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Alicia Keys’ ‘Girl On Fire’: Album Review

The title of Alicia Keys’ fifth album, Girl On Fire (out today, November 27), could really have gone to her 2001 debut (Songs in A Minor). In fact, Keys’ latest brings to mind her first-ever television appearance — on The Oprah Winfrey Show, no less — and how Keys prefaced her performance of…

Christina Lee | November 27, 2012 - 5:45 am

Alicia Keys & Miguel To Tour Together In March

Alicia Keys on Tuesday (November 20) premiered her album Girl On Fire in a Youtube/Google live chat, and during the session she announced she’d be heading on tour with Miguel in the spring. “I think me and Miguel are going on tour together. It’s happening in March,” she said. “Miguel is one of the flyest…

Carl Williott | November 21, 2012 - 8:36 am

Alicia Keys & Maxwell Heat It Up On “Fire We Make”: Listen

Alicia Keys teams up with Maxwell for “Fire We Make,” a steamy little R&B jam from Keys’ forthcoming album Girl On Fire (out November 27) that takes the hot/fire/inferno theme to a new level. The two crooners turn in a pair of simmering verses, with Maxwell’s falsetto absolutely melting everything within range of your speakers,…

Carl Williott | November 20, 2012 - 3:34 pm

Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen, Alicia Keys To Perform At Sandy Benefit In New York

A star-studded lineup has been confirmed for The Concert For Sandy Relief on December 12 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Alicia Keys, The Who and Jon Bon Jovi are among the performers announced. Proceeds will go to the Robin Hood Relief Fund. …

Carl Williott | November 15, 2012 - 8:39 am

Alicia Keys’ Complex Cover: See The Cozy, Colorful Shoot

Alicia Keys is certainly helping Complex magazine to kick off 2013 on a good note as the 31-year-old siren covers the magazine’s December/January issue. Photographed by Gavin Bond, the “Girl On Fire” looks cool, calm and collected in her undeniable sexiness as she works her new cropped hairdo while posing in several skin-baring white tops. Below,…

Erika Brooks Adickman | November 13, 2012 - 5:14 pm

Alicia Keys On ‘VH1 Storytellers’: Watch The Full Episode

Alicia Keys’ episode of VH1 Storytellers aired Monday night (November 12), and the piano-playing siren hopped all around her catalog. She revealed the secrets behind some of her hits, including how Jay-Z made her head back to the studio for a second take to shore up her hook on their iconic collaboration “Empire State Of…

Carl Williott | November 13, 2012 - 11:51 am

2012 MTV EMAs: Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey And More On The Red Carpet

Last night (November 11) in Frankfurt, Germany our favorite pop stars gathered for the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards. But before Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen, Lana Del Rey or PSY could win big (and take the stage) they first had to walk the red carpet. See Taylor (before she donned a top hat like a circus

Erika Brooks Adickman | November 12, 2012 - 11:42 am

Alicia Keys’ “Brand New Me”: Hear The Album Version

Alicia Keys debuted “Brand New Me” back in September at the iTunes Festival. Now she has revealed the album version of the Girl On Fire track, and here the delicate, piano-based ballad’s climax gets an added boost thanks to some understated studio sheen. Co-written by Emeli Sande, “Brand New Me” is the restrained type of pop song that’s…

Carl Williott | November 9, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Election 2012: Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Pink & Others Tweet On Election Day

Election Day is finally here, pop fans, and if you’re 18 and over, it’s time to get out there and hit the polls. If you won’t listen to us on that matter, perhaps you’ll adhere the advice of your favorite artists like Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, Katy Perry and Pink, who have…

Robbie Daw | November 6, 2012 - 9:42 am

Alicia Keys Is Sleek on ‘Billboard’ Cover, Sultry on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Indeed, Alicia Keys is heating up. Keys scored her second Billboard cover story this week, ahead of her fifth album Girl on Fire (out November 27), and in the November 10 issue, Keys and others explain how new voices and experiences informed the new album. “That’s the most personal song Alicia has done. She has…

Christina Lee | November 3, 2012 - 10:01 am

Alicia Keys & Nicki Minaj’s “Girl On Fire (Inferno Version)” Video Is Giving Us Deja Vu

Back in October, Alicia Keys released the video for “Girl On Fire,” and today (November 2) we were excited to see she premiered the video for the “Inferno Version” of the song, which of course features a couple verses from Nicki Minaj. Unfortunately, you guys, it’s the same video. Sure, there’s new Minaj footage at…

Carl Williott | November 2, 2012 - 3:46 pm

Alicia Keys Ignites ‘VH1 Storytellers’ With “Girl On Fire”

Few can bring the house down during a live performance quite like Alicia Keys, and she didn’t disappoint during her visit to VH1’s Storytellers. In order to whet our appetites for the full set’s November 12 premiere, VH1 gives us a peek at her performance of title track “Girl On Fire.” And, no surprise here…

X. Alexander | October 28, 2012 - 1:42 pm

Alicia Keys’ “Unlock Yourself”: Watch The Animated Lyric Video

Alicia Keys has premiered her new track “Unlock Yourself” via a cute little lyric video. The delicate piano tune is an inspirational call for kids to be themselves and follow their dreams — think of it as “Empire State Of Mind” for the diaper-wearing set.

The song comes as a bonus for fans,…

Carl Williott | October 26, 2012 - 12:31 pm

Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Snubbed 2 *NSYNC Members: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel reportedly only invited two *NSYNC members to their wedding. JC Chasez and Chris Kirkpatrick were invited to the Puglia, Italy ceremony, but Lance Bass and Joey Fatone were left off the guest list. [Us Weekly]

:: Bobby Brown was arrested and charged…

Carl Williott | October 25, 2012 - 5:00 am

PSY, The Killers, Pitbull & Alicia Keys Added To 2012 MTV EMAs

“Gangnam Style” has already gone global, and it shows no sign of stopping: Professional dancing pastel suit PSY has just been added to the line-up for the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards, alongside fellow newly confirmed performers The Killers, Pitbull and Alicia Keys. Those most recent four additions join already confirmed stars like Taylor Swift, Carly

Sam Lansky | October 23, 2012 - 6:22 am

Alicia Keys Reveals ‘Girl On Fire’ Tracklist

Most artists rely on collaborations to build buzz around their new albums. Alicia Keys resorts to no such tricks, preferring to let her own vocals carry her new album, Girl On Fire. There are zero features on the LP — just thirteen tracks of Alicia, Alicia, Alicia, including a few we’ve heard already, such as…

X. Alexander | October 20, 2012 - 11:09 am

Alicia Keys’ “Girl On Fire” Music Video: Watch As She Works Her Magic

Is the temperature rising? No, it’s just the heat radiating from Alicia Keys’ music video for “Girl On Fire,” the single from the R&B siren’s forthcoming album of the same title. In the vid, the “Listen To Your Heart” singer works a similar sleek, short do as seen on the single cover art. Alicia wears…

Erika Brooks Adickman | October 19, 2012 - 5:26 pm

Alicia Keys’ “Listen To Your Heart”: Watch The John Legend-Penned Song’s Live Debut

Alicia Keys’ latest single “Girl On Fire” has been burning up the R&B charts, and we’ve heard a few other tracks from Keys’ upcoming third studio album, also titled Girl On Fire, including her promo single “New Day,” sweetly sentimental “Not Even the King” and slow jam “Brand New Me.” But last night (October 16) at a…

Sam Lansky | October 17, 2012 - 12:22 pm

Emeli Sande On The Olympics, Working With Alicia Keys & Opening For Coldplay: Idolator Interview

When we heard Emeli Sande’s UK single “Heaven” last year, we became instant fans. In fact, we highlighted the 25-year-old Scot in our Popping Up series last December before we even knew if her debut LP, Our Version Of Events, would be getting a US release. Thankfully it did. Through her music and two coveted…

Robbie Daw | October 1, 2012 - 10:00 am

The 10 Best James Bond Songs (Until Adele’s 007 ‘Skyfall’ Theme Drops)

Rumor has it the producers of the next James Bond film, Skyfall, have only one diva in their sights for the sure-to-be-blockbuster theme song: multiple-Grammy-winner Adele! Nothing has been officially confirmed by either camp, but we think the platinum 21 songbird is an ideal fit for the classic James Bond motif. Not only is she…

John Hamilton | October 1, 2012 - 5:30 am
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