Pop music performer whose career skyrocketed after the release of her self-titled 2004 album. Her single "Story" went on to become one of the highest-selling singles in Japan during the 2000s.
In 1999, she became a member of the girl group SX4.
She was nominated for the Best R&B Video award at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards Japan ceremony.
She and her husband Hiro welcomed their first daughter in August of 2015.
She performed a cover of Monica's "For You I Will" that led to her being scouted by BMG Japan.