Norah Jones

Norah Jones was born in New York City on March 30, 1979. She is one of the most well-known contemporary jazz and jazz-influenced singers today. Before her debut album, Come Away with Me, she was a member Wax Poetic. You can still hear her singing on two tracks from their album, Nublu Sessions. Her debut album, Come Away With Me, was released in 2002. It sold 22 million copies around the world. In 2003, it won five Grammy Awards. Blue Note Records’ second album, Feels Like home, features a folk-tuned singer. It was the most successful album ever, selling more than a million copies in its first week. Time Magazine listed Norah Jones among the top 100 most influential people in 2004. Norah Jones’ third album, “Not Too Late”, was released on January 30, 2007. It contains 13 original songs and includes a bonus track of Sinkin’ Soon. This album was pre-ordered the most on The Fall, her fourth studio album, was released November 17, 2009. Jones, the daughter of Ravi Shankar (a sitar player who had a profound influence on the Beatles), doesn’t strictly follow any one genre. Instead, she adds her jazzy flair to songs that have roots in country, folk and modern light jazz, pop, and rock. You can also access user-contributed text under the Creative Commons By -SA License.

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