Norah Jones is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, keyboardist, guitarist, and occasional actress of Anglo-American and Bengali descent. She is the daughter of Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar and half-sister of sitarist Anoushka Shankar. Jones' career was launched with her 2002 debut album Come Away with Me, a contemporary pop album that sold over twenty million copies worldwide. Her second album Feels like Home was released in 2004 with more than a million sales in the first week of its United States release. In 2007, she released her third album Not Too Late which debuted at number one on several national music charts. She has become one of the most successful recording artists of the decade, with sales of more than 17 million units in the United States and 39 million units worldwide.
She has been the recipient of several Grammy Awards; Come Away with Me was nominated for two awards at the 45th Grammy Awards. Jones personally received five of the eight awards for Come Away with Me. She also received three awards at the 47th Grammy Awards, including "Record of the Year" and "Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals" for her work with Ray Charles on the song "Here We Go Again". She received her eighth Grammy for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" for her song "Sunrise". Overall, Jones has received 14 awards from 34 nominations.
American Music Awards
The American Music Awards are awarded for outstanding achievements in the record industry. Jones has received five nominations.
Billboard Music Awards
The Billboard Music Awards are sponsored by Billboard magazine and is held annually in December. Jones has received one nomination.
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NRJ Music Awards
The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. Jones has received four nominations.
The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Jones has received nine awards from sixteen nominations, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.
Note: "Come Away With Me" also won the Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, which is credited to the engineers, S. Husky Höskulds and Jay Newland. Don't Know Why also won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year, credited to the composer Jesse Harris.
The Japan Gold Disc Awards are an annual ceremony hosted in Japan. The winner are based by sales provided by The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ).
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|| "Feels Like Home"
|| International Album of the year
MTV Video Music Awards
An MTV Video Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a VMA), is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in music videos. Originally conceived as an alternative to the Grammy Awards.
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|| MTV2 Award
Teen Choice Awards
The Teen Choice Awards is an awards show presented annually by the Fox Broadcasting Company. Jones has received one nomination.
World Music Awards
The international World Music Awards honors recording artists based on worldwide sales figures provided by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Jones has received four awards from four nominations.
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