alicia keys

     

Alicia J. Augello-Cook (born January 25, 1981), better known by her stage name Alicia Keys, is an American R&B, soul an neo soul singer-songwriter, pianist and actress, who has sold over 25 million albums worldwide as of 2007, and has won numerous awards, including eleven Grammy Awards, seventeen Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, and fourteen NAACP Image Awards.

Trivia about alicia keys

  • Before singing her hit "No One", she kicked off the telecast by duetting with Frank Sinatra
  • Deepak Chopra performed the 2010 wedding ceremony of Swizz Beatz & this R&B songstress
  • Born Alicia Augello-Cook, this R&B lass chose her new last name for "the piano... and it can open so many doors"
  • No one but her took home the Female R&B Vocal award at the 50th Grammys
  • She dropped out of Columbia Univ. to sign with Columbia Records & later won a Grammy for "My Boo"
  • "The Diary of" this songstress included "Diary", a haunting duet with Tony! Toni! Tone!
  • As June Boatwright in "The Secret Life of Bees", she didn't play the piano but rather the cello, which she learned for the role