By Sophia Basy
- 1988: Appeared on the television show " Star Search"
- 1990: Perform in a concert alongside Gladys Knight
- 1991: Signed with Jives Records
- 1993: Released her album 'Age Ain't Nothing but a Number'
- 1994: Released 'The Thing I Like' as part of the soundtrack of the film 'A Low Down Dirty Shame'
- 1996: Left Jive Records and signed Atlantic Records; Released her second Album, 'One in a Million'
- 1997: Graduated from Detroit High School for the Performing Arts, majoring in drama; Made acting debut in police drama, 'New York Undercover'
- 2000: Appeared in her first major films; 'Romeo Must Die'
- 2001: Released her third and final album, Aaliyah; Died on August 25 in a airplane crash.
Did you know?
Ever the studious one, she graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA in high school.
One of the character traits of Aaliyah were, that she was an entertainer was her to desire to control her projects, and truly immerse herself into whatever form was at hand.