Women Who Rock: The 50 Greatest Albums of All Time

The fiercest albums that female musicians have given the world

Alicia Keys, 'As I Am'

30. Alicia Keys, 'As I Am'

J Records, 2007

A classically trained piano girl from Hell's Kitchen, Keys was one R&B prodigy who knew how to put a song together, and her magnificently smoky voice proved she was the real deal.

Essential moment: "No One," a lullaby that builds into the essence of modern soul.

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