Top Ten Japanese Singers of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Aoi Teshima

Best singer of all time! voice of two singer was so great in history, Michael Jackson from male singers and Aoi Teshima from female singers, you must listen to her voice! - peyman_eun

She has very beautiful voice - peyman_eun

She is SSS tier

2 Kōji Tamaki

I love his "Junk Land" song, It's masterpiece no doubt. - peyman_eun

Just great, He describes the Junk Land! - peyman_eun

3 Hiroshi Kamayatsu (Monsieur)
4 Yui

In my opinion...the best Japanese singer. All of her songs...all of them are very good.

Her voice is really nice

Young but I think she is a great singer - peyman_eun

5 Hikaru Utada Hikaru Utada

Literally all her songs are epic. Personally her 1999 album "First Love" is my favourite; I can listen to it in heavy rotations

6 Ayumi Hamasaki

Ayumi is always going to sound like ayumi, for that fact I love her. However, none of these girls on this list comes even close to the energy, and power, she puts into a performance. Best singer? I mean that all depends on what you want. Me I can't stop watching Ayu sing.

7 Kenshi Yonezu

I love his voice so much and his style are so cool. He is a genius he can sing, dance and draw animate.


I like "LOSER" the best!
His voice is cool.

I love his voice and the song

8 Hosoya Yoshimasa

I like his voice - peyman_eun

9 Mitsuko Horie
10 Aimer

Her voice is definitely the best out of all the singers

Kataomoi! Check it out!

the best

SHE is The BEST Singer ever, and I love her


The Contenders

11 Nana Mizuki

The true queen

12 Namie Amuro

Love the singers in japen really good place to go meet the stars in fast and the furious Tokyo drift think of the singers your guys are brilliant singersbyou meant to sing

13 Akina Nakamori

My first favorite singer in Japan though I liked Pink Lady and Momoe Yamaguchi a lot. She took the diversity of sound and feeling in her music and melded it with a dynamic stage presence and a sense that she was releasing her emotions in real life in her music. The best low register and vibratto of any female singer I have ever heard.

14 Takahiro Morita
15 Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Surprisingly addictive j-pop hits! KPP to the top!

16 Akiko Shikata
17 Kana Nishino

Amazing songs, so much emotions. Love her passion and her voice.

She has a really nice voice, I love her songs

18 Gackt Gackt Gakuto Oshiro (大城 ガクト Ōshiro Gakuto, born July 4, 1973), better known by his mononymous stage name Gackt, is a Japanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He has been active since 1993, first as the frontman of the short-lived independent band Cains:Feel, and then for more.

Second best after Ryuichi Kawamura I'd say.

19 Toru Kitajima

What a voice, the high notes drives me crazy

20 Natsukawa Rimi
21 Kana Hanazawa

The artist who created renai circulation, my favorite Japanese song😊 - AllenTheCritic

22 Atsuko Maeda

She has such a sweet cute voice.

23 Shiho Ochi
24 Joji Joji

Soothing voice!

25 Mai Kuraki

Her voice is so nice

26 Ringo Sheena
27 Misia
28 Hibari Misora
29 Miyuki Nakajima
30 Ayaka
31 Chii Sakurabii

She is such a great singer. I love her upbeat personality! - Moonpower

32 Yumi Matsutoya

She's in her 60s and still rocking those concerts and going strong! My personal favourite Japanese singer! - BuckwheatPaektu

33 Mao
34 Hyde (L'Arc-en-Ciel)
35 Yuya Matsushita
36 Ide Ayaka
37 Kanon Kanon Shinya Sano, better known by his stage name Kanon, is a bassist, backing vocalist and songwriter born on July 5th, 1984. He is known mostly for his work with Japanese dance rock band An Cafe.

She has one of the best voices in Japan. "This is my Road" from Guin Saga is my favorite.

38 Fujita Maiko

She's a sing-and-song-writer, writing her own music and lyrics (some being extremely poetic, some others, truly inspirational). Besides, her voice is delicate but powerful.

39 Daisuke Tsuda
40 Toshinobu Kubota
41 Yōsui Inoue
42 Koda Kumi
43 Jin Akanishi
44 Kokia
45 Bonnie Pink
46 Cocco
47 Fuyumi Abe
48 Sakurai Sho
49 Mami Kawada

Her singing voice and style are very unique...

50 Takaki Yuya
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