Abe Mao (阿部真央) is a singer and songwriter from Oita Prefecture, Japan, born in January 24, 1990. She began playing piano when she was an Elementary Student. She stopped playing piano in High School and began learning guitar. She participated on 2006 Yamaha TEEN'S MUSIC FESTIVAL Ooita meetings in the summer of the eleventh grader and won the championship. In the autumn of the same year, she participated in the national convention and awarded an encouragement prize. In spring 2008, after the graduation from high school, she went to Tokyo. She released her major debut on January 21, 2009.