Born: January 01, 1970
Occupation: Musician, singer, songwriter, lyricist, actress, model, spokesperson, businessperson
Biography: Ayumi Hamasaki is a Japanese recording artist, lyricist, model, and actress. Also called Ayu by her fans, Hamasaki has been dubbed the Empress of Pop because of her popularity and widespread influence in Japan and throughout Asia. Born and raised in Fukuoka, she moved to Tokyo at fourteen to pursue a career in entertainment.