Maia Lee

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Maia Lee
Birth name Maia Lee Zhi Ying
Born (1983-01-31) January 31, 1983 (age 34)
Origin Singapore
Genres Rock
Years active 2004–present

Maia Lee (Chinese: 李芝瑛; pinyin: Li Zhīyīng; born January 31, 1983) is a Singaporean singer and television artiste.

Early life[edit]

Lee left secondary school at the age of 15.[1]


Lee is part of the local techno trio, The Usual Suspects, who have had three Number 1 hits on the local station WKRZ 91.3 FM: "China Girl", "The Love You Promised", and "Sunburn". "The Love You Promised" has also been released in Japan and Europe, receiving airplay as far as Scandinavia. Famed German dance group Cascada recorded a remix in December 2004.

Lee was a finalist in the national talent contest, Singapore Idol.

In May 2005, Lee become a celebrity guest interviewer/writer for The New Paper, a local tabloid.[2]



  • 20 August 2005: "Emotionally Advised" - Maia Lee (debut solo album)
  • June 2004: "Oriental Love" - "The Usual Suspects"


(with "The Usual Suspects")

  • December 2004: "Techno Party 2005 Countdown" The Love You Promised (Take On Maia remix/Cascada remix edit)
  • March 2005: "From Euro With Love..." The Love You Promised (candlelight remix)
  • March 2005: "The Downtempo Room" With You (candlelight remix)
  • 29 June 2005: "Quake Trance Bestシリーズ第8弾" The Love You Promised (Cascada Remix)
  • 12 August 2005: "Nonstop Mega Trance 1 / 电音王朝01" (The Love You Promised / 你承诺的爱, The Dj /滴接)


  • December 2004: "Sunburn" - The Usual Suspects ft. Maia
  • January 2005: "The DJ" - The Usual Suspects ft. Maia
  • June 2005: "Moving Along" - The Usual Suspects ft. Maia
  • November 2005: "Love Bites" - TV Drama "Tiramisu" Theme song
  • October 2006: - "Children - Sunshine Of Our Lives" - "Walking On Sunshine"
  • 2008: "With You" - The New Romantics ft. Maia
  • 2008: "How Do I Say It?" - The New Romantics ft. Maia


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