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Singer, Composer, Songwriter Alicia Keys turns 31 today! Check out 10 facts about one of our favorite recording artists below!

  1. Alicia’s release of her debut album Songs In A Minor sold more than 50,000 copies on the first day.
  2. Alicia’s talent for singing was discovered when she was five years old, singing in her church choir. She went on to develop her talents as a choir major at Manhattan’s Professional Performance Arts School.
  3. Astrological Sign: Aquarius
  4. At age 16, her outstanding grades allowed her to finish high school early.
  5. Bad Habit: Cracking her neck
  6. Birth Name : Alicia Augello Cook
  7. Birth Place : Manhattan, New York, USA
  8. Releases her sophomore album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, Tuesday. (December 2, 2003)
  9. Secret Talent: Swimming
  10. Alicia was named one of People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in 2002.

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