Singer BoA Ranks Ninth on Japanese Top 10 Favorite Musician List

Jul 24, 2006

Singer BoA was named one of Japanese music fans’ top 10 favorite artists for the second straight year.

She came in ninth place on the list, down three notches from the previous year.

But she succeeded in finding her spot on the list for two years in a row, further solidifying her status as a star singer in Japan.

Other female solo singers making it on the list include Yanai Aiko, Utada Hikaru and Koda Kumi.

The rankings were determined based on a survey of 20,000 people in their teens to 40s conducted by Japan’s weekly entertainment magazine “Oricon Style.”

Yanai Aiko took first place for two straight years with overwhelming support from female fans, followed by the bands Spitz and Mr. Children.