Alicia Augello Cook, known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. A classically-trained pianist, Keys was 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. Her second album, The Diary of Alicia Keys (2003), was also a critical and commercial success, spawning successful singles "You Don't Know My Name", "If I Ain't Got You" and "Diary", and selling eight million copies worldwide. The album garnered her an additional four Grammy Awards. Her duet song "My Boo" with Usher became her second number-one single in 2004. Keys released her first live album, Unplugged (2005), and became the first female to have an MTV Unplugged album debut at number one.
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Music's biggest night was a celebration of female artists and inclusiveness. The 61st annual Grammy Awards highlighted new talent and honored music industry legends like Dolly Parton and Diana Ross... CBS News - Published
The Grammy Awards turned into a powerful night for women and rap music. Host Alicia Keys set the tone when she introduced four high-profile women: former first lady Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Jada.. CBS News - Published
As we count down to the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, we're talking to the woman who will be at the center of music's biggest night: host Alicia Keys. Keys first topped the Billboard 200 back in 2001 with.. CBS News - Published
The final countdown to Sunday's Grammy Awards on CBS is underway. Singer Alicia Keys, who will host the award show, rolled out the red carpet in Los Angeles Thursday, officially kicking off the.. CBS News - Published
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Anticipation is building for the 61st Grammy Awards, which will air Sunday night on CBS. On Thursday, the show's host Alicia Keys kicked off the countdown to music's biggest night. CBS News' Stella.. CBS News - Published