|Born as||Aaliyah Dana Haughton|
|Born||January 16, 1979|
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Died||August 25, 2001|
Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, Bahamas
Aaliyah Dana Haughton, a gifted American singer, starlet, and model, was born upon January 16, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Known for her angelic voice and phenomenal dancing skills, Aaliyah promptly climbed to importance in the music sector during the 1990s. Tragically, her life was interrupted at the age of 22 when she died in an airplane crash on August 25, 2001, in the Bahamas.
Aaliyah's interest for songs and efficiency started at a young age. She was increased in a multitalented family members, with her mom being a vocalist as well as her uncle, Barry Hankerson, a music executive. The family members moved to Detroit, where Aaliyah participated in Gesu Elementary School and also later on signed up in the Detroit High School for the Fine and also Performing Arts. At the age of 11, Aaliyah took part in vocal singing competitions and also done together alongside her auntie, Gladys Knight.
In 1991, at just 12 years of ages, Aaliyah signed a recording agreement with Jive Records, and also her launching album "Age Ain't Nothing But a Number" was released in 1994. The album, generated by R. Kelly
, was an immediate hit as well as offered over three million duplicates in the United States alone. The success of her launching solitary "Back as well as Forth" catapulted Aaliyah right into the limelight as well as strengthened her condition as an arising R&B star. She obtained even more success with songs like "At Your Best (You Are Love)" and also "Age Ain't Nothing But a Number."
Aaliyah's sophomore album, "One in a Million," was released in 1996, and also it additionally thrust her profession to brand-new heights. Produced by Timbaland and featuring cooperations with Missy Elliott as well as Slick Rick
, the album showcased Aaliyah's development as a musician as well as her one-of-a-kind design. "One in a Million" generated a number of hit songs, including "If Your Girl Only Knew," "4 Page Letter," and "The One I Gave My Heart To." The cd saw both important and also commercial success, offering over 8 million duplicates worldwide.
In addition to her flourishing songs career, Aaliyah ventured right into showing her debut function in the 2000 film "Romeo Must Die" contrary Jet Li
. The movie included the hit track "Try Again," which gained Aaliyah a Grammy nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Aaliyah additionally starred in the 2001 film "Queen of the Damned" as the vampire queen Akasha.
Aaliyah's third cd, the self-titled "Aaliyah," was launched in July 2001, just a month prior to her unforeseen fatality. It debuted at second on the Billboard 200 chart as well as included hits such as "We Need a Resolution," "Rock the Boat," and "More Than a Woman."
Aaliyah's death in an airplane collision on August 25, 2001, surprised the globe as well as left a major gap in the songs as well as entertainment industry. Her distinct voice, unique design, and also undeniable talent continue to affect and also motivate brand-new generations of artists and also followers alike. Despite her short-term occupation, Aaliyah's impact and also legacy withstand as a testimony to her incredible virtuosity as well as classic allure.
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Related authors: R. Kelly (Musician), Jet Li (Actor), Missy Elliot (Musician), Marguerite Moreau (Actress), Lawrence Taylor (Athlete), Slick Rick (Musician)
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