VH1 also included her on their 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list, while Time have named her in their 100 list of most influential people in 20.
Keys is co-founder and Global Ambassador for the nonprofit organization Keep a Child Alive.
Keys became the second female solo artist to win five Grammy Awards in a single night, following Lauryn Hill at the 41st Grammy Awards.
Keys followed up her debut with The Diary of Alicia Keys, which was released in December 2003.
Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, music producer, philanthropist, and actress.
Keys released her debut album, Songs in A Minor (2001) with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records.
Keys signed a demo deal with Jermaine Dupri and So So Def Recordings, where she appeared on the label's Christmas album performing "The Little Drummer Girl".
She also co-wrote and recorded a song titled "Dah Dee Dah (Sexy Thing)", which appeared on the soundtrack to the 1997 film, Men in Black.
Keys also collaborated with Jay Z on "Empire State of Mind" for her fourth number-one single, and won Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2010.
Following Davis to his newly formed J Records label, she worked with Kerry "Krucial" Brothers and recorded the songs "Rock wit U" and "Rear View Mirror", which were featured on the soundtracks to the films Shaft (2000) and Dr. Released in June, "How Come You Don't Call Me" served as the album's third single, peaking at 59 on the Hot 100.
The album's fourth single "Girlfriend" was released in the United Kingdom where it peaked at 82.
The album's fourth and final single, "Karma", which peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 17 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, first release to fail to achieve top ten status on both charts.
"If I Ain't Got You" became the first single by a female artist to remain on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for over a year.