What’s the name that would come in your mind if you hear the adjectives Singer, actress, songwriter, RnB Princess and Neo-soul Diva? Yea, it’s Alicia Keys, and her name is inspiring enough for the budding singers and actresses. That is the reason many of them love to have Alicia Keys posters at their home.
Born on January 25, 1980 she was then Alicia J. Augello Cook. She is acclaimed as one of the famous singers who have credit to her name of above forty million singles and albums. There are so many awards that adorn her to reflect the quality of singer she is. Being recipient of nine Grammy awards, Three American music awards, eleven Billboard Music awards and many others she continues with her music every day till date. She was born to Teresa Augello and Craig Cook in Manhattan was mainly raised by her mother.
It’s surprising to know that Keys started playing the piano at the tender age of seven only and being a keen listener she learned a lot from the great compositions of Chopin and Beethoven. After graduating from the Manhattan’s professional Performing Arts School she signed up with the Columbia Records. Her first professional recording was “'Dah Dee Dah Sexy Thing”, and the she recorded various songs like “Rock with you”, “Rear View Mirror” and many more.
It’s really noteworthy keeping the Alicia Keys posters as she has to her name various titles like 'Best Selling R&B Artist’ and also the 'Best Selling New Artist' in 2001. Writing about her career and her famous songs would take so much that it’s really impossible to note down. However, this queen of songs has made her position among the greatest singers of the world with her talent and her passion for singing songs.
In her personal life she married Swiss Beatz and a year after that in October 2010 they welcomes their baby boy whom they named Daoud Dean. Her raw and impassioned voice has made her the Princess of soul and her songwriting has also made her famous. She is also associated with “Keep a Child Alive” that provides facilities for the children affected with HIV and AIDS in Africa.Google+