Alicia Keys is an American singer, actress, and songwriter born in 1981 in Manhattan, New York. Her debut album, Songs in A Minor, sold over 12 million copies. Other albums she has released include The Diary of Alicia Keys, As I Am, The Element of Freedom, and Girl on Fire. She has won several Grammy Awards, American Music Awards, Billboard Awards, and BET Awards. Keys is married to Grammy award winning hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz. The couple co-wrote the song Million Dollar Bill and have one son.