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Misia discography

Compilation albums4
Cover albums1
EPs1
Live albums2
Remix albums6
Singles62
Studio albums12
Video albums20

The Discography of Japanese R & B Singer MISIA consists of nine studio albums, three compilation albums, one extend play, one live Album, six Remix albums, twenty-six singles, twelve promotional singles, eighteen video albums and thirty-seven music videos. In 1997, MISIA signed a recording contract with BMG Japan and joined the then up-and-coming talent agency, Rhythmedia. Under sub-label Arista Japan, MISIA released her first single, tsutsumikomu Yo ni. In February 1998, followed by hi no Ataru Basho in May. Both songs were well received on the radio, placing twenty-second and fourth respectively on J-Wave's Tokio Hot 100 yearly chart. In June, her debut album, Mother Father Brother Sister, opened at number three on the Oricon chart. Albums peak at number one three weeks later and stay in the top five for eleven consecutive weeks. Mother Father Brother Sister was certified double million and won the Japan Record Award for Best Album, as well as Japan Gold Disc Award for Pop Album of Year. In 2000, MISIA's second studio Album, Love Is Message, debuted at number one and was certified double million. It won Japan Record Award for Best Album and Japan Gold Disc Award for Pop Album of Year. The album spawn three top ten hits: believe, wasurenai Hibi and Sweetness. MISIA's first Remix Album, MISIA Remix 2000 Little Tokyo, was released three months later and shot to number one. It sold over 800 000 copies and is the second best-selling Remix Album of all time in Japan. In October 2000, MISIA released everything. Single debut atop Oricon chart, becoming MISIA's first number one hit. Everything Is MISIA's most successful single: It won Japan Gold Disc Award for Song of Year and, with 1. 9 million copies sold in Japan alone, It is the fourth best-selling single of all time by a female artist and best-selling single of the decade by a female artist. MISIA's third studio album, Marvelous, was released in 2001. In addition to everything, album produced two more top ten singles: Escape and I Miss You, MISIA's collaboration Song with Dreams Come True. The album was certified millions and was the second best-selling studio Album of the Year. It won Japan Gold Disc Award for Pop Album of Year. In October 2001, MISIA and Rhythmedia parted ways with BMG and partnered with Avex to form their own label, Rhythmedia Tribe. In March 2002, BMG released MISIA's first compilation Album, MISIA Greatest Hits. Albums spend two consecutive weeks at number one and sell over 1. 9 million copies, becoming the thirtieth best-selling compilation album of all time in Japan, as well as fourth Best-selling Album of the Year. The compilation album won Japan Gold Disc Award for Pop Album of Year and is MISIA's third release to be certified double million.

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Extended plays

List of albums, with selected chart positions

TitleAlbum detailsPeak positionsSales (JPN)Certifications
The Glory DayReleased: November 21, 1998 Label: Arista Formats: CD, LP , cassette, hybrid CD, digital download6748,000RIAJ: 2 Platinum
Misia Soul Jazz SessionReleased: July 26, 2017 Label: Ariola Formats: Blu-spec CD2, digital download1114,000

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Live album

List of albums, with selected chart positions

TitleAlbum detailsPeak positionsSales (JPN)Certifications
Hoshizora no Live: The Best of Acoustic BalladeReleased: October 22, 2003 Label: Rhythmedia Formats: CD, hybrid CD, cassette, digital download2210,000RIAJ: Platinum
Misia Hoshizora no Live Song Book: History of Hoshizora LiveReleased: March 9, 2016 Label: Ariola Formats: 2CD, digital download107,000

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Philanthropic work

MISIA was born on July 7 1978, in Fukuoka, Kyushu, to parents who were both doctors. Her father loved jazz, and her mother loved Western music. Originally, both her parents studied vocal music. She is the youngest of three children, with her older brother and sister. She moved to Tsushima, Nagasaki on account of her parents' jobs. She began to learn piano at the age of 4 under the influence of her elder brother and her elder sister. She joined local chorus at the age of 9, and she discovered her five-octave singing voice while at her older sister's private music lessons. From then on, she dream of becoming a singer and later won a contest in Fukuoka. She gradually came to want to leave Tsushima, where she was not able to get enough information about music, and wanted to take voice lessons in earnest in Fukuoka. Subsequently, she left her home and moved to Fukuoka with her elder sister, who goes to the University of Fukuoka where she attends high school. During junior high and high school, she sang and played trumpet in the brass band club. While going to high school, she also began to go to the music academy and met two African-American vocal trainers there while she was in eleventh grade. She began training with them in gospel and R & B, but failed all her auditions in high school. In April, 1997, she was accepted into Seinan Gakuin University in commercial science. In May 1997, MISIA finally passed BMG JAPAN audition to find a soulful female R & B singer. MISIA sang goodbye Darlin' by Dreams Come True and was chosen from about 3 000 candidates. She decided to pursue a music career instead of school education and take a leave of absence from university. She was conscious of the image of R & B singer and put her hair in dreadlocks that November. She used the stage name MISIA at the beginning of her music career. MISIA debuted on February 21 1998, with tsutsumikomu You ni. Which peaked at number 11 on the Oricon single charts. Her second single hi no Ataru Basho, reached number 9 and was used on the soundtrack of the movie Hood. Her first album, Mother Father Brother Sister, was released on June 24 1998, entering the charts at number 3 and reaching number 1 after 4 weeks. In March 1999, she won Best New Artist of Year and Best Pop Album of Year at the JAPAN Gold Disc Awards. MISIA's second album, Love Is Message, was released on January 1 2000, which went on to sell over 2 million copies. In October of the same year, she released her most well-know song Everything, which sold nearly 1. 9 million copies. In 2001, one of MISIA's Dreams Come True with the release of I Miss You, collaboration with Dreams Come True, her favorite Band. Masato Nakamura, leader of DCT and her create songs while MISIA write lyrics. The single was released on January 1 2001.

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