Alicia Keys
By turkeyvision On 3 Dec, 2013 At 11:46 AM | Categorized As Genel | With 0 Comments

The 20th Istanbul Jazz Festival welcomes the world-renowned voice of R&B and soul music, Alicia Keys.

The 14-time Grammy-winner, singer, composer and song writer will be performing for the first time in Turkey on Tuesday, 2 July, at 21:00 at KücükÇiftlik Park.

With her wide repertoire of classical piano Alicia Keys released her debut album “Songs in A Minor” in 2001. She sold over 12 million albums worldwide, and won 5 Grammy awards, including Best New Artist and Best R&B album. In 2003 she released her second studio album “The Diary of Alicia Keys”. She won 4 Grammy awards, including Best R&B Album. During the same year Keys released her live “Unplugged” album. It was the first bestselling unplugged album since Nirvana’s unplugged release and it went to number 1 in the charts.

Keys in 2007 released her third studio album “As I am”. With this album she won 3 Grammy awards. In 2009 with her fourth studio album “The Element of Freedom” rose to number one on the charts in the United Kingdom. Alicia Keys, with

Jay-Z in 2009, released the song “Empire State of Mind” which was highly successful. It was selected the second best song of the year by Rolling Stone magazine. Keys and Jay-Z won a Grammy for Best Rap Song and a Grammy for Best Rap / Sung Collaboration for “Empire State of Mind”.
Keys has sold over 40 million albums worldwide. She is considered one of the best-selling female musicians of her generation. Her songs “Falling”, “No One”, “If I Ain’t Got You”, was at the top of the charts for a number of weeks in dozens of countries all over the world. Powerful vocalist and songwriter Alicia Keys released her 5th album “Girl on Fire” in May 2012 skyrocketing to its place at the top of the charts. Her album will be followed by a tour entitled “Set the World on Fire” featuring Alicia Keys. She will perform at concerts in cities such as London, Paris, Vienna, Monaco, and Munich.

On 2 July she will perform at KücükÇiftlik Park within the scope of the Istanbul Jazz Festival.


Source : Biltetix

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