Hideaki Tokunaga

Kayōkyoku, Musical Artist

1961 –


Who is Hideaki Tokunaga?

Hideaki Tokunaga is a Japanese pop singer-songwriter and actor.

Although Tokunaga failed to pass the test of Star Tanjō! in 1982, he debuted as a recording singer in 1986. After he released hit songs such as "Yume o Shinjite" and "Kowarekake no Radio" in 1990, his single "Wednesday Moon" reached No. 1 on Oricon weekly charts in 1991. He was also known for Vocalist album series, comprising his covers of female songs. Vocalist, Vocalist 2, Vocalist 3 and Vocalist 4 were released in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010 respectively.

Tokunaga is the first male artist to have at least one album to reach the number-one position on the Japanese Oricon weekly charts for four decades.

Tokunaga also composed other singers' songs such as KinKi Kids' "Eien Ni".

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Feb 27, 1961
Also known as
  • 徳永英明
  • とくなが ひであき
  • Tokunaga Hideaki
  • Tokunaga, Hideaki
  • Japan

on July 23, 2013


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