by James Hurley, MSN Entertainment Editor

Ayumi Hamasaki - fairyland

Ayumi Hamasaki - © Rex
Who is Ayumi Hamasaki when she's at home? She's only the top-selling female in Japanese recording history, that's who. 2005's fairyland was her 36th single and sold a record 172,000 copies in its first week. The video was also a record-breaker, costing a Japanese record of $2 million.
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