Kylee, eighteen years old this year, is a singer/songwriter born to an American father and Japanese mother. She is a fast-rising star who is getting the best out of both the US and Japanese music scenes.
Birthday: May 25, 1994
Blood type: O
Favorite phrase: Never give up!
Things dear to me: My family and friends
** Timeline of Major Events **
2005: Kylee, then only 11, sings the National Anthem at an Official NBA game.
December 2008: US release of indie debut single “VACANCY.”
March 2009: US release of indie mini-album “Love Kicks.”
July 2009: Japan release of special EP “Kylee meets X’amd: Lost Memories.”
August 2009: 15-year-old Kylee performs at Summer Sonic as the youngest artist in the rock festival’s history.
March 2010: Kylee’s major label debut marked by her first single “Kimi ga Irukara,” chosen as the main theme for a film by director Hans Canosa starring Maki Horikita and Kenichi Matsuyama titled “Dareka ga Watashi ni Kiss wo shita (Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac).” Kylee herself makes an appearance in this film.
July 2010: Second single “missing/IT’S YOU” is released, with “IT’S YOU” featured as the theme song for catalog store NISSEN’s massively broadcast TV commercials.
October 2010: A memorable first Oricon Top 10 with 3rd single “Everlasting,” featured as the main theme of “Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn) episode 2: The Second Coming of Char.”
January 2011: Selected as the exclusive model for adidas NEO LABEL.
May 2011: NBC’s Today show broadcasts feature story on Kylee over two days in the US.
June 2011: Performs to an audience of 50,000 at an Official Major League Baseball game in the US.
July 2011: 4th single “NEVER GIVE UP!” ranks #1 in the Japanese FM airplay chart.
October 2011: 5th single “CRAZY FOR YOU” is released and again featured as the theme for catalog store NISSEN’s TV commercials. The single ranks #1 on Recochoku’s Chaku-Uta Full (r) chart, contributing to make it a 500k total download megahit.
November 2011: First album “17” is released.
December 2011: Performs to an audience of over 70,000 at the TOYOTA Presents FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011 games.
January 2012: Performs for President Obama during his visit to her home state, Arizona.
March 2012: On the road for her first Japan tour titled “17.”
April 2012: Latest track “FEEL” made available via download.
June 2012: Plans to release “Mirai,” Kylee’s 6th single and main theme to the film “Signal.”
Official Website http://www.kylee.jp
Youtube VEVO: http://www.youtube.com/user/KyleeVEVO