Alicia Keys is one talented woman and philanthropist, and this month, she’ll be recognized for all of her efforts.
Serving as one of the founding members of the Academy’s new group, the GRAMMY Creators Alliance, the singer-songwriter is bing honored by the Recording Academy for her “artistry, philanthropy, and passion for creators rights.” Recording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow states: “We know that sh will bring the same dedication to creators’ rights as she does to her music and global philanthropic efforts.”
Alicia Keys along with an additional nine music makers such as Jennifer Hudson, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Dr. Luke, and Adam Levine, joined together to create the Alliance to help today’s leading artists, songwriters and studio professionals be a powerful voice in shaping music’s future. The goal of the Creators Alliance is to serve as a powerful, amplified voice to advance policies that put music-makers first.
Five-time GRAMMY nominee Hunter Hayes will be the master of ceremonies the Hill Awards and other attendees will include producer Rodney Jerkins, Ray Parkr Jr., saxophonist Kirk Whalum, and Washington luminaries and policymakers.
The event will take place later this month.