Ka-Na (ex. Kana Uemura) is a Gold record-selling singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Japan. She has enjoyed much success over the years with her music being featured on popular radio and TV stations across Japan as well as publishing an autobiography. She is best known for her song “Fairy of the Bathroom”, an acoustic ballad about her grandmother, which became a #1 hit in 2010. That year she also won two Japan Record Awards: Best Song and Best Songwriter of the Year with her album “Pieces of Me”.
She credits Julie Andrews performance in The Sound of Music as her inspiration to write, sing, and play music. Since signing with King Records in 2005, Ka-Na, under the name of Kana Uemura, has released nine studio albums, thirteen singles, an English songs cover album, and 16 music videos.
Ka-Na moved to New York in late 2016 and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Club Bonafide, Rockwood Music Hall, Bitter End in NYC and Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Ka-Na’s new 7-song EP, “Happiness,” featuring Steve Addabbo (Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin), Ari Hest and NY-based musicians, will be released on January 25, 2019.