Ringo Shiina

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Ringo Shiina
椎名 林檎
Shiina Ringo 2016.jpg
Background information
Birth nameYumiko Shiina
Born (1978-11-25) November 25, 1978 (age 40)
OriginJapan Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
GenresJazz, Pop, Rock, Big band
OccupationsSinger, Songwriter
Instrumentssinging, guitar, piano
Years active1998–2004, 2007-present (solo)
2004–present (group)
LabelsToshiba-EMI (1998–present)
Associated actsTokyo Jihen
WebsiteOfficial Site,Official Site

Ringo Shiina (born November 25, 1978) is a Japanese singer and guitarist. She is a member of Tokyo Jihen. Shiina is from Fukuoka.

She was the creative supervisor and music director of the Flag Handover Ceremony at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics / Paralympics.

She stayed in the UK from January to March 1997.


Career

1998 Debut

1999 Released the fourth single Honno(instinct). This single has become a million seller

2004-2012 in TOKYO JIHEN(INCIDENTS TOKYO)

2018 Participated in the 69th NHK Red vs. White Song Battle