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Queen of Hip-Pop

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Album Cover
Artist
Amuro Namie
Album
Queen of Hip-Pop
Released
2005.07.13
Catalog Number
AVCD-17692
Price
¥3,059
Tracklist
  1. Queen of Hip-Pop
  2. WANT ME, WANT ME
  3. WoWa
  4. I Wanna Show You My Love
  5. GIRL TALK
  6. Free
  7. My Darling
  8. Ups & Downs duet with Nao'ymt
  9. I Love You
  10. ALL FOR YOU
  11. ALARM
  12. No


Information

Queen of Hip-Pop is the sixth studio album released by Amuro Namie. This album is considered her comeback album, being her best selling record since 2000's GENIUS 2000. It is her second full length Urban contemporary record, and is made up of hip-hop and R&B songs as well as the ballad "ALL FOR YOU". The album was produced by Nao'ymt and the writing team T.Kura and michico (who previous wrote "Namie's Style" for STYLE). The first press edition came with an exclusive Pink Panther sticker, as well as a Pink Panther themed mini-newspaper.

The song "WoWa" received a music video and was used as the radio single for the record. It was also used as the commerical song for LUCIDO-L hair products. "Queen of Hip-Pop" was used for the Chevrolet Suzuki Cruze automobiles commercial theme. Later in 2006, "No" was released as the promotional single for Amuro's tenth (sixth concert) video Space of Hip-Pop -namie amuro tour 2005-. The record is noted for not containing the A-side track "the SPEED STAR" from the "GIRL TALK / the SPEED STAR" single.

The album reached #2 on the weekly Oricon chart, and continued to rank for a total of 22 weeks. It sold 455,428 copies, becoming the #27 album of 2005. It also reached #1 on the Taiwanese J-Pop chart. and #2 on the Combo Chart.

Chart Positions

Amuro promoting the record

Oricon

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 201,524
3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 91,236
4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 52,696
6 5 6 7 10 7 8 7 30,185
10 10 10 10 11 11 11 12 21,565
13 14 14 14 17 14 13 14 16,542
- - - - - - - 24 10,098
- - - - - - - 26 6,936
- - - - - - - 43 4,435
- - - - - - - 72 2,726
- - - - - - - 95 2,628
- - - - - - - 114 1,949
- - - - - - - 114 1,819
- - - - - - - 130 1,449
- - - - - - - 167 1,160
- - - - - - - 247 902
- - - - - - - 258 913
- - - - - - - 232 814
- - - - - - - 241 782
- - - - - - - out for one week
- - - - - - - 299 732
- - - - - - - 267 839
- - - - - - - 274 787
- - - - - - - 293 925
- - - - - - - 247 1,786
- - - - - - -
  • Total Reported Sales: 455,428

Playbutton Edition

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- - - - - - - 117 1,103
- - - - - - - 171 600
  • Total Reported Sales: 1,703

World Chart

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3
Position 4 20 37

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