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Biography

At 19 years old, Annekei moved from her home country, Denmark, to pursue her musical ambitions in New York City. Since the arrival in 2002, the young soul singer has been performing venues as varied as Joe’s Pub, Pianos, the Metropolitan Café, Rockwood Music Hall, The Living Room, Bowery Poetry Club, Suite 16, The Cutting Room, Blue Note, and the old Fez under Time Cafe. In 2003 she went to the finals of the amateur competition on the TV show "Showtime at The Apollo" performing her original song "Close Your Eyes".

In 2006 she signed with the Japanese label “Being Records”, and released her self-titled debut album in September the same year. The single "Brother" made it to 4 on the Japanese charts within 2 weeks of release, rose to 1 vocal album" on Japanese iTunes and landed her the title: "Best New Foreign Artist" at the AD LIB AWARDS 2006. With her growing success and several live tours in Japan, as well as the very well-received release of the 2nd album "Tsuki" in 2007, Annekei's music is reaching audiences all over Asia. Her most recent project is "Letter", a beautiful collaboration album with Korean guitarist, Jack Lee. The young singer plays the piano and the guitar, in addition to writing her own material.

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