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AI is a bilingual Hip-Hop and R&B singer. After initial recognition in an appearance in Janet Jackson's "Go Deep" music video, she debuted with BMG, before signing with Universal's Def Jam label in 2003. With numerous successful album releases, tours and media appearances, she remains an influential and popular artist, bringing a heavily American R&B-influenced sound to Japanese audiences.

Stage Name: AI
Birth Name: Uemura Carina Ai (植村 カリーナ 愛)
Date of Birth: November 2, 1981
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Blood Type: B
Family: Mother Uemura Barbara, Grandma, engagement with bandleader HIRO (from Kaikigesshoku) in March 2013, son
Bands / Groups:

  • SX4


  • RCA Ariola Japan (2000-2002)
  • Universal Music (2002-2010; 2014-present)
  • EMI Music Japan (2011-2014)