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Alicia Keys

1981 - Today

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Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter. A classically-trained pianist, Keys began composing songs by age 12 and was signed at 15 years old by Columbia Records. After disputes with the label, she signed with Arista Records and later released her debut album, Songs in A Minor, with J Records in 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alicia Keys has received more than 17,266,641 page views. Her biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Alicia Keys is the 185th most popular musician (up from 191st in 2019), the 1,077th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,105th in 2019) and the 55th most popular American Musician.

Alicia Keys is most famous for her songs "Fallin'", "No One", "Girl on Fire", and "Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down".

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  • 17M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.32

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 80

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Alicia Keys ranks 185 out of 2,675Before her are Wilhelm Kempff, Pete Seeger, Rory Gallagher, Isaac Stern, John Paul Jones, and Gilberto Gil. After her are John Cale, J. J. Cale, Violeta Parra, Bill Wyman, Giovanni Battista Viotti, and Pete Townshend.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1981, Alicia Keys ranks 4Before her are Zlatan Ibrahimović, Roger Federer, and Natalie Portman. After her are Iker Casillas, Britney Spears, Fernando Alonso, Samuel Eto'o, David Villa, Beyoncé, Jessica Alba, and Rami Malek.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alicia Keys ranks 1,077 out of 15,968Before her are Calamity Jane (1852), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Richard Thaler (1945), Bernard Herrmann (1911), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), and Richard Dreyfuss (1947). After her are Anne Hathaway (1982), Chester Bennington (1976), Edward Adelbert Doisy (1893), Jackie Robinson (1919), Robert Wise (1914), and Jean M. Auel (1936).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Alicia Keys ranks 55Before her are Muddy Waters (1913), Thelonious Monk (1917), Bill Haley (1925), Chris Isaak (1956), Lionel Richie (1949), and Pete Seeger (1919). After her are J. J. Cale (1938), Joe Jackson (1928), Joe Satriani (1956), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Eddie Cochran (1938), and Fats Domino (1928).

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