Aaliyah
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1979-01-16
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Aaliyah

Biography

Aaliyah Dana Haughton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 10, she appeared on the television show Star ...

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Biography

Aaliyah Dana Haughton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model.

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Come Back In One Piece (feat. DMX)
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Come Back In One Piece (feat. DMX)
Timbaland
Shakin (feat. Aaliyah)
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Shakin (feat. Aaliyah)
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Age Ain't Nothing but a Number
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Age Ain't Nothing but a Number
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I Don't Wanna
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I Don't Wanna
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One In A Million
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One In A Million
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Don't Know What To Tell Ya
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Don't Know What To Tell Ya
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Age Ain't Nothin' But A Number (LP Version)
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Age Ain't Nothin' But A Number (LP Version)
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Are You That Somebody? (Hud Mo Edit)
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Are You That Somebody? (Hud Mo Edit)
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South Side Story
South Side Story


Aaliyah Biography

Aaliyah Dana Haughton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model.

She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 10, she appeared on the television show Star Search and performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight. At age 12, Aaliyah signed with Jive Records and her uncle Barry Hankerson's Blackground Records. Hankerson introduced her to R. Kelly, who became her mentor, as well as lead songwriter and producer of her debut album, Age Ain't Nothing but a Number. The album sold three million copies in the United States and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). After facing allegations of an illegal marriage with R. Kelly, Aaliyah ended her contract with Jive and signed with Atlantic Records.

Aaliyah worked with record producers Timbaland and Missy Elliott for her second album, One in a Million; it sold 3 million copies in the United States and over eight million copies worldwide. In 2000, Aaliyah appeared in her first film, Romeo Must Die. She contributed to the film's soundtrack, which spawned the single "Try Again". The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 solely on airplay, making Aaliyah the first artist in Billboard history to achieve this goal. "Try Again" earned Aaliyah a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female R&B Vocalist. After completing Romeo Must Die, Aaliyah filmed her role in Queen of the Damned. She released her third and final album, Aaliyah, in July 2001.

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