Alicia keys dating history
The album debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 200, selling 742,000 copies in its first week, becoming her largest first week sales of her career and her fourth consecutive number one album.
The sales were further increased with the success of second single "Like You'll Never See Me Again".
When she was fourteen years old, Keys wrote her first song "Butterflyz" which was included on her debut album "Songs in A Minor", released on August 19, 2001. Despite many critics aimed to her voice as artificially imitating 1970s soul singers, like Curtis Mayfield and Marvin Gaye, with hip hop influences that were less original than similar blends from nu soul artists like Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu and D'Angelo, Keys was in fact, able to prove herself to be a successful solo singer. Through this very song, "Unplugged" was sold for more than 1 million copies in the U. As soon as she was done with the unplugged album, she began working on a full-length studio album in late 2006 and ventured out to acting world.
This first album was commercially a success, with one of its singles entitled "Fallin'" sitting at #1 in U. In the late 2003, Keys released her second album, "Diary of Alicia Keys", which went straight up to the top of the Billboard R&B charts. She provided voice for an episode of animated TV series "The Backyardigans" and sang a song for it.
She also starred in "The Nanny Diaries" which was released in the same year.
In 2008, she won two American Music Awards and three awards from Grammys.
Howard assumed a good looking guy like Adam must get hit on by a lot of the show's contestants but according to Levine, no one in "The Voice's" six-year history has ever tried to make a move on him.
As for why one of the winners of "The Voice" has yet to become a megastar, Adam blamed the record label for mishandling talent during his 2015 visit to the Stern Show.
During which she, at seven years old, had begun playing piano and learned classical music by classy composers like Beethoven, Mozart and Chopin, all of whom are her favorites. This assumption makes Keys one of the most popular artists of the 21st century to have established a large fan-base of "fanatic" fans. One of the original scores, "Unbreakable" hit Billboard Hot R&B/ Hip-Hop Songs at #1 for 11 weeks. It was regarded the highest selling MTV's Unplugged series after Nirvana's 1994 Unplugged version.At the same time, Keys was praised for her acting chop in "Smokin' Aces".Although the film did only moderately in Box Office, Keys' performance was deemed "so natural".A mutual friend introduced them, saying, "Alicia’s about to blow up and Swizz is doing his thing and maybe one day you’ll work together." Keys fought "tooth and nail" against studio time with her future husband ("Why should I work with him?") but once she finally acquiesced, they "had a ball" together.