Alicia Keys is a truly special woman - a piano player from the age of 4, she was signed to Columbia Records immediately after graduating from high school (where she was valedictorian, no less). Since releasing her debut album Songs in A Minor in 2001, she has won five Grammys, appeared in films and on TV and even co-produced Broadway's Stick Fly, which opened in December 2011. If all that wasn't enough, she's the co-founder and global ambassador of Keep a Child Alive, a non-profit which provides medicine to families with HIV and AIDS in Africa and also gives back by contributing to teen scholarship organisation Frum tha Ground Up. See more from Alicia on her website or on Twitter @aliciakeys.
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