Alicia Keys (born Alicia Augello Cook) is truly a beautiful woman on many levels. As a recording artist Ms. Keys has produced multiple number one hits and platinum albums and has sold over 30 million records worldwide. Billboard magazine named her the top R&B artist of the decade for 2000-2009.
In addition to her skills as a singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Alicia Keys is equally passionate about her activist work. She has given her time, money and talent to many charitable organizations and fundraising events and is the co-founder and Global Ambassador of Keep A Child Alive, a non-profit organization that provides medicine to families with HIV and AIDS in Africa
"I see what happens when one gets very attached to material things. That's just not what my life is." - Alicia Keys