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Sayuri Ishikawa (石川さゆり- January 30, 1958- is a Japanese enka singer. She is a popular contestant on the annual NHK Kōhaku Uta Gassen broadcast, having appeared 32 times since 1977. Ishikawa made her name performing the classic "Tsugarukaikyo-Fuyugeshiki". She has released 11 albums and over 100 singles. Ishikawa grew up during enka’s heyday and used to go with her mother and grandmother to see Hibari Misora perform. “I loved singing,” she recalls.