Posts Tagged ‘Alicia Keys’

New Music: Alicia Keys – 28 Thousand Days


Alicia Keys has returned with a new single, which accompanies her new campaign with Levi’s Jeans.

Titled “28 Thousand Days,” the new release – which references the average number of days of a human’s life span (76 years) – has A. Keys belting out some uplifting lyrics for those who are in need of motivation.

Cooing out, “There’s only 28,000 days / Who would you love, where would you go, what would you celebrate? / I’m tellin’ you that life’s too short to just throw it away / So have the time of your life,” she gives you the encouragement of a lifetime in just under 3 minutes and 30 seconds.

Prepping for the release of her follow-up album to 2012’s Girl On Fire, Alicia has been in the studio with her hubby Swizz Beatz and Pharrell Williams, among others.

Take a listen to her new song below:

read more

Alicia Keys Tapped by Levi’s for New Women’s Denim Campaign

Alicia Keys Levis

Alicia Keys has expanded her brand into the fashion and technology worlds in the past, but for her latest move she has been recruited by Levi’s to be their new brand ambassador leading a campaign for an entirely revamped women’s denim line.

read more

Watch: The Weeknd and Alicia Keys Perform on BET Awards


The Weeknd had a big surprise in store for his first ever performance at the BET Awards.

After opening with his heavy-hitting new single “The Hills,” the lights alternated from red to indigo and the XO star transitioned into his 50 Shades of Grey hit “Earned It.” After singing a few notes, Abel was joined on stage by Alicia Keys who surprised by debuting a new duet of the seductive slow burner.

The R&B songstress belted the sexy lyrics, while The Weeknd returned with ad libs before it became a full-blown duet—with Alicia on the keys and Abel center stage.

Check it out below:

read more

Alicia Keys Presented with Recording Artists’ Coalition Award at 2015 Grammys On The Hill


On Wednesday night music and politics united at The Recording Academy’s 2015 “GRAMMYs on the Hill Awards” where Grammy-winning singer/songwriter/producer Alicia Keys was presented with the Recording Artists’ Coalition Award.

“We are proud to honor Alicia Keys for her artistry, philanthropy and her passion for creators’ rights as a founding member of The Academy’s brand-new Grammy Creators Alliance,” said Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow. “We know that she will bring the same dedication to creators’ rights as she does to her global philanthropic efforts.”

First Lady Michelle Obama was in the building to present Alicia with the prestigious award. “She simply is who she is and she does what she knows is right, no matter what anyone else might think,” said the First Lady. “With her example Alicia has truly set a new standard for us all, that’s why I’m here – I love this woman.”

The GRAMMYs on the Hill Awards are sponsored by SESAC, and proceeds from the event benefit the GRAMMY Foundation’s GRAMMY Signature Schools program, which provides support for underserved music programs throughout the country.

Grammy-nominated songstress Ledisi was also in the building and performed a tribute to Alicia.

Check out photos and video footage from the event below:

read more

Alicia Keys To Be Honored At 2015 Grammy’s On The Hill Awards


Alicia Keys is one talented woman and philanthropist, and this month, she’ll be recognized for all of her efforts.

read more

Congrats!! Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Welcome New Son Genesis Ali

Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Second Child 2

Santa brought Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz another baby boy this holiday season! The superstar couple welcomed their second son on Saturday (Dec. 27).

read more

New Music: Alicia Keys – Somewhere In The City


In true holiday fashion, singer-songwriter Alicia Keys drops something special for her fans to fall in love with. Delivering an unreleased track entitled “Somewhere In The City,” the gorgeous mother unwrapped the single via her website as a part of her “12 Days of Christmas” giveaway.

Previously heard as an outtake from her Girl On Fire album and briefly at the end of her “Keep A Child Alive with Alicia Keys” documentary, the piano ballad has never been heard to its entirety…until today.

Although two (or more) years old, the song fits perfectly into today’s musical stream.

Take a listen to the song and love somebody below:

read more

New Music: Alicia Keys – We Gotta Pray


With the recent verdicts of both the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases still sitting very fresh in the lives of Americans, everything is but peaceful right now. However, Alicia Keys has done her best to shed some type of light on this dark moment.

While some are choosing to react in the ways they see fit, the talented songstress has used her voice to support the community in their justifiable outrage. Releasing a powerful piano led ballad titled, “We Gotta Pray,” Alicia takes note of the way things are going in the world right now. Singing out, “Fire in the air / What the hell goin on? / Sirens everywhere / Signing that street song,” A. Keys reminds the world to pray for the love that we need tonight.

Take a listen to her heartfelt tune below:

read more

Welcome to the new ThisIsRnB!

Welcome to the new ThisIsRnB theme!