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As I Am
As I Am
is the third studio album by American singer and songwriter Alicia Keys. It was released on November 9, 2007, by J Records. Recording sessions for the album took place at various recording studios during 2005 to 2007. Production was handled primarily by Keys, Kerry "Krucial" Brothers, Jack Splash, and Linda Perry, with a guest contribution from musician John Mayer. The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, selling 742,000 copies in its first week, highest ever for a female R&B artist and eventually earned a triple platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It became an international commercial success and produced four singles that achieved chart success, including "No One", which became the song most listened to of 2007 in the United States. Despite some criticism towards Keys' songwriting, As I Am
As I Am
received positive reviews from most music critics and earned Keys several accolades, including three Grammy Awards. It has sold over five million copies worldwide. The album was reissued on November 10, 2008 outside North America, subtitled The Super Edition. The album contains three additional tracks (including "Another Way to Die", Keys' collaboration with Jack White for the 2008 film Quantum of Solace)[1] and a second disc of five performances at The Coronet in London.[2][3]

Contents

1 Background 2 Singles 3 Critical reception

3.1 Accolades

4 Commercial performance 5 Track listing 6 Personnel 7 Charts

7.1 Weekly charts 7.2 Year-end charts 7.3 Decade-end charts 7.4 All-time charts

8 Certifications 9 Release history 10 References 11 External links

Background[edit] Keys had been working on the album since late 2005, but focused on it to a greater extent in 2006. She first mentioned the album's name to E! News
E! News
reporter Giuliana Rancic
Giuliana Rancic
on June 26, 2007 at the BET Awards red carpet pre-show. During the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards
2007 MTV Video Music Awards
she confirmed that her album was finished. In December 2006, Keys told MTV News, "It's coming together incredibly. I am in love with this album. It's very fresh and new."[4] The album was heavily promoted, and special advertising was arranged in collaboration with MTV
MTV
before and during the week of release. The entire album was streamed on MTV's website, beginning on November 6, 2007, a week before the album's North American release date. Additionally, Keys was featured as MTV's Artist of the Week for the week beginning November 12, 2007.[5] MTV
MTV
commissioned Evan Silver to direct series of nine humorous ads of Keys being harassed by someone in a bunny costume.[6] In the final spot, the bunny is revealed to be John Mayer.[7] Singles[edit] On September 11, 2007, Keys premiered the lead singles from the album. The first single "No One" peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Keys' third number-one single and was also successful in other international markets, charting within the top 10 around the world. Additionally, "No One" won two Grammy Awards in 2008 for Best R&B Song, and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. A second single "Like You'll Never See Me Again" was released as a single and peaked at 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100
Billboard Hot 100
and number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The next single "Teenage Love Affair" peaked at number 54 in the US and made the top five on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The fourth and final single "Superwoman" peaked at number 82 in the US and reached the top 20 on the R&B chart. It also won a Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.[8] Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings

Review scores

Source Rating

AllMusic [9]

Blender [10]

Entertainment Weekly B[11]

The Guardian [12]

NME 6/10[13]

Q [14]

Rolling Stone [15]

Spin [16]

The Times [17]

USA Today [18]

As I Am
As I Am
received generally positive reviews from critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 66, based on 22 reviews.[19] Jon Pareles of Blender felt that the album "advances" from her previous two albums "by showing an experimental side."[10] Spin commented that Keys' songwriting has improvement from her previous work.[16] In a rave review of the album, Gregory Stephen Tate of The Village Voice
The Village Voice
praised Keys for her vintage soul influence and called As I Am
As I Am
a "complete work".[20] NME
NME
perceived the album as a departure from Keys' previous albums and described it as "streetwise, smoky set of real soul".[13] Entertainment Weekly's Neil Drumming described it as "Keys' most polished — if, at times, edgeless — album to date".[11] Slant Magazine's Sal Cinquemani wrote that "Keys isn't quite a superwoman come to save R&B from itself, but the timeless quality of As I Am
As I Am
is right on time."[21] USA Today called it Keys' "most cohesive studio album".[18] Nate Chinen of The New York Times stated " As I Am
As I Am
radiates not just confidence but also experience", and called it Keys' "strongest effort yet".[22] According to The Star-Ledger
The Star-Ledger
the album is "another solid effort" but "not the masterpiece that Keys seems capable of producing, someday".[23] Keys' songwriting on the album received negative criticism from The Washington Post's J. Freedom du Lac, who called As I Am "disappointing" and wrote that it "reveals her considerable limitations as a lyricist".[24] Dorian Lynskey of The Guardian
The Guardian
called Keys "crashingly dull... her vaunted self-belief seemingly leaves no room for vulnerability, humour, insight or any of the other qualities possessed by the soul giants to whose stature she aspires".[12] Writing for Rolling Stone, critic Robert Christgau
Robert Christgau
found the album's prevailing mood "reflectively soulful and the prevailing tempo mid".[15] In his consumer guide, Christgau gave it a one-star honorable mention () and quipped, "Nice girl holds out," while citing "Teenage Love Affair" and "Wreckless Love" as highlights.[25] Despite commending the album for its "more traditional soul" and pop-oriented sound, The Observer writer Stephanie Merritt perceived Keys' lyrics as a significant fault and wrote "for the most part, the lyrics are so reliant on stock phrases – 'feel your touch', 'hold me', 'shoulda known', etc – that you could read anything you like into them without them carrying any personal feeling at all".[26] Chicago Tribune writer Greg Kot felt that the "main problem is that Keys' songwriting has yet to transcend her obvious influences".[27] Marisa Brown of AllMusic also viewed its lyrical quality as a weakness, but stated, "even though As I Am
As I Am
is a flawed work — a little too poppy, a little too clichéd — it is also indicative of what Keys can and will do".[9] Accolades[edit]

"Like You'll Never See Me Again"

The ballad received comparisons from music critics to the music of Prince.[11][22][24]

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The album was number 36 on Rolling Stone's list of the Top 50 Albums of 2007.[28] The song "Teenage Love Affair" was number 23 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.[29] As I Am
As I Am
received two Grammy Awards for the song "No One" at the 2008 ceremony for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song. The following year, she won the award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "Superwoman" and received two more nominations for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for "Lesson Learned" along with John Mayer and Best Short Form Music Video for "Another Way to Die" along with Jack White at the 2009 Grammy Awards. The album won a 2008 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album, while "Like You'll Never See Me Again" won for Outstanding Song and Outstanding Music Video. At the 2009 NAACP Image Awards, the "Superwoman" was nominated for Outstanding Song and Outstanding Music Video; it lost both categories to will.i.am's "Yes We Can". "Like You'll Never See Me Again" was nominated for the BET Award for Video of the Year in 2008. The album won two 2008 American Music Awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Album
Album
and Favorite Soul/R&B Album. As I Am received a nomination for Album
Album
of the Year at the MTV
MTV
Europe Music Awards 2008. In 2008, Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly
ranked it number 33 in its Best Albums of the Past 25 Years list.[30] The album ranked at number 30 on Rolling Stone's list of Women Who Rock: The 50 Greatest Albums of All Time in 2012.[31] Commercial performance[edit] As I Am
As I Am
became Keys' fourth consecutive number-one album on the Billboard 200, selling 742,000 copies in its first week, the largest amount ever for any female artist since Norah Jones' Feels Like Home sold one million copies in its opening week in 2004.[32] It was ranked the best-selling album overall and the best-selling R&B album of 2008 in the United States by Billboard,[33][34] while its lead single, "No One", became the most listened-to song in the country that same year.[35] The album was certified triple platinum by the RIAA on January 3, 2008,[36] and by November 2009, it had sold 3.7 million copies in the US.[37] In late 2009, it was ranked the 76th best-selling album of the decade in the US.[38] As I Am
As I Am
had sold over five million copies worldwide as of May 2008.[39] Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length

1. " As I Am
As I Am
(Intro)" Alicia Keys

Keys Kerry "Krucial" Brothers

1:52

2. "Go Ahead"

Keys Mark Batson Kerry Brothers, Jr. Marsha Ambrosius

Keys Batson

4:36

3. "Superwoman"

Keys Linda Perry Steve Mostyn

Keys Brothers

4:34

4. "No One"

Keys Brothers George M. Harry

Keys Brothers Dirty Harry[a]

4:12

5. "Like You'll Never See Me Again"

Keys Brothers

Keys Brothers[a]

5:15

6. "Lesson Learned" (featuring John Mayer)

Keys Mayer

Keys Mayer

4:14

7. "Wreckless Love"

Keys Jack Splash Harold Lilly

Keys Splash

3:53

8. "The Thing About Love"

Keys Perry

Keys Perry

3:50

9. "Teenage Love Affair"

Keys Splash Lilly Josephine Bridges Carl Hampton Tom Nixon

Keys Splash

3:10

10. "I Need You"

Keys Batson Lilly Paul L. Green

Keys Batson

5:10

11. "Where Do We Go from Here"

Keys Brothers Lilly Mary Frierson Johnnie Frierson

Keys Brothers

4:11

12. "Prelude to a Kiss" Keys   2:08

13. "Tell You Something (Nana's Reprise)"

Keys Novel Stevenson Ron Haney Brothers Green Mostyn

Keys Brothers

4:28

14. "Sure Looks Good to Me"

Keys Perry

Keys Perry

4:31

Total length: 55:58

UK and Japanese edition bonus track[40][41]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length

15. "Waiting for Your Love"

Keys Kaseem Dean Sean Garrett Wynton Marsalis

Keys 3:48

Deluxe edition bonus DVD[42]

No. Title Length

1. "Karma" (Live at the Hollywood
Hollywood
Bowl)  

2. "Heartburn" (Live at the Hollywood
Hollywood
Bowl)  

3. "Wake Up" (Live at the Hollywood
Hollywood
Bowl)  

4. "Behind-the-Scenes: As I Am
As I Am
Photo Shoot"  

5. "Behind-the-Scenes: "No One" Video Shoot"  

The Super Edition bonus tracks[43]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length

15. "Another Way to Die" (with Jack White) White White 4:24

16. "Doncha Know (Sky Is Blue)"

Keys Perry

Keys Perry

4:24

17. "Saviour"

Keys Splash Lilly Green

Keys Splash

3:22

The Super Edition bonus DVD: Live from the Coronet Theatre, London[43]

No. Title Length

1. "You Don't Know My Name"  

2. "Superwoman"  

3. "No One"  

4. "Teenage Love Affair"  

5. "If I Ain't Got You"  

Notes

^a signifies a co-producer

Sample credits

"Teenage Love Affair" contains a portion of "(Girl) I Love You" by The Temprees. "Where Do We Go from Here" contains a portion of "After Laughter (Comes Tears)" by Wendy Rene.

Personnel[edit] Credits adapted from the liner notes of As I Am.[44]

Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys
– production (all tracks); harpsichord (track 1); Wurlitzer (tracks 1–3, 10, 13); piano (tracks 1–6, 8, 13); virtual synths (tracks 1, 3, 5, 13); vocals (tracks 2–4, 8, 10, 14); Moog, synth bass (track 3); Mellotron
Mellotron
(tracks 3, 4); horn arrangements (tracks 3, 10); Rhodes (tracks 3, 10, 13); Jupiter synth, vocoder (track 4); programmed strings (tracks 4, 5, 13); lead Moog (track 5); lead vocals (tracks 5–7, 11, 13); background vocals (tracks 6, 7, 11, 13, 14); vocal arrangements, vocal production (tracks 7, 9); executive production Christian Baker – additional mix assistance (track 10) Mark Batson – programmed strings (track 2); Moog bass (tracks 2, 3); production, programmed drums (tracks 2, 10); clavinet (tracks 2, 10, 11); B-3 organ (tracks 3, 11); piano (track 10; horn arrangements (tracks 10, 11) Kim Biggs – art direction, design Kerry "Krucial" Brothers – production (tracks 1, 3, 4, 11, 13); programmed drums (tracks 1, 3–5, 8, 11, 13); co-production (track 5); horn arrangements (track 11); executive production Andrew Chavez – Pro Tools
Pro Tools
engineering (track 14) Ray Chew – horn arrangements (track 3) Vincent Creusot – assistant engineering (track 1) Michael Dease – bass trombone, tenor trombone (track 3) Brendan Dekora – assistant engineering (tracks 2, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14) Dirty Harry – co-production (track 4) Darryl Dixon – alto saxophone (track 3) Peter Edge – executive production Duane Eubanks
Duane Eubanks
– trumpet #2 (track 3) Damon Fox – Mellotron
Mellotron
(track 8); B-3 organ (tracks 8, 14); Moog synth (track 14) Chad Franscoviak – additional engineering (track 6) Paul L. Green – background vocals (tracks 7, 13) Keith Gretlein – assistant engineering (tracks 2, 10) Rani Hancock – A&R coordination Zach Hancock – assistant engineering (tracks 2–5, 10, 13, 14) Ron Haney – guitar (track 13) Everette K. Harp – saxophone (tracks 10, 11) Bria Harper – violinist, background vocalist David Ryan Harris
David Ryan Harris
– guitar #2 (track 6) Sean Hurley – bass guitar (track 6) Paul Ill – bass guitar (tracks 8, 14) Steve Jordan – live drums (track 6) Kristofer Kaufman – assistant engineering (track 14) Ryan Keberle – tenor trombone (track 3) Harry Kim – trombone (tracks 10, 11) Dave Kutch – mastering Trevor Lawrence, Jr. – live drums (tracks 2, 3, 8, 10, 13, 14); percussion (track 10) Thierry Le Gouès – photography Chris LeBeau – creative production Harold Lilly – background vocals (track 7) Carl Maraghi – baritone saxophone (track 3) Manny Marroquin – mixing (all tracks); engineering (track 8) John Mayer
John Mayer
– background vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar (track 6) Ann Mincieli – engineering, recording (all tracks); vocal engineering (track 14); album coordination Steve Mostyn – bass guitar (tracks 3–5, 10, 11, 13, 14); acoustic guitar (tracks 4, 10) Linda Perry
Linda Perry
– engineering, production (tracks 8, 14); background vocals, piano (track 14) Glen Pittman – assistant engineering (tracks 2, 9–11) Ivan F. Reyes – background vocals Jared Robbins – mix assistance Jeff Robinson – executive production, management Mark Robohm – live drums (track 3) John Salvatore Scaglione – lead guitar, rhythm guitar (track 8) John "Jubu" Smith – lead guitar, rhythm guitar (track 5); guitar (track 13) Jumaane Smith – trumpet lead (track 3) Jack Splash
Jack Splash
– instrument arrangements, instrument programming, production (tracks 7, 9) Mark Springer – A&R coordination Novel Stevenson – background vocals (track 13) David G. Stout – trumpet (tracks 10, 11) Jason Sugata – French horn
French horn
(track 3) Ron Thaler – drums acoustic Peter Thorn – guitar (track 14) Alli Truch – art direction, design Seamus Tyson – assistant engineering (tracks 3, 6) Seth Waldmann – assistant engineering (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 10, 13, 14) David Watson – tenor saxophone (track 3) Stuart White – assistant engineering (tracks 3, 4, 13, 14); additional engineering (track 8) Angela Young – A&R coordination

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2007–08) Peak position

Australian Albums (ARIA)[45] 3

Australian Urban Albums (ARIA)[46] 2

Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[47] 9

Belgian Albums ( Ultratop Flanders)[48] 10

Belgian Albums ( Ultratop Wallonia)[49] 5

Canadian Albums (Billboard)[50] 2

Croatian Albums (HDU)[51] 8

Czech Albums (ČNS IFPI)[52] 35

Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[53] 21

Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[54] 2

European Albums (Billboard)[55] 3

Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[56] 24

French Albums (SNEP)[57] 5

German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[58] 6

Greek International Albums (IFPI)[59] 9

Irish Albums (IRMA)[60] 15

Italian Albums (FIMI)[61] 3

Japanese Albums (Oricon)[62] 4

Mexican Albums (Top 100 Mexico)[63] 58

New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[64] 5

Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[65] 20

Polish Albums (ZPAV)[66] 7

Portuguese Albums (AFP)[67] 4

Scottish Albums (OCC)[68] 11

Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[69] 12

Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[70] 15

Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[71] 1

UK Albums (OCC)[72] 11

UK R&B Albums (OCC)[73] 2

US Billboard 200[74] 1

US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[75] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Position

Australian Albums (ARIA)[76] 63

Australian Urban Albums (ARIA)[77] 8

Belgian Albums ( Ultratop Wallonia)[78] 93

Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[79] 29

French Albums (SNEP)[80] 39

Italian Albums (FIMI)[81] 49

Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[82] 19

UK Albums (OCC)[83] 99

Worldwide (IFPI)[84] 7

Chart (2008) Position

Australian Albums (ARIA)[85] 43

Australian Urban Albums (ARIA)[86] 4

Belgian Albums ( Ultratop Flanders)[87] 36

Belgian Albums ( Ultratop Wallonia)[88] 23

Canadian Albums (Billboard)[89] 10

Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[90] 35

European Albums (Billboard)[91] 16

French Albums (SNEP)[92] 85

German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[93] 77

Italian Albums (FIMI)[94] 84

Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[95] 32

UK Albums (OCC)[96] 109

US Billboard 200[33] 1

US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[34] 1

Chart (2009) Position

Australian Urban Albums (ARIA)[97] 29

Decade-end charts[edit]

Chart (2000–09) Position

US Billboard 200[38] 76

US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[98] 27

All-time charts[edit]

Chart Position

US Billboard 200[99] 128

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales

Australia (ARIA)[100] Platinum 70,000^

Austria (IFPI Austria)[101] Gold 10,000*

Belgium (BEA)[102] Gold 15,000*

Canada (Music Canada)[103] 2× Platinum 200,000^

France (SNEP)[104] Platinum 200,000*

Germany (BVMI)[105] Platinum 200,000^

Ireland (IRMA)[106] Gold 7,500^

Italy (FIMI)[107] Platinum 80,000*

Japan (RIAJ)[108] Gold 100,000^

New Zealand (RMNZ)[109] Gold 7,500^

Poland (ZPAV)[110] Platinum 20,000*

Portugal (AFP)[111] Platinum 20,000^

Russia (NFPF)[112] Gold 10,000*

Spain (PROMUSICAE)[113] Gold 40,000^

Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[114] Platinum 30,000^

United Kingdom (BPI)[115] Platinum 300,000^

United States (RIAA)[36] 3× Platinum 3,700,000[37]

Summaries

Europe (IFPI)[116] Platinum 1,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone ^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Edition Label Ref.

Germany November 9, 2007

Standard deluxe

Sony BMG [42][117]

France November 12, 2007 JIVE Epic [118][119]

Canada November 13, 2007 Standard Sony BMG [120]

United States J [121]

Australia November 17, 2007

Standard deluxe

Sony BMG [122][123]

United Kingdom November 19, 2007 RCA [41][124]

Japan November 21, 2007 BMG [125][126]

The Super Edition

Region Date Label Ref.

Germany November 7, 2008 Sony BMG [127]

France November 10, 2008 JIVE Epic [128]

United Kingdom RCA [129]

Japan November 26, 2008 BMG [130]

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Discography Videography Awards and nominations Tours Songs written

Studio albums

Songs in A Minor The Diary of Alicia Keys As I Am The Element of Freedom Girl on Fire Here

Live albums

Unplugged VH1 Storytellers

Box sets

The Platinum Collection

Remix albums

Remixed

Extended plays

The Vault Playlist, Vol. 1

Tours

Songs in A Minor
Songs in A Minor
Tour Verizon Ladies First Tour Diary Tour As I Am
As I Am
Tour Freedom Tour Piano & I: An Intimate Evening with Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys
and Her Piano Set the World on Fire Tour

Books

Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems and Lyrics

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Billboard Year-End number one albums

1956–1975

1956: Calypso – Harry Belafonte 1957: Music from My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady
– Original Cast 1958: Music from My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady
– Original Cast 1959: The Music from Peter Gunn
The Music from Peter Gunn
– Henry Mancini 1960: Music from The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music
– Original Cast 1961: Camelot – Original Cast 1962: West Side Story – Soundtrack 1963: West Side Story – Soundtrack 1964: Music from Hello, Dolly! – Original Cast 1965: Music from Mary Poppins – Soundtrack 1966: Whipped Cream & Other Delights – Herb Alpert
Herb Alpert
& the Tijuana Brass 1967: More of the Monkees
More of the Monkees
– The Monkees 1968: Are You Experienced
Are You Experienced
– The Jimi Hendrix Experience 1969: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida – Iron Butterfly 1970: Bridge over Troubled Water
Bridge over Troubled Water
– Simon & Garfunkel 1971: Jesus Christ Superstar – Soundtrack 1972: Harvest – Neil Young 1973: The World Is a Ghetto
The World Is a Ghetto
– War 1974: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
– Elton John 1975: Greatest Hits – Elton John

1976–2000

1976: Frampton Comes Alive!
Frampton Comes Alive!
– Peter Frampton 1977: Rumours – Fleetwood Mac 1978: Saturday Night Fever – Soundtrack 1979: 52nd Street – Billy Joel 1980: The Wall
The Wall
– Pink Floyd 1981: Hi Infidelity
Hi Infidelity
– REO Speedwagon 1982: Asia – Asia 1983: Thriller – Michael Jackson 1984: Thriller – Michael Jackson 1985: Born in the U.S.A.
Born in the U.S.A.
– Bruce Springsteen 1986: Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
– Whitney Houston 1987: Slippery When Wet
Slippery When Wet
– Bon Jovi 1988: Faith – George Michael 1989: Don't Be Cruel – Bobby Brown 1990: Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
– Janet Jackson 1991: Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
– Mariah Carey 1992: Ropin' the Wind
Ropin' the Wind
– Garth Brooks 1993: The Bodyguard – Soundtrack 1994: The Sign – Ace of Base 1995: Cracked Rear View
Cracked Rear View
– Hootie & the Blowfish 1996: Jagged Little Pill
Jagged Little Pill
– Alanis Morissette 1997: Spice – Spice Girls 1998: Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture – James Horner 1999: Millennium – Backstreet Boys 2000: No Strings Attached – NSYNC

2001–present

2001: 1 – The Beatles 2002: The Eminem Show
The Eminem Show
– Eminem 2003: Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Get Rich or Die Tryin'
– 50 Cent 2004: Confessions – Usher 2005: The Massacre
The Massacre
– 50 Cent 2006: Some Hearts
Some Hearts
– Carrie Underwood 2007: Daughtry – Daughtry 2008: As I Am
As I Am
– Alicia Keys 2009: Fearless – Taylor Swift 2010: I Dreamed a Dream – Susan Boyle 2011: 21 – Adele 2012: 21 – Adele 2013: The 20/20 Experience
The 20/20 Experience
– Justin Timberlake 2014: Frozen – Soundtrack 2015: 1989 – Taylor Swift 2016: 25 – Adele 2017: Damn – Kendrick Lamar

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NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album

1994: The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album
Album
– Whitney Houston 1996: Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album
Album
– Various artists 1997: The Preacher's Wife: Original Soundtrack Album
Album
– Whitney Houston 1998: Soul Food soundtrack – Various artists 1999: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
– Lauryn Hill 2000: The Best Man soundtrack – Various artists 2001: At the Close of a Century
At the Close of a Century
– Stevie Wonder 2002: Songs in A Minor
Songs in A Minor
– Alicia Keys 2003: The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin
The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin
– Kirk Franklin 2004: Dance with My Father – Luther Vandross 2005: Musicology – Prince 2006: The Emancipation of Mimi
The Emancipation of Mimi
– Mariah Carey 2007: Dreamgirls: Music from the Motion Picture – Various artists 2008: As I Am
As I Am
– Alicia Keys 2009: Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
– Jennifer Hudson 2010: Stronger with Each Tear
Stronger with Each Tear
– Mary J. Blige 2011: Wake Up! – John Legend
John Legend
and The Roots 2012: I Remember Me – Jennifer Hudson 2013: I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
– Whitney Houston 2014: Love, Charlie
Love, Charlie
– Charlie Wilson 2015: Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics

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