Thursday, June 26, 2008
Alicia J. Augello-Cook, better known by her stage name Alicia Keys, is an American R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter, pianist and actress, who has sold over 30 million albums worldwide as of 2008, and has won numerous awards, including eleven Grammy Awards, seventeen Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards. At the 2008 BET awards Keys was the recipient of the Best female R&B artist of the year. Her debut album, "Songs in A Minor" was a worldwide success and received five Grammy Awards in a single night in 2002, a record for female artists, which she shares with Lauryn Hill (1999), Norah Jones (2003), Beyonce (2004), and Amy Winehouse (2008). Keys made her big-screen debut in early 2007 in the crime film Smokin' Aces, co-starring as an assassin named Georgia Sykes. Keys received much praise from her co-stars in the film. Alicia Keys recently signed a deal as spokesperson with Glacéau's Vitamin Water that is worth more than $25 million.
Name: Alicia Keys
Birth Name: Alicia Augello Cook
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 110 lbs
Date of birth: January 25, 1981
Place of birth: Manhattan, New York, USA
Profession: musician, song writer
Education: The Professional Performance Arts School in Manhattan, New York (majored in Choir; graduated in 1997), Columbia University in New York (did not attend so she could pursue singing professionally)
Natural hair color: black
Eyes color: brown
Ethnicity: Italian, Afro-American
Alicia Keys - No One
Alicia Keys - Girlfriend
Labels: America: Alicia Keys