Alicia Keys Biography

Birthday: 1980-01-25
Place of Birth: New York City, New York USA
Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m) Mini Biography New
Wiki Biography: New York-born Alicia Keys began taking piano lessons at age seven at her mother's insistence. She proved to be such a prodigy that she was later accepted into he prestigious Professional Performance Arts School of Manhattan, where she majored in choir. Not only her musical talent but also her grades proved to be so exceptional that she was allowed to graduate, as valedictorian, at age 16. In 1998, she signed with Arista Records, and wrote, produced and recorded her own albums. In 1999, she left Arista to join J Records, headed by legendary music impresario Clive Davis, and her success has been meteoric. Her 2001 debut album, "Songs in A Minor," sold six million copies and garnered five Grammys. Her album "Diary" won her four more Grammys in 2005.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
My Night at the Grammys 2007
Iconoclasts 2012
Person to Person (2012) Herself 2012 Family
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Smokin' Aces Georgia Sykes 2007
The Nanny Diaries Lynette 2007 Comedy, Drama, Romance
We Are Together 2008 Documentary, Music
The Secret Life of Bees June Boatwright 2008 Drama