"With multiple Soul Train Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Grammy Awards (among many others) under her belt, Alicia Keys is one of the most successful and most popular artists today. Alicia Keys tells the story of this classically trained musician who has helped make hip-hop and R&B music popular in the mainstream-across class, gender, and age barriers." "Readers will also learn about Alicia Keys the songwriter, author, and actress. The book tells readers about her plans to expand into television development, including a series based on her childhood." "Alicia Keys also tells the story of the artist as philanthropist. She's a tireless worker for worldwide AIDS Awareness campaigns and has traveled to Africa to see programs at work. She's active in a charity to inspire young Americans to achieve all they can. And she has raised money for hurricane relief. Alicia Keys is building a better world for everyone. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.