Asked to name the most recognizable Asian-American pop solo singer today, older people might say the Hawaiian singer Don Ho, but younger Asian- American artists agreed on one person: William Hung, the "American Idol" castoff who became an overnight sensation in for his off-key rendition of Ricky Martin's "She Bangs. If you think about it, there's very few foreign artists from anywhere that make it big in the US. Last fall, she moved to Atlanta to pursue her music career more seriously. A compliment she often hears, she said, is that "You sing like an African- American woman. It's simple: Jpop stars fail to get the same "upgrades" as their Western and Korean counterparts. I'm not just talking about the Visual Kei bands. Diplo and Skrillex, for example, each stand to benefit from having teamed up on songs with singer CL of the now disbanded Korean girl group 2NE1, and vice versa; Timbaland and Chinese pop singer Jane Zhang , whose upcoming English album he is producing, now each have exposure on opposite sides of the ocean.