100 Best Songs of the 2000s

Alicia Keys, 'Fallin''
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62. Alicia Keys, 'Fallin''

Alicia Keys was something new in pop, a star whose appeal bridged the generation gap: a singer with hip-hop swagger, an old-school soul sound and older school (as in Chopin) piano chops. Her lovelorn debut smash flaunted all three assets.

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