We keep on fallin’ in love with her music year after year, and after a decade since her breakout hit, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Alicia Keys[/lastfm] remains on top of her game. She’s the epitome of class, elegance and gives all of her heart to music and charity, so it’s no wonder why she’s one of the biggest selling artists in music.
Today, Alicia celebrates her 31st birthday and in honor this classy, talented artist, we’re counting down the number one smash hits of her career!
1. “Fallin'” (2001)
The breakout hit from a then 21-year-old Keys that earned her three Grammy award including Song of the Year, “Fallin'” is her first No.1 single that turned her into a star.
2. “You Don’t Know My Name” (2003)
The lead single from her second album The Diary Of Alicia Keys, “You Don’t Know My Name” topped the R&B charts and peaked at No.3 on the Top 100. The song also won a Grammy award for Best R&B song.
3. “If I Ain’t Got You” (2003)
Alicia proved she was an unstoppable hit-making machine with her second single from Diary of Alicia Keys. The song peaked at No.4 on the Billboard charts and reigned No.1 on the R&B charts for six weeks. It also won the Grammy award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
4. “No One” (2007)
Her overall biggest hit of her career, Alicia’s “No One” climbed to No.1 one on both the Billboard top 100 and R&B charts, plus won two Grammy’s for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song.
5. “Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready)” (2010)
Her latest single to reach No.1 on the R&B charts, Alicia recruits singer/rapper Drake on backing vocals for this hit song off The Element of Freedom album.