Singer Alicia Keys had her big breakthrough in 2001. Only twenty years old at the time, she sold twelve million copies worldwide of her debut album, 'Songs In A Minor'. A year later, the record made her win five Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist and Song Of The Year for her first single Fallin’. Keys’ second album, 2003’s 'The Diary Of Alicia Keys', also became an enormous success. These days, she has four albums to her name, with a total of more than 30 million copies sold worldwide. Alicia was born in New York, started playing the piano at age seven and was classically trained. At eleven, she began writing songs and at 16 she graduated from New York’s Professional Performing Arts School. Next to a singer, composer and pianist, these days she is also an author, actress, director and producer. Keys is currently working on her fifth album.