Ritsuki Nakano (中野律紀), born January 19, 1975, professionally known as RIKKI, is a famous Japanese folk singer. She was born in Amami Oshima, Japan. Amami Oshima is the main island of the Amami Islands, an archipelago in the Satsunan Islands, which is part of the Ryukyu Islands, and is southwest of Kyushu.
She began to sing traditional Japanese folk music when she was four years old. Later, at the age of 15, RIKKI was the youngest winner ever