Ayumi Hamasaki discography

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Ayumi Hamasaki discography
Releases
Studio albums 14
Compilation albums 6
EPs 5
Singles 52
Video albums 10
Music videos 103
B-sides 6
Collaborations 6
Concert DVDs 28
Remix albums 24

The discography of Ayumi Hamasaki, a Japanese singer, consists of thirteen original studio albums,[note 1] fifty singles,[note 2] five compilation albums, nineteen remix albums, eighteen concert DVDs, and four box sets.

Hamasaki released her first album, Nothing from Nothing (1995), on Nippon Columbia. However, the album did not chart on the Oricon, and the label dropped her. Hamasaki later signed on to Avex Trax; she released a string of singles in 1998 followed by her first album under Avex, A Song for ××, in 1999. To date, Hamasaki has sold, more than 52 million records in Japan alone, and is one of Japan's best-selling musicians. According to the Oricon, she is the third best selling Japanese artist of all time.[1]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Information Oricon chart peaks Japanese Sales RIAJ certification
(sales thresholds)
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly
1999 A Song for ×× 1 1 1 16

1,451,910

Loveppears
  • Released: November 10, 1999
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, cassette
1 1 2 14

2,562,130[3]

  • 2× Million[2]
2000 Duty
  • Released: September 27, 2000
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, cassette
1 1 1 2

2,904,420[4]

  • 3× Million[2]
2002 I Am...
  • Released:January 1, 2002
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, cassette
1 1 1 2 2,301,020 [5]
  • 3× Million[5]
Rainbow
  • Released: December 18, 2002
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, DVD-Audio, cassette
1 1 2 2 1,856,919[6]
  • 2× Million[6]
2004 My Story 1 1 3 7 1,131,776[7]
2006 (Miss)understood
  • Released: January 1, 2006
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, digital download
1 1 1 8 877,433 [8]
Secret
  • Released: November 29, 2006
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, digital download
1 1 1 22 666,396[10]

801,000 [11] (Avex)

2008 Guilty
  • Released: January 1, 2008
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, digital download
1 2 2 17 568,288 (Avex) [13]
2009 Next Level
  • Released: March 25, 2009
  • Label: Avex
  • Format: CD, CD+DVD, digital download, USB flash drive
1 1 1 16 379,989 [15] (Japan)

500,000[16] (RIAJ)

2010 Rock 'n' Roll Circus
  • Released: April 14, 2010
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, digital download
1 1 2 21 318,454
Love Songs
  • Released: December 22, 2010
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, digital download, USB flash drive
1 1 3 23 272,653
2012 Party Queen
  • Released: March 21, 2012
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, digital download
2 2 4 38 148,290
2013 Love Again
  • Released: February 8, 2013
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, CD+Blu-ray, digital download
1 1 3 70 88,825
2014 Colours
  • Released: July 2, 2014
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, CD+Blu-ray, digital download
5 5 TBA TBA 39,295

EPs[edit]

Year Information Oricon chart peaks Japanese Sales RIAJ certification
(sales thresholds)
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly
1995 Nothing from Nothing
2003 Memorial Address
  • Released: December 17, 2003
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, cassette
1 1 2 5 1,220,000 [21]
2011 Five
  • Released: August 31, 2011
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, Blu-ray, digital download
1 1 1 29 214,182
2012 Love
  • Released: November 8, 2012
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, digital download
3 4 11 76 94,347
  • Gold
Again
  • Released: December 8, 2012[24]
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD, digital download
2 7 51,453

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Information Oricon chart peaks Japanese Sales RIAJ certification
(sales thresholds)
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly
2001 A Best
  • Released: March 28, 2001
  • Label: Avex
  • Format: CD, Cassette
1 1 2 2 4,301,000[3]
2003 A Ballads
  • Released: March 12, 2003
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, Cassette
1 1 1 8 1,041,000 [25]
2007 A Best 2: Black
  • Released: February 28, 2007
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 2 3 7 702,895[10]

918,000[11] (Avex)

2007 A Best 2: White
  • Released: February 28, 2007
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 1 2 5 721,143[10]

915,000[11] (Avex)

2008 A Complete: All Singles
  • Released: September 10, 2008
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 1 1 8 855,000 [26]
2012 A Summer Best
  • Released: August 8, 2012
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, digital download
2 2 3 139,567

Remix albums[edit]

Year Information Oricon weekly
peak position
[28]
Sales
[citation needed]
RIAJ certifications
[citation needed]
1999 Ayu-mi-x
  • Released: March 17, 1999
  • Contained a club-remix side and an acoustic orchestra side
4 397,000
  • Platinum
2000 Super Eurobeat Presents Ayu-ro Mix
  • Released: February 16, 2000
  • Genre: Eurobeat
2 650,000
  • 2× Platinum
Ayu-mi-x II Version Jpn
  • Released: March 8, 2000
6 171,000
  • Gold
Ayu-mi-x II Version US+EU
  • Released: March 8, 2000
2 230,000
  • Platinum
Ayu-mi-x II Version Acoustic Orchestra
  • Released: March 8, 2000
  • Genre: Acoustic Orchestra, classical
3 201,000
  • Platinum
Ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix
  • Released: March 29, 2000
  • Genre: Electronic Dance Music
6 515,000
  • 2× Platinum
2001 Ayu-mi-x III Non-Stop Mega Mix Version
  • Released: February 28, 2001
  • Genre: Electronic Dance Music
3 314,000
  • Platinum
Ayu-mi-x III Acoustic Orchestra Version
  • Released: February 28, 2001
  • Genre: Acoustic Orchestra/Classical
4 184,000
  • Gold
Super Eurobeat Presents Ayu-ro Mix 2
  • Released: September 27, 2001
  • Genre: Eurobeat
1 436,000
  • Platinum
Cyber Trance Presents Ayu Trance
  • Released: September 27, 2001
  • Genre: Trance
3 392,000
  • Platinum
2002 Ayu-mi-x 4 + Selection Non-Stop Mega Mix Version
  • Released: March 20, 2002
  • Genre: Electronic Dance Music
4 152,000
  • Gold
Ayu-mi-x 4 + Selection Acoustic Orchestra Version
  • Released: March 20, 2002
  • Genre: Acoustic Orchestra/Classical
9 96,000
Cyber trance presents Ayu trance 2
  • Released: September 26, 2002
  • Genre: Trance
3 238,000
  • Platinum
2003 RMX Works from Ayu-mi-x 5 Non-Stop Mega Mix
  • Released: September 25, 2003
  • Genre: Electronic Dance Music
18 44,000
RMX Works from Cyber trance presents Ayu trance 3
  • Released: September 25, 2003
  • Genre: Trance
14 56,000
Rmx Works from Super Eurobeat Presents Ayu-ro Mix 3
  • Released: September 25, 2003
  • Genre: Eurobeat
13 65,000
2005 My Story Classical
  • Released: March 24, 2005
  • Genre: Acoustic Orchestra/Classical
  • Tracks performed with Lamoureux Orchestra (France)
4 82,000
2008 Ayu-mi-x 6: Gold
  • Released: March 26, 2008
  • Genre: Electronic Dance Music
6 46,000
Ayu-mi-x 6: Silver
  • Released: March 26, 2008
  • Genre: Electronic Dance Music
8 43,000
2011 Ayu-mi-x 7 Version House
  • Release: April 20, 2011
  • Genre: House
7 19,651
Ayu-mi-x 7 Version Acoustic Orchestra
  • Release: April 20, 2011
  • Genre: Orchestra
5 18,687
Ayu-mi-x 7 Presents Ayu Trance 4
  • Release: April 20, 2011
  • Genre: Trance
6 18,672
Ayu-mi-x 7 Presents Ayu-ro Mix 4
  • Release: April 20, 2011
  • Genre: Eurobeat
4 20,161
2013 A Classical
  • Released: January 8, 2013[29]
  • Label: Avex
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
1 33,017+

Live albums[edit]

Year Information Oricon chart peaks Japanese Sales RIAJ certification
(sales thresholds)
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly
2013 15th Anniversary Tour: A Best Live
  • Released: October 18, 2013
  • Label: Avex
  • Format: CD
#4 #7 20,467

Singles[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Oricon chart peaks Billboard Japan Certifications Sales
(Japan)
Album
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Hot 100 Hot 100 (Airplay) Hot 100 (Sales) Ringtones Full Song Physical
1995 "Nothing From Nothing" Nothing from Nothing
1998 "Poker Face" 20 Gold 43,140 A Song for ××
"You" 20 249 Gold 78,260
"Trust" 9 20 121 Gold 181,820
"For My Dear..." 9 262 Gold 74,440
"Depend on You" 6 162 Gold 131,460
1999 "Whatever" 5 114 Gold 189,610 Loveppears
"Love ~Destiny~" 1 1 7 30 2× Platinum 650,800
"To Be" 2 4 18 67 Platinum 324,500
"Boys & Girls" 1 1 2 11 Million 1,038,000
"A" 1 1 1 3 Million 1,670,000
"Appears" 1 2 8 81 Platinum 290,550
"Kanariya" 1 1 6 92 Platinum 289,200
2000 "Fly High" 1 3 12 89 Platinum 299,540
"Vogue" 1 3 4 23 3× Platinum 767,660 Duty
"Far Away" 1 2 7 43 2× Platinum 510,460
"Seasons" 1 1 1 5 Million 1,367,400
"Surreal" 1 1 3 60 2× Platinum 417,210
"Audience" 1 2 7 93 Platinum 293,000
"M" 1 1 1 2 Platinum Million 1,319,070 I Am...
2001 "Evolution" 1 1 1 7 Million 955,250
"Never Ever" 1 1 2 16 3× Platinum 757,000
"Endless Sorrow" 1 1 2 14 3× Platinum 768,510
"Unite!" 1 1 4 25 2× Platinum 571,110
"Dearest" 1 1 1 17 3× Platinum 750,420
"A Song is Born" 1 1 3 18 Platinum 441,410
2002 "Daybreak" 2 2 9 57 Gold 200,000
"Free & Easy" 1 1 2 15 2× Platinum 486,520 Rainbow
"H" 1 1 1 1 Million 1,016,000
"Voyage" 1 1 1 9 3× Platinum 679,500
2003 "&" 1 1 1 6 2× Platinum 690,000[21] Memorial Address
"Forgiveness" 1 1 2 36 Platinum 222,000
"No Way to Say" 1 1 1 29 Platinum 460,000[21]
2004 "Moments" 1 1 1 19 2× Platinum Gold Platinum 303,000 My Story
"Inspire" 1 1 2 16 3× Platinum Platinum 329,145
"Carols" 1 1 1 20 Million Platinum 309,128
2005 "Step You/Is This Love?" 1 1 1 19 3× Platinum Gold Platinum 403,000[30] (Miss)understood
"Fairyland" 1 1 4 25 3× Platinum Gold Platinum 316,663
"Heaven" 1 1 3 23 Million Gold Platinum 327,111
"Bold & Delicious/Pride" 1 1 7 73 Gold 133,000
2006 "Startin'/Born to Be..." 1 1 2 51 Gold Gold 188,551 Secret
"Blue Bird" 1 1 3 32 3× Platinum Gold Platinum 258,566[31]
2007 "Glitter/Fated" 1 1 3 39 2× Platinum Platinum Gold 166,203 Guilty
"Talkin' 2 Myself" 1 1 6 78 Gold 108,347
2008 "Mirrorcle World" 1 1 2 33 2 25[32] 2 Gold Platinum 193,016 A Complete: All Singles
"Days/Green" 1 1 4 26 1 42 1 Platinum / Gold Gold 190,891 Next Level
2009 "Rule/Sparkle" 1 1 4 43 1 23[33] 1 Gold Gold 130,816
"Sunrise/Sunset (Love Is All)" 1 1 4 50 2 15 2 2× Platinum Platinum Gold 110,169 Rock 'n' Roll Circus
"You Were.../Ballad" 1 1 2 56 14 43 4 2× Platinum Platinum Gold 118,249
2010 "Moon/Blossom" 1 1 6 70 4 56 2 Gold Gold 96,490 Love Songs
"Crossroad" 1 1 5 66 3 53 1 Gold Gold 99,021
"L" 1 1 6 71 2 46 1 Gold Gold 94,573
2013 "Feel the Love/Merry-Go-Round" 3 5 20 13 90 7 37,366 Colours
Footnotes
  • — = N/A

Promotional singles[edit]

Year Title Billboard Japan Digital
Chart
Airplay Certifications Album
Hot 100 Ringtones Full Song
2007 "Together When..." 3× Platinum Platinum Guilty
2011 "Happening Here" 42[34] A Summer Best
2012 "How Beautiful You Are" 63 3 86[35] Gold Party Queen
"You & Me" 33[36] 3[37] 75[38] Gold A Summer Best
2013 "Tell All"[39]
2014 "Pray" 11 Colours
"Hello New Me" 29 4

As featured artist[edit]

Year Title Oricon chart peaks Billboard Japan Certifications Album
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Hot 100 Hot 100 (Airplay) Hot 100 (Sales) Ringtones Full Song Physical
2010 "Dream On"
(with Naoya Urata)
1 1 12 12 31 3

Other charted songs[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
[citation needed]
Certifications Album
Hot 100 Airplay Digital chart Ringtones Full Song
1999 "A Song for ××" Gold[40] A Song for ××
2000 "Teddy Bear" Gold[40] Duty
2003 "Memorial Address" Gold[40] Memorial Address
2006 "Jewel" 4[41] 4[41] 3x Platinum[42] Platinum[43] Secret
2008 "My All" 36[44] Gold[45] Guilty
2009 "Next Level" 89[46] 23 Next Level [47]
"Curtain Call" 88
2010 "Microphone" 33 31 10 Rock 'n' Roll Circus [48]
"Don't Look Back" 20
"Meaning of Love" 49
"Last Links" 50
"Sexy Little Things" 52
"Lady Dynamite" 66
"Count Down" 67
2011 "Love Song" 39 45 4 Gold[49] Love Songs
"Why..." (feat. Juno) 95 6[50] Five
"Progress" 41 2[51] Gold[52]
"Beloved" 4[53]
"Another Song" (feat. Naoya Urata) 8[53]
2014 "XOXO" 104 Colours
"Lelio" 165
"Angel"
"Terminal" 195
"What is Forever Love" 97
"Now & 4Eva" 101

German-released singles[edit]

Year Title Release date
2003 "Connected" April 7
"M" October 27
2004 "Depend on You" March 8
"Naturally" October 18
2005 "Appears" April 18
"Unite!" November 17

Non-regular singles[edit]

Year Title Oricon weekly
peak position
[28]
Copies sold Notes
2000 "The Other Side One: Hex Hector" 33 10,000 Out of print, limited edition
2001 "The Other Side Two: Junior Vasquez" 10 54,000 Out of print, limited edition
"The Other Side Three: Thunderpuss, Soul Solution" 12 50,000 Out of print, limited edition
"The Other Side Four: System F, Vincent De Moor" 11 54,000 Out of print, limited edition
"Poker Face" 31 24,000 Re-release
"You" 25 36,000 Re-release
"Trust" 29 24,000 Re-release
"For My Dear..." 33 23,000 Re-release
"Depend on You" 27 28,000 Re-release
"Whatever" 28 28,000 Re-release
"To Be" 26 29,000 Re-release
"Excerpts from Ayu-mi-x III: 001" 44 21,000 Limited edition
"Excerpts from Ayu-mi-x III: 002" 34 18,000 Limited edition
"Excerpts from Ayu-mi-x III: 003" 36 17,000 Limited edition
"Excerpts from Ayu-mi-x III: 004" 35 17,000 Limited edition
"Excerpts from Ayu-mi-x III: 005" 32 16,000 Limited edition
"Excerpts from Ayu-mi-x III: 006" 30 16,000 Limited edition
2002 "H" Limited edition
"Someday My Prince Will Come" Theme song for the Japanese re-release of
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Other appearances[edit]

Year Information Song contributed
1998 Avex the Album
  • Avex 10th anniversary compilation album
  • Released: November 26, 1998
"A" (with m.c.A.T)
2002 Song+Nation
  • Charity album
  • Released: January 23, 2002
"A Song Is Born" (with Keiko)
2014 Future is Wow
  • m-flo's 8th studio album
  • Released: March 26, 2014
"My Way" (m-flo + Ayumi Hamasaki)

Collaborations[edit]

  • Ayumi Hamasaki and Tsunku - Love: Since 1999
  • Ayumi Hamasaki and Keiko - A Song Is Born
  • Urata Naoya Feat. Ayumi Hamasaki - Dream On
  • Ayumi Hamasaki Feat. Juno - Why...
  • Ayumi Hamasaki Feat. Urata Naoya - Why...
  • Ayumi Hamasaki Feat. Urata Naoya - Another Song
  • Ayumi Hamasaki Feat. VERBAL - Merry-go-round

Vinyl[edit]

Japanese vinyl[edit]

USA vinyl[edit]

UK vinyl[edit]

German vinyl[edit]

Belgian vinyl[edit]

Spanish vinyl[edit]

  • May 5, 2004 — M

DVDs[edit]

Video albums[edit]

Concert DVDs[edit]

1 Only in the complete live box. Total 72,826 copies sold
2 Only in the A Best 2: White CD+2DVD combo.

DVD audio[edit]

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Year Title Director(s)
1998 "Poker Face" Wataru Takeishi
"You"
"Trust"
"For My Dear..." Hiromitsu Odagami
"Depend On You" Masashi Muto
1999 "Whatever" Wataru Takeishi
"Love (Destiny)"
"To Be"
"Boys & Girls"
"Appears"
2000 "Kanariya"
"Fly High"
"Vogue"/"Far Away"/"Seasons"
"Surreal"
"M"
2001 "Evolution"
"Never Ever" (Promotional clip)
"Endless Sorrow"
"Unite!" (Promotional clip) Takahide Ishii
"Dearest" Wataru Takeishi
"Dearest" (Acoustic Piano version)
"M" (Above and Beyond remix) Masato Okazaki[54]
2002 "Connected" Studio 4°C Connected Project
"Daybreak" Wataru Takeishi
"Free & Easy"
"Voyage" Isao Yukisada
"Real Me" Ukon Kamimura
2003 "Rainbow" Wataru Takeishi
"Ourselves" Kouki Tange
"Greatful Days" Hideaki Sunaga
"Hanabi (Episode II)" Shuichi Tan
"Forgiveness" Yoshiya Okoyama + D.B.D
"No Way to Say" Ukon Kamimura
"Angel's Song" Hideaki Sunaga
"Because of You"
2004 "Moments" Tetsuo Inoue
"Inspire"
"Game" Hideaki Sunaga
"Carols" Kiyoshi Utsumi
"About You" Hideaki Sunaga
"Humming 7/4" Wataru Takeishi
"Walking Proud" Ken Sueda
2005 "Step You" Tetsuo Inoue
"Is This Love?" Masashi Muto
"My Name's Women" Wataru Takeishi
"Fairyland"
"Alterna" Kouki Tange
"Heaven" Wataru Takeishi
"Bold & Delicious" Luis Hernandez
"Pride"
2006 "Bold & Delicious" (Side Story version)
"Ladies Night" Masashi Muto
"Rainy Day" Tetsuo Inoue
"Startin'" Takahide Ishii
"Born to Be..."
"Blue Bird"
"Beautiful Fighters" Takahide Ishii, Luis Hernandez
"1 Love" Hideaki Sunaga
"Jewel" Wataru Takeishi
"Momentum" Takahide Ishii
2007 "Part of Me"
"Glitter" Wong Hoi
"Fated"
"Talkin' 2 Myself" Takahide Ishii
"Decision" Wataru Takeishi
2008 "(Don't) Leave me alone" Takahide Ishii
"Marionette"
"Mirrorcle World" Kazuyoshi Shimomura
"Days" Takahide Ishii
"Green" Kazuyoshi Shimomura
2009 "Rule" Takahide Ishii
"Sparkle" Kazuyoshi Shimomura
"Next Level" Stanly Izumi Kim, Luis Hernandez
"Curtain Call"
"Sunrise (Love is All)" Wataru Takeishi
"Sunset (Love is All)"
"You Were..." Masashi Muto
"Ballad" Takahide Ishii
2010 "Sexy Little Things" Masashi Muto
"Microphone"
"Don't Look Back" Hideaki Sunaga
"Lady Dynamite" Kazuyoshi Shimomura
"Moon" Hideaki Sunaga
"Crossroad" Masashi Muto
"Blossom" Takahide Ishii
"Blossom" (Director's cut)
"Virgin Road" Masashi Muto
"Sweet Season" Luis Hernandez
"Sweet Season" (Alternate edit)
"Dream On" (Naoya Urata feat. Ayumi Hamasaki) Masashi Muto
"Last Angel"
"Love Song"
"Do It Again"
2011 "Progress"
"Another Song" (feat. Naoya Urata)
"Why..." (feat. Juno)
"Beloved" Leslie Kee
"Brillante"
2012 "How Beautiful You Are" Masashi Muto
"Shake It"
"NaNaNa"
"Return Road"
"You & Me"
"Song 4 U"
"Missing"
"Wake Me Up"
"Snowy Kiss"
"Sweet Scar" Wataru Takeishi
2013 "Melody" Masashi Muto
"Feel the Love" Yusuke Azumaya
"Merry-go-round" Luis Hernandez
2014 "Feel the Love" ("Ayupan × Bloody Bunny" ver.) Riff Studio
"Merry-go-round" (Appearance by Verbal ver.) Satoru Yokoyama
"XOXO" A Crew
"Angel" A Crew/Masashi Muto[55]
"Lelio" A Crew
Other versions
  1. Powder Snow (Short promotional video)
  2. Vogue (Remix)
  3. M (Remix)
  4. I Am... (Short promotional video)
  5. Free & Easy (Remix)
  6. Hanabi (Remix)

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Oricon does not consider Nothing from Nothing an album released under Nippon Columbia, as part of Hamasaki's discography.
  2. ^ Some of Hamasaki's earlier singles were re-released; both Avex and Oricon consider these separate singles. Also, she has released singles in Europe consisting of remixed material. However, she has released 49 original singles of which 46 are in her official discography.

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