Hottest Pictures Of Norah Jones. Norah Jones, the American singer-songwriter, was born on 30th March 1979 in Brooklyn, New York, as Geetali Norah Jones Shankar. She is a well-known Jazz Singer, Pianist, and actress. The daughter of Ravi Shankar, a legendary Indian Sitar player, is often praised for her sweet voice.
She was passionate about music from a young age and started singing in the school choir. She is a major in Jazz Piano and can also play musical instruments like saxophone and piano. In 1999, she started a band with Jesse Harris.
Norah started her music career as a lounge singer and performed with Wax Poetic, Peter Mallick, and Charlie Hunter. After moving to New York, she signed a recording contract in 2001 with Blue Note Records.
She released her studio album Come Away With Me (2002), which showed a fantastic amalgamation of acoustic pop with soul and jazz. It reached the top position on US Billboard 200 after debuting at number 139. She was listed as one of the top jazz artists of the 2000-2009 decade by Billboard magazine.
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Some of her other studio albums are Feels Like Home, Not Too Late, The Fall, Little Broken Hearts, Day Breaks, Begin Again, Pick Me Up Off the Floor. She also released some collaborative albums.
The singer was nominated for Grammys 18 times, and she won the prestigious award nine times. She also bagged 5 Billboard Music Awards and 4 World Music Awards. Norah made her film debut in 2007 with the movie My Blueberry Nights, in which she played Elizabeth.
Her role in this movie earned her a nomination in the Cannes Film Festival for Palme d’Or. She also had cameo roles in Two Weeks Notice, Saturday Night Live, Echo in the Canyon, etc.
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