Alicia Augello-Cook Dean other known as Alicia Keys is an American musician, singer, composer, actress, and pianist. Born January 25, 1981, in New York, New York, United States.
|Net Worth:||US$120 million ( estimate)|
|Born:||January 25, 1981|
|Country of Origin:||New York City, New York, U.S.|
Why is Alicia Keys Famous
Alicia Keys is a singer that left a lasting impact after her massive hits “Fallin’” and “If I Ain’t Got You” hit the airwaves. Her meteoric success showcased her piano playing and amazing voice.
These songs were staples on the charts. Her voice is pure and strong and evokes amazing emotion when she sings, which garnered her a lot of attention.
Alicia Keys Brief History
Alicia Keys careened into our lives with her soulful sound. With a massive hit out of the gate with the ever-popular song Fallin’ which sold over 16 million copies.
She followed it up with another huge hit and planted herself firmly in the public eye.
The release of her “Diary of Alicia Keys” launched her into the stratosphere with hits like “If I Ain’t Got You,” and “You Don’t Know My Name.” She was a big winner come Grammy time and earned another four Grammys to add to her previous five.
Not only has she been noted for her singing, but she’s also garnered 17, yes 17, NAACP Image Awards! More importantly, she’s been honored in the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
This amazing talent has been given multiple awards from ASCAP which recognizes publishers, composers, and authors. She isn’t just singing her songs, she writes them, too.
A true talent in today’s current times where many of the popular acts today sing other people’s songs.
Twice she’s been listed by TIME as one of the most influential people on their list. She’s also had her “Songs in a Minor A” named as a top 100 album of all time by Rolling Stone.