Barry Hankerson
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Missy Elliott
(Media and Entertainment)
Janet Jackson
Whitney Houston
(Movies & TV)

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Knowledge Identifier: +Aaliyah



American recording artist, actress and modeladd

Category: Music

Born in 1979.

Countries: United States (82%), (9%), China (5%)

Main connections: Timbaland, Barry Hankerson, Missy Elliott

Linked to: Billboard, Recording Industry Association of America, Entertainment Weekly, Univision




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Aaliyah was born in 1979 add something


After Hankerson signed a distribution deal with Jive Records, he signed Aaliyah to his Blackground Records label at the age of 12. add something


Released in June 1994, the album peaked at number 18 on the Billboard 200 and sold over three million copies in the United States. add something


In 1996, Aaliyah left Jive Records and signed to Atlantic Records. add something


Aaliyah attended the Detroit High School for the Performing Arts, where she majored in drama and graduated in 1997. add something


In 1998, she hired a personal trainer to keep in shape, and exercised five days a week and ate diet foods. add something


Tommy Hilfiger - In 1998, Hilfiger gave singer Aaliyah an endorsement deal, in which he honored her in his Summer 1998 fashion show in Jamaica


In 2000, Aaliyah landed her first major movie role in Romeo Must Die. Aaliyah starred opposite martial artist Jet Li, playing a couple who fall in love amid their warring families. add something


Try Again (Aaliyah song) - In 2000, Aaliyah landed her first major movie role in "Romeo Must Die"


Aaliyah died in 2001 add something


Aaliyah was honored at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards by Janet Jackson, Missy Elliott, Timbaland, Ginuwine and her brother, Rashad, who all paid tribute to her. add something


Aaliyah went on to release her eponymous album, Aaliyah, in July 2001. add something


On August 25, 2001, Aaliyah and eight others were killed in an airplane crash in The Bahamas after filming the music video for the single "Rock the Boat" add something


On August 25, 2001, at 6:45 pm , Aaliyah and various members of the record company boarded a twin-engine Cessna 402B at the Marsh Harbour Airport in Abaco Islands, The Bahamas, to travel to the Opa-locka Airport in Florida, after they completed filming the music video for the single "Rock the Boat" add something


Aaliyah's funeral was held on August 31, 2001, at the St. Ignatius Loyola Church in New York City add something


Carmit Bachar - In 2001, she was a dancer for Aaliyah's music video "Rock the Boat"


Ananda Lewis - MTV called upon Lewis to host other, topical programs, including two MTV forums on violence in schools, which aired after the Columbine High School massacre and several memorial tributes for the singer Aaliyah, who perished in a plane crash in 2001


Whitney Houston - RB singer Aaliyah's death in a 2001 plane crash derailed production which would have began in 2002.


Tika Sumpter - R&B singer Aaliyah was originally tapped to star as Sparkle; however following her death in a 2001 plane crash, production on the film was derailed


Jordin Sparks - R&B singer Aaliyah was originally tapped to star as Sparkle; however, following her death in a 2001 plane crash, production on the film, which was scheduled for 2002, had been derailed


Barry Hankerson - Hankerson served as Aaliyah's manager until her death on August 25, 2001, from a plane crash in the Bahamas


She won two posthumous awards at the American Music awards of 2002; Favorite Female R&B Artist and Favorite R&B/Soul Album for "Aaliyah" add something


Her second and final film, "Queen of the Damned", was released in February 2002 add something


In December 2002, a collection of previously unreleased material was released as Aaliyah's first posthumous album, "I Care 4 U" add something


Nona Gaye - In 2002, she replaced Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash shortly after the filming of the "Matrix" sequels began, for the role of Zee, the wife of Harold Perrineau's character Link


Anne Rice - A second film adaptation, "Queen of the Damned," was released in February 2002, starring Stuart Townsend as the vampire Lestat and singer Aaliyah as Akasha


Aaliyah was ranked as one of "The Top 40 Women of the Video Era" in VH1's 2003 "The Greatest" series add something


In 2005, Aaliyah's second compilation album, "Ultimate Aaliyah" was released in the UK by Blackground Records add something


A documentary movie "Aaliyah Live in Amsterdam" was released in 2011 add something


Four days later, Jomo Hankerson confirmed that a posthumous album was being produced to be released by the end of 2012 add something


In 2012, VH1 ranked her number 48 in "VH1's Greatest Women in Music add something


Aaliyah - In March 2012, music producer Jeffrey "J-Dub" Walker announced on his Twitter account that a song "Steady Ground", which he produced for Aaliyah's third album, would be included in the forthcoming posthumous Aaliyah album add something


On August 5, 2012, a song entitled "Enough Said" was released online add something


In June 2013, Aaliyah was featured on a new track by Chris Brown, singing the hook for "Don't Think They Know add something


In December 2013, another Drake/Aaliyah song was playing in the background while Drake was in his tour bus add something


In January 2014, producer Noah "40" Shebib confirmed that the posthumous album was shelved due to the negative reception surrounding Drake's involvement add something


On July 18, 2014, it was announced that Alexandra Shipp has replaced Zendaya for the role of Aaliyah for the Lifetime TV biopic movie "Aaliyah: Princess of R&B", the TV biopic movie will premiere on Lifetime in fall 2014 add something


On August 9, 2014, it was announced that Chattrisse Dolabaille and Izaak Smith had been cast as Aaliyah's collaborators Missy Elliott and Timbaland add something


A feature film, scheduled for release in theaters in 2015, was reported in August 2014 to star B. Simone and have involvement from Aaliyah's uncle Barry Hankerson add something


It was announced in February 2015 that a tribute dinner would be held for Aaliyah by The Sugar Club in Dublin later that month add something


She was featured on the Tink track "Million", which was released in May 2015 and contained samples from her song "One in a Million" add something


In August 2015, Timbaland confirmed that he had unreleased vocals from Aaliyah and stated a "sneak peak" would be coming soon add something


In September 2015, "Aaliyah by Xyrena", an official tribute fragrance was announced add something


On December 19, Timbaland uploaded a snippet of a new Aaliyah song title "He Keeps Me Shakin" on his Instagram account and it will be released December 25, 2015 on Timbaland mixtape "King Stays King" add something


In 2016, Kelly said that he was in love with Aaliyah as he was with "anybody else add something


On August 24, 2017 MAC Cosmetics announced that an Aaliyah collection will be made available in the summer of 2018 add something


In August 2018 Billboard ranked Aaliyah at number 47 on their Top 60 Female Artists of All-Time list add something


In 2019, Damon Dash revealed to "Hip Hop Motivation" that Aaliyah didn't even speak of her relationship with Kelly in private; she tried multiple times to discuss it with him, but was only able to find the courage to say that Kelly was a "bad man" add something


The 2019 documentary "Surviving R. Kelly" revealed new details about their relationship and marriage add something


Madame Tussauds will be honoring Aaliyah with a wax figure at their Las Vegas location starting August 22, 2019 add something