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Famous as :

R&B singer

Birth Name :

Aaliyah Dana Haughton

Birth Date :

January 16, 1979

Birth Place :

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Spouse :

R. Kelly (singer, 30-Aug-94 - 7-Feb-95) (annulled)

Claim to fame :

Album "Age Ain't Nothing But a Number" (1994)

Latest News

Frank Ocean Pays Tribute to Aaliyah With His Cover of 'At Your Best (You Are Love)'

January 19, 2015 03:54:39 GMT

celebrated 's birthday by sharing his version of "At Your Best (You Are Love)". The affiliate posted his rendition of the song on his Tumblr on Friday, January 16, the day the late R&B superstar would have turned 36 if she were alive.

Timbaland Urges Musicians to Sue Lifetime Over Aaliyah Biopic

November 17, 2014 02:06:59 GMT

Lifetime's biopic drew negative responses from and the late singer's fans. On Saturday night, November 15, the same time "" premiered on the network, Timbaland took to Instagram to express his disapproval of the TV movie and its casting.

First Trailer for Lifetime's Aaliyah Biopic Highlights the Rare Talent

October 02, 2014 08:51:56 GMT

The first trailer for "" has finally landed online, sharing footage from the Lifetime TV movie. It features 's mother Diane, portrayed by Rachael Crawford, telling her daughter, "It takes more than some hot producer to create a superstar. It takes the right artist."

New Pictures of Alexandra Shipp as Aaliyah in Lifetime Biopic

September 19, 2014 08:41:44 GMT

Lifetime has announced a premiere date for "" and released new sneak peeks at the biopic. The TV movie will air Saturday, November 15 at 8 P.M. ET/PT. who serves as an executive producer in the TV movie also took to Twitter to spread the news, posting along with it a picture of Alexandra Shipp's in recording booth.

Zendaya Coleman Responds to Alexandra Shipp's Casting in Lifetime's Aaliyah Biopic

July 20, 2014 07:53:33 GMT

has nothing but good words for Alexandra Zipp who replaces her as in Lifetime's biopic. In a series of clips posted on Instagram, Zendaya congratulated Alexandra for securing the role and asked fans not to create drama.

Alexandra Shipp Replaces Zendaya Coleman as Aaliyah in Lifetime's Biopic

July 18, 2014 21:20:36 GMT

Lifetime's "" has found its new leading lady. Alexandra Shipp is confirmed to play the late singer in the upcoming TV movie after the initial actress departed the project following backlash.

Zendaya Coleman Explains Her Withdrawal From Aaliyah Biopic

July 01, 2014 08:51:27 GMT

explained her withdrawal from Lifetime's biopic, "", which was announced by Lifetime on Twitter on June 29. The 17-year-old actress opened up about the reason why she quit the project at BET Awards on Sunday night.

Zendaya's Departure Puts Aaliyah Biopic on Hold

June 30, 2014 01:46:08 GMT

Lifetime will have to start looking for a new actress for its biopic. , whose casting for "" drew criticisms earlier this month, has dropped out of the project.

Aaliyah's Family Will Block Lifetime's Biopic

June 19, 2014 02:31:41 GMT

It appears that Lifetime's plan to make an biopic will face an obstacle. A few days after the network announced the casting of as the late singer, Aaliyah's family has allegedly shown their disapproval to the project.

Zendaya on Being Cast for Aaliyah Biopic: 'I Really Want It to Be Perfect for Her'

June 18, 2014 03:34:46 GMT

has seemingly reacted to criticisms against her casting in Lifetime's biopic. In an interview on Tuesday, a day after the news was announced, the 17-year-old singer/actress/dancer explained why she's the right choice for the part.

Zendaya to Star and Sing as Aaliyah in Lifetime Movie

June 17, 2014 01:32:29 GMT

will bring back to life in a Lifetime original movie. The Disney star has been tapped to play the late singer, who died at a young age of 22, in "". She will also record four of Aaliyah's songs, including some of her hit singles, for the film.

Producer Noah '40' Shebib Cancels Aaliyah Posthumous Album

January 09, 2014 01:01:57 GMT

According to producer Noah "40" Shebib, the posthumous album of he was working on won't see the light of day. The unreleased tracks from the late singer are put on shelf for good this time, one of the reasons being the negative reaction on 's involvement.

Timbaland Apologizes to Chris Brown for Harsh Comment on His Collaboration With Aaliyah

July 26, 2013 08:32:28 GMT

Earlier this week, made a negative comment on and 's collaborations with . In an interview with Revolt TV, the 41-year-old rapper said that no one else but him could work with the late songstress.

Kristen Stewart's Mom Gets Restraining Order Against Neighbor Who Claims Her Dogs Are Wolves

May 15, 2013 09:15:31 GMT

's mother, Jules, might be able to get some peace after she obtained a restraining order against her 61-year-old neighbor Sue Bemi on Tuesday, May 13. According to TMZ, the court's order requires Sue to keep 100-yard distance from Jules' property for one year.

New Viral Clip for 'World War Z' Teases a Zombie Outbreak

May 15, 2013 08:52:09 GMT

A new viral video for Paramount Pictures' upcoming thriller "" via Yahoo! Movies sees the world in great danger. The short clip, which is in the form of PSA, previews devastating impacts of a zombie epidemic, including violent attacks in Indonesia and mysteriously empty villages in India. "We are literally heading from crisis to zero," says Michael Kim, former director of Global Health Agency.

Chris Brown to Sample Aaliyah's Vocals on 'They Don't Know'

May 15, 2013 08:45:43 GMT

During the BET Awards press conference on Tuesday, confirmed musical performer took the opportunity to reveal that his follow-up single to "Fine China" entitled "They Don't Know" is soon coming out. The new track, which will appear on the 24-year-old performer's forthcoming sixth album "X" due to be released on July 16, will feature never-before-heard vocals from the late R'n'B songstress .

Video: DMX Blasts Drake for Excluding Missy Elliott in Aaliyah's Posthumous Album

September 14, 2012 08:24:40 GMT

is apparently not a fan of the -produced posthumous album for late singer . The multi-platinum rapper is obviously furious since the Canadian rhymer excludes the likes of and in the project.

Cover Art of Aaliyah's Posthumous Album Revealed

September 01, 2012 03:24:46 GMT

Despite the late artist's family speaking out against it, 's posthumous album is definitely in the works. In fact, her uncle and former manager, Barry Hankerson, posts an official cover art of the said album along with a hint about the possible release date of the album.

Confirmed, Missy Elliott and Timbaland NOT Featured in Aaliyah's Posthumous Album

August 15, 2012 02:00:55 GMT

It's official, and will not be involved in 's posthumous album, which is produced by . Contrary to Blackguard Records' previous statement that the two artists would be featured in the record, a representative for Missy claims that "it is not the case."

Drake Slammed for Allegedly Using Aaliyah Song to Diss Chris Brown

August 07, 2012 03:21:25 GMT

landed in hot water due to his verses in 's newly-released song "Enough Said". The Canadian rapper came under fire from some music fans for allegedly taking a dig at in the posthumous track.

Aaliyah's Posthumous Track 'Enough Said' Ft. Drake Debuts Online

August 06, 2012 02:29:15 GMT

Following rumors about producing 's posthumous album, a never-before-heard song by the late singer has just appeared online. Producer Noah "40" Shebib shared the track titled "Enough Said" which features Drizzy.

Timbaland Wants to Be Involved in Drake's Alleged Plan for Aaliyah Album

August 04, 2012 05:50:32 GMT

has not confirmed rumor that he is producing 's posthumous album, but has spoken up about the possible record. In a recent interview with Power 105's "The Breakfast Club", the Virginia-born rapper made it clear that Drizzy should reach out to him and if he indeed is working on an Aaliyah record.

Aaliyah's New Album Is in the Works, to Feature 'Steady Ground'

March 05, 2012 07:31:55 GMT

It's confirmed, a new album featuring her unreleased songs is underway. It will be her first non-compilation CD since the "Rock the Boat" singer passed away eleven years ago. One of the materials in the upcoming effort is a song called "Steady Ground".

Drake Tattooed Aaliyah's Face on His Back

December 26, 2011 18:14:18 GMT

has paid a tribute to late singer , tattooing her face on his back. The rapper went shirtless while playing tennis with friends and it was visible that she had the singer's face as well as a dove flying above her head in ink.

First 'Hunger Games' Footage Has a Glimpse of Katniss Everdeen

August 26, 2011 02:12:06 GMT

MTV have unleashed a teaser to the "" clip. The short video highlights the flaming mockingjay symbol, and offers a quick glimpse at Katniss Everdeen in a scene from the movie. The female protagonist is seen donning her Hunger Games uniform and seemingly ducking from some unseen danger.

Aaliyah Remembered by Missy Elliott, Drake and More 10 Years After Her Death

August 26, 2011 02:03:07 GMT

Ten years after her untimely death, has yet to fade away from music community's memory. On the anniversary of her tragic passing in a Bahamian plane crash, friends and other musicians alike took to Twitter to express their love and admiration to the "One in a Million" singer.

Drake Writes Letter to Aaliyah, I Will Continue Making Music in Your Honor

August 26, 2010 04:04:38 GMT

In honor of 's nine-year death anniversary, wrote a letter for the late R&B singer. Posted on Rap Radar, the letter declared the Canadian rapper's big love, admiration as well as honor to the artist who died in a plane crash.

Missy Elliott Pays Tribute to Aaliyah on Death Anniversary

August 26, 2010 03:38:40 GMT

has paid tribute to her late friend on the ninth anniversary of the R&B star's death. The "Try Again" hitmaker was killed in a plane crash in the Bahamas on August 25, 2001 at the age of 22, shortly after the release of her third album and just as she was launching herself as a Hollywood actress.

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Aaliyah in The 2001 MTV Movie Awards - wenn23041