Alicia Keys Sees Bright Future for Tourmate Melanie Fiona

Alicia Keys and Melanie Fiona

Melanie Fiona was thrilled when Alicia Keys invited her on the road. The rising star is a fan of the “Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart” singer, and as it turns out, Keys is also a fan of hers.

Alicia told Rap-Up.com why she chose Melanie and Robin Thicke as the supporting acts on her “Freedom” tour. “It’s actually an extremely musical show and I love the progression of it,” she said. “I think people get a plate full of food that they can really enjoy.”

The 12-time Grammy winner sang the praises of the Grammy-nominated songstress, whose debut album The Bridge was released last year. “I really like her very much,” she shared. “She’s a great person. She has a beautiful voice and I think she has a really bright future ahead of her.”

So she was more than happy to help further the “It Kills Me” singer’s burgeoning career by offering her a coveted slot on her arena tour. “I’m glad to be able to have someone who’s just at the cusp of a great career and be able to give them that type of exposure and experience.”

Catch Alicia Keys on tour with Melanie Fiona and Robin Thicke when they play Houston’s Toyota Center tonight and the L.A. Staples Center on Tuesday, culminating in Oakland, Calif., on April 10.



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6 Comments

  1. hmm

    Love both Alicia and Melanie! :D

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  2. Jeffery J-Boe

    I Love This Picture Of Them Together, and Hope They Collaborate Someday… Alicia Keys, & Melanie Fiona For 2010.

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  3. cynthia

    yeeah, love melanie fiona

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  4. headphones

    melonie was great at the concert! i def see a bright future 4 her :)

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  5. Kyle

    I LOVE MELANIE FIONA!!! I hear “Ay Yo” might be the next single.

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  6. Catie

    Melanie Fiona needs to blow up, she has a really great voice.

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