Hayami Yu (早見優) is an idol, actress and j-pop singer from Atami, Japan. Her first single, 急いで！初恋 (Hurry up! First Love), released April 21, 1982 ended up winning a Japan Record Award for best new artist. This early success was capitalized on with a string of hit albums throughout the 1980s and a best of collection in the early 1990s. Her last studio album, MOMENTS, was released on December 12, 1988.