Alicia Augello Cook, known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter. A classically-trained pianist, Keys began 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, 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.
|Born:||Alicia Augello Cook, January 25, 1981, New York City, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Musician, singer, songwriter, actress, producer, philanthropist|
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About Alicia Keys
First singer to receive five Grammy Awards at once after releasing her debut album, Songs in A Minor, which included "Fallin'," in 2001. Her hit album Girl on Fire earned her a 15th career Grammy Award in 2014 when it was named Best R&B Album.
Alicia Keys Before Fame
She appeared on an episode of The Cosby Show, studied Mozart and Chopin, and graduated from the Professional Performing Arts School as valedictorian.
Achievement of Alicia Keys
Her album Songs in A Minor sold over twelve million copies. She has also been a judge on the singing competition show The Voice.
Alicia Keys Family Life
She was born to Terria Joseph and Craig Cook and raised alongside her brother Cole. She married rapper Swizz Beatz on July 31, 2010. They had a son named Egypt in October 2010 and a second son named Genesis in December 2014.
Associations of Alicia Keys
She sang on Jay Z's multi-platinum single "Empire State of Mind."
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