ALICIA KEYS INFORMATION:
Genre: R&B, soul, hip hop
Hometown: New York, New York
Awards: 9 Grammys, 11 Billboard Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards
Albums: Songs in A Minor, The Diary of Alicia Keys, Unplugged
Hits: "Fallin", "You Dont Know My Name", "If I Aint Got You"
Alicia Keys is a talented singer-songwriter and pianist. She is a nine-time Grammy Award winner and has no plans to quit entertaining her fans through her variety of talents! Alicia Keys is such a talented woman, she not only sings but she is also an author, record producer and an actress. Alicia decided on her stage name by adding “Keys” to reflect the talent she has possessed on the piano since she started playing at seven years old. Alicia graduated from high school as valedictorian of her class at only sixteen years old; further proof that this is no ordinary woman.
Alicia Keys influences include Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, Mary J. Blige, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson; to name a few. In 2001 Alicia Keys released her studio album “Songs in A Minor” in which reviews by critics were mostly positive. “Songs in A Minor” sold over 235,000 copies in the first week of release! Alicia has done a superb job of mixing up her soul artist influences and her hip hop influences like Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu into her music and creating master pieces.
Many of Alicia Keys’ songs were hits and won several awards, most from her first album “Songs in A Minor.” She won five Grammy Awards in 2002, and her song “Fallin” was nominated for “Record of the Year.” Alicia Keys is undoubtedly near to becoming an artist that remains an unforgettable classic. Buy your Alicia Keys tickets today and experience the excitement of an Alicia Keys concert live!