JUJU (or ＪＵＪＵ) is a Japanese pop/R&B singer-songwriter under Sony Music Japan Associated Records label. She has released three albums thus far and gained recognition in the music industry in 2008 with her collaboration singles with Spontania.
JUJU wanted to be a jazz singer since the age of 12, and at 18 years old, she went to the US from Kyoto, Japan.
She performed live in New York’ famous JAZZ MUSICAL, and has been establishing her own sound in the center of music of the world with influeces such as R&B, HIP HOP, SOUL, LATIN and HOUSE, besides Jazz.
Since 2001, she has been featured in more than 10 songs. On 10 October 2007, she released her first full album, Wonderful Life.
On 12 December 2007, she released her first doube A side single, Wish for snow / 奇跡を望むなら…Xmas story. is the ending song (October) for the dorama, たけしの誰でもピカソ (Takeshi no dare demo PIKASO), and the dwango.jp TV-CM song.
She gained recognition in the Japanese music industry in 2008 with her collaboration with Spontania on the track “君のすべてに” (Kimi no Subete ni) and the answer song “素直になれたら” (Sunao ni Naretara).
In 2009, the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) certified her 2009 singles “やさしさで溢れるように” (Yasashisa de Afureru you ni) and “明日がくるなら” (Ashita ga Kuru nara; a collaboration with JAY’ED) double platinum for Chaku-Uta digital sales denoting more than 500,000 legal downloads.
Her 2006 single, “奇跡を望むなら…” (Kiseki o Nozomu Kara…) was also certified platinum (250,000 downloads) the same year.
Official Website: http://www.jujunyc.net/