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Ailee, also known by her Korean name Lee Ye-jin, is a Korean-American singer and songwriter. She was born on May 30, 1989, in Denver, Colorado, and grew up in New Jersey before moving to South Korea to pursue her music career.
Ailee’s powerful and soulful voice has earned her a lot of recognition in the Korean music industry. She first gained attention as a singer by posting covers of popular songs on YouTube, which led to her being scouted by a music agency. She made her debut in 2012 with the single “Heaven,” which quickly became a hit and earned her the “Rookie of the Year” award at the Mnet Asian Music Awards.
Since then, Ailee has released numerous successful singles and albums, including “U&I,” “I Will Show You,” and “Don’t Touch Me.” Her music is known for blending pop, R&B, and soul elements, and her powerful vocal performances have won her a loyal fanbase both in Korea and internationally.
In addition to her music career, Ailee has also appeared on several variety shows and dramas, showcasing her skills as an actress and host. She has also participated in many charity events and has been recognized for her philanthropic efforts.