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Geethali Norah Jones Shankar

Birthdate: (36)
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ravi Shankar and <private> Jones
Half sister of Shubhendra Shankar and Anoushka Shankar

Occupation: American singer-songwriter, pianist, keyboardist, guitarist, and actress
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About Norah Jones

Norah Jones is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, keyboardist, guitarist, and actress. She is the daughter of Indian sitarist Pandit Ravi Shankar and dancer Sue Jones, and the half-sister of Anoushka Shankar. Her career began with her 2002 debut album Come Away with Me, an adult contemporary vocal jazz album with a soul/folk/country tinge, that received eight Grammy Awards, five of which, were awarded personally to Jones, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist. This was followed by her second album, Feels like Home, released in 2004. In 2007, she released her third album, Not Too Late and her fourth album, " The Fall", was released on November 17, 2009. She has sold more than 17 million albums in the US and over 37 million records worldwide; altogether, she has sold more albums than any other female jazz artist during the 2000s. On December 11, 2009, Jones was named Billboard's 60th-highest artist of the decade based on charting of her songs.

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Norah Jones's Timeline

1979
March 30, 1979
Brooklyn, NY, USA