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Ailee (에일리) is a Korean-American singer–songwriter currently signed under THE L1VE.[1] Based in South Korea, she debuted on February 8, 2012 with the single "Heaven".

On January 7, 2017, she made her American debut with the single "Fall Back" under the stage name A.Leean.


2019: Departure from YMC, Butterfly, new agency

On March 25, it was revealed that Ailee's exclusive contract with YMC Entertainment had expired on February 28 following unsuccessful renewal negotiations. However, Ailee explained that she would continue to work with YMC on her new album Butterfly, which was released on July 2, and will leave the label once album promotions have ended.[3]

On September 10, Ailee announced that she will managed by her own one-man agency called Rocket3 Entertainment.[2] In November, Ailee revealed that she is preparing to enter the American market and will be releasing the seasonal track "Sweater" on December 12.[4]

2020: Good Girl and I'm

From May 14 to July 2, she appeared on Mnet's reality survival show Good Girl.

On September 28, Rocket3 confirmed that Ailee would be making a comeback on October 6 with the mini album I'm.[5]

2021: THE L1VE, Amy

On July 22, 2021, Ailee was revealed as the first artist to join THE L1VE, a new label founded by Ravi.[1]

It was confirmed on October 14 that she would be returning with her third studio album Amy on October 27.[6]

2022: I'm Lovin' Amy

On March 7, 2022, Ailee released her first English studio album I'm Lovin' Amy.[7]



Studio albums

Mini albums

Digital singles


  • "Hitman Project #1 : A Tribute To The Hitman, David Foster" (2012)
  • "Deux 20th Anniversary Tribute Album Part.2" (with Maboos, Chakun, Feeldog) (2013)
  • "Higher" (2013)
  • "Re;code Episode V" (with 2LSON) (2014)
  • "A Real Man" (with Swings) (2014)
  • "WS Duet Project No.4 Kiss" (with Realslow) (2015)
  • "Q&A" (with SEVENTEEN) (2015)
  • "Thirst" (with Mad Clown) (2018)
  • "What About You" (with Ravi) (2020)
  • "Me Me We" (with Newkidd, Ravi) (2020)
  • "Solo Christmas" (with Whee In) (2021)


Other releases

  • "Unpretty Rapstar Track 6" (with Cheetah) (2015)
  • "Fantastic Duo Part.4" (2016)
  • "Fantastic Duo Part.5" (with Various Artists) (2016)
  • "Hyena on the Keyboard Part.1" (with Various Artists) (2018)
  • "Fly Away" (with Shin Seung Hun) (2018)
  • "Fall Away" (with Kim Bum Soo) (2018)
  • "Jealous" (with Gummy) (2018)
  • "Call My Name" (with Jung In & Gummy) (2018)
  • "Duty Free" (with Taeil & BewhY) (2018)



Digital singles


Studio albums

Digital singles


Reality shows

Variety shows


Main article: Ailee/Gallery


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