Alicia Keys Biography (Wikipedia)
Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and philanthropist. A classically-trained pianist, Keys was composing songs by age 12 and was signed at 15 years old by Columbia Records. After disputes with the label, she signed with Arista Records, and later released her debut album, Songs in A Minor, with J Records in 2001. The album was critically and commercially successful, 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 second album, The Diary of Alicia Keys (2003), was also a critical and commercial success, spawning successful singles "You Don't Know My Name", "If I Ain't Got You", and "Diary", and selling eight million copies worldwide. The album garnered her an additional four Grammy Awards. Her duet "My Boo" with Usher became her second number-one single in 2004. Keys released her first live album, Unplugged (2005), and became the first woman to have an MTV Unplugged album debut at number one.
- Alicia Keys - 'As women we feel like we have to please everybody'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03xfzwk.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03xfzwk.jpg2016-06-06T10:13:00.000ZAlicia talks about her 5 year old son who's already produced a track for Kendrick Lamar!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03xg13y
Alicia Keys - 'As women we feel like we have to please everybody'
- Alicia Keys on family life, new music and being an independent womanhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03x59rm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03x59rm.jpg2016-06-03T12:52:00.000ZAlicia Keys chats to Yasmin Evans about life outisde of music & news on new material.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03x5syw
Alicia Keys on family life, new music and being an independent woman
- Alicia Keys chats to Greg Jameshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01b2dk6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01b2dk6.jpg2013-06-06T17:30:00.000ZAlicia Keys joins Greg to chat about her tour and her new single, New Day.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01b2dky
Alicia Keys chats to Greg James
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