Posts tagged "Alicia Keys"

Mother’s Day Playlist: 10 Songs By Pop Moms About Their Kids

With Mother’s Day here, Idolator picked some songs that pop’s finest moms have dedicated to their children.

By: Kathy Iandoli / May 8, 2015

Alicia Keys Shares First Photo Of Newborn Genesis Ali Dean: Morning Mix

Plus: Kid Rock strikes back at the Beyhive, unretouched photos from a Jennifer Lopez shoot surface online and author J.K. Rowling speaks up on behalf of Madonna. Be sure to also see which stars are performing on TV today.

By: Christina Lee / March 2, 2015

In Honor Of Dr. Dre: 8 Songs You May Not Know He Produced

In celebration of his 50th birthday today (February 18), we took a look back at some of the more overlooked songs in Dr. Dre’s production discography!

By: Bianca Gracie / February 18, 2015

Alicia Keys And Swizz Beatz Welcome 2nd Son, Genesis Ali Dean

Congratulations are in order for one of pop music’s most adorable couples!

Alicia Keys, 33, and her husband Kasseem Dean, 36 — better known as hit-maker Swizz Beatz — welcomed their second son on Saturday, December 27. Genesis Ali Dean was born at 1:52 a.m. at a weight of…

By: Robbie Daw / December 29, 2014

Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Taylor Swift And More Perform ‘We Can Survive’ Concert: 12 Pics

Pharrell kicked off and closed CBS Radio’s “We Can Survive” concert, held October 24 at the Hollywood Bowl. As an unofficial host of sorts (the real host was The Voice‘s Carson Daly), he took it upon himself to remind fans of the event’s cause, to raise money and awareness for breast cancer. “Whe…

By: Christina Lee / October 26, 2014

Alicia Keys Talks About Working On The New Madonna Album

Madonna‘s upcoming album is rapidly becoming one big music industry group project: From Diplo to Avicii to Natalia Kills to Blood Diamonds, there’s seemingly no end to the amount of hands on the Queen Of Pop’s long-awaited MDNA follow-up. But why stop there?

One of the latest collaborators? The girl o…

By: Bradley Stern / October 10, 2014

Kelis Confesses She Doesn’t Like Milkshakes, Deceives Us All: Morning Mix

Did you hear?
:: We have been lied to people! After releasing the pop magic that was Kelis‘ 2003 single “Milkshake,” the singer reveals that she doesn’t even like the tasty dairy treat! She told this to a reporter after a recent performance in Berlin. It’s incredibly mind-blowing. [Digital Spy]
:: In weirder news, Drake added…

By: Bianca Gracie / September 26, 2014

Aretha Franklin Covers Adele, Whitney Houston & Alicia Keys On New Divas-Themed Concept Album

Aretha Franklin is releasing her 39th studio LP on September 30. Wait… what? The news comes as a surprise because the queen of soul is kind of ‘doing a Beyonce‘ — the album isn’t a total secret but details are heavily guarded. Clive Davis, who is overseeing production for Arista Records, did, however,…

By: Mike Wass / September 18, 2014

Alicia Keys Performs “We Are Here” On The ‘TODAY’ Show: Watch

Alicia Keys dropped by the TODAY show this morning for a touching performance of her new single “We Are Here.” The singer, who is pregnant with her second child, explained the meaning of the song to host Matt Lauer.

“It started with this conversation that I had, that question [why are…

By: Robbie Daw / September 15, 2014

Madonna, Diplo & Alicia Keys Hit The Studio Together For Madge’s New Album

Lady Madonna has been cracking the whip with producer Diplo to get her upcoming 13th studio album in the can. And lo and behold, in addition to the wide array of collaborators who’ve already put time in with Madge for the project (including Avicii, Disclosure and Natalia Kills), there was room for yet another to…

By: Robbie Daw / September 10, 2014

Simone Battle’s Death Was Officially Ruled A Suicide: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: The Los Angeles County Coroner has ruled Simone Battle‘s death at the age of 25 a suicide by hanging. The former X Factor contestant had finally found fame with girl band G.R.L., who are currently climbing the charts with “Ugly Heart”. [ABC News]

:: Avicii has cancelled all hi…

By: Mike Wass / September 9, 2014

‘Nas: Time Is Illmatic’ Trailer Features Pharrell, Alicia Keys And Busta Rhymes: Watch

“I was trying to make the perfect album,” Nas says of his 1994 debut Illmatic, in a just-released trailer for a documentary celebrating exactly that. Directed by One9, Nas: Time Is Illmatic details the creative process behind the Queensbridge, N.Y. rapper’s stunning debut, which received The Source‘s perfect, five-mic rating and became one of the…

By: Christina Lee / August 30, 2014

Alicia Keys Is Pregnant With Her Second Child: Morning Mix

:: R&B legend Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz are pregnant with their second child! Congratulations are in order! [Billboard]

:: By now, everyone knows the story about Memory Map‘s Michael Bridavsky and his ridiculously adorable cat Lil Bub. Or, at least,they should. [Spin]

:: DJ Mustard has confirmed that he produced three…

By: Rachel Sonis / August 1, 2014

Alicia Keys Confirms New Album Plans: “I Have Much More I Want To Talk About”

Alicia Keys reveals that she has a new album in the works. “With this album, I find I have much more I want to talk about,” she said to WWD.

While posing as the face for Givenchy’s newest fragrance Dahlia Devin (above), Keys has tentatively scheduled her new music for a 2015 release.

By: Christina Lee / June 24, 2014

Mother’s Day Playlist: 8 Songs From Our Favorite Pop Mamas That Celebrate Their Kids

The reigning pop stars of today are no doubt talented, hard-working and fearless. Yet what makes many of the reigning female artists extra-special is their balance of taking care of their children while simultaneously ruling the music world. From Beyonce to Lily Allen to Britney Spears, these pop stars (and all moms around the world)…

By: Bianca Gracie / May 7, 2014

Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar Perform “It’s On Again” With Special Guests On ‘The Tonight Show': Watch

Alicia Keys“It’s On Again,” The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack’s lead single, features an unusual and hefty roster of collaborators: Keys and Kendrick Lamar on vocals, with Pharrell and famed composer Hans Zimmer as co-writers. They even recorded two versions, one that begins with wall of guitars and another, the single edit, setting Lamar’s introductory…

By: Christina Lee / April 26, 2014

Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar & Pharrell Unite In “It’s On Again” Video: Watch

Three superstars unite for the superhero visuals of “It’s On Again” from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack. The visual for the Alicia Keys track starts off with Kendrick Lamar barking his verse into a walkie talkie, setting the stage for some sort of rebel heist that’s going down. Keys is the ringleader, I suppose, motivating the troo…

By: Carl Williott / April 14, 2014

Alicia Keys Previews Her Kendrick Lamar-Assisted ‘Spider-Man 2′ Video: Watch “It’s On Again”

Alicia Keys joined forces with Kendrick Lamar on Pharell-produced Spider-Man 2 soundtrack cut “It’s On Again”. The dream team now reunites in a preview of the visual (well, K-Dot is largely absent but I’m sure he’ll get more screen time in the finished video) along with the film’s composer Hans Zimmer.

It’s hard…

By: Mike Wass / April 8, 2014

Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar’s “It’s On Again”: Hear The Pharrell-Produced ‘Spider-Man 2′ Track

Alicia Keys announced earlier this month that she linked up with Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell and Hans Zimmer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack cut “It’s On Again,” and now she has premiered the song. And, wow, it’s a delightful head-scratcher.

It starts with Lamar storming out of the gate, foaming at the mouth over…

By: Carl Williott / March 31, 2014
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