Angela Aki (born September 15, 1977) is a J-pop singer-songwriter. Her former Japanese name is Aki Kiyomi. She was born in Itano of Tokushima prefecture. Her father is Japanese and her mother is Italian-American. She is bilingual in English and Japanese. She was raised in Japan, but she moved to Hawaii when she was fifteen. Then she went to university at George Washington University. She released an indie album in the United States in 2000, called "These Words". Now she is signed under Sony Japan.
Angela Aki at Join Alive rock festival in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, 2013
|Birth name||安芸 聖世美 (Aki Kiyomi)|
|Also known as||Angie, Lina|
|Born||September 15, 1977|
|Origin||Itano, Tokushima Prefecture, Shikoku, Japan|
|Labels||Sony Music Japan, Tofu Records|
Tofu Records: Angela Aki (English)