Alicia Keys Singer, songwriter, AIDS activist, philanthropist

Alicia Keys is a modern-day Renaissance woman. At the age of 30, she is an accomplished singer, songwriter, and music producer with 14 Grammy Awards® and is also an actress, entrepreneur, and powerful force in the global fight against HIV/AIDS.

Since the 2001 debut of her first album, Songs in A Minor, Alicia has built an unparalleled repertoire of hits and accomplishments with more than 30 million albums sold worldwide. In 2005, she became the first female R&B artist to have three consecutive #1 debuts on the Billboard 200 album chart in as many releases.

In addition to being a prolific artist, Alicia Keys is also a devoted AIDS activist and philanthropist. In 2003 Alicia Keys co-founded Keep a Child Alive (KCA), a people’s movement that provides life-saving AIDS medicine and surrounding care to children and families in Africa and India. Since its inception, KCA has served 250,000 people affected by AIDS and continues to provide much needed relief and treatment.