According to Wikipedia,
, known mononymously as Ai , is a Japanese-American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, spokeswoman, and actress. After being discovered by BMG in 2000, she released her debut album, My Name is Ai . Signing to Def Jam Records Japan in 2003, Ai became the first woman signed to the label. She released two studio albums under the label, Original Ai and 2004 Ai. With the release of her third studio album, Ai rose to mainstream prominence in Japan. Signing to Island Records, Ai released her fourth studio album, Mic-a-Holic Ai in 2005. Its second single "Story" became one of the biggest singles of the 2000s in Japan, peaking at number 8 on the Japanese Oricon singles chart, and was the sixth single in history to receive a triple million digital certification by the Recording Industry Association of Japan .