Rina Sawayama
Rina Sawayama

Rina Sawayama

About Rina Sawayama

Japan-born, UK-raised singer Rina Sawayama mixes elements of nu-metal and emo-pop into what she calls “cute R&B with a subliminal pop sheen.”

Pitchfork ranked Sawayama’s debut EP, RINA, among their 20 Best Pop and R&B Albums of 2017.
∙ Her first full-length album, 2020’s SAWAYAMA, entered Billboard’s Heatseekers Albums chart at No. 6.
∙ The critically acclaimed SAWAYAMA was included in Rolling Stone’s list of The 50 Best Albums of 2020 So Far.