Real name: Алишия Оджелло-Кук (Alicia J. Augello-Cook)
Carier start: 2001
Genre: Pop music Rap R&B Relax Jazz / Blues Other
The very first album, Songs In A Minor, became very successful - the sales figure exceeded 12 million copies, and Alisha herself became the best-selling new R&B artist of 2001. In 2002, the album received 5 Grammy statuettes. The next album, "The Diary of Alicia Keys", collected four cherished gramophones. This record has sold over nine million copies, and the next numbered record, "As I Am" - more than eight.
During her creative career, Alisha has amassed a solid list of duets. Common rapper and Mos Def, reggae artist Damian Marley, and Maroon 5 leader Adam Levine all took to the stage with the young talent. The recording of her 2005 gig immediately topped the Billboard sales charts. Previously, only Nirvana achieved such success in this series of concerts.
In addition to her career as a musician, Alisha is actively acting in films and doing charity work. Album "The Element Of Freedom" is one of the main events of 2009 in pop music. With more than 30 million albums sold, Billboard named her the best-selling r & b artist of the decade.
2001 - Artist of the Year
2004 - Artist of the Year
2002 - Best New Artist, Best R&B Album, Best Performance, Best R&B Song, Song of the Year
2005 — Best R&B Performance, Best Duo Performance, Best R&B Song, Best R&B Album
2002 - Best International New Artist
MTV Europe Music Awards
2004 - Best R&B Artist
2005 - Best R&B Artist
World Music Awards
2004 - Best Selling R&B Artist of the Year
2008 - Best Selling R&B Artist of the Year