Crystal Kay

Real name : Crystal Kay Williams
Birthday : 1986.02.26
Age : 31 years
Blood type : O
Hometown : Yokohama

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Renowned fluent in Japanese and English singer in Japan, born of an African-American father and a mother Zainichi (descendant of Korean), she debuted her career in 1997 with her first single « Eternal Memories » with Sony label. When she was young, she played the off voice of commercial TV. In 2002, her third album« Almost Seventeen » debuted on the second position in the Oricon Chart. 

She collaborated with several artists like Chemistry in 2005, M-Flo in 2007, Jin Akanishi, BoA, DANCE EARTH PARTY in 2013, and more recently with Namie Amuro. She has also made openings for animes like « Boku wa Imoto ni Koi Suru »and « Full Metal Alchemist ». In November 2014, she entered to the LDH and 2015 marks a new chapter for Crystal with the release of her  single « Kimi ga Itakara » (君がいたから) with the participation of Taiki Sato for the video clip.

Discography

Singles

2017/02/17 – Faces
2016/03/23 – Lovin’ You
2016/09/14 – Sakura
2015/09/16 – Revolution feat Namuro Amie
2015/06/03 – Kimi ga ita kara
2012/06/06 – Forever
2012/03/14 – Delicious na Kinyoubi/Haru Arashi
2011/12/14  – Superman
2010/11/24 – Journey ~Kimi to Futari de~
2009/07/16 – ONE
2008/06/11 – Namida no Saki ni
2007/05/16 – Anata no Soba de
2007/02/28 – Konna ni Chikaku de
2007/01/17  – Kitto eien ni
2006/02/08 – Kirakuni/Together
2005/10/05 – Two As One (With Chemistry)
2005/05/18 – Koi ni Ochitara
2005/01/26 – Kiss
2004/11/17 – Bye My Darling
2004/05/12 – Motherland
2003/11/27 – Can’t be Stopped
2003/10/22 – Candy
2003/06/18 – I like it (With m-flo)
2003/11/27  – Can’t be Stopped
2002/10/23 – Girls U Love
2002/08/07 – Hard to say
2001/11/28 – Think of you
2001/07/04 – Ex Boyfriend  feat Verbal
2001/05/09 – Girl’s Night
2000/03/23 – Shadows of Desire
1999/11/03 – Komichi no hana
1999/09/08 – Teenage universe~Chewing gum baby
1999/07/01 – Eternal Memories

Albums

2015/12/16 – Shine
2012/06/27 – VIVID
2010/12/08 – Spin the Music
2008/08/06 – Color Change
2007/06/20 – All yours
2006/02/22 – Call Me Miss…
2005/03/02 – Crystal Style
2003/11/27- 4 Real
2002/10/23 – Almost Seventeen
2001/08/22 – 637~Always and forever
2000/03/23 – C.L.C.~Crystal Kay

Best Albums

2011/12/14 – Love Song Best
2009/09/02 – Best Of Crystal Kay
2004/06/30 – CKS

Mini Albums

2010/06/16 – Flash
2007/11/28 – Shinning

Other Albums

2009/12/16 – The Best Remixes of CK
2003/12/17 – Natural~World premiere Album

Digital Albums

2016/06/01 – Waiting of you (CM Version)
2015/11/04 – Nando demo
2015/05/13- Kimi ga itakara
2015/04/10 – THE LIGHT
2013/02/27 – My Heart Beat
2012/06/20 – Memory Box
2012/06/13 – Take it Outside
2012/05/26 – Forever
2012/03/07 – Delicious na Kinyoubi
2011/11/07 – Superman
2010/09/15 – Time of Love
2010/05/19 –  Victoria
2010/02/24 – FLASH
2008/12/15 – Daeta Kiseki

Videos Releases

2013/03/06 – CK LIVE 2012 “VIVID”
2010/06/16 – Crystal Kay Live in NHK Hall: 10th Anniversary Tour CK10
2009/12/02 – CK 04-09 MUSIC CLIPS2 -DECADE-
2004/06/30 – CK99-04 MUSIC CLIPS

Collaborations

2016/04/27 – EXILE SHOKICHI – THE FUTURE (CD track 2: Rock City feat. SWAY & Crystal Kay, DVD and Rock City feat. SWAY & Crystal Kay (Music Video)
2015/05/27 – J-PARTY (Track 14: Superman)
2015/04/22 – TEE – Tee time ~Collaboration Best~ (Track 4: Answer with Crystal Kay)
2015/02/11 – Che’Nelle – @chenelleworld (Track 8: All My Ladies feat. Crystal Kay & Aoyama Thelma)
2014/09/23 – Sly & Robbie & SPICY CHOCOLATE – The Reggae Power (Track 1 : Love On My Mind (feat. Crystal Kay & Beenie Man)
2014/09/03 – AKLO – The Arrival (Track 8: I Don’t Care feat. Crystal Kay)
2014/08/27 -All Star Movie Hits (Disc 1 – track 13:Kitto Eien ni / Crystal Kay)
2014/08/06 – DJ CATCHER – PARTY UP !! (track 4:Forever, track 12 : Take It Outside)
2014/02/26 – DJ KAORI – DJ KAORI’S JMIX VI (Track 17:Forever)
2013/02/20 – Skoop On Somebody – S.O.S. Duets (Track 1:  T.Y.L. with Crystal Kay)
2012/12/26 – FINAL FANTASY Orchestral Album (track 13:Eyes On Me with Crystal Kay)
2012/12/05 – TEE – much love (Track 3 Answer with Crystal Kay)
2012/11/14 – DAISHI DANCE – Wonder Tourism (Track 2:FANTASTIC JOURNEY feat. Crystal Kay)
2012/11/07 – Shimizu Shota, Crystal Kay, Mummy-D, SEAMO, Dohzi-T – Lovin’ You
2012/10/10- Lionel Richie – Endless Love feat. Crystal Kay
2012/08/22 – Climax Love Story Dai 1 Sho (Disc 2 – Track 1 Crystal Kay / Koi ni Ochitara)
2012/06/27 – Far East Movement – Where The Wild Things Are (Remixes) feat. Crystal Kay
2012/07/27 – BRADBERRY ORCHESTRA – Physical feat. Suga Shikao, Crystal Kay and Salyu
2012/05/22 – Far East Movement – Dirty Bass (Track 3 Where the Wild Things Are feat. Crystal Kay)
2012/04/11 – TEE – Answer with Crystal Kay
2011/07/27 – Jyonetsu Tairiku LIVE BEST (Track 11:Koi ni Ochitara)
2011/04/13 – m-flo loves Crystal Kay – gET oN! (THE SUITBOYS Remix)
2011/03/02 – Keiichi Tomita WORKS BEST ~beautiful songs to remember~ (Track6: REEEWIND! Tomita Lab.Remix (m-flo loves Crystal Kay)
2010/12/22 – Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – Tokyo Ska Paradise Kokugikan & Tokyo Ska Paradise Taiikukan LIVE DVD (CD2  Track 28:Jungle Boogie with Tamio Okuda, Crystal Kay and Kazuyoshi Saito)
2010/10/27 – BEAT CONNECTION (Disc 2 track:1 Lovin’ You / Shimizu Shota, Crystal Kay, Mummy-D, SEAMO, Dohzi-T)
2010/09/22 – 10-nen Saki mo Kimi ni Koishite Original Soundtrack
2010/07/07 – DJ KAYA – JAPANATION (track 10:Koi ni Ochitara Genki Rockets Remix)
2010/04/28 – HOLIDAY tunes ~Odekake Mode~ (CD2 track 15:Can’t be Stopped)
2010/04/21 – commmons: schola vol.5 Yukihiro Takahashi & Haruomi Hosono Selections: Drums & Bass (track 15 Thank You For Talking To Me Africa)
2010/04/07- m-flo – m-flo 10 Years Special Live “we are one” (track 7 Love Don’t Cry ,m-flo loves Crystal Kay)
2010/03/31 – Age Uta ~Koi wo Akiramenai Joshi no Uta~ ( Track 14: Kiss)
2010/03/24 – LOVE BEATS produced by Jeff Miyahara Vol.1 (Track 9 :Suki)
2010/03/10 – TOKYO SKA PARADISE ORCHESTRA – WORLD SKA SYMPHONY (Track 6:Zutto)
2009/12/09 – Minna de Dori Suru? DO YOU DREAMS COME TRUE (Track 10:Suki, Track11 :Asa ga Mata Kuru)
2009/11/25- DJ KAORI – DJ KAORI’S JMIX III (Track 21:think of U)
2009/11/04 – LOVE more (Track 5: Kiss)
2009/05/13 – CORNELIUS – CM3 (Track 11:ONE)
2009/03/25 – Maboroshi – Maboroshi no Shi (Track 6:Music Is Mine feat. Crystal Kay)
2009/03/18/ – BoA – BEST&USA (Track 1: UNIVERSE feat. Crystal Kay & VERBAL (m-flo)
2009/02/18 – BoA – Eien / UNIVERSE / Believe in LOVE (Track 2 :UNIVERSE feat. Crystal Kay & VERBAL (m-flo)
2008/09/24 – Shiawase ni Nareru Uta  (CD1  track 8:Namida ga Afurete mo)
2008/03/26 – 39 Anime×Music Collaboration ’02-’07 (CD1 track 13:Motherland)
2008/03/26 – Girls Be Ambitious!! (CD1 track2 :Tears)
2008/03/18 – m-flo – m-flo inside -WORKS BEST III- (track 4 :I Know)
2008/02/20 – Shuukatsu!!(track5 :Koi ni Ochitara)
2007/09/26 –  m-flo – electriCOLOR -COMPLETE REMIX- (track 9:Love Don’t Cry -KGN8 Remix- (m-flo loves Crystal Kay)
2007/03/28 – m-flo – COSMICOLOR (track 2 :Love Don’t Cry loves Crystal Kay)
2006/08/09 –  CHEMISTRY – CHEMISTRY THE VIDEOS: 2003-2006 ~We Sing, Therefore We Are~ (Track 8:Two As One (CHEMISTRY × Crystal Kay)
2006/01/25 – HIT STYLE (CD1 track 4: Kiss)
2005/09/28 – Diva (track 4 :Candy)
2005/05/18 – TV ANIMATION FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK 3 ( Track 13 Motherland)
2005/02/23  – FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST COMPLETE BEST (Track 6  Motherland)
2004/09/14 –  m-flo – ASTROMANTIC CHARM SCHOOL (Track 2  REEEWIND! -Tomita Lab. Remix- (m-flo loves Crystal Kay), Track 8 :gET oN! -ugly duckling remix- (m-flo loves Crystal Kay)
2004/08/04 – TEENAGE POP (Track 1 :Candy)
2004/05/26 – m-flo – ASTROMANTIC (Track 7 :gET oN!, Track 15 REEEWIND! (loves Crystal Kay)
2004/04/06 – neo soul (Track 5:Candy)
2004/03/17  – m-flo – m-flo inside Astro Alliance (Track 2  REEEPLAY! DJ HASEBE remix (loves Crystal Kay), Track 13 hard to say)
2004/02/25 – SUZUKI MANIA Suzuki Masayuki Tribute Album (Track2 :LIBERTY)
2003/08/20 – Voyage relaxing best (Track 6:OVER THE RAINBOW)
2003/07/25 –  m-flo loves Crystal Kay – I LIKE IT / REEEWIND!
2003/07/24]-  Smooth SUMMER (Track 4: CURIOUS)
2003/03/26 – PALM DRIVE – BLOCK HOLIDAY (Track 5:Hello☆Goodbye feat. Crystal Kay, CORN HEAD)
2003/03/21 –  Mellow Works of Hiroshi Fujiwara (Track 14 :LOST CHILD (Original Version)
2003/03/05 – Tachytelic Night welcomes you to the FAR EAST (track7 :hard to say)
2003/01/29 – image vocal (Track 1:Eternal Memories)
2002/12/18 – HARLEM ver.1.7 (Track2:Feel the Same? OLD NICK Ver. ~SUPER HONEY DIP Remix / [[DJ Watarai featuring BIG-0 & Crystal Kay)
2002/02/27 – m-flo – Sotoshigoto ~m-flo turns it out!~ (CD2 Track 1:Ex-Boyfriend feat. VERBAL (m-flo)
2002/01/0? – EQUIS.EX.X PT2 (D.O.I. REMIX) / FEEL THE SAME ~OLD NICK VER.(SUPER HONEY DIP REMIX)~ REMIX BY DJ HASEBE (Track3:FEEL THE SAME ~OLD NICK VER. (SUPER HONEY DIP REMIX)~ REMIX BY DJ HASEBE / DJ WATARAI feat. BIG-O & Crystal Kay, Track4:FEEL THE SAME ~OLD NICK VER. (SUPER HONEY DIP REMIX)~ REMIX BY DJ HASEBE – INSTRUMENTAL / DJ WATARAI feat. BIG-O & Crystal Kay)
2002/01/09 –   SMOOTH (Track 4 :Girl’s Night)
2001/12/19 –  Parappa The Rapper TV ANIMATION SOUNDTRACK volume.2 (Track 1:Attitude)
2001/06/20 – GINZA Evening (Track13:Eternal Memories)
2001/02/15/ – Fujiwara Hiroshi + Osawa Shinichi- LOST CHILD feat. Crystal Kay

US Discography

Digital Singles

2014/08/13 – Dum Ditty Dumb
2014/05/06 – Rule Your World
2014/02/23 – Busy Doing Nothing