Alicia Keys storms The Billboard 200 this week with As I Am
, which debuts at No. 1 after selling 742,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the best sales week for a solo female artist since Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" shifted 1 million copies in 2004. [READ MORE]As I Am
is the album that Alicia Keys was born to make. I think she as reached a sound that both compliments her voice and style. As she describes it, the album is Aretha Franklin meets Janis Joplin, and that pretty much sums it up.