Norah Jones started a three week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Come Away With Me'
Norah Jones is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. She is the daughter of sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar and Sue Jones. She is Anoushka Shankar's half-sister.
On This Day, in 2003, Norah Jones started a three week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Come Away With Me', also a UK No.1.
Come Away with Me is the debut album of Norah Jones, released by Blue Note Records on February 26, 2002. Recording sessions for the album took place at New York City's Sorcerer Sound Studio and Shokan's Allaire Studios in 2001.
The album's critical and commercial success was a breakthrough for Jones in 2002, as it reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart and several jazz charts. The album also topped many critics' "albums of the year" lists and gathered major music awards in the process, including eight Grammy Awards. Following initial sales, Come Away with Me was certified diamond by the RIAA on February 15, 2005 having shipped over 10 million copies in its first three years of release and has sold more than 26 million copies worldwide.