|Dream Ami promoting "Kimi no Tonari" (2017)|
|Nickname||Ami-chan (あみちゃん), Ami-shi (あみ士), Amigo (あみーご)|
|Born||May 11, 1988 (age 29)|
|Birth Place||Osaka Prefecture, Japan|
|Labels||avex trax (2002-2008)|
Rhythm Republic (2008-2009)
rhythm zone (2009-present)
|Agency||Avex Management (2002-2009)|
|Former Group(s)||Dream (2002-2017)|
@ami_dream05 on Instagram
Nakashima Ami (中島麻未), better known by her stage names Ami and Dream Ami, is a Japanese pop singer and performer. She is a former member of the girl groups Dream and E-girls. She was also a member of the 2014 line-up of DANCE EARTH PARTY.
She made her solo debut in July 29, 2015 with the single "Dress wo Nuida Cinderella", using the stage name Dream Ami.
Ami was born on May 11, 1988 in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Prior to debuting as a singer, Ami attended CALESS vocal and dance school.
In the past, Ami was part of the unofficial duo a☆girls, which performed covers of 80's idol duo Wink's songs at Girl's BOX concerts with soloist Kayo Aiko.
In 2008, with DRM changing their name to Dream, Nakashima started to use her given name romanized, Ami, as stage name.
On December 28, 2011, she debuted as member of E-girls, having a concurrent position between the group and Dream.
In January, she was announced to be the new Dream leader.
In April, she participated on the line-up of the unit DANCE EARTH PARTY, participating on the single "PEACE SUNSHINE" alongside the Dream members. She also participated on DANCE EARTH's project Changes.
On May 11, day of her 27th birthday, it was announced her solo debut with the single "Dress wo Nuida Cinderella" as Dream Ami. The single was released on July 29.
On April 20, she released her second solo single "Try Everything". The song was used as theme song for the Japanese airing of the movie Zootopia. Ami also dubbed a character on the movie.
On October 19, she released her third single "Lovefool -Suki Datte Itte-".
On March 22, she released her fourth single "Hayaku Aitai". The song is her first self-written single.
On June 5, with the reformulation of E-girls as E.G.family, she announced to be leaving Dream and E-girls after the E-girls LIVE 2017 ~E.G.EVOLUTION~ concerts in July to dedicate herself as a soloist.
On July 12, she released her fifth single "Kimi no Tonari".
On July 16, at the last E-girls LIVE 2017 ~E.G.EVOLUTION~ concert, it was announced her first studio album Re:Dream, to be released on October 4. It was also announced her first solo tour Dream Ami 1st Live Tour 2017 ♡ Re:Dream, that will go through the month of November.
- [2017.10.04] Re:Dream
- [2015.07.29] Dress wo Nuida Cinderella
- [2016.04.20] Try Everything
- [2016.10.19] Lovefool -Suki Datte Itte-
- [2017.03.22] Hayaku Aitai
- [2017.07.12] Kimi no Tonari
- [2015.07.15] Dress wo Nuida Cinderella
- [2016.04.15] Try Everything
- [2016.08.24] Try Everything (Y&Co. Remix)
- [2017.05.03] Hayaku Aitai (Acoustic version)
- [2017.11.09-2017.11.27] Dream Ami 1st Live Tour 2017 ♡ Re:Dream
dream / DRM / Dream Release ParticipationEdit
- MUSIC IS MY THING
- I love dream world
- Identity -prologue-
- Love Generation
- Soyokaze no Shirabe / STORY
- Perfect Girls / To The Top
- My Way ~ULala~
- Ev'rybody Alright!
- Only You
- Konna ni mo
- Blanket Snow
- Digital Singles
- EP / Albums
- dream world
- 777 ~Best of dreams~
- dream meets Best Hits avex
- 777 -another side story-
- Boy meets Girl
- 7th Anniversary Best
- Greatest Live Hits
- (avex ARCHIVES) COMPLETE BEST dream
- Hands Up!
E-girls Song ParticipationEdit
- As vocalist
- Follow Me
- THE NEVER ENDING STORY
- CANDY SMILE
- Gomennasai no Kissing You
- Diamond Only
- E.G. Anthem -WE ARE VENUS-
- Odoru Ponpokorin
- Dance Dance Dance
- Merry×Merry Xmas★
- E.G. summer RIDER
- Pink Champagne
- Go! Go! Let's Go!
- E.G. TIME
- E.G. SMILE -E-girls BEST-
- E.G. CRAZY
- Other songs
- As performer
DANCE EARTH PARTY song participationEdit
Ami through the yearsEdit
- She was Dream's youngest member and the one with the highest voice.
- Former Representative Number: 05
- Former Representative Color: Yellow
- Favorite Animal: Killer whales
- Favorite Food: Chocolate, Fried potatoes, Dumplings,
- Hobbies: Work, Watching Movies
- Charm Point: Smile
- Shortcoming: Has a strange 'serious face'
- Dream: Filial piety
- She revealed that her blonde hair is her trademark.
Honorary Titles Edit
Leader of Dream
Youngest Member of Dream
- ↑ 応援してくださっているみなさんへ。
- ↑ 1stアルバムタイトル＆発売日決定！ Dream Ami 「Re: Dream」
- ↑ Dream Ami 1st Live Tour 2017 ♡ Re:Dream 初の単独ソロ・ツアー開催決定‼
|Dream | Category | Dream Ami songs template|
|Singles||1. Dress wo Nuida Cinderella | 2. Try Everything | 3. Lovefool -Suki Datte Itte- | 4. Hayaku Aitai | 5. Kimi no Tonari|
|Digital Singles||1. Dress wo Nuida Cinderella | 2. Try Everything | 3. Try Everything (Y&Co. Remix) | 4. Hayaku Aitai (Acoustic version)|
|E-girls Pyramid | Trivia | Rabbits | Bunnies | E-girls songs template|
|DANCE EARTH PARTY|
|Category | DANCE EARTH PARTY songs template|
|Current Members||EXILE ÜSA | EXILE TETSUYA | Dream Shizuka|
|Former Members||EXILE NESMITH | Crystal Kay | Kobayashi Naoki | Sekiguchi Mandy | Dream Aya | Dream Ami | Dream Erie|
|Singles||1. Inochi no Rhythm | 2. PEACE SUNSHINE | 3. BEAUTIFUL NAME | 4. DREAMERS' PARADISE | 5. NEO ZIPANG ~UTAGE~|
|Digital Singles||1. To The World | 2. HEART OF A LION | 3. WAVE|
|Units & Other Acts|
|Associated Acts||Dream | EXILE | EXILE THE SECOND | Crystal Kay | Sandaime J Soul Brothers | GENERATIONS|