Norah Jones

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Norah Jones

American singer-songwriter and occasional actressadd

Category: Music

Born in 1979.

Countries: United States (56%), United Kingdom (12%), US (6%)

Main connections: Billie Joe Armstrong, Anoushka Shankar, Green Day

Linked to: Foo Fighters, Grapevine High School, Recording Industry Association of America, University of North Texas




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Norah Jones was born in 1979 add something


After her parents' separation in 1986, Jones spent her childhood with her mother in the Fort Worth suburb of Grapevine, Texas. add something


Anoushka Shankar - She is the paternal half-sister of American singer Norah Jones, and Shubhendra "Shubho" Shankar, who died in 1992


In 1999, she left for New York City. add something


Johnny Cash - At an all-star concert which aired in 1999 on TNT, a diverse group of artists paid him tribute, including Bob Dylan, Chris Isaak, Wyclef Jean, Norah Jones, Kris_Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Dom DeLuise and U2


Jones was in a long-term relationship with Lee Alexander from 2000 until they split at Christmas 2007. add something


Ravi Shankar - Norah Jones became a successful musician in the 2000s, winning eight Grammy *awards in 2003


Jones and jazz guitarist Charlie Hunter covered the Roxy Music song More Than This for Hunter's 2001 album Songs from the Analog Playground. add something


Jones appears on the track "Ruler of My Heart" (a cover of an Irma Thomas song), on the 2002 Dirty Dozen Brass Band album, Medicated Magic. add something


Jones made a cameo appearance as herself in the 2002 movie Two Weeks Notice which starred Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock. add something


She appeared twice on the PBS series Austin City Limits, on November 2, 2002 and October 6, 2007. add something


The album received platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America on August 22, 2002, and went on to become a diamond album on February 15, 2005. add something


Throughout 2002 and 2003, Jones appeared on stages globally, on her first tour with the Handsome Band, travelling throughout Asia, America, Europe and Oceania, with numerous sold-out concerts and critical acclaim. add something


Released in February 2002 debut album, Jones' Come Away with Me, was celebrated for its blending of mellow, acoustic pop with soul and jazz. add something


James Frost (video director) - In 2002 Frost directed up and coming songstress Norah Jones in the California desert for the song "Come Away With Me"; Frost and Jones collaborated on two more videos from each of her subsequent releases


Come Away with Me - "'Come Away with Me"' is the debut album of pianist and singer Norah Jones, released by Blue Note Records on February 26, 2002


In 2003, she won five Grammy Awards, which were Best New Artist, Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for the album and Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for the single "Don't Know Why" at the 45th Grammy Awards. add something


In the latter part of 2003, rumors emerged that veteran Indian filmmaker Dev Anand was planning to make the film Song of Life, inspired by Jones's troubled relationship with her father, Ravi Shankar. add something


Jones has done three Grammy-nominated duets with Willie Nelson: "Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want To Get Over You)" in 2003, "Dreams Come True" in 2005 and "Baby, It's Cold Outside" in 2009. add something


Anoushka Shankar - Both Shankar and Norah Jones were nominated for Grammy *awards in 2003 when Anoushka became the youngest-ever and first woman nominee in the World Music category for her third album, "Live at Carnegie Hall"


Jesse Harris - In 2003 he was awarded a Grammy Award for Song of the Year for "Don't Know Why," performed by Norah Jones


Jones appeared on Ray Charles' final album, Genius Loves Company, in 2004, on "Here We Go Again". add something


Jones released her second album, Feels Like Home, on February 9, 2004. add something


The song "My Dear Country" is political commentary; she wrote it before the United States Presidential election day in 2004. add something


Time magazine included Jones on the Time 100, a list of the most influential people of 2004. add something


Christina Aguilera - Also in 2004, she hosted a Saturday Night Live episode which included a Sex & The City skit where she portrayed Samantha Jones revealing to everyone she was a man the entire time.


Dangerously in Love - Beyoncé won five Grammy *awards at the Grammy *awards in 2004, tying with Alicia Keys, Norah Jones, and Lauryn Hill for most Grammys won by a single female artist in one night


Billy Preston - In 2004, Preston performed as a jazz organist on Ray Charles' "Genius Loves Company", an album of duets, on the song "Here We Go Again" with Charles and Norah Jones


In 2005, Jones appeared on the Foo Fighters' album In Your Honor, performing piano and vocals on the song "Virginia Moon". add something


In 2005, at the 47th Grammy Awards, Feels Like Home was nominated for three Grammys. add something


Jones appeared on Ryan Adams' & The Cardinals' 2005 album, Jacksonville City Nights on the track, which she co-wrote with Adams, "Dear John". add something


Amos Lee - Graham, Renee "Former Teacher Gets a Lesson in the Big Time", "The Boston Globe" page N5 Afterwards, Norah Jones heard the demo CD while visiting the record company and invited Lee to be the opening act for her 2004 tour


Danger Mouse (musician) - In 2005, Danger Mouse began composing a "spaghetti western" album with composer Daniele Luppi. with Jack White and Norah Jones performing the main vocals on the album


Jenny Scheinman - She has collaborated and played with Linda Perry, Norah Jones, Nels Cline, Lou Reed, Ani Difranco, Bruce Cockburn, Aretha Franklin, Lucinda Williams, Bono, and Bill Frisell and has produced several critically acclaimed CDs of her own including one of the Top Ten Albums of 2005 by the New York Times


Eva Cassidy - This point was further affirmed when in 2005, released a list of its top 25 best-selling musicians, which placed Cassidy in fifth position, behind The Beatles, U2, Norah Jones and Diana Krall, and far ahead of Elvis Presley and several other well-known stars


Jones worked with Mike Patton in 2006 providing vocals on the track "Sucker" on the Peeping Tom project. add something


Not Too Late was mostly recorded at Jones's home studio and is her first album without producer Arif Mardin, who had died in the summer of 2006. add something


The alt country band released its eponymous first album in 2006. add something


The track was nominated for a Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, in 2006. add something


Keith Richards - Among these, he has appeared with Norah Jones in a tribute concert for Gram Parsons in 2006 playing guitar and singing a duet, "Love Hurts"


Alexa Ray Joel - In 2006 Joel said "I like slow-burning jazz songs," and in 2008 cited Ray Charles, Norah Jones, Billie Holiday and Etta James as influences


By 2007, Jones had sold over 36 million albums worldwide. add something


In 2007, Jones made her acting debut as the protagonist in a film directed by Wong Kar-wai. add something


Jones made her film debut in 2007 in the romance/drama film My Blueberry Nights, directed by Wong Kar Wai, co-starring Jude Law, David Strathairn, Rachel Weisz and Natalie Portman. add something


Jones released her third album, Not Too Late, on January 30, 2007. add something


Jones tour to promote her third album, Not Too Late, began in Wallingford, Connecticut, on April 13, 2007, and featured a free concert in New York City on July 6, 2007. add something


Not Too Late had the third-best first week of sales in 2007, behind Avril Lavigne's The Best Damn Thing and Linkin Park's Minutes to Midnight. add something


The European phase began on July 9, 2007 in Paris , concluding in Reykjavík , Iceland on September 2, 2007. add something


The band consists of Jones, Daru Oda and Richard Julian and released an eponymous album on May 20, 2007. add something


In January 2007, Jones recorded a live session at Abbey Road Studios for Live from Abbey Road. add something


EMI announced that Not Too Late reached gold, platinum or multi-platinum in 21 countries as of February 2007. add something


The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2007 and United States in April 2008, It went on to gross more than $21,967,587 worldwide. add something


Alicia Keys - The week became the second largest sales week of 2007 and the largest sales week for a female solo artist since singer Norah Jones' album "Feels like Home" in 2004


In 2008, Jones made another appearance in hip hop with an appearance on a track named "Life Is Better", on the critically acclaimed album The Renaissance by rapper Q-tip. add something


In 2009, Jones made a cameo appearance in the independent film, Wah Do Dem, co-starring Sean Bones and written by Ben Chace and Sam Fleischner. add something


Jones appeared on the comedy track "Dreamgirl", on the 2009 debut album from The Lonely Island, Incredibad. add something


Jones's fourth studio album, The Fall, debuted at number three in November 2009, selling 180,000 copies in its first week. add something


Dave Grohl - Them Crooked Vultures - In July 2009, it was revealed that Grohl was recording with Josh Homme and John Paul Jones as Them Crooked Vultures


Her fourth world tour began March 5, 2010. add something


In 2010, Jones contributed "World of Trouble" to the Enough Project and Downtown Records' Raise Hope for Congo compilation. add something


Norah Jones performing on an electric piano in 2010. add something


Dave Grohl - Grohl helped pay tribute to McCartney at the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors along with No Doubt, Norah Jones, Steven_Tyler, James Taylor, and Mavis Staples


Dave Grohl - He sang a duet version of "Maybe I'm Amazed" with Norah Jones on Dec 5, 2010


Ringo Starr - Starr appeared at the 52nd Grammy *awards with Norah Jones to present 'Record Of The Year' to Kings Of Leon on 31 January 2010


Willy Mason - Montreux Jazz Festival - On July 3, 2010, he played at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, opening for Norah Jones


Jack White (musician) - In November 2010, producer Danger Mouse announced that White has been recruited for his collaboration with Daniele Luppi entitled "Rome" along with Norah Jones


In 2011, Jones provided vocals to the songs "Season's Trees", "Black" and "Problem Queen" on the album Rome by Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi. add something


Steve Jobs - A private memorial service for Apple employees was held on October 19, 2011, on the Apple Campus in Cupertino, California. Present were Cook, Bill Campbell, Norah Jones, Al Gore, and Coldplay, and Jobs's widow, Laurene, was in attendance


Her 2012/2013 Little Broken Hearts Tour has stops, for the first time, in several South America nations and India add something


Jones had a cameo appearance in MacFarlane's 2012 feature film "Ted" add something


Jones played the album at SXSW 2012 in its entirety add something


After working with Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi on some of the tracks of their album "Rome", Jones teamed up with Danger Mouse for her fifth studio album, "Little Broken Hearts", which was released on May 1, 2012 add something


On May 25, 2012, Norah Jones kicked off her fifth world tour in Paris add something


Jesse Harris - Harris' 11th album, "Sub Rosa", was released in July 2012 and features guest vocals from Conor Oberst, Melody Gardot, and Norah Jones


Jones collaborated with her half-sister, Anoushka Shankar, on Shankar's album Traces of You, released October 22nd, 2013 add something


In October 2013, it was announced that Jones would be recording an album of Everly Brothers covers with Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong add something


In October 2013, it was revealed that Jones and Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong would be releasing a duets LP. The album, consisting of covers from an Everly Brothers' album called Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, will be titled Foreverly and will be released on Novermber 25th 2013 add something


Jones collaborated with her half-sister, Anoushka Shankar, on Shankar's album Traces of You, released October 22, 2013 add something


In October 2013, it was revealed that Jones and Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong would be releasing a duets LP. The album, consisting of covers from an Everly Brothers' album called "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us", titled "Foreverly" was released on November 25, 2013 add something


The Everly Brothers - In November 2013, Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones will release "Foreverly", an album inspired by "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us"


Billie Joe Armstrong - In October 2013, it was revealed that Armstrong and singer-songwriter Norah Jones would be releasing a duets LP. The album, consisting of covers from an Everly Brothers' album called "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us", will be titled "Foreverly" and will be released on November 25, 2013


The Everly Brothers - On November 25, 2013, Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones released "Foreverly", an album inspired by "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us"


Jones will be featured on Seth MacFarlane's upcoming Christmas album, scheduled for release in time for the 2014 holiday season add something


The album, titled "No Fools, No Fun", is scheduled for release on July 15, 2014, through Blue Note Records add something


Jones recorded the song "Just Noise" for the album, which was released on July 29, 2014 add something


Jones will be featured on Seth MacFarlane's upcoming Christmas album "Holiday for Swing", scheduled for release on September 30, 2014 add something


Jones recorded the song "If You Want The Rainbow " for the album, which was released on October 27, 2014 add something


The 2015 episode aired within two weeks of the final 'Late Show' taping with Letterman as host add something


Late Show with David Letterman - On May 6, 2015, Jones appeared on the "Late Show with David Letterman", performing "Don't Know Why", which she had performed on her first 'Late Show' appearance exactly 13 years to the day prior add something


In November 2015 while on a brief US tour, Jones confirmed that she has finished "a big chunk" of recording for her sixth studio album and that it's "coming soon add something


On March 1, 2016, Jones announced on social media that she was almost finished with her new album add something


In July 2016, she gave birth to her second child add something


On August 5, 2016, Jones announced the release date for her sixth studio album, "Day Breaks" add something


Jones' sixth studio album, "Day Breaks", is scheduled for release on October 7, 2016 add something


The album, which features nine new songs and three covers, is scheduled for release on October 7, 2016 add something


Gorman Bechard - While the end credits song from the film, One Voice, features the talents of Norah Jones, Aimee_Mann, Susanna Hoffs, Lydia Loveless, Neko Case, Kathryn Calder, and Brian May, was released on Record Store Day, April 16, 2016, with profits from the sale of the single going to benefit animal charities


Le Zenith - Over the years, the arena has hosted concerts by The Cranberries, Muse, Kylie Minogue, Norah Jones and Green Day and will host The Who in June 2016


In 2017, Jones recorded a rendition of "Unchained Melody", a song made famous by the The Righteous Brothers, for "Resistance Radio: The Man in the High Castle Album", a soundtrack to Amazon's The Man in the High Castle TV series add something


Black Hole Sun - Five days after Cornell's death on May 18, 2017 following a Soundgarden concert at Detroit's Fox Theater, on May 23, Norah Jones performed a jazz-tinged solo version at the Fox Theater


Joe Wright - Wright was married to sitarist Anoushka Shankar, daughter of Ravi Shankar and half-sister of Norah Jones until June 2018