Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), 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.
|Full name at birth||
Alicia Augello Cook
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|Date of birth||
25 January 1981
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Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Singer-songwriter, pianist, musician, record producer, philanthropist, actress
5' 6" (168 cm)
Professional Performance Arts School
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