Alicia Keys Biography

Alicia Keys is a 14 time GrammyAward® winning singer/songwriter/producer, actress, New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur and humanitarian. Since the release of her debut album, songs in A minor, Keys has built an unparalleled repertoire of hits with more than 30 million albums sold worldwide. As an actress, she’s had buzz worthy performances in Smokin’ Aces, The Nanny Diaries and The Secret Life of Bees. Keys made her directorial debut with Lili, for Lifetime’s Five, an anthology of five short films on the topic of breast cancer. Keys’ first published work, Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems & Lyrics by Alicia Keys, made her a New York Times Bestselling author. As a philanthropist, Keys co-founded Keep a Child Alive (KCA), and serves as their Global Ambassador.