artist
Norah Jones
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Wins
9
Nominations
16

"Songs are about whatever you want them to be about. For me it might mean something completely different than what it means to you. So I'd say it's about whatever the listener thinks it's about."

  • Born Geetali Norah Shankar on March 30, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York
  • Norah Jones launched her career with a No. 1 album, 2002's Come Away With Me. The album's first single, "Don't Know Why," peaked in the Top 30 on the Billboard Hot 100.  
  • Jones had a remarkable debut at the 45th GRAMMY Awards, collecting five wins for 2002, including Best New Artist, Album Of The Year for Come Away With Me and Record Of The Year for "Don't Know Why." That same year, she made her GRAMMY stage debut with a performance of "Don't Know Why."
  • Did you know? Jones is the daughter of sitar master Ravi Shankar and the stepsister of sitarist Anoushka Shankar.  
  • Jones performed at the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Bob Dylan. The annual Person of the Year gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.
  • She has been an active supporter of a number of charities, including the Gibson Foundation, the Gram Parsons Foundation, Iraq Veterans Against The War, Livestrong, Stand Up To Cancer, and United For Peace And Justice.

 


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