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Thursday, 6th February 2014
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Amuro single to debut at No.3

Tsuki, the new single by Japanese R&B singer Namie Amuro, is set to debut on the Oricon Chart, the Japanese equivalent of Billboard, at number three next week (February 10th) when the listings are officially announced.

The popular artist, who has dabbled in acting and fashion, is often referred to as the Queen of Japanese Pop Music.

Amuro's singles have continuously ranked in Oricon's Top Ten ever since her solo debut album Taiyo no Season, which was released almost two decades ago in 1995.

She became the first female singer to break the organisation's record of 17 years in the top ten this year with Morning Musume '14, which has remained incredibly popular since its initial release in 1998. 

According to Sports Nippon, 42,000 copies of Tsuki have been sold since its release last Wednesday (January 29th) and the single is likely to achieve greater support from her fans over the coming days.

Written by Mark Smith

 



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