Apr 7, 2009

Utada Hikaru = Tetris Otaku

Here are some videos that I just found from Youtube. It seems that Utada Hikaru is really really good tetris player. Haha. If I compete with her, for sure I will be beaten.. but i don't mind.. rela kasi dia menang.. lol..

Hikaru Utada (宇多田ヒカル Utada Hikaru?) (born January 19, 1983 in New York), better known by her stage name Utada (pronounced/uːtədə/) in America and Europe, and also known by her fans as Hikki (ヒッキー Hikkī?), is a Japanese singer-songwriterarranger, and record producer.

Utada's official debut album in 1999First Love, immediately became Japan's biggest-selling album in history and was certified 32× Platinumby RIAJ.[1][2]Known best in Japan and internationally throughout Asia for her songs "Automatic" and "First Love", she was called by Time Magazine in 2001 "Diva On Campus," while attending Columbia University for a brief, career-break semester in 2001.[3][4] The release of her subsequent works cemented her status as one of Japan's all-time most successful artists, with 3 of her Japanese studio albums being ranked in Top 10 best-selling albums ever in Japan (#1, #4, #8) and an overall six of her albums, one English-language and one compilation, thus far in her career charting within the 275 Best-Selling Japanese albums list.[5][6]

She has had 12 #1 hits to date on the Oricon Singles chart, with two notable record achievements for a female solo or group artist: 5 of them being million-sellers and 4 placing in the Top 100 All-Time Best-selling Singles.[7][8] In 2003, Utada was ranked #24 in the survey of "Top 100 Japanese Pop Artists of All Time" by HMV,[9] and #10 in HMV's "Top 30 Best Japanese Singers of All Time" in 2006.[10]

She is also known for her two theme song contributions to Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts video game series: "Simple and Clean"[11] and "Sanctuary".[12] In 2007, her single "Flavor of Life" reached #2 in worldwide digital download yearly single chart with over 7.2 million downloads,[13] and contributes to 12 million digital sales for her over the same year.[14]

On March 24, 2009 Utada released her second english album titled, 'This Is the One' in the United States.

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