Alicia Augello Cook (born 25 Januar 1981), kent profeesionally as Alicia Keys, is a American R&B sangster-sangwriter, pianist, muisicker, record producer, an actress. Keys released her debut album wi J Records, haein haed previous record deals first wi Columbia an then Arista Records. Keys' debut album, Songs in A Minor, wis a commercial success, sellin ower 12 million copies warldwide. She became the best-sellin new airtist an best-sellin R&B airtist o 2001. The album earned Keys five Grammy Awards in 2002, includin Best New Artist an Song of the Year for "Fallin'" becomin the seicont American recordin airtist tae win five Grammys in ane nicht. Her seicont studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, wis released in 2003 an wis anither success warldwide an aw, sellin aicht million copies. The album garnered her an additional four Grammy Awards in 2005. Later that year, she released her first live album, Unplugged, which debuted at nummer ane in the Unitit States. She became the first female tae hae an MTV Unplugged album tae debut at nummer ane an the heichest syne Nirvana in 1994.
|Born||Alicia Augello Cook|
25 Januar 1981
New York, U.S.
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Swizz Beatz (2010-present)|
Keys made guest appearances on several telly series in the follaein years, beginnin wi Charmed. She made her film debut in Smokin' Aces which includit Ben Affleck, Andy Garcia, Chris Pine, Ryan Reynolds, Taraji P. Henson, Jeremy Piven an went on to appear in The Nanny Diaries an aw which starred Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Paul Giamitti an Chris Evan in 2007. Her third studio album, As I Am, wis released in the same year an sauld five million copies warldwide, earnin Keys a addeetional three Grammy Awards. The follaein year, she appeared in The Secret Life of Bees wi Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Sophie Okonedo, an Dakota Fanning, which earned her a nomination at the NAACP Image Awards. She released her fowert album, The Element of Freedom, in Dizember 2009, which became Keys' first chart-toppin album in the Unitit Kinrick. She released her fift album, Girl on Fire, in November 2012, which became Keys' fift chairt-toppin album in the Unitit States.
Throuoot her career, Keys haes wan numerous awairds an haes sold ower 65 million records warldwide. Billboard magazine namit her the top R&B sangs airtist o the 2000s decade. In 2010, VH1 includit Keys on its leet o the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Billboard magazine placit her nummer ten on their leet o Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years.
|1985||The Cosby Show||Maria||"Slumber Party" (Saison 1, Episode 22)|
|2001||Charmed||P3 VIP Patron (uncreditit)||"Size Matters" (Season 4, Episode 5)|
|2001—2010||Saturday Night Live||Hersel / Muisical Guest||"Reese Witherspoon/Alicia Keys" (Season 27, Episode 1)|
"Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys" (Saison 35, Episode 11)
|2003||American Dreams||Fontella Bass||"Rescue Me" (Saison 2, Episode 6)|
|2003||The Proud Family||Hersel (voice)||"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" (Saison 3, Episode 46)|
|2005||Sesame Street||Hersel||Episode #36.26 (Saison 36, Episode 26)|
|2006||The Backyardigans||Mommy Martian (voice)||"Mission to Mars" (Saison 2, Episode 1)|
|2007||Cane||Hersel||"One Man Is an Island" (Saison 1, Episode 7)|
|2007||Elmo's Christmas Countdown||Hersel||Christenmas telly special|
|2007||Smokin' Aces||Georgia Sykes||Debut film|
|2007||The Nanny Diaries||Lynette|
|2008||Dove: Fresh Takes||Alex||Lead role|
|2008||The Secret Life of Bees||June Boatwright||Nominatit – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture|
|2009||The X Factor (UK)||Hersel; Performance||Saison 6|
|2011||Five||Director||Nominatit – Directors Guild of America Award|
|2012||The X Factor (Australie)||Hersel; Guest Mentor||Saison 4|
|2012||The X Factor (UK)||Hersel; Performance||Saison 9|
|2012||The X Factor (U.S.)||Hersel; Performance||Season 2|
|2013||The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete||Executive Producer, Composer|
|2014||The Ninth Wave||Lena Horne|
- "Alicia adds tour dates". Metro. Associated Newspapers. March 7, 2008. Retrieved July 5, 2009.
- Anitai, Tamar (November 12, 2007). "MTV Artist of the Week: Alicia Keys". MTV News. Retrieved July 5, 2008.
- "Yes, America, Amy Winehouse Is a Star". BBC America. February 11, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on June 17, 2009. Retrieved July 5, 2009. Unknown parameter
- Batey, Angus (November 10, 2007). "The ascent of Alicia Keys". The Times. London: News Corporation. Retrieved July 5, 2009.
- "2005 Grammy Award Winners". CBS News. February 13, 2005. Retrieved July 5, 2009.
- Whitmire, Margo (October 19, 2005). "Keys 'Unplugs' For 3rd Straight No. 1 Disc". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media. Retrieved September 16, 2009.
- Skeels, Virginia (August 15, 2012). "Girl On Fire: Alicia Keys slips into form-fitting sheer dress as she unveils name of new album". Daily Mail.
- Who Will Come Out On Top Of VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists Of All Time?
- "Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years. In the US, Alicia Keys has sold over 15 million albums". Nielsen Business Media, Inc. November 18, 2010. Retrieved January 6, 2012.
- "X-Factor special announcement". The X Factor (Australia). Yahoo!7. Retrieved July 18, 2012.
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