Award-winning Artist Alicia Keys Brings Her Keys to the Summer Tour to the Oakland Arena
A classically trained pianist from a young age, Alicia Keys has had an extraordinary career in the music industry. At the age of 12 she began composing songs, which eventually led to a record contract with Columbia Records at the age of 15 and the start of her professional music career.
Her first album, Songs in A Minor, was a huge success, earning Keys the first of many Billboard #1 singles and selling over 16 million copies in addition to winning an astounding 5 Grammy Awards. But that was just the beginning for the singer-songwriter from New York City. Her subsequent albums continued to delight her fans, including a live album, “Unplugged”, which was the first MTV Unplugged album by a female artist to debut at #1. Her achievements as a musician are incredible, selling well over 50 million albums worldwide and earning 12 ASCAP Awards, 15 Grammy Awards and more. She has also been honored on numerous lists, such as the 100 Greatest Artists Ever as well as making Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People List in both 2005 and 2017.
If you want to see this incredible artist live, then you will get your chance as she takes the stage at Oakland Arena. Celebrating the release of her new album “Alicia”, she will be embarking on a world tour. See her perform hits like “My Boo”, “No One”, “Fallin’”, “Underdog” and more at one of the best music venues in San Francisco.
Alicia Keys is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who has won multiple Grammy Awards throughout her career. She first gained recognition with her debut album, Songs in A Minor, which was released in 2001 and went on to win five Grammy Awards. The album’s success was fueled by hit singles such as “Fallin'” and “A Woman’s Worth,” which showcased Keys’ soulful voice and piano skills.
In the years since her debut, Keys has continued to release successful albums and singles, including The Diary of Alicia Keys (2003), As I Am (2007), and Girl on Fire (2012). She has also collaborated with a variety of other artists, including Jay-Z, Drake, and John Mayer. In addition to her music career, Keys has also worked as an actress, appearing in films such as Smokin’ Aces and The Secret Life of Bees.