Hikaru Utada is a Japanese-American singer, songwriter, arranger, and producer. They are known by their stage name Utada in the United States and Europe. Since the release of their Japanese debut album First Love, which went on to become the best-selling album in Oricon history, Utada has had three of their Japanese studio albums in the list of Top 10 best-selling albums ever in Japan and six of their albums charting within the Best-Selling Japanese albums list.
Born on January 19, 1983 in Manhattan, New York, Hikaru Utada has made a significant impact on the music industry with their talent and creativity. With an impressive discography that spans across various genres and languages including English and Japanese, they have garnered immense popularity both domestically and internationally.
Utada's musical journey began with the release of their debut album "First Love," which not only became a massive success but also holds the record for being the best-selling album in Oricon history. Their exceptional songwriting skills combined with soulful vocals have resonated with millions of fans worldwide.