Alicia Keys

May
1
Video: Alicia Keys – ‘New Day’

Alicia Keys

After slowing things down with Maxwell in the sultry video for “Fire We Make,” Alicia Keys kicks things into high gear in the surprise video for her triumphant anthem “New Day.”

The R&B diva puts on her stilettos and hits the streets of New York. She dances in an alleyway as graffiti artists tag the lyrics to the Swizz Beatz-produced song off her album Girl on Fire, and performs a concert for her fans.

Alicia wrapped the U.S. leg of her “Set the World on Fire” tour with Miguel last month and will head to the U.K. on May 18.

Watch her celebrate life in the feel-good video.

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Apr
26
J. Cole Reminisces About His ‘Super-Duper Crush’ on Alicia Keys

J. Cole

Before he was a platinum rapper signed to Roc Nation, J. Cole was just a regular 14-year-old looking to meet his dream girl, Alicia Keys. In his interview with The Fat Jew for The Crosby Press, Cole spoke about his “super-duper crush” on the “Fallin’” singer.

“There was a few of these in my life. Mariah Carey was one when I was real young. Alicia Keys when I was a little older. I felt like I had a chance,” he said.

He went to her concert in Dallas in 1999 and after her set, he waited outside for her to leave. He imagined that he would get to meet her and whisk her off her feet, but it didn’t quite play out that way. Instead, she got in the car and left.

“I say all that to say, there’s nothing really weird to me that a fan can do. … I get it,” said Cole.

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Apr
25
Mariah Carey, J.Lo, Alicia Keys, & Macklemore to Play ‘GMA’ Summer Concert Series

Mariah Carey

The summer just got hotter. “Good Morning America” has announced the superstar lineup for its 5th annual Summer Concert Series.

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Apr
23
Video: Alicia Keys f/ Maxwell – ‘Fire We Make’

Maxwell and Alicia Keys

She set the charts on fire with her female anthem “Girl on Fire.” Now Alicia Keys is burning up the screen in the sizzling video for “Fire We Make,” her duet with Maxwell off her album Girl on Fire.

The R&B songstress cozies up to her hunky co-star and cools herself off with ice in the Chris Robinson-directed clip, which was shot in New Orleans.

Watch them turn up the heat just in time for summer.

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Apr
22
Video: Alicia Keys f/ Maxwell – ‘Fire We Make’ [Teaser]

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys burns up the screen in the sultry video for “Fire We Make,” her duet with Maxwell off her album Girl on Fire. The Grammy-winning siren teases with 60 seconds of the Chris Robinson-directed clip, which was shot in New Orleans.

Alicia lays across the floor of her bedroom on a hot day, cooling herself off with ice and a fan as Maxwell sits across the room.

The full video will premiere tomorrow, but you can feel the heat with the teaser below.

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Mar
13
Alicia Keys Performs ‘Poetic Justice’ with Kendrick Lamar in L.A.

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys surprised her L.A. fans by bringing out Kendrick Lamar during the fourth stop on her “Set the World on Fire” tour at the Staples Center. The R&B songstress started singing the Janet Jackson-sampled hook from Kendrick’s hit “Poetic Justice” before the Compton rapper emerged in all white to perform the rest of the song.

“Kendrick, come on the stage with me!” said Alicia before handing the mic over to K-Dot, who also performed “Swimming Pools (Drank).”

In honor of her L.A. show, Alicia also debuted a video entitled “Illuminate Me” as part of her “Keep Moving Projects” with BlackBerry.

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Mar
8
Alicia Keys Burns Bright at ‘Set the World on Fire’ Tour Launch

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys burned up the stage last night during the kickoff to her “Set the World on Fire” tour at WaMu Theater in Seattle. The Grammy-winning songstress pulled out all the stops, showcasing her hits with a high-production set that included dancing, lights, and wardrobe changes.

Following Miguel’s opening act, Alicia took the stage to perform new and old material. She banged on the drums during the title track, played the piano for the Emeli SandĂ©-penned ballad “Not Even the King,” and took it back with her debut single “Fallin’.”

Her husband Swizz Beatz and son Egypt also joined her on the first tour stop. The two-year-old had his own play area set up backstage.

The 24-city North American trek makes its way across the U.S. through April 18 before traveling to Europe in May.

Check out some live video and rehearsal footage below.

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