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People’s Choice Awards 2013: See Christina Aguilera & Alicia Keys’ Performances, Plus Winners’ List

Sam Lansky | January 9, 2013 - 8:28 pm

Well, the people have spoken, and here are some of the things they said: “Who?” “What?” “What are we watching?” and “Honey, can you turn that off?” Yes, it was the 2013 People’s Choice Awards, easily the year’s most likably inexplicable hodgepodge of Walgreen’s ads and self-congratulatory mumblespeak, peppered with a handful of noteworthy moments… More »


Alicia Keys Performs “Brand New Me” on ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’: Watch

Sam Lansky | December 19, 2012 - 3:14 pm

Alicia Keys has been, as we say in the industry, gettin’ that promo (note: that is not a thing anybody says in “the industry”) — and her latest stop was to The Late Show With David Letterman last night, where she sat down for a charming little interview before performing her new single, the Emeli Sande-penned ballad “Brand NewMore »


Alicia Keys Sued For Two Seconds Of Copyright Infringement In “Girl On Fire”

Carl Williott | December 18, 2012 - 10:42 am

Alicia Keys is being sued for copyright infringement by songwriter Earl Shuman, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Shuman claims Keys’ hit song “Girl On Fire” repurposes part of the song “Hey There Lonely Girl,” which he co-wrote as a remake of his original 1962 song “Lonely Boy.”

Specifically, Shuman argues that a two-second snippet of… More »



Alicia Keys’ “Brand New Me” Video: See The Singer, Reborn

Sam Lansky | December 17, 2012 - 4:26 pm

Alicia Keys’ video for her new single “Brand New Me” sees the singer back where she belongs: Right at her piano! Also, strolling elegantly through various sets and stages, but not doing a whole lot else. Hey, at least she’s not on fire anymore — somebody must have found the extinguisher. She was so inspired… More »


Kanye West, Alicia Keys & Chris Martin Perform At ‘12.12.12: The Concert For Sandy Relief’: Watch

Sam Lansky | December 13, 2012 - 7:37 am

Last night’s Hurricane Sandy telethon, 12.12.12: The Concert For Sandy Relief, was kind of insane, wasn’t it? Charity benefit concerts usually are, in their slapdash everything-but-the-kitchen-sink approach to talent, but this one leaned heavily toward classic rock (not our beat) — which made it even more curious (and awesome) when Kanye West delivered a 10-song set wearing a… More »


Adele, Katy Perry & Rick Ross In Running For Best Original Song Oscar Nomination: Morning Mix

Carl Williott | December 12, 2012 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Adele’s “Skyfall” and Rick Ross’ “100 Black Coffins” from Django Unchained are among the 75 songs in the running for a Best Original Song Oscar nomination. Also in the mix: Katy Perry’s “Wide Awake” from her concert film and Florence + The Machine’s “Breath Of Life” from Snow White And TheMore »



Alicia Keys Wants To Shave Her Head: Morning Mix

Carl Williott | December 11, 2012 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Alicia Keys debuted her sleek, short haircut this summer in advance of Girl On Fire, and we loved it. But now the singer says she wants to go even shorter. When asked if she would ever go the Sinead O’Connor route and buzz it, she replied, “I’m thinking about… More »


Pink Covers Alicia Keys’ “Girl On Fire” On The BBC: Listen

Carl Williott | December 5, 2012 - 8:50 am

After performing on The X Factor UK on Sunday (December 2), Pink stopped by BBC Radio today and gave her British fans another treat, covering Alicia Keys’ hit single “Girl On Fire.” Compared to Keys, Pink is a wild child, and she fittingly transformed the song into more of a rocking anthem, replacing the pianos with distorted… More »


Alicia Keys Is A Girl On Fire On The Album Chart

Robbie Daw | December 5, 2012 - 12:29 am

Alicia Keys’ fifth LP Girl On Fire lives up to its title this week, as it debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The album arrives in the brief sales lull between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays — in fact, there are no other new entries in the Top 10 this week —… More »



Whatcha Say: Rihanna & Chris Brown’s Instagram Photo Got Our Readers Talking

Robbie Daw | November 30, 2012 - 5:38 pm

In the past seven days, we saw Rihanna snuggling up with Chris Brown (again), Lana Del Rey giving a dodgy TV performance (again) and Sia performing song she wrote that just happens to be #1 on the Hot 100 this week. Additionally, Lady Gaga revealed she’s apparently been quite productive while penning songs for her… More »


Alicia Keys’ ‘Girl On Fire’: Album Review

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

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… More »


Alicia Keys & Miguel To Tour Together In March

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

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… More »



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

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

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,… More »


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

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

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. … More »


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

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

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,… More »



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

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

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… More »


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

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

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 circusMore »


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

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

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… More »



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

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

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… More »


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

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

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… More »


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