Misia

Misia (ミーシャ, Mīsha, born July 7, 1978), commonly stylized as MISIA, is a Japanese singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born in Nagasaki, Misia moved to Fukuoka at the age of 14 to pursue a recording career. There, she continued her secondary education and briefly attended Seinan Gakuin University before withdrawing to focus on her musical career. She was signed to BMG Japan in 1997, after auditioning for record producer Haruo Yoda.

Misia came to prominence following the release of her debut album, Mother Father Brother Sister (1998), which became the seventh best-selling Japanese debut album of all time, earning her two Japan Gold Disc Awards and one Japan Record Award. In 2000, Misia released her second studio album, Love Is the Message, which earned her another Japan Gold Disc Award and Japan Record Award. Her third studio album, Marvelous (2001), spawned her first number-one single on the Oricon singles chart, "Everything". The song became the fourth best-selling single of the 2000s in Japan, as well as the fourth best-selling single by a Japanese solo female artist of all time. In 2001, Misia and her agency, Rhythmedia, signed a recording contract with Avex and formed their own label, Rhythmedia Tribe. The first album under Rhythmedia Tribe, Kiss in the Sky, became Misia's fourth consecutive number-one album on the Oricon albums chart. This made her the fourth solo female artist with the longest streak of number-one albums since their debut.

Following a series of successful records, including Mars & Roses, Singer for Singer and Ascension, Misia returned to her former record label, BMG Japan. After Sony Music Entertainment Japan's acquisition of BMG Japan, Misia relocated to the Sony subsidiary Ariola Japan.

Misia has released 10 studio albums and is among the all-time best-selling Japanese music artists, having sold more than 30 million records. She is one of the top-touring artists in Japan, becoming the first female artist to play all five of Japan's largest stadiums in 2004. Misia is famed for her over-three-octave vocal range and is widely recognized as the first Japanese R&B superstar. Besides her musical career, Misia is also a committed philanthropist and involves herself in humanitarian causes and biodiversity conservation activities.

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Releases

Sleeve Title Year Format
Misia = 米希亞* - Remix 2000 Little Tokyo = 2000混音 2000 CD, Compilation, Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition
Misia - Everything (Hex Hector's Club Mix) 2000 Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Maxi-Single, Stereo
Misia - Kiss In The Sky 2002 CD, Album, Enhanced
Mísia - Paixões Diagonais 1999 CD, Album, CD, Single, Promo
Misia - Soul Quest 2011 CD, Album
No Image Misia - Shinin' 2005 CD, Maxi-Single, Promo
Misia - Super Best -15th Celebration- 2013 CD, Compilation
Misia - Greatest Hits 2002 Cassette, Compilation
Misia - Love & Ballads - 2007 Asia Super Best Album 2007 CD, Compilation, CD, Single, Enhanced
Misia - 心ひとつ 2003 CD, Single
Misia - Everything (Junior Vasquez + Gomi Remix From Marvelous) 2001 Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Stereo
Misia - Eighth World 2008 CD, Album, Limited Edition, CD, Album, Mixed
Mísia - Drama Box 2005 CD, Album
Misia - So Special Christmas 2020 CD, Album, Limited Edition
Misia - Mother Father Brother Sister 1998 CD, Album
Misia - 陽のあたる場所 Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Club Edition
No Image Misia - 白い季節 / 桜ひとひら 2015 CD, Maxi-Single, Single, Stereo
Mísia - Paixões Diagonais 1999 CD, Album
Mísia - Do Primeiro Fado Ao Último Tango 2019 CD, Compilation, Reissue
Misia - Melody (Masters At Work Remix) 2000 Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Single Sided, Limited Edition, Promo
Misia - Eighth World 2008 CD, Album
Mísia - Senhora Da Noite 2011 CD, Album
Misia - In My Soul / Snow Song 2003 CD, Maxi-Single, DVD, DVD-Video
Misia - Just Ballade 2009 CD, Album
Misia - Love Bebop 2016 CD, Album, Limited Edition
Misia - The Sun 2003 Vinyl, 12"
Mísia - Ruas 2009 CD, Album
Mísia - Delikatessen Café Concerto 2013 CD, Album
Misia - Mother Father Brother Sister 1998 CD, Album
Misia - Escape 2000 CD, Single
Mísia - Fado Alma Lusitana - Série II - 33 2012 CD, Compilation
Misia - Luv Parade / Color of Life 2006 CD, Single
Mísia - Garras Dos Sentidos 1998 CD, Single
Misia - It's Just Love 1999 CD, Single, Promo
Misia - 心ひとつ 2003 CD, Maxi-Single
Misia - The Tour Of Misia 2002 2002 DVD, DVD-Video, Multichannel, NTSC, Stereo
Misia - Greatest Hits 2002 Cassette, Compilation
Misia - Love Is The Message 2000 CD
Mísia - Misia 2005 CD, Compilation
Mísia - Drama Box 2005 CD, Album
Misia - Never Gonna Cry! 1998 Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, White Label
Mísia - Senhora Da Noite 2012 CD, Album
No Image Misia - Sunny Day (Joe Claussell Remix / Shinichi Osawa Remix) 2002 Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
Misia - Soul Jazz Best 2020 2020 CD, Compilation, Deluxe Edition, Blu-ray, Deluxe Edition, Stereo, Multichannel
Misia - Mars & Roses 2004 CD, Album, Limited Edition, Copy Protected
Mísia - Animal Sentimental 2022 CD, Album, Stereo
Misia - 白い季節 / 桜ひとひら 2015 CD, Single
Misia - Love Is The Message 2000 CD, Album
Misia - つつみ込むように・・・ / Never Gonna Cry! 1998 Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Misprint
Misia - Singer For Singer 2004 CD, Album

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