Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture

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List of Okinawa Prefecture bands, listed by their level of fame. This Okinawa Prefecture musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Okinawa Prefecture bands are included, as well as many Okinawa Prefecture musicians of underground status. This list of Okinawa Prefecture musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Okinawa Prefecture bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List features bands like Namie Amuro, Orange Range and more!

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Okinawa Prefecture?" or "What is a list of Okinawa Prefecture bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (18 items)

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Namie Amuro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Eurobeat Namie Amuro is a Japanese pop/R&B singer, dancer, fashion model and actress. She was, at the height of her popularity, referred to as "Teen Queen", "Queen of J-Pop" or ...more

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Orange Range is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Hip hop music, Noise rock, Pop music Orange Range is a 5-member Japanese rock band, based in Okinawa, Japan. Formed in 2001, the band began with Spice Music and later signed with Sony Music Japan's gr8! records division in 2003. ...more

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Gackt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Neo-progressive rock, Pop punk, Synthpop Gackt Camui, better known by his stage name Gackt, is a Japanese musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. He has been active since 1994, first as the frontman of the short-lived ...more

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Speed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop music Speed is a Japanese female vocal/dance group comprising Hiroko Shimabukuro, Eriko Imai, Takako Uehara and Hitoe Arakaki. All four members are former students of Okinawa Actors School which also ...more

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Olivia Lufkin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Downtempo, Pop music, Trip hop Olivia Lufkin, professionally known as OLIVIA, is a Japanese American bilingual singer-songwriter. She is the daughter of an American father and a Japanese mother. Her two younger siblings are ...more

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Yu Yamada is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Pop music, J-pop Yu Yamada is a Japanese model, actress, and singer best known from her modeling work with CanCam magazine. Shintaro Yamada is her brother.

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Cocco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music Cocco is a female J-pop / folk rock singer.

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Takako Uehara is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Pop music, J-pop, Rhythm and blues Takako Uehara is a Jpop singer, actress, and former radio host. She is a member of the group Speed. Uehara was born in Okinawa, Japan.

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MAX is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Eurobeat, Pop music, J-pop MAX whose name is an acronym for "Musical Active eXperience" is a Japanese female vocal group. The original members of MAX made their musical debut as members of the Super Monkey's ...more

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Maakii is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock Maki Onaga is an actress.

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Eriko Imai is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Pop music, J-pop Eriko Imai is a Japanese pop artist. She made her debut in the early 1990s as part of the group Speed which disbanded in March 2000. Eriko began her work away from Speed during 1998, performing ...more

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Yuusuke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Rock music, Heavy metal, Music of Japan Yuusuke Kuniyoshi, known simply as Yuusuke, was a vocalist of the Japanese band High and Mighty Color. He was the last member and the first vocalist to join the band before they were known as ...more

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HY is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Rock music, Alternative rock, Music of Japan HY is a Japanese rock band formed in 2000 by five high school friends from Okinawa. Their name comes from the initials of their hometown, Higashi Yakena. The band's popularity rose rapidly after ...more

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Caroline is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Electronic music, Ambient music Caroline Lufkin is a Japanese-American musician and the younger sister of the Japanese pop singer Olivia Lufkin. Caroline's music been released by Temporary Residence Ltd. Caroline is also a ...more

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D-51 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Pop music, J-pop D-51 is a Japanese pop music band. D-51 is group consisting of two men, Yu and Yasu. They are signed under Pony Canyon label. According to its members, the name D-51 came from Japanese National ...more

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SUPER MONKEY'S is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Eurobeat, Pop music, Rock music Super Monkey's was a Japanese pop-singing and dancing group that spawned the careers of Namie Amuro and some members of the girl group, MAX.

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Ryo Miyamori is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Ryo Miyamori J-pop

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Mongol 800 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Okinawa Prefecture
Pop punk, Ska punk, Ska Mongol800 is a Japanese punk rock band from Urasoe, Okinawa, Japan consisting of three members. When they were aged 19, they released their first album. They have released five studio ...more