Interesting facts about Alicia Keys

Surprising facts about singer Alicia Keys

The celebrity with 19.9 million followers on Instagram is not new to fame. She has been writing and composing songs since she was 14 therefore, she has a number of award titles to her name. If you’re one of Alicia’s biggest fans or want to know more about her strong personality, then keep reading.  

  • Alicia Augello Cook is an American singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist.
  • She was born on January 25th, 1981 in Hell’s Kitchen, a neighborhood in New York city.
  • The 39-year-old is married to record producer and rapper, Swizz Beatz. The couple shares 2 sons, Egypt and Genesis Ali Dean.
Alicia Keys with her son Source: instyle

Keys is a successful musician since the start of her career.
Her first album “Songs In a Minor” clinched first position on the Billboard 200 and sold over 200 copies worldwide.
In 2002, Alicia won the most Grammy’s in one night and became the second female artist to attain the title.
Lauryn Hill is the first one in the category.

Alicia Keys with her Grammy Award Source: mercurynews

The 39 years old singer has a history in social work
as she co-founded a non-profit organization called “Keep a Child Alive” and now she’s the ambassador for the charity foundation. She is also a part of Frum Tha Ground Up, a foundation dedicated to inspire and motivate American youth to achieve success on all levels.
Keeping Alicia’s extraordinary achievements in sight
, the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers honored the singer with Golden Note Award in 2009.

In 2005, her music album “The Diary of Alicia Keys” won 3 Grammy’s
and also became the 31st bestselling album of the decade.

These are just a few highlights of Swizz wife’s successful career. There's a long list of achievements Alicia has gathered within a short span of time!

Watch Alicia Keys play Spill Your Guts Or Fill Your Guts on The Late Late Show with James Corden!

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