Misaki Ito (伊藤美咲, born July 7, 1978), known by her stage name, MISIA, is Japanese rnb/pop singer-songwriter. Born in Fukuoka and raised in Tsushima, Nagasaki, MISIA debuted in 1998 with the song つつみ込むように…. She has since become one of most successful Japanese recording artists, selling over 30 million records. She has released twenty albums—ten studio albums, three compilations, five remix albums, a live album, and a cover album—of which seven reached number one on the Oricon charts. Her song Everything was the best-selling single by a female artist of the last decade.