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Alicia Keys

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Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. A classically trained pianist, Keys started composing songs when she was 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 19,611,446 page views. Her biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Alicia Keys is the 186th most popular musician (down from 185th in 2019), the 1,075th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,076th in 2019) and the 54th 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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  • 20M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Alicia Keys ranks 186 out of 2,662Before her are Gene Simmons, George Martin, John Paul Jones, Ian Paice, José Feliciano, and Jerry Lee Lewis. After her are Paolo Conte, Muddy Waters, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Amy Winehouse, Kitarō, and Alfred Cortot.

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Among people born in 1981, Alicia Keys ranks 6Before her are Zlatan Ibrahimović, Roger Federer, Britney Spears, Natalie Portman, and Fernando Alonso. After her are Iker Casillas, Samuel Eto'o, David Villa, Serena Williams, Beyoncé, and Rami Malek.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alicia Keys ranks 1,075 out of 18,182Before her are Jerry Lee Lewis (1935), Joanne Woodward (1930), Daniel Bell (1919), Guy Williams (1924), Peter Eisenman (1932), and G. Stanley Hall (1846). After her are Ben E. King (1938), William Friedkin (1935), Jody Williams (1950), Burton Richter (1931), Cordell Hull (1871), and Leo Fender (1909).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Alicia Keys ranks 54Before her are Cyndi Lauper (1953), Willie Nelson (1933), Herbie Hancock (1940), Keith Jarrett (1945), Chris Isaak (1956), and Jerry Lee Lewis (1935). After her are Muddy Waters (1913), Jaco Pastorius (1951), Joe Satriani (1956), Pete Seeger (1919), Snoop Dogg (1971), and Lenny Kravitz (1964).

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