From: Japan

Genre:
Pop

Yuki Ikawa is a Japanese singer/songwriter.


PROFILE

Yuki was born in Japan in 1987 and began to take piano lessons when he was 6 years old. He has composed music since about 7 years old, although he didn't have clear knowledge of it at that time. In childhood, because of his interest in the classical music, he had dreamed of studying in Germany or Austria with his original composition note.


After that Yuki got interested in singing and has written many lyrics. When he was a second-year junior high school student, he sent his original song to the audition held by Japanese famous TV program and was selected as the youngest finalist.


Thereafter, the fact that many famous international singers are singing in English led him to wonder whether he should also sing in English to become recognized in the world. But there are a lot of languages. Gradually he got interested in them and since then he has learned many kinds of languages, including English, German, French, Russian, Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Thai... He wants to embody the spirit that he values diversity and we should have the freedom.


In 2008 Yuki registered as an ourstager at Ourstage.com and he received some achievements, including the channel number 1 at Germany channel. At the same time he was selected as "Finalist", "Runner Up"(3 times), "Honorable Mention", and "Suggested Artist" at the international song and lyric writing competition, Song of the Year. This songwriting contest and lyric writing judges include numerous Grammy Award Winners, Major Record Labels, individuals from Rolling Stone Magazine, professional songwriters and individuals.


In 2009 Yuki began to perform live in Japan and in 2010 he performed at Berlin Hilton Hotel.


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He is accepting e-mails about his music career or music collaborations from other artists all over the world. artist@yukiikawa.com