Aaliyah Dana Haughton (/ ɑː ˈ l iː ə /; January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, actress, and model. Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Aaliyah first gained recognition at the age of 10, when she appeared on the television show Star Search and performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight.At age 12, Aaliyah signed with Jive Records and her. The consequences…