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Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

United States · Person · 1981–present
Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, pianist and actress. 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 released in 2001, producing her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one single "Fallin'", and selling over 12 million copies worldwide. The album earned Keys five Grammy Awards in 2002. Her sophomore album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in 2003, spawning successful singles "You Don't Know My Name", "If I Ain't Got You" and "Diary", and selling 8 million copies worldwide. The duet song "My Boo" with Usher scored her a second number-one single in 2004. The album garnered her an additional four Grammy Awards in 2005. Later that year, she released her first live album, Unplugged, becoming the first woman to have an MTV Unplugged album debut at number one.

As I Am was released in 2007, producing the Hot 100 number-one single "No One", selling 5 million copies worldwide and earning an additional three Grammy Awards. The Element of Freedom was released in 2009, becoming her first chart-topping album in the UK, and selling 4 million copies worldwide. Keys additionally collaborated with Jay Z on "Empire State of Mind" as her fourth number-one single, and won Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2010. Girl on Fire was released in 2012 as her fifth Billboard 200 topping album, spawning the successful title track. Her second live album, VH1 Storytellers was released in 2013. Here was released in 2016, becoming her seventh R&B/Hip-Hop chart topping album Read more »

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News

Alicia Keys Tones Things Down for ‘Hallelujah’

Alicia Keys is gearing up to release her untitled follow-up to Girl on Fire this year, with the airy dance number “In Common” serving as the lead single. “Hallelujah,” first performed during her May Saturday Night Live appearance, comes over a month...

Watch Alicia Keys' Celebratory 'In Common' Video

Alicia Keys unveiled the new video for "In Common," the first single off the singer's upcoming LP. In the Pierre Debusschere-directed black-and-white video, Keys turns a simple soundstage into a block party as dancers groove to the Latin-infused...

Videos

"That's What's Up" - New Video
Alicia Keys - Holy War
#AKGlobalVibesParty Closing
Holy War
Where Do We Begin

Discography

Here
2016 Official Album
Girl on Fire
2012 Official Album
The Element of Freedom
2009 Official Album
As I Am
2007 Official Album
The Diary of Alicia Keys
2003 Official Album
Songs in A minor
2001 Official Album
VH1 Storytellers
2013 Official Live Album
Unplugged
2005 Official Live Album

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