Throwback Thursday – Alicia Keys ‘Fallin’ (2001)
“Fallin” was the debut single off of Alicia Keys’ first album Songs in A Minor.
The song performed very well on the charts and even won three Grammys.
According to Wikipedia:
The song attained global success, reaching number-one on the US Billboard Hot 100, and reached the top five in several countries. It also received numerous certifications around the world, and is one of the best-selling singles of 2001. In 2009, the single was named the 29th most successful song of the 2000s, on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade. It won three Grammy Awards in 2002, including Song of the Year, Best R&B Song, and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, and was also nominated for Record of the Year.
The music video centers on Alicia Keys going to visit her boyfriend in prison.
I remember the first time I saw the video, I just thought Alicia Keys was so cool because she had braids that came up over her ears and I had never seen that before. I thought she was so stylish.