrated the fifteen-year anniversary of her debut, and she has finished a hugely popular nationwide arena tour, attended by about 220,000 people. Her long-awaited single is a double A-side single featuring two brand-new songs.... Read More

July 8, 2013

Ayumi Hamasaki Appearing at UMF KOREA as Surprise Guest

Ayumi Hamasaki appeared at a world class dance music festival UMF KOREA at Jamsil Olympic Stadium in Seoul, Korea on June 14, as a special guest. UMF(ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL)is a large outdoor based electronic music festival which takes place in March at Miami since 1999. In the last fifteen years, total of 1 million people came, and about 300 thousand people participated this past March, 2013. It is one of the successful dance festivals in the international scene. This year... Read More

April 11, 2013

50 top voted songs by the fans for Ayumi Hamasaki’s 15th anniversary tour were revealed

Ayumi Hamasaki will be having a nationwide arena tour called < ayumi hamasaki 15th Anniversary TOUR -A BEST LIVE-> for her 15th debut anniversary on April 8th. It was Ayu her self’s idea “I would like to choose the songs with the fans that have supported me up to this day”. On April 3rd, 50 top voted songs were revealed after collecting requests of songs wish to be played at the tour. The top 50 chosen songs consisted of “Boys & Girls”, “evolution”, “SURREAL”,... Read More

December 4, 2012

ayumi hamasaki / First Japanese Artist to Open Official LINE Account in 8 Countries

ayumi hamasaki’s official LINE account is now open in 8 countries in Asia. In addition to Japan, you can meet her on LINE in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. She is indeed the very first artist to share her information on LINE for overseas promotion. Her original messages in Japanese on LINE are translated into the language spoken in each of the 7 additional countries. If you’re a LINE user in these countries, add her on your friends... Read More