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 on 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 2005, Ami was part of the unofficial duo a☆girls, which recorded and performed "Tsuioku no Heroine", a cover of 80's idol duo Wink's song 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 Gazzele 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, released on October 4. It was also announced her first solo tour Dream Ami 1st. Live Tour 2017 ♡ Re: Dream, that went through the month of November.
On April 18, she released her sixth single "Amaharu". The single includes a footage of her first tour held on November 21 in Tokyo.
On October 24, Ami released her seventh single "Wonderland". The song was used as theme song for the movie Ozland Egao no Mahou Oshiemasu.
On March 13, she released her eighth single "Good Goodbye". The song was pre-released on January 30.
On August 6, it was announced that Dream Ami will cover Koda Kumi's song "Koi no Tsubomi" for the drama Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru 2019, which stars E-girls/Flower member Sato Harumi and EXILE/Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS member NAOTO. The song will be released as a digital single on September 17.
- [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
- [2018.04.18] Amaharu
- [2018.10.24] Wonderland
- [2019.03.13] Good Goodbye
- [2016.08.24] Try Everything (Y&Co. Remix)
- [2017.05.03] Hayaku Aitai (Acoustic version)
- [2018.09.07] NEXT
- [2019.01.30] Good Goodbye
- [2019.09.17] Koi no Tsubomi
Pre-released Digital SinglesEdit
- [2013.09.18] SPICY CHOCOLATE - Shibuya RAGGA SWEET COLLECTION 3 (#2 FREE FREE!! feat. HAN-KUN & Ami (Dream / E-girls))
- [2015.08.09] tofubeats - POSITIVE feat. Dream Ami
- [2017.10.25] Various Artists - Thank You Disney (#5 Kagayaku Mirai)
- [2017.11.09-2017.11.29] Dream Ami 1st. Live Tour 2017 ♡ Re: Dream
Concerts Featured InEdit
-  E-girls LIVE TOUR 2016 "E.G. SMILE"
-  E-girls LIVE 2017 ~E.G.EVOLUTION~
-  E.G.POWER 2019 ~POWER to the DOME~
Music Video AppearancesEdit
- Main article: Ami/Gallery
- 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‼
- ↑ 9/17(火)より配信 FODオリジナル連続ドラマ『ブスの瞳に恋してる 2019』に佐藤晴美が出演決定＆主題歌はDream Ami新曲『恋のつぼみ』に決定!!
- ↑ 【Dream Ami】ドラマ『ブスの瞳に恋してる 2019』主題歌 『恋のつぼみ』9/17(火)配信リリース決定！ジャケ写解禁！
|Dream · Category · Dream Ami songs template|
|Albums||1. Re: Dream|
|Singles||1. Dress wo Nuida Cinderella · 2. Try Everything · 3. Lovefool -Suki Datte Itte- · 4. Hayaku Aitai · 5. Kimi no Tonari · 6. Amaharu · 7. Wonderland · 8. Good Goodbye|
|Digital Singles||1. Try Everything (Y&Co. Remix) · 2. Hayaku Aitai (Acoustic version) · 3. NEXT · 4. Good Goodbye · 5. Koi no Tsubomi|
|Concerts & Tours|
|Tours||1. Re: Dream|
|Concerts Featured In||E-girls: E-girls LIVE TOUR 2016 "E.G. SMILE" · E-girls LIVE 2017 ~E.G.EVOLUTION~ |
E.G.family: E.G.POWER 2019 ~POWER to the DOME~
|Units & Other Acts|
|Associated Acts||Dream · E-girls · DANCE EARTH PARTY|
|E-girls Pyramid · Trivia · 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~ · 6. POPCORN|
|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|