Leo Ieiri

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Leo Ieiri
Born (1994-12-13) 13 December 1994 (age 19)
Fukuoka prefecture, Japan
Genres Pop, pop rock
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2012–present
Labels Victor Entertainment
Website Leo Ieiri official site

Leo Ieiri (家入レオ Ieiri Reo?, born December 13, 1994 in Fukuoka Prefecture) is a Japanese singer-songwriter. Her song "Sabrina" was used as the third ending song of the anime television series Toriko.

Her stage name comes from the movie Léon: The Professional, and also comes from Leo of Kimba the White Lion because her eyes resemble a lion.[1]

Biography[edit]

Ieiri was born in Kurume and grew up in Fukuoka. She wanted to be a singer at the age of 13 and came to study under Ongaku-juku Voice (音楽塾ヴォイス the music school Voice?) presided over by record producer, Yoshihiko Nishio, which has produced Ayaka and Yui.

In the spring of 2011, she left home and went to Tokyo alone, leaving her parents.[1] She continued doing musical activities while going to the high school in Tokyo and made her debut on February 15, 2012.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Release Date Peak chart positions
Oricon[2] Japan Hot 100[3]
Sabrina (サブリナ) 2012.02.15 8 2
Shine 2012.05.16 7 2
Bless You 2012.09.12 8 3
Message 2013.05.22 9 4
Goddess of the Sun (太陽の女神) 2013.11.06 7 3
Chocolate (チョコレート) 2014.01.29 9 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

"×" denotes periods where charts did not exist or were not archived.

Albums[edit]

  • "Leo" (2012)
  • "a boy" (2014)

Awards[edit]

Japan Record Awards[edit]

The Japan Record Awards is a major music awards show held annually in Japan by the Japan Composer's Association.

Year Recipient Award Result
2012 Leo Ieiri New Artist Award Won
Best New Artist Award Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "家入レオ シングル『Shine』 インタビュー". hotexpress (Plantec). Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  2. ^ "オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」". Oricon. Retrieved January 31, 2014.  (subscription only)
  3. ^ "Japan Hot 100". Billboard accessdate=January 31, 2014. 

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