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Hikaru Utada reflects on the earthquake and tsunami in Japan

Following the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan earlier this month, recording artist Hikaru Utada has posted a message on her website giving thanks for the international support shown to Japan at this incredibly sad and difficult time: On March 11, a massive earthquake and tsunami hit North Japan, taking the lives of countless people, [...]

Utada Hikaru’s concert on December 8 to be streamed worldwide

Utada Hikaru is one of the most successful recording artists in Japan and her concert on Wednesday, December 8, at Yokohama Arena sold out within hours, but it has today been confirmed that the show will be broadcast live around the world through Ustream. The Ustream account page – the main channel at  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/wl1 for PCs [...]

Hikaru Utada scores seventh consecutive number one album

Japanese superstar Hikaru Utada has scored her latest number one with her new album ‘Single Collection Vol.2′ which was released on November 24 and today, November 30, debuted at the top of the charts. This is her seventh consecutive number one, an unprecedented record for any artist in Japan. The video for the lead track [...]

Japanese superstar Hikaru Utada and EMI agree new deal

We’re delighted to announce that EMI Music and Japanese superstar Hikaru Utada have reached a new agreement for a new global recording contract. Since her debut single was released by EMI in Japan in 1998, Hikaru Utada has sold over 50 million singles, albums and DVDs worldwide and her debut album ‘First Love’ remains the [...]