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Alicia Keys

Keys performing at Pavilhão Atlântico in Lisbon, Portugal on March 19, 2008
Background information
Birth name Alicia Augello Cook
Also known as Lellow
Born January 25, 1981 (1981-01-25) (age 29)
Origin New York City, New York, United States
Genres R&B, soul, pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, record producer, actress, music video director, author, poet
Instruments Vocals, piano, keyboards, cello, synthesizer, vocoder, guitar, bass
Years active 1985–present
Labels Columbia, Arista, J
Website www.aliciakeys.com
.Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), better known by her stage name Alicia Keys, is an American recording artist, musician and actress.^ Born: January 25, 1981 in New York, NY .
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^ Her real name is Alicia Augello Cook.
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^ January 25 , 1981 .
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.She was raised by a single mother in the Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan in New York City.^ She was raised in the Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan ...
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^ She was raising a girl single handedly in Hell's Kitchen, New York, trying to make ends meet.
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^ She was raised in the Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan in New York by her single mother, where Keys made a television appearance on The Cosby Show at the age of four.
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.At age seven, Keys began to play classical music on the piano.^ Alicia Keys began to play classical music on the piano at the age of seven.
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^ At what age did she start playing the piano?
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^ At age seven, Keys began to play classical music on the piano.
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.She attended Professional Performing Arts School and graduated at 16 as valedictorian.^ Keys graduated from the Professional Performing Arts School, a prestigious high school in Manhattan, as valedictorian at the age of sixteen.

^ She later attended the selective Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan, graduating first in her class early at age 16.
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^ Keys graduated from the Professional Performing Arts, a high school in Manhattan, at the age of sixteen as valedictorian.
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.She later attended Columbia University before dropping out to pursue her music career.^ Later Alicia Keys attended Columbia University before dropping out to pursue her music career.
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^ Two years later, she received a scholarship for and briefly enrolled in Columbia University before leaving to pursue a music career.
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^ She also went to Columbia University before leaving there to pursue her musical career.
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.Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records.^ Alicia Keys released her first album, Songs in A Minor, in 2001.
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^ Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records.Keys' debut album, Songs in A Minor, was a commercial success, selling over 12 million copies worldwide.
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.Keys' debut album, Songs in A Minor, was a commercial success, selling over 12 million copies worldwide.^ Her 2001 debut album, "Songs in A Minor," sold six million copies and garnered five Grammys.
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^ Keys then released her debut album, Songs in A Minor .

^ Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records.Keys' debut album, Songs in A Minor, was a commercial success, selling over 12 million copies worldwide.
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.She became the best-selling new artist and best-selling R&B artist of 2001. The album earned Keys five Grammy Awards in 2002, including Best New Artist and Song of the Year for "Fallin'". Her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in 2003 and was also another success worldwide, selling eight million copies.^ Keys followed up her debut with The Diary of Alicia Keys, released in December 2003.
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^ She's got soul, she's one of the best new artist.
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^ Lyrics of the songs from the album UNKNOWN By alicia keys .
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.The album garnered her an additional four Grammy Awards in 2005. Later that year, she released her first live album, Unplugged, which debuted at number one in the United States.^ Later that year, she released her first live album, Unplugged, which debuted at number one in the United States.
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^ The album garnered her an additional four Grammy Awards in 2005.
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She became the first female to have an MTV Unplugged album to debut at number one and the highest since Nirvana in 1994.
.Keys made guest appearances on several television series in the following years, beginning with Charmed.^ She was raised in the Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan in New York by her single mother, where Keys made a television appearance on The Cosby Show at the age of four.
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^ Released in 2003, The Diary of Alicia Keys enjoyed similar Grammy-certified success, and Keys released a book of poetry the following year.
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^ The following year, when Davis went to J Records, Keys followed.
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.She made her film debut in Smokin' Aces and went on to appear in The Nanny Diaries in 2007. Her third studio album, As I Am, was released in the same year and sold six million copies worldwide, earning Keys an additional three Grammy Awards.^ Her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in 2003 and was also another success worldwide, selling eight million copies.
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^ Keys then released her debut album, Songs in A Minor .

^ Keys has sold over thirty million albums worldwide and has won numerous awards, including eleven Grammy Awards, seventeen Billboard Music Awards, and three American Music Awards.
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.The following year, she appeared in The Secret Life of Bees, which earned her a nomination at the NAACP Image Awards.^ ABC network leads; NOMINEES FOR 41st NAACP IMAGE AWARDS ANNOUNCED .
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.She released her fourth album, The Element of Freedom, in December 2009, which became Keys' first chart-topping album in the United Kingdom.^ The Element of Freedom is slated for release December 1.
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^ The Element Of Freedom December 11, 2009 $10.99 .
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^ Her album, The Element of Freedom , will drop on December 15.
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.Throughout her career, Keys has won numerous awards and has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.^ Over the past eight years Keys has sold over 30 million copies worldwide.
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^ Throughout her career, Keys has earned numerous accolades.
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^ Keys has sold over thirty million albums worldwide[4][5] and has won numerous awards, including eleven Grammy Awards, seventeen Billboard Music Awards, and three American Music Awards.
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.Billboard magazine named her the top R&B artist of the 2000–2009 decade, establishing herself as one of the best-selling artists of her time.^ She's got soul, she's one of the best new artist.
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^ December 2009 Alicia Keys named R&B artist of decade .
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Contents

Life and career

1981–2000: Early life and career beginnings

.Keys was born Alicia Augello Cook on January 25, 1981, in the Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan, in New York City, New York.^ January 1980 , New York City, New York, USA more Contact: .
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^ New York City Girl lyrics .
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^ January 25, 1981 Manhattan, New York, NY .
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[1][2][3] .She is the daughter and only child of Teresa Augello, a paralegal and part-time actress, and Craig Cook, a flight attendant.^ There’s the Irish-Italian single mother from whom she inherited her drive: “You get it from your mama!” A part-time actress, Teresa Augello helped to secure her daughter a spot performing on The Cosby Show at the age of 4, had her playing the piano at 7 and enrolled her at the Professional Performing Arts School at 12.

^ Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), better known by her stage name Alicia Keys, is an American recording artist, musician and actress.
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^ Find Alicia Keys on Amazon.com Born Alicia Augello Cook on January 21, 1981, in New York, NY; daughter of Terri Augello (a paralegal and occasional actress) and Craig Cook (a flight attendant).

[4][5][6][7] .Keys' mother is of Scottish, Irish, and Italian descent, and her father is African American;[8] Keys has expressed that she was comfortable with her biracial heritage because she felt she was able to "relate to different cultures".[2][9] Her parents separated when she was two and she was subsequently raised by her mother during her formative years in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan.^ My mother is Irish-Italian and my father African - I have the tastebuds of an Italian and the spice of an African.
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^ Keys' mother and father separated during her early childhood, thus she was raised by her mother during her formative years.
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^ Alicia Keys is bi-racial, of Irish, Italian, and Jamaican descent.
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[10] .In 1985, Keys made an appearance on The Cosby Show at the age of four, where she and a group of girls played the parts of Rudy Huxtable's sleepover guests in the episode "Slumber Party".[11][12] Throughout her childhood, Keys was sent to music and dance classes by her mother.^ In 1985, Keys and a group of other girls played the parts of Rudy 's sleepover guests in an episode of The Cosby Show called "Slumber Party".
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^ In 1985, Keys and a group of other girls won the parts of Rudy Huxtable’s sleepover guests in an episode of The Cosby Show called "Slumber Party", aired on March 28 of the same year.
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^ Musical guest will be Alicia Keys .
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[13] .She began playing the piano when she was seven and learned classical music by composers such as Beethoven, Mozart and Chopin.^ Alicia Keys began to play classical music on the piano at the age of seven.
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^ At age seven, Keys began to play classical music on the piano.
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^ Began to play the piano at age 7.
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[4] .She enrolled in the Professional Performing Arts School at the age of 12, where she majored in choir and began writing songs at the age of 14.[5][14] She graduated in three years as valedictorian at the age of 16.[15] She was accepted to Columbia University and had a recording contract with Columbia Records; she attempted to manage both, but dropped out of college after four weeks to pursue her musical career.^ Alicia Keys graduated from the Professional Performing Arts School, a high school in Manhattan, at the age of sixteen.
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^ She also went to Columbia University before leaving there to pursue her musical career.
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^ She proved to be such a prodigy that she was later accepted into he prestigious Professional Performance Arts School of Manhattan, where she majored in choir.
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[15][16]
.Keys signed a demo deal with Jermaine Dupri and So So Def Recordings, where she appeared on the label's Christmas album performing "The Little Drummer Girl". She also co-wrote and recorded a song entitled "Dah Dee Dah (Sexy Thing)", which appeared on the soundtrack to the 1997 film, Men in Black.^ She wrote and recorded a song entitled "Dah Dee Dah (Sexy Thing)" which appeared on the soundtrack for the 1997 blockbuster, Men in Black.
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^ In 1998, she signed with Arista Records, and wrote, produced and recorded her own albums.
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^ Of the songs on Alicia's first album, what was the first song Alicia Keys wrote?
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[16] .The song was Keys' first professional recording; however, it was never released as a single and her record contract with Columbia ended after a dispute with the label.^ In the end Keys signed a deal with Columbia Records.

^ The song was Keys' first professional recording; it was never released as a single and her record contract with Columbia Records was ended quickly.
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^ However, it was not until Keys attended the Professional Performing Arts School under the tutelage of Miss Aziza, a bold pianist who wrote and composed original songs, that Keys was introduced to the art of songwriting and producing.
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.Keys called Clive Davis, who sensed a "special, unique" artist from her performance and signed her to Arista Records, which later disbanded.^ At Arista with Davis's support, Keys finally began to record her album.

^ Alicia was signed to Arista Records in 1998 but in 1999 Clive Davis left Arista and Alicia left with him, and signed to J Records.
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^ She was the first artist to sign with J Records.
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[1][2] .Keys almost chose Wilde as her stage name until her manager suggested the name Keys after a dream he had.^ Assuming the stage name of Alicia Keys, she began to work with Columbia and contributed a song to the Men in Black soundtrack, but disputes with the label resulted in her contract’s termination.
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^ Assuming the stage name of Alicia Keys, she began to work with Columbia and contributed a song to the Men in Black soundtrack, but disputes with the label resulted in her contract's termination.
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^ Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), better known by her stage name Alicia Keys , is an American recording artist, musician and actress.
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.Keys felt that name represented her both as a performer and person.^ If you've never seen her live, but you've caught her on the TV, the Super Bowl, the award shows, you know Ms. Keys is a stand-up in-person performer.
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[17] Following Davis to his newly formed J Records label, she recorded the songs "Rock wit U" and "Rear View Mirror", which were featured on the soundtracks to the films Shaft (2000) and Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), respectively.[18][19]

2001–2002: Songs in A Minor

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Keys performing in Frankfurt, Germany, 2002
.Keys released her first studio album, Songs in A Minor, in June 2001. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and sold 236,000 copies in its first week.^ This is the third single from her album "Songs in A Minor."
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^ Billboard 200 with her debut album "Animal," shifting 152,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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^ Her first major album, Songs in A Minor , was released the next year on J Records.
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[22] .The album sold over 6.2 million copies in the United States,[23] where it was certified six times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).^ Destiny's Child sold more than 40 million albums and singles worldwide and earned an astounding 22 gold, platinum and multi-platinum RIAA certifications since the group's debut in November 1997.
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^ Released on November 13, the soulful album went on to become the 11th biggest-selling album of the year with sales in excess of three million copies in the U.S. alone.
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^ Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records.Keys' debut album, Songs in A Minor, was a commercial success, selling over 12 million copies worldwide.
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[24] .It went on to sell over 12 million copies worldwide,[25] establishing Keys' popularity both inside and outside the United States, where she became the best-selling new artist and best-selling R&B artist of 2001.[26] The album's lead single, "Fallin'", spent six weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.^ Her first single “Fallin'” ended the year at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, spending weeks at the #1 spot.
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^ Alicia Keys became the best-selling new artist and best-selling R&B artist of 2001.
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^ It was a huge hit from the outset, with the first single "Fallin'" spending six weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
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[27] .The album's second single, "A Woman's Worth", peaked at number three on the same chart.^ Billboard charts and went on to win the Grammy Award for best R&B album thanks to the hit singles "You Don't Know My Name," "If I Ain't Got You" and "Karma."
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^ The album's first single, "Fallin'", gained radio airplay on many different radio formats and spent six weeks at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The album was hailed by critics and debuted at number one in the U.S., selling over 618,000 copies its first week of release, the sixth highest album sales by a female and second by R&B female.
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[28] .The following year, the album was reissued as Remixed & Unplugged in A Minor, which included eight remixes and seven unplugged versions of the songs from the original.^ Later, on October 22, 2002, Keys released Remixed & Unplugged in A Minor, a re-issue of Songs in A Minor, which includes eight remixes and seven unplugged versions of some of the songs off her debut album.
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^ Keys has sold 28 million albums and singles worldwide and won numerous awards for best artist, songs of the year and other recognitions.
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^ Keys' albums include “Songs in a Minor,” “The Diary of Alicia Keys,” a live recording entitled “Unplugged,” and her hit third LP, 2007’s “As I Am.” When you switch on the radio, it seems like you can never escape her beautiful voice.
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.Songs in A Minor led Keys to win five awards at the 2002 Grammy Awards: Song of the Year, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, and Best R&B Song for "Fallin'", Best New Artist, and Best R&B Album; "Fallin'" was also nominated for Record of the Year.^ YOU DON'T KNOW MY NAME            Album: UNPLUGGED (2005)          Artist: alicia keys .
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^ Alicia Keys Releases 'A Woman's Worth' And Explains Her Creative Process 10/19/2001, USRN Singer, composer, and arranger Alicia Keys recently released a second single, "A Woman's Worth," from her triple-platinum debut album, Songs In A Minor.
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.Keys became the second female solo artist to win five Grammy Awards in a single night, following Lauryn Hill at the 41st Grammy Awards.^ Four further Grammy awards followed.
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^ The album eventually won the artist five Grammy Awards.

^ Reviews of the album were positive and five Grammy wins followed.
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[29] .That same year, she collaborated with Christina Aguilera for the latter's upcoming album Stripped on a song entitled "Impossible", which Keys wrote, co-produced, and provided with background vocals.^ Impossible- Christina Aguilera ft.
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^ Of the songs on Alicia's first album, what was the first song Alicia Keys wrote?
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^ Yeah Drake was in the background, and he wrote the song, or co-wrote it, something like that .
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[30] .During the early 2000s, Keys also made small cameos in television series Charmed and American Dreams.^ She was raised in the Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan in New York by her single mother, where Keys made a television appearance on The Cosby Show at the age of four.
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^ Alicia Keys has appeared in a variety of film and television productions, including Charmed (2001), American Dreams (2003), The Nanny Diaries (2007), and The Secret Life of Bees (2008).
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[4]

2003–2005: The Diary of Alicia Keys and Unplugged

.Keys followed up her debut with The Diary of Alicia Keys, which was released in December 2003. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling over 618,000 copies its first week of release, becoming the largest first-week sales for a female artist in 2003.[31] It sold 4.4 million copies in the United States and was certified four times Platinum by the RIAA.^ Billboard 200 with her debut album "Animal," shifting 152,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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[24][32] .It sold eight million copies worldwide,[33] becoming the sixth biggest-selling album by a female artist and the second biggest-selling album by a female R&B artist.^ Keys went on to become the best-selling female R&B artist of 2004.
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^ Her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys , was released in 2003 and was also another success worldwide, selling eight million copies.
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^ To date, it has sold eight million copies worldwide.
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[34] .The singles "You Don't Know My Name" and "If I Ain't Got You" both reached the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and the third single, "Diary", entered the top ten.^ You Don't Know My Name Lyrics (watch video) .
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^ I'm a french fans .I love you but you don't know my name .
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^ The singles "You Don't Know My Name" and "If I Ain't Got You" both reached the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and another single, "Diary", entered the top ten.
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[35][36][37] .The fourth single, "Karma", was less successful on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 20.[38] "If I Ain't Got You" became the first single by a female artist to remain on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for over a year.^ The classical/hip hop-flavored "Karma" was less successful, peaking at number twenty on the Billboard Hot 100 but more successful on Top 40 Mainstream peaking at number three.
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^ Top 5 Songs on the Hot 100!
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^ Surpassing Mary J. Blige's "Your Child", "If I Ain't Got You" became the first single by a female artist to remain on the sixty-three-year-old Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for more than one year.
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[39]
.Keys won Best R&B Video for "If I Ain't Got You" at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards; she performed the song and "Higher Ground" with Lenny Kravitz and Stevie Wonder.^ We are thrilled to have Jay-Z and Alicia Keys on stage together for the 2009 American Music Awards,” the show’s producer Larry Klein told Access Hollywood.
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^ She bagged an MTV Music Award and scored five nominations for the 2002 American Music Awards, far outdistancing her nearest rival.

^ Music Videos Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You .
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[40][41] .Later that year, Keys released her novel Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems and Lyrics, a collection of unreleased poems from her journals and lyrics.^ Alicia Keys then entered the acting world, starring in both Smokin' Aces and The Nanny Diaries in 2007, before issuing the pop-influenced As I Am later that year.
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^ In June of 2004 Keys published her first book of poetry, called Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems and Lyrics.

^ In later years, Alicia Keys appeared on movie soundtracks, including Shaft and Men in Black.
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.The title derived from one of her poems, "Love and Chains" from the line: "I don't mind drinking my tears for water."^ I'm a french fans .I love you but you don't know my name .
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^ The song, titled "Another Way To Die," has White delivering the line about the "blinger," to which Keys warbles, "Another one with the golden tongue poisoning your fantasy."
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^ I don’t really care about the situation and I’m not tryna hate on her, but it just messed w/my mind and I can’t HELP but have a different opinion on her.
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[42] .She said the title is the foundation of her writing because "everything I have ever written has stemmed from my tears of joy, of pain, of sorrow, of depression, even of question".[43] The book sold over $500,000 and Keys made The New York Times bestseller list in 2005.[44][45] The following year, she won a second consecutive award for Best R&B Video at the MTV Video Music Awards for the video "Karma".[46] Keys performed "If I Ain't Got You" and then joined Jamie Foxx and Quincy Jones in a rendition of "Georgia on My Mind", the Hoagy Carmichael song made famous by Ray Charles in 1960 at the 2005 Grammy Awards.^ Alicia Keys is touring in New York!

^ Alicia Keys news, pictures and videos!
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^ Alicia Keys charms New York .
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[47] .That evening, she won four Grammy Awards: Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "If I Ain't Got You", Best R&B Song for "You Don't Know My Name", Best R&B Album for The Diary of Alicia Keys, and Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals" for "My Boo" with Usher.^ Nick Name: LADY'' J '' Message: Message:smile: HOLLA!!!THIS YA GIRL LADY'' J '' AND THANK YOU FOR CHANGING MY LIFE,AND KEEP IT REAL:wink: Nick Name: t-mac Message: alicia, picked up your album "the diary" and I have to say I love it.
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^ YOU DON'T KNOW MY NAME            Album: UNPLUGGED (2005)          Artist: alicia keys .
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[48]
.Keys performed and taped her installment of the MTV Unplugged series in July 2005 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.^ Alicia Keys Unplugged lyrics [2005] .

^ Alicia Keys ' next two albums were equally successful, with the live album Unplugged (2005) reaching platinum certification, and As I Am (2007) going triple platinum.
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^ After the successful Unplugged release in 2005, Keys returned to the music scene with her third studio album, As I Am, released in 2007, which has sold nearly six million copies[9] and established her as one of the best-selling artists of the decade.
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[49] .During this session, Keys added new arrangements to her original songs and performed a few choice covers.^ I am this performer Alicia Keys news .
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^ However, it was not until Keys attended the Professional Performing Arts School under the tutelage of Miss Aziza, a bold pianist who wrote and composed original songs, that Keys was introduced to the art of songwriting and producing.
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[50] .The session was released on CD and DVD in October 2005. Simply titled Unplugged, the album debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart with 196,000 units sold in its first week of release.^ Billboard 200: 5 Albums .
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^ Billboards Hot 100 chart, spending weeks at the number 1 spot.
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^ Later that year, she released her first live album, Unplugged, which debuted at number one in the United States.
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[51] .The album sold one million copies in the United States, where it was certified Platinum by the RIAA, and two million copies worldwide.^ To date, it has sold eight million copies worldwide.
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^ Alicia Keys ' next two albums were equally successful, with the live album Unplugged (2005) reaching platinum certification, and As I Am (2007) going triple platinum.
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^ Her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in 2003 and quickly became another great success worldwide selling about nine million copies[8] and garnered Keys four Grammy Awards in 2005.
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[4][24][52] .The debut of Keys' Unplugged was the highest for an MTV Unplugged album since Nirvana's 1994 MTV Unplugged in New York and the first Unplugged by a female artist to debut at number one.^ Alicia Keys is touring in New York!

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^ Later that year, she released her first live album, Unplugged, which debuted at number one in the United States.
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[26] .The album's first single, "Unbreakable", peaked at number 34 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number four on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.^ Billboard Hot 100.
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^ Alicia Keys first gained success with her hit single "Fallin", from her 2001 album "Songs in A Minor".
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[53] .It remained at number one on the Billboard Hot Adult R&B Airplay for 11 weeks.^ The album's first single, "Fallin'", gained radio airplay on many different radio formats and spent six weeks at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The album was hailed by critics and debuted at number one in the U.S., selling over 618,000 copies its first week of release, the sixth highest album sales by a female and second by R&B female.
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^ The classical/hip hop-flavored "Karma" was less successful, peaking at number twenty on the Billboard Hot 100 but more successful on Top 40 Mainstream peaking at number three.
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[54]
Keys opened a recording studio in Long Island, New York, called The Oven Studios, which she co-owns with her production and songwriting partner Kerry "Krucial" Brothers.[55] The studio was designed by renowned studio architect John Storyk of WSDG, designer of Jimi Hendrix' Electric Lady Studios. .Keys and Brothers are the co-founders of KrucialKeys Enterprises, a production and songwriting team who assisted Keys in creating her albums as well as create music for other artists.^ Other artists releasing music ...
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^ After the successful Unplugged release in 2005, Keys returned to the music scene with her third studio album, As I Am, released in 2007, which has sold nearly six million copies[9] and established her as one of the best-selling artists of the decade.
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[56]

2006–2008: Film debut and As I Am

.In 2006, Keys won three NAACP Image Awards, including Outstanding Female Artist and Outstanding Song for "Unbreakable".[57] She also received the Starlight Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame.^ Sparks, who opens for Keys, was recently named Outstanding New Artist at the NAACP Image Awards.

^ The list of awards won by Alicia Keys is also very impressive, and she is one of only four female artists to have received five Grammys in one year; the others are Lauryn Hill, Norah Jones, and Beyonce.
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^ Songs In A Minor, which spawned her signature hit “Fallin,” sold more than 10 million copies worldwide and garnered five Grammy Awards including Best New Artist and Best R&B Album.
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[58] .In October 2006, she played the voice of Mommy Martian in the "Mission to Mars" episode of the children's television series The Backyardigans, in which she sang an original song, "Almost Everything Is Boinga Here".[59] That same year, Keys nearly suffered a breakdown.^ In 1985, Keys and a group of other girls won the parts of Rudy Huxtable’s sleepover guests in an episode of The Cosby Show called "Slumber Party", aired on March 28 of the same year.
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^ The album earned Alicia Keys five Grammy Awards in 2002, including Best New Artist and Song of the Year for "Fallin'".
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^ I know I’m losing control,” Alicia Keys sang in “Love Is Blind,” the song that started her set at the Nokia Theater on Tuesday night.
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Her grandmother had died and her family was heavily dependent on her. She felt she needed to "escape" and went to Egypt for three weeks. .She explained: "That trip was definitely the most crucial thing I've ever done for myself in my life to date.^ I’ve been a fan of Alicia Keys since “Songs in A Minor” was released in 2001, and have continued to follow her career as my life, and the world, has evolved.
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^ So pick me and let me take a girly mate and have the most amazing time of my life, I will be forever grateful!!
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^ I have always figured my iPod was an easy target (and that the earbuds make me an easy target), and...well, I guess I've just resigned myself to it.
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.It was a very difficult time that I was dealing with, and it just came to the point where I really needed to—basically, I just needed to run away, honestly.^ Just before starting college, Keys signed her first deal with Columbia Records , and had to make the difficult decision to leave college in order to pursue her musical dreams.
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^ I honestly beleive their marriage had run it course, but you point is not valid!Russ and Kimora ran from each other on to the next .
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And I needed to get as far away as possible."[60][61]
.Keys made her film debut in early 2007 in the crime film Smokin' Aces, co-starring as an assassin named Georgia Sykes opposite Ben Affleck and Andy García.^ Alicia Keys' music is good but I can't get over those homophobic comments she made when promoting Smokin' Aces.
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^ Alicia Keys then entered the acting world, starring in both Smokin' Aces and The Nanny Diaries in 2007, before issuing the pop-influenced As I Am later that year.
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^ Keys also displayed her acting genius while co-starring in a film alongside Ben Affleck, Ray Liotta, Common, Andy Garcia, Jeremy Piven, and Ryan Reynolds entitled Smokin' Aces, released on January 26, 2007.
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.Keys received much praise from her co-stars in the film; Reynolds said that Keys was "so natural" and that she would "blow everybody away".[62][63] In the same year, Keys earned further praise for her second film, The Nanny Diaries, based on the 2002 novel of the same name, where she co-starred alongside Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans.^ Furthermore, in her second film, The Nanny Diaries released on August 24, 2007, Keys co-stars alongside Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans as Lynette, Johansson's character Annie's best friend.
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^ Keys received much praise from her co-stars in the film; Ryan Reynolds said Keys has "natural" acting ability as he was surprised she had not starred in films before.
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^ Alicia Keys then entered the acting world, starring in both Smokin' Aces and The Nanny Diaries in 2007, before issuing the pop-influenced As I Am later that year.
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[64] .She also guest starred as herself in the "One Man Is an Island" episode of the drama series Cane.^ Herself - Guest - Episode dated 12 January 2006 (2006) TV episode ....
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[65]
Keys performing live, March 20, 2008
.Keys released her third studio album, As I Am, in November 2007; it debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 742,000 copies in its first week.^ Billboard 200 with her debut album "Animal," shifting 152,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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^ In 2007, Alicia Keys released her fourth studio album entitled "As I am".
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^ Billboard 200: 5 Albums .
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.It gained Keys her largest first week sales of her career and became her fourth consecutive number one album, tying her with Britney Spears for the most consecutive number-one debuts on the Billboard 200 by a female artist.^ Most female artists have boyfriends, and it doesn't affect their careers.
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^ The album she wrote and produced debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart.
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^ Alicia’s follow-up disc, 2004’s The Diary of Alicia Keys , which is currently 7 times platinum, captured four Grammy Awards and featured the hits “If I Ain’t Got You,” “You Don’t Know My Name,” and “Karma.” With the 2005 release of Unplugged, which has sold 2 million copies, Keys became the first female R&B artist to have three consecutive #1 debuts on the Billboard 200 album chart in as many releases.
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[66][67] .The week became the second largest sales week of 2007 and the largest sales week for a female solo artist since singer Norah Jones' album Feels like Home in 2004.[68] The album has sold nearly four million copies in the United States and has been certified three times Platinum by the RIAA.^ Selling more than 50,000 of those on its first day and over 235,000 copies in its first week, Songs in A Minor, released on June 5, 2001, went on to sell more than eleven million units worldwide, and established Keys' popularity both outside and inside the U.S., where she became the best-selling new artist of 2001.
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^ Born on January 25, 1980, Alicia Keys is an American soul singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, philanthropist, and author who sold over twenty million albums worldwide and won numerous awards, including nine Grammy Awards, eleven Billboard Music Awards, and three American Music Awards.
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^ Her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in 2003 and quickly became another great success worldwide selling about nine million copies[8] and garnered Keys four Grammy Awards in 2005.
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[69][70] .It has sold nearly six million copies worldwide.^ To date, it has sold eight million copies worldwide.
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^ Songs In A Minor, which spawned her signature hit “Fallin,” sold more than 10 million copies worldwide and garnered five Grammy Awards including Best New Artist and Best R&B Album.
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^ After the successful Unplugged release in 2005, Keys returned to the music scene with her third studio album, As I Am, released in 2007, which has sold nearly six million copies[9] and established her as one of the best-selling artists of the decade.
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[71] .Keys received five nominations for As I Am at the 2008 American Music Award and ultimately won two.^ Alicia Keys: 2009 American Music Awards .
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^ Alicia Keys, actress and R&B singer scored a leading five nominations for this year's American Music Awards.

^ Popular Music 2008 American Music Awards Winners Just the winners and nothing but the winners.

[72] .The album's lead single, "No One", peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, becoming Keys' third and fifth number-one single on each chart, respectively.^ Reuters Alicia Keys led Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart for a fifth week on Thursday with "No One," a tune that also logged a tenth week atop the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs...
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[73] .The album's second single, "Like You'll Never See Me Again", was released in late 2007 and peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.^ You'll never be spammed.
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^ Billboard Hot 100.
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^ What could be better than a number one selling album as a Christmas present?
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[74] .The album's third single, "Teenage Love Affair", peaked at number three on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.^ Teenage Love Affair lyrics .
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^ Charts: Hot 100: 14 Songs .
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^ I love her work and have every single album of hers, from Songs in A minor to As I Am.
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[74] .She released the fourth single, "Superwoman", which peaked at number 82 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 12 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.^ Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The album's first single, "Fallin'", gained radio airplay on many different radio formats and spent six weeks at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
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^ This is a hot new song titled "Empire State Of Mind - Broken Down" by American recording artist Alicia Keys from her fourth studio album "The Element of Freedom" , scheduled to be released December 15, 2009 on J Records in the United States.
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[74][75]
Keys performing at the 2008 Summer Sonic Festival in Tokyo, Japan
."No One" earned Keys the awards for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song at the 2008 Grammy Awards.^ Related Searches:   alicia keys   doesn't mean anything alicia keys   alicia keys no one   jay alicia keys   alicia keys doesnt mean anything   more...
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^ Key's own production on NO ONE is flawless and shimmering, while the Linda Perry produced tracks are top-notch vocally and capture a different side of Alicia.

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[76] .Keys opened the ceremony singing Frank Sinatra's 1950s song "Learnin' the Blues" as a "duet" with archival footage of Sinatra in video and "No One" with John Mayer later in the show.^ Song: No One (2oo7) mp3 .
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^ Song: No One mp3 .
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[77] .Keys also won Best Female R&B Artist during the show.^ Keys went on to become the best-selling female R&B artist of 2004.
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^ Alicia Keys' second album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, opened at number one, scoring the best single-week sales of any female artist in...
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^ Additionally, Keys received four awards at the 2008 NAACP Image Awards, was honored at the first annual BET Honors ceremony, and received the BET Award for Best R&B Female Artist.

[78] .She starred in "Fresh Takes", a commercial micro-series created by Dove Go Fresh, which premiered during The Hills on MTV from March to April 2008. The premiere celebrated the launch of new Dove Go Fresh.^ "Michael Jackson's This Is It" premiered this week, and Adam Lambert and Paula Abdul celebrated at MTV's red carpet premiere.
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^ Jay-Z – Here is a brand new song from Alicia Keys called “Empire State of Mind (Part 2)” which she premiered during a live performance for iHeartRadio.
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^ MTV.com to post song lyrics, live performances and video premieres all week long during Spankin New Music Week on TRL beginning November 26th at 3:30pm ET/PT. ...

[79] She also signed a deal as spokesperson with Glacéau's VitaminWater to endorse the product,[80] and was in an American Express commercial for the "Are you a Cardmember?" campaign.[81] Keys, along with The White Stripes' guitarist and lead vocalist Jack White, recorded the theme song to Quantum of Solace, the first duet in Bond soundtrack history.[82] .In 2008, Keys was ranked in at number 80 the Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists.^ Keys was inducted into the Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Hot 100 Artists and was one of the few artists of her generation to be mentioned.
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^ Billboard Hot 100.
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^ We bet Alicia Keys is having a great holiday as her latest " Element of Freedom" debuted at number one on the Billboard R&B charts and #2 on the Top 200 list, selling a total of 417,277 units.
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[83] .She also starred in The Secret Life of Bees, a film adaptation of Sue Monk Kidd's acclaimed 2003 bestseller novel of the same name alongside Jennifer Hudson and Queen Latifah, released in October 2008 via Fox Searchlight.^ Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah and Sophie Okonedo have joined the cast of Fox Searchlight's The Secret Life of Bees which is based on the Sue Monk Kidd novel.

^ This film is a treat for anyone who loved the novel The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd or anyone who enjoys a heart-felt story of goodness.

^ Hudson and Latifah join Secret Life of Bees .

[84] .Her role earned her a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards.^ Alicia Keys Earns Three Music Honors At The NAACP Image Awards 2/25/2002, USRN Acclaimed new singer-songwriter Alicia Keys earned three awards at the presentation of the 33rd Annual NAACP Image Awards, held Saturday February 23 at the Universal...
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^ Alicia Keys, actress and R&B singer scored a leading five nominations for this year's American Music Awards.

^ Another highlight of the evening included the induction of Stevie Wonder into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame.

[85] She also received three nominations at the 2009 Grammy Awards and won Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "Superwoman".[86]
.In an interview with Blender magazine, Keys allegedly said "'Gangsta rap' was a ploy to convince black people to kill each other, 'gangsta rap' didn't exist" and went on to say that it was created by "the government". The magazine also claimed she said that Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. were "essentially assassinated, their beefs stoked by the government and the media, to stop another great black leader from existing".[14] Keys later wrote a statement clarifying the issues and saying her words were misinterpreted.^ However, Ms. Keys denied this and said her words were misinterpreted.
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^ Gangsta rap’ was a ploy to convince black people to kill each other.
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^ Which one of them was "another great black leader"?
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[87] .Later that year, Keys was criticized by anti-smoking campaigners after billboard posters for her forthcoming concerts in Indonesia featured a logo for the A Mild cigarette brand sponsored by tobacco firm Philip Morris.^ Alicia Keys then entered the acting world, starring in both Smokin' Aces and The Nanny Diaries in 2007, before issuing the pop-influenced As I Am later that year.
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^ In later years, Alicia Keys appeared on movie soundtracks, including Shaft and Men in Black.
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^ Alicia Keys snubs out cigarette branding from gig 7/31/2008, AP Philip Morris International has pulled down billboards and posters promoting an Alicia Keys concert Thursday in Indonesia's capital after the singer protested the cigarette...
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She apologized after discovering that the concert was sponsored by the firm and asked for "corrective actions". In response, the company withdrew its sponsorship.[88]

2009–present: The Element of Freedom and other projects

.Keys and manager Jeff Robinson signed a film production deal to develop live-action and animated projects with Disney.^ Just before starting college, Keys signed her first deal with Columbia Records , and had to make the difficult decision to leave college in order to pursue her musical dreams.
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^ Robinson introduced Keys to his brother Jeff, Alicia’s 'batman', who began searching for the right label.
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^ Everything from her current projects in music, film, charity and production will be shared with members.
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.Their first film will be a remake of the 1958 comedy Bell, Book and Candle and will star Keys as a witch who casts a love spell to lure a rival's fiancé.^ Currently, BPLP has additional projects in development including a show for MTV, a film with director F. Gary Gray (Italian Job, Set It Off), and the contemporary remake of the 1958 romantic comedy, Bell, Book & Candle, which originally starred Kim Novak.
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^ Keys is working on her third studio album and looking forward to the opening of her first film, “Smokin’ Aces,” on January 26.
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^ Keys received much praise from her co-stars in the film; Ryan Reynolds said Keys has "natural" acting ability as he was surprised she had not starred in films before.
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[89] Keys and Robinson also formed a television production company called Big Pita.[90] .Keys and Robinson will develop live-action and animated projects from their company, Big Pita and Little Pita, with Keys as producer, thespian, banner spearheading soundtrack and music supervision.^ Alicia Keys live music!
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^ Comments (0) Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys has launched AK Worldwide, a new company that will handle her various projects, particularly those outside of the music business.
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^ I love love love Alicia Keys music and would be so grateful to see her live.
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[91]
.Keys is expected to play a 1940s biracial piano child prodigy, Philippa Schuyler, in an upcoming film entitled Compositions in Black and White.^ I would have Alicia Keys play the piano for me also....
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^ Keys says, "The piano was in it, and I did some writing on it as well, and some playing on it, and just put my whole heart into it and I'm so proud of it and I'm so glad that the world loves it."
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^ Alicia Keys began to play classical music on the piano at the age of seven.
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It is based on a 1995 biographical book of the same name by Kathryn Talalay.[92] .She collaborated with record producer Swizz Beatz to write and produce "Million Dollar Bill" for Whitney Houston's seventh studio album, I Look to You.^ Afterwards, a TV interviewer asks her about her lengthening list of collaborators: Jack White, with whom she performed the last Bond song, Another Way to Die ; Whitney Houston, whose recent hit Million Dollar Bill she co-wrote; and Jay-Z’s wife Beyoncé, with whom she duets on the new album.

^ Alicia Keys album release party w/Swizz Beatz at M2 Nightclub in NYC 12-20-09 .
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^ More recent, unsubstantiated, reports claimed there was an affair with another, married, collaborator, DJ Swizz Beatz.

.Keys had approached Clive Davis for permission to submit a song for the album.^ When her first album, "Songs in A Minor," came out in 2001, Keys was just 20.
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^ The album earned Keys five Grammy Awards in 2002, including Best New Artist and Song of the Year for "Fallin'".
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^ When Clive Davis left the company and started J. Records, Alicia Keys followed.
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[93] .Keys also collaborated with recording artist Jay-Z on the song "Empire State of Mind" from his 2009 album, The Blueprint 3.^ It is her version of the hit single she recorded with Jay-Z for his Blueprint 3 album.
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^ Alicia Keys has made her solo version of her and Jay-Z’s hit song “Empire State Of Mind”.
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^ Alicia Keys - Empire state of mind .
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.The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 and became her fourth number-one single on that chart.^ European Hot 100: 2 Songs .
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^ Charts: Hot 100: 14 Songs .
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^ Billboard Hot 100.
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[94]
.In June 2009, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers honored Keys with the Golden Note Award, an award given to artists "who have achieved extraordinary career milestones".[95] Keys released her fourth studio album, The Element of Freedom, in December 2009.[96] It debuted at number two on the Billboard 200, selling 417,000 copies in its first week.^ Billboard 200: 5 Albums .
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^ R&B singer/songwriter Alicia Keys released the music video for the second single from her upcoming fourth studio album The Elements of Freedom .
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^ The Element of Freedom is slated for release December 1.
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[97] .As part of the promotional drive for the album, she performed at the Cayman Island Jazz Festival on December 5, the final night of the three day festival which will be broadcast on Black Entertainment Television (BET).^ Alicia Keys and Tyra Banks were winners at the inaugural BET (Black Entertainment Network) Honors awards on Saturday (12.01.08).

^ At Mr. Obama’s final rally, in Manassas, Virginia, the night before Election Day, ninety thousand people came to a dusty fairground.
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^ Lionel Richie to Perform in Barbados 10/3/2005, AP Lionel Richie will be the headline act at next year's Barbados Jazz Festival, organizers said Sunday.
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[98] .The album's lead single, "Doesn't Mean Anything", has peaked at number 60 on the Billboard Hot 100.^ Doesn't Mean Anything lyrics .
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^ Notably, the first single from the album, ‘Doesn’t Mean Anything’, failed to climb further than #60 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ Doesn't Mean Anything (Main) lyrics .
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[96] .Keys was ranked as the top R&B recording artist of the 2000–2009 decade by Billboard magazine and ranked at number five as artist of the decade, while her song, "No One", was ranked at number six on the magazine's songs of the decade.^ Song: No One (2oo7) mp3 .
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^ Alicia Keys named R&B artist of decade .
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^ Song: No One mp3 .
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[99][100][101] .In the United Kingdom, The Element of Freedom became Keys' first album to top the UK Albums Chart.^ "The Element of Freedom" is her fifth studio album.
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^ Another song from Keys' forthcoming album "Element of Freedom" was leaked.
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^ When her first album, "Songs in A Minor," came out in 2001, Keys was just 20.
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[102]

Musical style

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.An accomplished pianist, Keys incorporates piano into a majority of her songs and often writes about love, heartbreak and female empowerment.^ But "That's How Strong My Love Is" is built on Ms. Keys's acoustic piano—she doubles the melody—and a string section, with no electronic percussion.
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^ BlaqAllie September 29th, 2009 at 9:31 am I love Alicia keys, she is so amazing but when I heard about this, I ain’t goin lie I was let down.
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^ Author: 88Sylvia88 Keywords: alicia keys piano and songs in minor Added: October 21, 2008 .
  • Alicia Keys Videos - Boxxet 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[2][44] .She has cited several musicians as her inspirations, including Prince, Nina Simone, Barbra Streisand, Marvin Gaye, Quincy Jones, Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder.^ Born and bred in New York's Hell's Kitchen, Keys was strongly influenced by music from all different generations and disciplines including the essential music of Nina Simone, Donny Hathaway, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder; classical compositions of Frederic Chopin, Erik Satie, and Leontyne Price; and urban lyricists such as Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z and the Wu-Tang Clan.
  • Alicia Keys - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]

^ Keys cites Stevie Wonder as her biggest influence.
  • Alicia Keys Lyrics 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.lyrics.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[103][104][105] .Keys' style is rooted in gospel and vintage soul music, supplemented by bass and programmed drumbeats.^ "There's no formula to my music, it's just rooted in my heart and soul.
  • Alicia Keys - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]

^ I am an African-American who is bright enough to know Keys is full of shit on this one and know her tunes are a sorry excuse for soul or pop music.
  • Alicia Keys: Gangsta Rap Was A Conspiracy 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ The road was far from being easy, but Keys' eclectic education and early life lessons inspired her musical hybrid of soul, hip-hop, jazz and classical.
  • Alicia Keys - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]

[106] .She heavily incorporated classical piano with R&B, soul and jazz into her music.^ She began playing the piano when she was seven, learning classical music by composers such as Beethoven, Mozart, and her favorite, Chopin.
  • Welcome to The Orbite TV Show 10 September 2009 19:11 UTC www.orbitetv.org [Source type: News]

^ Aids in Africa Alicia Keys - the Diary of Alicia Keys Alicia Keys' The Diary of Alicia Keys is an intriguing peek into the heart and soul of one of the music world's top singer/songwriters.

^ The road was far from being easy, but Keys' eclectic education and early life lessons inspired her musical hybrid of soul, hip-hop, jazz and classical.
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[107][108] .She began experimenting with other genres, including pop and rock, in her third studio album, As I Am,[106][109][110] transitioning from neo soul to a 1980s and 1990s R&B sound with her fourth album, The Element of Freedom.^ Her fourth studio CD, “The Element of Freedom,” is scheduled for release on Dec.
  • TMOTTMedia » Alicia Keys 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC tmottgogo.com [Source type: General]

^ This is a hot new song titled "Empire State Of Mind - Broken Down" by American recording artist Alicia Keys from her fourth studio album "The Element of Freedom" , scheduled to be released December 15, 2009 on J Records in the United States.
  • Alicia Keys News - Topix 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

^ Since late 2006, Keys worked on her third studio album, As I Am which is expected to be out for the public appreciation on November 13, 2007.
  • Alicia Keys Tickets, Cheap Alicia Keys Seats 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.ticketluck.com [Source type: General]

[111][112] .Patrick Huguenin of the New York Daily News stated that her incorporation of classical piano riffs contributed to her breakout success.^ "He called me up he said I have this really great New York record ('Empire State of Mind'), and I couldn't think of anyone else who would be better."
  • Alicia Keys plays professor in advance of new album - CNN.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2004, The New York Daily News appointed Keys as a travel correspondent.
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^ And when Jay-Z got into a New York state of mind for his latest hit, he brought Keys into the mix and asked her to collaborate on his ode to the Big Apple.
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[39] Jet magazine states she "thrives" by touching her fans with "piano mastery, words and melodious voice".[113] The Independent described her style as consisting of "crawling blues coupled with a hip-hop backbeat", noting that her lyrics "rarely stray from matters of the heart".[114] Blender magazine referred to her as "the first new pop artist of the millennium who was capable of changing music."[115]
Keys playing the piano while performing, surrounded by three backing vocalists
.Keys has a vocal range of a contralto, which spans three octaves.^ Keys has a vocal range of a dramatic contralto, spanning three octaves.
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[39][116] .Often referred to as the "Princess of Soul",[114][117] Keys has been commended as having a strong, raw and impassioned voice;[118][119] others feel that her voice is "emotionally manufactured" at times and that she pushes her voice out of its natural range.^ UK - I’ve been a long time fan of Alicia Keys, her soulful mix of R&B with softer piano melodies really lift my day :-) .
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^ She pushes her voice outside of its natural range to convey the conviction and personality of her role models, but it just sounds like she’s trying too hard.

^ The music is really strong, and the drums are really aggressive, but my voice is vulnerable and delicate,” Keys said in a statement.
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[118][119] .Keys' songwriting is often criticized for lack of depth, which has led to her writing abilities being called limited.^ I talk to key people about that story and then we get a director and they have a vision and they write out what is called a “treatment” and summarize what the video could be about.
  • Singer Alicia Keys | Interview | Teen Ink 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC teenink.com [Source type: General]

^ Call it a hunch, but I think she enjoys us writing about her messy divorce and the woman she blames for it (although to be fair to Alicia Keys , that’s highly debatable).
  • Alicia Keys | Entertainment Spotlight | BET.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC blogs.bet.com [Source type: General]

^ USRN Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys has released the new single "How Come You Don't Call Me," a re-interpretation of the Prince song "How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore."
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[118] Her lyrics have been called generic, clichéd and that her songs revolve around generalities.[106][118] .Greg Kot of the Chicago Tribune feels that she "[pokes] around for multi-format hits rather than trying to project any sort of artistic vision".[119] Diversely, Jon Pareles of Blender magazine stated that the musical composition of her songs makes up for their lyrical weakness,[109] while Gregory Stephen Tate of The Village Voice compared Keys' writing and production to 1970s music.^ I love her voice, her ability to bring the feelings in her songs by her voice and to the lyrics..
  • New Alicia Keys album to debut exclusively on Spotify - Spotify 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC www.spotify.com [Source type: General]

^ His penchant for song writing and pulling great riffs out of the either coupled with Keys vocals and smoldering tonality make a classic combo.
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^ Her 2001 major-label debut, Song in A Minor, hit number one, went multi-platinum, and was followed in 2003 by another chart-topper, The Diary of Alicia Keys, which became a Grammy winner.
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[120]
.Joanna Hunkin of The New Zealand Herald reviewed one of Keys' performances, where Kylie Minogue also attended.^ Born in the Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan in New York, she attended Professional Performing Arts School and graduated at sixteen.

^ By rss@youtube.com (wisa89) Here is my new little friend Bella, and I, singing "no one" by alicia keys.
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^ Thankfully, no one had to worry because Jay-Z hit the stage spitting out the now legendary lyrics with Keys wailing for New York.
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.She described Minogue's reaction to Keys' performance, saying "it was obvious she was just as much of a fan as the 10,000 other people at Vector Arena". She went on to say that Minogue was "the original pop princess bowing down to the modern-day queen of soul".[121] Hunkin characterized Keys' opening performance as a "headbanging, hip-gyrating performance" and her energy as "high-octane energy most bands save for their closing finale". At the end of her two-hour performance, fans "screamed, stomped and begged for a second encore".[121] Hillary Crosley and Mariel Concepcion of Billboard magazine noted that her shows are "extremely coordinated" with the audience's attention span "consistently maintained". The show ended with a standing ovation and Keys "proved that a dynamic performance mixed with superior musicianship always wins".[122] Throughout her career, Keys has won numerous awards and is listed on the Recording Industry Association of America's best-selling artists in the United States, with 14 million certified albums.^ Throughout her career, Keys has earned numerous accolades.
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^ Unlike many canned awards show performances, Keys...
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^ KANYE WEST who has produced and written many an artist’s “hot titles” produced many songs on her sophomore album — most notably, You Don’t Know My Name which John Legend supplied his background vocals too to hit the high notes since A.Keys range isn’t all that great.
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[123] .She has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and has established herself as one of the best-selling artists of her time.^ Her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in 2003 and quickly became another great success worldwide selling about nine million copies[8] and garnered Keys four Grammy Awards in 2005.
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^ What could be better than a number one selling album as a Christmas present?
  • Essence Magazine, Black Hairstyles, Black Women,Celebrity Photos, Entertainment News, Celebrity Gossip - Essence.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.essence.com [Source type: General]

^ Next article » « Prev article Rate this article: 1 2 3 4 5 By Mary W., Briarcliff Manor, NY and Darina S., Warren, NJ This Manhattan native has sold 28 million albums and singles worldwide and won, among other awards, nine Grammys.
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[11][120][124]

Philanthropy

Keys performing at the Live Earth concert
.Keys is the co-founder and Global Ambassador of Keep a Child Alive, a non-profit organization that provides medicine to families with HIV and AIDS in Africa.^ Type a name: Keep A Child Alive (KCA) provides treatment and care to children and families affected by HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.
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^ In 2002, Keys joined with "Keep A Child Alive (KCA)," a non-profit organization dedicated to providing life-saving anti-retroviral treatment to children and their families with HIV/AIDS in Africa and the developing world.
  • Alicia Keys - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]

^ American Express partnered with the Grammy-winning songstress for this one-night-only event in honor of World AIDS Day and Alicia’s charity Keep A Child Alive , which assists children and families in South Africa who are affected by HIV/AIDS. Miss Keys annihilated the stage for over an hour in a hit-after-hit performance, which included cuts from her new fourth studio album, The Element of Freedom , which is available December 15th.
  • Alicia Keys | Entertainment Spotlight | BET.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC blogs.bet.com [Source type: General]

[125] .Keys and U2 lead singer Bono recorded a cover version of Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush's "Don't Give Up", in recognition of World AIDS Day 2005. Keys and Bono's version of the song was retitled "Don't Give Up (Africa)" to reflect the nature of the charity it was benefiting.^ She began with a track from the new album called “Love is Blind” and followed it up with “Karma” from “The Diary of Alicia Keys.” A jazzed-up version of “You Don’t Know My Name” followed, with plenty of riffs from the backup singers.
  • Alicia Keys - Speakeasy - WSJ 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC blogs.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2002, Keys joined with "Keep A Child Alive (KCA)," a non-profit organization dedicated to providing life-saving anti-retroviral treatment to children and their families with HIV/AIDS in Africa and the developing world.
  • Alicia Keys - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]

^ Alicia Keys Scores Major Debut With 'Songs In A Minor' 7/5/2001, USRN R&B singer Alicia Keys debuts at Number One on the Billboard 200 album chart with her self-penned J Records album, Songs In A Minor, on sales of more than 235,000 copies....
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[126][127] She visited African countries such as Uganda, Kenya and South Africa to promote care for children affected by AIDS.[128][129][130] Her work in Africa was documented in the documentary Alicia in Africa: Journey to the Motherland and was available in April 2008.[131]
.Keys has also donated to Frum tha Ground Up, a non-profit organization that aids children and teenagers with scholarships.^ In 2002, Keys joined with "Keep A Child Alive (KCA)," a non-profit organization dedicated to providing life-saving anti-retroviral treatment to children and their families with HIV/AIDS in Africa and the developing world.
  • Alicia Keys - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]

^ Her humanitarian efforts continue as a board member of "Frum Tha Ground Up," a non-profit organization devoted to inspiring, motivating and encouraging the ambitions of America's youth and bringing them to fruition by instilling fortitude, confidence and integrity.
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[132][133] .She performed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as part of the worldwide Live 8 concerts to raise awareness of the poverty in Africa and to pressure the G8 leaders to take action.^ Kanye West Added to Philly Live 8 Show 7/1/2005, AP Kanye West is now part of the lineup for Saturday's Live 8 concert in Philadelphia.
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^ Im from Africa and hope one day I will see u live in concert.
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^ I take parts of peoples’ lives and apply them to my own.
  • Singer Alicia Keys | Interview | Teen Ink 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC teenink.com [Source type: General]

[134] .In 2005, Keys performed on ReAct Now: Music & Relief and Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast, two benefit programs that raised money for those affected by Hurricane Katrina.^ Celebs Pledge Help to Katrina Victims 9/8/2005, AP Upcoming celebrity benefits to raise money for relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: • Kevin Smith is holding an online auction on his Web site,...
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^ Crow, Dixie Chicks among Katrina benefit acts 9/6/2005, Reuters Sheryl Crow, the Dixie Chicks, Randy Newman, Neil Young, Rod Stewart, Alicia Keys and Paul Simon will perform during Friday's Hurricane Katrina benefit organized by the...
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^ I’ve listened to Alicia Keys on and off every now and then but never fancied her music that much - until I listened to her new album today.
  • New Alicia Keys album to debut exclusively on Spotify - Spotify 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC www.spotify.com [Source type: General]

[135][136] .In July 2007, Keys and Keith Urban performed The Rolling Stones' 1969 song "Gimme Shelter" at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey at the American leg of the Live Earth concerts.^ This is a hot new song titled "Empire State Of Mind - Broken Down" by American recording artist Alicia Keys from her fourth studio album "The Element of Freedom" , scheduled to be released December 15, 2009 on J Records in the United States.
  • Alicia Keys News - Topix 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

^ I live in a very small town in Sweden i have to get out of here for a while, so what would be better than a Alicia Keys concert?
  • New Alicia Keys album to debut exclusively on Spotify - Spotify 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC www.spotify.com [Source type: General]

^ Alicia Keys concert because I havent never ever been in any concert of big artists from earth.
  • New Alicia Keys album to debut exclusively on Spotify - Spotify 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC www.spotify.com [Source type: General]

[137][138]
.Keys performed Donny Hathaway's 1973 song "Someday We'll All Be Free" at the America: A Tribute to Heroes televised benefit concert following the September 11 attacks.^ I know practically all the lyrics to her songs and I have loved Alicia Keys for a lifetime.
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^ Madonna to headline MTV Europe awards 11/2/2005, Reuters Madonna will give the first global live television performance from her new album on Thursday when she appears at the MTV Europe Music Awards, a key showcase for the music...
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^ Posted under Alicia Keys , mashonda , swizz beatz by Kato on Saturday 26 September 2009 at 11:21 pm .
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[139] .She participated in the Nobel Peace Prize Concert which took place at the Oslo Spektrum in Oslo, Norway, on December 11, 2007, along with other various artists.^ Last new years eve, I played “As I am” over and over again… When you had a concert in Oslo, I was there, and I am determined to be there if you ever come back to Norway!
  • New Alicia Keys album to debut exclusively on Spotify - Spotify 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC www.spotify.com [Source type: General]

^ Keys, Thurman among Nobel concert celebs 12/11/2007, AP Stars performing at a concert Tuesday honoring Nobel Peace laureates Al Gore and the United Nations climate panel said they hoped to draw attention to global warming.
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^ Alicia Keys as I Am Melissa Etheridge, Annie Lennox, and More to Perform at Nobel Peace Prize Concert In honor of Al Gore's recent Nobel Peace Prize award, a star studded event will take place December 11th.

[140] .She recorded a theme song for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.^ In an extraordinary moment in America's history, Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama has won the 2008 presidential election and will become the 44th president of the United States and the country's first African-American leader.
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^ Alicia Keys and Jack White have recorded the theme song for the new James Bond film, "Quantum of Solace," producers said Wednesday.
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^ Last June, Joel Benenson, who was Senator Barack Obama’s top pollster during his Presidential run, reported on the state of the campaign.
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.She joined Joss Stone and Jay-Z on the effort, which served as a theme song for Obama's campaign.^ McCain seemed interested but also told Mr. Obama about possibly suspending his campaign; he asked Mr. Obama to join him.
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^ There was some pressure on Mr. Obama to come out against the rescue bill, a position that would have been more consistent with the campaign’s themes.
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[141] .For her work, Keys was honored at the 2009 BET Awards with the Humanitarian Award.^ Beyonce, Alicia Keys Among BET Nominees 5/12/2004, AP Beyonce, Denzel Washington and Venus Williams are among the nominees for the 2004 BET Awards, which honor musicians, actors and athletes.
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^ Additionally, Keys received four awards at the 2008 NAACP Image Awards, was honored at the first annual BET Honors ceremony, and received the BET Award for Best R&B Female Artist.
  • Alicia Keys - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]

^ By rss@youtube.com (EbonyJetMagazines) Backstage press footage of Alicia Keys at the 2008 BET Awards.
  • Alicia Keys Videos - Boxxet 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[142] .Keys performed the song "Prelude to a Kiss", retitled "Send Me an Angel", from her 2007 album As I Am for the "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" telethon in response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake.^ Ever since New Yorker Alicia Keys sang the opening bar of Fallin' in 2001, she has cap -ti vated fans of soul and R'n'B. So now eight years on since her debut album Songs In A Minor, the singer-pianist is now a global super -star.
  • Alicia Keys News - Topix 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

^ Madonna to headline MTV Europe awards 11/2/2005, Reuters Madonna will give the first global live television performance from her new album on Thursday when she appears at the MTV Europe Music Awards, a key showcase for the music...
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^ Reflecting on her work for Diary, Keys stated: "When the album was completed I was ecstatic because I really felt the energy of the songs and hearing them as one piece of work, I was finally able to say, 'Yes, this is who I am right now.'
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[143]

Discography

Studio albums
Live albums

Tours

List of Alicia Keys concert tours

Filmography

Television
Year Title Role Notes
1985 The Cosby Show Maria "Slumber Party" (season 1, episode 22)
2001 Charmed P3 VIP Patron (uncredited) "Size Matters" (season 4, episode 5)
2003 American Dreams Fontella Bass "Rescue Me" (season 2, episode 6)
The Proud Family Herself (voice) "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" (season 3, episode 46)
2005 Sesame Street Herself Season 36
2006 The Backyardigans Mommy Martian (voice) "Mission to Mars" (season 2, episode 1)
2007 Cane Herself "One Man Is an Island" (season 1, episode 7)
Elmo's Christmas Countdown Herself Christmas television special
2008 Dove "Fresh Takes" Alex Starred in all five episodes
Film
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Smokin' Aces Georgia Sykes
The Nanny Diaries Lynette
2008 The Secret Life of Bees June Boatwright

See also

References

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  129. ^ "Alicia Keys and 'Keep a Child Alive' Visit AHF's Ithembalabantu Clinic, Free AIDS Clinic in Durban, South Africa Run by AIDS Healthcare Foundation". PR Newswire. 2006-04-16. http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/cgi/news/release?id=168584. Retrieved 2006-12-04. 
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Further reading

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  • Keys, Alicia (2001).^ Alicia Keys And Shaggy Lead 'Billboard' Music Awards Finalists 12/4/2001, USRN (12/4/01, 12 p.m.
    • http://ca.music.yahoo.com/ar-284870-news--Alicia-Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC ca.music.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ ET) -- Alicia Keys and Shaggy lead the finalists at tonight's (December 4) 2001 Billboard Music Awards, originating from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...
    • http://ca.music.yahoo.com/ar-284870-news--Alicia-Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC ca.music.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Saturday Night Live 25 (USA: twentiefifth season title) - Reese Witherspoon/Alicia Keys (2001) TV episode ....
    • Alicia Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    Songs in A Minor. Hal Leonard Corporation. .ISBN 0634037765. 
  • Keys, Alicia (2004).^ Beyonce, Alicia Keys Among BET Nominees 5/12/2004, AP Beyonce, Denzel Washington and Venus Williams are among the nominees for the 2004 BET Awards, which honor musicians, actors and athletes.
    • http://ca.music.yahoo.com/ar-284870-news--Alicia-Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC ca.music.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Alicia Keys Travels World With Piano, Pen 9/2/2004, AP Alicia Keys is working on a new film, proofreading her poems for publication and writing travel stories for a newspaper.
    • http://ca.music.yahoo.com/ar-284870-news--Alicia-Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC ca.music.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

    .The Diary of Alicia Keys.^ Alicia Keys' second album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, opened at number one, scoring the best single-week sales of any female artist in...
    • http://ca.music.yahoo.com/ar-284870-news--Alicia-Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC ca.music.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Herself (1 episode) - The Diary of Alicia Keys (????
    • Alicia Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Keys tells Billboard that the tour, in support of her album the Diary of Alicia Keys,...
    • http://ca.music.yahoo.com/ar-284870-news--Alicia-Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC ca.music.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

    Hal Leonard Corporation. .ISBN 0634077643. 
  • Keys, Alicia (2004).^ Beyonce, Alicia Keys Among BET Nominees 5/12/2004, AP Beyonce, Denzel Washington and Venus Williams are among the nominees for the 2004 BET Awards, which honor musicians, actors and athletes.
    • http://ca.music.yahoo.com/ar-284870-news--Alicia-Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC ca.music.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Alicia Keys Travels World With Piano, Pen 9/2/2004, AP Alicia Keys is working on a new film, proofreading her poems for publication and writing travel stories for a newspaper.
    • http://ca.music.yahoo.com/ar-284870-news--Alicia-Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC ca.music.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

    .Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems and Lyrics.^ In 2005, Penguin Group USA published Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems & Lyrics, an introspective tome of original poetry and lyrics from Keys' first two albums.
    • Alicia Keys - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]

    G. P. Putnam's Sons. .ISBN 0425205606. 
  • Keys, Alicia (2006).^ By rocky forbes   |  Published 10/19/2006 More topics: Alicia Keys as I Am .

    ^ By Rashawn Blanchard   |  Published 12/8/2006 More topics: Alicia Keys .

    Unplugged. Hal Leonard Corporation. .ISBN 1423408225. 
  • Keys, Alicia (2006).^ By rocky forbes   |  Published 10/19/2006 More topics: Alicia Keys as I Am .

    ^ By Rashawn Blanchard   |  Published 12/8/2006 More topics: Alicia Keys .

    .How Can I Keep from Singing?: Transforming the Lives of African Children and Families Affected by AIDS.^ In 2002, Keys joined with "Keep A Child Alive (KCA)," a non-profit organization dedicated to providing life-saving anti-retroviral treatment to children and their families with HIV/AIDS in Africa and the developing world.
    • Alicia Keys - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]

    Umbrage. ISBN 1884167608. 

External links

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Shelby Lynne
Grammy Award for Best New Artist
2002
Succeeded by
Norah Jones

Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

Alicia Keys at Pavilhão Atlântico (Lisbon, Portugal) on March 19, 2008
.Alicia Keys is an American singer and accomplished pianist.^ Alicia Keys is a talented singer.
  • Alicia Keys on TV.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What dress size is singer alicia keys?
  • WikiAnswers - What Size Jeans does Alicia Keys Wear 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC wiki.answers.com [Source type: General]

^ Kidsday talks with singer Alicia Keys .
  • Alicia_Keys 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.newsday.com [Source type: General]

Sourced

  • I could not believe it. .The first person who told me was John Mayer.^ The first person who told me was John Mayer .
    • Alicia Keys - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
    • Alicia Keys - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC zh.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
    • Alicia Keys: She's Smokin'! | Hip Hop Interviews | HipHopDX 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC www.hiphopdx.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Highly successful, (it 742,000 copies in its first week in stores) As I Am is also her most diverse effort to date, featuring appearances by John Mayer and Linda Perry .
    • http://www.blastro.com/artists/artistpage/Alicia+Keys.html 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blastro.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • http://www.blastro.com/artists/artistpage/Alicia%20Keys.html 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blastro.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ When I first started on the campaign, at the very beginning of this one, I was one of the only people who had actually done a Presidential before,” Ms. Mastromonaco, who is thirty-two, told me.
    • Welcome to The Orbite TV Show 10 September 2009 19:11 UTC www.orbitetv.org [Source type: News]

    .He said, "You're never gonna believe this, but I just heard that Dylan has your name in his song."^ If you’re gonna do dirt, do it in silence.
    • Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats Chillin’ in Miami | Bossip.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Thanks for your Songs that i've heard.
    • The Official Alicia Keys Site | Music 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC akfc.aliciakeys.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You're just proving your stupidity.
    • AskMen.com - Alicia Keys Top 99 Women 2009 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC ca.askmen.com [Source type: General]

    What? .I was totally not expecting it, but then I couldn't wait to hear it.^ I totally never expected it, obviously, but it was a huge honor and I couldnt wait to hear it.
    • Alicia Keys: She's Smokin'! | Hip Hop Interviews | HipHopDX 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC www.hiphopdx.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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    • On hearing that she was in a Bob Dylan song
    • Murphy, Gayle (2006).^ In 2006, Keys' talent inspired Bob Dylan to drop her name in a line from his song "Thunder on the Mountain": "I was thinkin' 'bout Alicia Keys ..."
      • Alicia Keys: Biography : Rolling Stone 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Bob Dylan mentions Alicia Keys in his song "Thunder on the Mountain."
      • Alicia Keys : People.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.people.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Tangled Up in Keys Why does Bob Dylan namecheck Alicia Keys in his new song?
      • What does Bob Dylan want with Alicia Keys? - By David Yaffe - Slate Magazine 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.slate.com [Source type: General]

      "Alicia Keys Gushes about Bob Dylan almost as much as he gushes after her" RushPRNews.com (accessed February 15, 2007)

Attributed

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  • If I want to be alone, some place I can write, I can read, I can pray, I can cry, I can do whatever I want - I go to the bathroom.
  • A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in.^ A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in.
    • Alicia Keys quotes, quotations, phrases, words 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in.
    • Alicia Keys Website 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.westlord.com [Source type: General]

    ^ If I want to be alone, some place I can write, I can read, I can pray, I can cry, I can do whatever I want - I go to the bathroom.
    • Alicia Keys quotes, quotations, phrases, words 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name.^ It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name.
    • The Alicia Keys Picture Pages 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.superiorpics.com [Source type: General]
    • Alicia Keys quotes, quotations, phrases, words 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Her earlier songs “Fallin”, "You Don’t Know My Name" and "If I Ain’t Got You" have all done well in the charts, so her new record will surely be very promising as well!
    • Alicia Keys Tickets On Sale - Order Your Alicia Keys Tickets Now! 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC www.worldticketshop.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Domain: www.wutang-corp.com Search tags: Alicia keys - You don't know my name ft.
    • Alicia keys - MP3 Search & Free Mp3 Downloads 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC beemp3.com [Source type: General]

    .It just represents the songs through my eyes.
  • I'm definitely praying for the people in Louisiana.^ It just represents the songs through my eyes.
    • Alicia Keys quotes, quotations, phrases, words 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It just represents the songs through my eyes."
    • The Alicia Keys Picture Pages 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.superiorpics.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Before hand, I am just gonna say that this is not a countdown of the most played/listened/top songs of 2009 but its my personal choice of who's hot or not this year.
    • Alicia Keys > Elbows Music Blog Aggregator 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC elbo.ws [Source type: General]

    I'm hoping that'll pass without too much heartache and pain.
    • on Hurricane Katrina victims

About

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  • Like being in the mother brain of soul music.^ That’s why I would like those tickets, because being there would be a great music experience.
    • New Alicia Keys album to debut exclusively on Spotify - Spotify 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC www.spotify.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The road was far from being easy, but Keys' eclectic education and early life lessons inspired her musical hybrid of soul, hip-hop, jazz and classical.
    • Alicia Keys - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]
    • Biography | The Official Alicia Keys Site 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC www.aliciakeys.com [Source type: General]

    ^ How do you create a new genre of music that sells millions and millions of albums and look like a cadaver being electrocuted when trying to dance to it?

    .This is absolute artistic fusion from top to bottom, and I don't think there's anyone else in the world that I could do that with right now.^ Alicia Keys Pepsi Music Right now, Alicia Keys is on top of the world.
    • Alicia Keys Survives and Thrives - Pepsi Music - omg! on Yahoo 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC omg.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I love Alicia i've been to three of her concerts and i'm always waiting to see if there are any coming up in the area right now i don't think there are but i did get some tina turner tickets so going in Nov to see her.
    • Alicia Keys Biography | SoulTracks - Soul Music Biographies, News and Reviews 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.soultracks.com [Source type: General]

    ^ My favorite songs she did so far are: Fallin',Unbreakable,Karma,No One, A Woman's Worth, and theres a couple of others but i can't think of them on the top of my head.
    • Alicia Keys on TV.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • John Mayer, on what it's like collaborating with Alicia Keys
    • Vineyard, Jennifer (2007).^ People who like Alicia Keys .
      • Alicia Keys - Official Artist Page on iLike - free music, pictures, videos 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.ilike.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ We like you anyway Alicia Keys!
      • Alicia Keys Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Alicia Keys! 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Alicia Keys wants Kings collaboration .
      • Alicia Keys Pictures, News, Gossip & Rumours - AskMen.com 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: General]
      • Alicia Keys Pictures, News, Gossip & Rumours - AskMen.com UK 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC uk.askmen.com [Source type: General]
      • Alicia Keys Pictures, News, Gossip & Rumours - AskMen.com Canada 19 January 2010 8:47 UTC ca.askmen.com [Source type: General]

      ."Lucas Talks 'Indy 4,' Mayer Gabs About Collabos With Keys — And ODB?!^ Spotted: Alicia Keys in London Promoting Her New Album + Drake Talks About His Collaboration with Her .
      • Alicia Keys News, Pictures, and Videos // GOSSIPONTHIS.COM 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC gossiponthis.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ THE FACTS Alicia Keys talked to the Associated Press about her new Web venture.
      • Alicia Keys | The Spin 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC tvoneblogs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Alicia Keys Talks About Beyonce Collaboration .
      • Alicia Keys Talks About Beyonce Collaboration | ..::That Grape Juice // ThatGrapeJuice.net::.. || Thirsty? 10 February 2010 11:011 UTC thatgrapejuice.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      — At Time Event" MTV.com (accessed May 10, 2007)

Simple English

Alicia Keys
File:Alicia Keys, Lisboa 08
Alicia Keys performing at Pavilhão Atlântico in Lisbon, Portugal on March 19, 2008
Background information
Birth name Alicia J. Augello-Cook
Also known as Lellow[1]
Born January 25, 1981 (1981-01-25) (age 30)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Genres Pop, R&B, soul, neo soul, jazz
Occupations Singer-songwriter, pianist, composer, arranger, record producer, actress, music video director, philanthropist, author
Instruments Singing, piano/keyboards
Years active 2001–present
Labels Columbia, J
Website www.aliciakeys.com

Alicia Keys (born Alicia Augello Cook on January 25 1981)[2] is an American pop, R&B, soul, and neo soul singer-songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, music video director, philanthropist, and author who has sold over forty-one million albums and singles worldwide as of 2007, and has won numerous awards, including eleven Grammy Awards, eleven Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, and fourteen NAACP Image Awards.

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