Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known by her stage name Alicia Keys, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, pianist and actress. Born and raised in the Hell’s Kitchen area of Manhattan in New York City, Keys began singing at age six. She attended Professional Performing Arts School and graduated from the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. After being signed to Columbia Records at the age of 16, Keys released her debut album, Songs in A Minor (2001), which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. The album sold over 12 million copies worldwide and produced the top ten single “Fallin'”. Her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys (2003), was released to commercial success and debuted atop the Billboard 200 chart. In 2007, she released her third studio album, As I Am, which sold over 3 million copies in the United States and 5 million copies worldwide, earning Keys an additional three Grammy Awards . The album spawned the number-one singles “No One”, “If I Ain’t Got You” and “Superwoman”. Her fourth studio album, The Element of Freedom (2009), debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling more than 310,000 copies the first week. The album also included the top-twenty single “Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart”.
Bjork, born Björk Gudmundsdottir on November 21st 1965, is a singer-songwriter who has written and sung songs in English and Icelandic. Bjork has always been known for her rather unique music style; people often find it hard to classify her music under any existing genre (read more about Bjork’s style here ). Bjork has