When you're asked to name brainy people, you're correct in choosing, say, Stephen Hawking or Albert Einstein.
But have you ever considered celebrities such as Shakira or Coldplay's Chris Martin? Alicia Keys or Mick Jagger? Not only are they A-list celebrities, but they're also incredibly smart. They went to the most prestigious universities, achieved first class degrees, and some even obtained PhDs. They're the best examples of combining brains with beauty...life can be so unfair at times.
Nerds and geeks galore, who said it's not cool to be clever? PopDash brings you the top ten brainiest people in the music industry.
Beautiful boffin Alicia Keys learned classical pieces by composers such as Beethoven, Mozart and Chopin by the age of seven, and graduated as valedictorian (a Latin term used in America to describe a star student) at 16. Keys was accepted into Columbia University, but dropped out to launch her music career.