Alicia Keys
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"Alicia Augello Cook", known by the pseudonym "Alicia Keys", is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia Records/Columbia and then Arista Records. Keys' debut album, Songs in A Minor, was a commercial success, selling over 12 million copies worldwide. She became the best-selling new artist and best-selling R&B artist of 2001. The album earned Keys five Grammy Awards in 2002, including Grammy Award for Best New Artist/Best New Artist and Grammy Award for Song of the Year/Song of the Year for "Fallin'" becoming the second American recording artist to win five Grammys in one night. Her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in 2003 and was also another success worldwide, selling eight million copies. The album garnered her an additional four Grammy Awards in 2005. Later that year, she released her first live album, Unplugged (Alicia Keys album)/Unplugged, which debuted at number one in the United States. She became the first female to have an MTV Unplugged album to debut at number one and the highest since Nirvana (band)/Nirvana in 1994.

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Let Me Love You.

This young woman was the rock in her family.

If I Ain't Got You.

My dad was the football coach for the high school a few years ago and I wanted to play football with my older brother Gary on the unlimited.

A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in. It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name. It just represents the songs through my eyes.

I'm definitely praying for the people in Louisiana. I'm hoping that'll pass without too much heartache and pain.

My summer has been lousy because I haven't honored myself and had a good time. But yesterday I did go on a boat ride.

I really like when I tackle someone. When I tackle someone I feel good about it.

Once people see this 'Unplugged,' I just want them to feel the spontaneity, to feel passionate, ... I want you to see another side of me, that's free, and feel where my head is, where whatever happens, happens. I want you to feel inspired.