Alicia Keys is a musical force to reckon with considering her magical fingers stroke white and black piano keys while she sings powerfully into the mic. Since her introduction to the world in 2001 with the chart topping hit “Fallin’” she’s continued to wow us with relatable music that will get spins decades from now. As we gear up for VH1 Storytellers: Alicia Keys, which airs Monday, November 12 at 11PM, we excitedly dug through her 11 year music history for her greatest career milestones.
Breaking Grammy award records? Alicia’s done that. Having the largest first week sales for a female artist? Yep, she’s done that too. But beside the numbers that don’t lie, it’s her musicianship that contributes to her longevity. People will always pay to see her stroke the keys and sing classics like “Fallin,’” “Unthinkable,” “Superwoman,” and “Diary.” Her Storytellers premiere is part of a three day special featuring dynamic female trio–Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys and P!nk. Until Monday, November 12, scroll through Alicia’s moments of greatness.
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