In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, San Francisco-born Chris Hart sings before his fans at an outdoor concert in Tokyo. His album of cover versions of Japanese pop tunes is rising on the charts.... more 
In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, San Francisco-born Chris Hart sings before his fans at an outdoor concert in Tokyo. His album of cover versions of Japanese pop tunes is rising on the charts. And the crooner, a past winner of the Japanese karaoke show "Nodojiman The! World," is scoring on this nation's equivalent of “American Idol,” being billed as a genius who understands the “soul” of Japan. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Koji Sasahara
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 4:40 AM EDT