The likeable American soul and R&B singer Alicia Keys knows what she is doing and her fans like that. Musically free and independent, she is one of the most successful in her industry and she proves that again and again. Also live on stage in Berlin at the Mercedes Benz Arena.
So far she has released eight albums, which have won many awards. Already her debut album "Songs In A Minor" from 2001, sold 12 million copies worldwide and brought her five Grammy awards as a newcomer.
She began dancing ballet and playing the piano at the age of five. Classical works by Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin were among her musical favorites at the time. The talented Alicia wrote her very first song at the age of 14. Soon the New York music scene discovered her talent and songs of hers ended up on the soundtracks of "Men in Black", "Shaft - Any Questions?" and "Dr. Dolittle 2". This was to launch her career.
Her debut album "Songs in A Minor" became a huge success with twelve million sales worldwide, and the single "Fallin'" was a number one hit all over the world. Alicia Keys sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and received 15 Grammys.
The renowned music magazine "Billboard" named her the fifth best artist of the first decade of the 21st century. In the Top 50 "R&B/Hip-Hop Artists" of the last 25 years, she is in tenth place