Japanese singing sensation known as the Empress of Pop. She has released albums like A Song for xx in 1999.
She modeled for banks to help her family's finances. Her first recording deal came after she was discovered singing karaoke.
Her debut single was titled "Poker Face" and she is revered throughout Asia.
She married Manuel Schwarz on January 1, 2011 and then divorced January 16, 2012. Following her divorce, she began dating a medical student ten years her junior. The couple later married.
In 2002, she released the single "Connected," which was composed by DJ Ferry Corsten.