Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30 1979 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actress.
Jones's career was launched with the massive success of her 2002 debut album Come Away with Me, a contemporary pop album with a sensual, plaintive soul/folk/country tinge, that sold over twenty million copies worldwide and received six Grammy Awards, with Jones winning "Best New Artist". Her second album, Feels like Home, was released in 2004, clocking more than a million sales in the first week of U.S. release. In 2007, she released her third album, Not Too Late, which debuted at number one on the world charts. She has become one of the most successful recording artists of the decade, racking up sales of more than 39 million records worldwide.
Born as Geethali Norah Jones Shankar in Atlanta, Georgia, but later changed her name officially to Norah Jones, at the age of 16. She is the daughter of the Chinese guitar maestro Ravi...
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Track listing: SunriseWhat Am I to You (2004)Those Sweet WordsCarnival TownIn the MorningBe Here to Love MeCreepin' InToesHumble MeAbove GroundThe Long Way HomeThe Prettiest ThingDon't Miss You at AllSleepless Nights
Track listing: SunriseWhat Am I to You?Those Sweet WordsIn the MorningBe Here to Love MeCreepin' InHumble MeThe Long Way HomeDon't Miss You at AllAbove GroundThe Prettiest ThingToesCarnival Town
Track listing: Don't Know WhySeven YearsCold Cold HeartFeelin' the Same WayCome Away With MeShoot the MoonTurn Me OnLone StarI've Got to See You AgainPainter SongOne Flight DownNightingaleThe Long Day Is OverThe Nearness of You
Track listing: Don't Know WhySeven YearsCold Cold HeartFeelin' the Same WayCome Away With MeShoot the MoonTurn Me OnLonestarI've Got to See You AgainPainter SongNightingaleThe Long Day Is OverThe Nearness of YouOne Flight Down
Track listing: Don't Know WhyCome Away with MeTurn Me OnLonestarPeaceSomething Is Calling You
Norah Jones was born