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Alicia Keys

Name:
Alicia Keys

Age:
37

Date of Birth:
Jan 25, 1981

Place of Birth:
New York City, United States

Occupation:
Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Music Producer, Philanthropist, Actress

Spouse:
Swizz Beatz (m. 2010)

Children:
2

Years active:
1995–present

Genres:
R&B, Soul, Jazz, Hip Hop

Labels:
Columbia, Arista, J, RCA, Sony

Instruments:
Vocals, Piano

Social Profiles:
        

Alicia Keys - Summary Details

Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter. A classically-trained pianist, Keys was composing songs by age 12. She was signed at 15 years old by Columbia Records, and then, after disputes with the label, by Arista Records. Her debut album, Songs in A Minor, was released with J Records in 2001. Praised for Keys' musical talents and creative control, Songs in A Minor was critically and commercially successful, producing her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one single "Fallin'" and selling over 12 million copies worldwide. Songs in A Minor earned Keys five Grammy Awards in 2002. Her second album, The Diary of Alicia Keys (2003), was also a critical and commercial success, spawning successful singles "You Don't Know My Name", "If I Ain't Got You" and "Diary", and selling eight million copies worldwide. The album garnered her an additional four Grammy Awards. Her duet song "My Boo" with Usher became her second number-one single in 2004. Keys released her first live album, Unplugged (2005), and became the first female to have an MTV Unplugged album debut at number one.

Her third album, As I Am (2007), produced the Hot 100 number-one single "No One", selling 5 million copies worldwide and earning an additional three Grammy Awards. In 2007, Keys made her film debut in the action-thriller film Smokin' Aces. Her fourth album,The Element of Freedom (2009), became her first chart-topping album in the UK, and sold 4 million copies worldwide. In 2009, Keys also collaborated with Jay Z on "Empire State of Mind", which became her fourth number-one single, and won the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2010. Girl on Fire (2012) was her fifth Billboard 200 topping album, spawning the successful title track, and won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. In 2013, VH1 Storytellers was...

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Alicia Keys to say no to dirty gold mining

Thousands of music fans and college students from around the country are sending letters to singer-songwriter Alicia Keys who was featured this past summer in Vogue...
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Celebrities from the worlds of film, television, music and sports have come together to lend a hand for Hasbro Project Zambi Celebrity Charity Auction. The 10-day...
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Jessica Mauboy Can I Get A Moment?

Can I Get A Moment? is a fresh and infectious up tempo track written and produced by legendary songwriter and producer Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds who has been behind the...
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A MusiCares Tribute to Paul McCartney DVD

The show includes the classic songs “Yesterday”, “No More Lonely Nights”, “Magical Mystery Tour”, “We Can Work It Out”, “The Fool on the Hill”, “And I Love Her”,...
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Tonight Alive The Edge

With “The Edge” being written by Tonight Alive exclusively for the movie, the song will be featured on The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The Rise Of Electro Original Motion...
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that the highly anticipated motion picture The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will feature “It’s On Again” by Alicia Keys featuring...
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Stan Walker Supporting Kelly Clarkson

“There are voices and then there are VOICES!” said Stan. “Kelly Clarkson is one very special voice; one of the greats - and what a body of hits! This is one show I...
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Maddison Brooke The Voice Kids The Concert Interview

The Voice Kids has completely captivated audiences across Australia with some of Australia’s best young talent between the ages of 8 and 14 being showcased under the...
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