Mika Nakashima (中島 美嘉, Nakashima Mika) is a Japanese singer and actress. Five of her studio albums, one of her mini-albums and one of her compilation albums have reached number one in Japan's Oricon album chart. She also embarked on an acting career, most notably as Nana Osaki in the live action film adaptations of Nana. She sold over 10 million records in Japan.
At the age of 17, she attended an audition not knowing what it was for. She was then chosen from 3,000 girls to be the actress of the fall 2001 Fuji TV drama Kizudarake no Love Song (Tainted Love Song), in which she played the heroine Mirai Shimazaki, and also sang the theme song, "Stars."
In November 2001, "Stars" became her debut on Sony Music Associated Records, which would go on to become her best-selling single.
Her second single "Crescent Moon", an 80s themed song, was limited to 100,000 copies. It sold out the first day of its release.
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