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Behind The Candelabra: 15 Great Piano-Driven Pop Songs

John Hamilton | May 27, 2013 - 8:38 am

HBO’s Behind the Candelabra, Steven Soderbergh’s highly anticipated biopic on Liberace, debuted this past weekend to much critical fanfare, with many critics praising Soderbergh for approaching his subject with a modicum of humanity (as opposed to mean-spirited camp). Although Liberace never openly pined to be taken seriously, we think he’d appreciate the film’s attempt to… More »


‘American Idol’: Candice Glover & Kree Harrison Bid Angie Miller Farewell, Alicia Keys Performs

Lisa Timmons | May 10, 2013 - 5:20 am

Wednesday night, top three American Idol contestants, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison and Angie Miller sang their hearts out in three grueling rounds and they didn’t get to pick the songs a single time. The first was chosen for them by resident music mogul, Jimmy Iovine. The second was a choice made by the four IdolMore »


Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder Wrote Letters To Judge On Behalf Of Lauryn Hill, According To Lauryn Hill

Carl Williott | May 9, 2013 - 10:30 am

Lauryn Hill on Monday (May 6) was sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay taxes. Last night, Hill posted a note on her Facebook page to “extend a sincere thank you” to people who had written letters to the judge on her behalf. She mentioned 30 people by name — including AliciaMore »



Eve Plays Pop Associated, Talks Gwen Stefani, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys & More

Erika Brooks Adickman | May 3, 2013 - 7:26 am

When we invited the lovely Eve to sit down in our L.A. studio for a chat, we were determined to get the Lip Lock-ed rapper to spill all about her upcoming album. She also joined in a round of Pop Associated, our wordplay game where we give artists the opportunity to dish on their contemporaries.

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Alicia Keys’ “New Day” Video: See Alicia Dance!

Sam Lansky | May 1, 2013 - 5:34 am

Alicia Keys finally got the fire extinguisher and put out that girl who was on fire (poor thing), and now she’s switching gears a bit in the video for her new single, “New Day,” an anthemic Swizz Beatz-produced track from her latest LP Girl On Fire(She just premiered the video for her Maxwell duet “Fire We Make,” but —… More »


Alicia Keys & Maxwell’s “Fire We Make” Video: The Singers Are Burning Up

Carl Williott | April 24, 2013 - 8:48 am

Yesterday (April 23) we saw the teaser for Alicia Keys’ steamy music video with Maxwell, “Fire We Make.” For a 30-second clip, it featured a whole lot of sweating and wriggling. Keys has since premiered the full video, and it turns out it’s even more of a tease. For starters, now we know why it’s… More »



Alicia Keys & Maxwell’s “Fire We Make” Video: Watch A Steamy Preview

Carl Williott | April 23, 2013 - 12:34 pm

After finishing off 2012 with a surge of momentum that carried over into early 2013, things have been relatively quiet for Alicia Keys. In fact, as far as we know, the Girl on Fire is still finishing up the National Anthem at the Superdome. But she’s back now with a preview of the music video for “FireMore »


Alicia Keys’ ‘Oprah’s Master Class’ Interview: She Talks Swizz Beatz, Getting 3rd Degree From Her Mom

Christina Lee | March 4, 2013 - 8:19 am

Last night (March 3), Alicia Keys kicked off the third season of ‘Oprah’s Master Class’ with some of the biggest revelations she’s had in her career thus far. The format is simple — Keys reminisces as she sits in front of a backdrop — but her answers may surprise even her biggest fans.

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Alicia Keys Previews ‘Oprah’s Master Class’ Interview: Watch

Sam Lansky | February 26, 2013 - 6:39 am

Alicia Keys is kicking off Season 3 of Oprah’s Master Class (which, apparently, is a show on OWN that provides “an unprecedented look into the minds of modern masters making a unique impact on the world and the lessons they’ve learned,” so great!) with an exclusive interview that looks pretty revealing! Then again, it’s Oprah, so we’d expect nothing… More »



Alicia Keys Performs “Brand New Me” & Dishes On Blue Ivy Drama On ‘Wendy Williams’: Watch

Idolator Staff | February 19, 2013 - 1:38 pm

While her NBA All Star performance over the weekend may not have left us impressed, Alicia Keys fared much better today when she stopped by The Wendy Williams Show for a promotional appearance. While there, she performed her current single, “Brand New Me” (watch that up top!) and sat down with Wendy to discuss love, life and her… More »


Alicia Keys Performs Medley At NBA All Star Game Halftime Show: Watch

Sam Lansky | February 18, 2013 - 6:47 am

Oh, Alicia! For so long, the general consensus was that Alicia Keys could do no wrong, right? She was one of those performers who just always got it right — every song, every performance. But yikes! This last one was a little rough, wasn’t it?

It all started off promisingly enough: Keys was the lead… More »


Grammy Awards 2013: Watch The Performances

Idolator Staff | February 10, 2013 - 8:35 pm

Taylor Swift may have sworn off a certain gentleman in her chart-topping smash “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” but she busted out the tune once again for an Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland-themed performance that opened the 2013 Grammy Awards. Tay strutted, shook and pranced around stage in her white outfit…and that was just… More »



Alicia Keys To Perform At NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show, Ellie Goulding Joins Weekend Festivities

Carl Williott | February 6, 2013 - 2:08 pm

This may be Beyonce’s month, but Alicia Keys is making a strong argument that it’s her time, too. Just a week after having performed at the Grammys with Maroon 5, and a few weeks after her Super Bowl National Anthem, Keys will perform at halftime of the NBA All-Star Game in Houston, TX on February… More »


Beyonce Posts Thank You Note To Fellow Super Bowl Performers, Hugs Jay-Z Backstage

Carl Williott | February 4, 2013 - 8:24 am

After her scorching Super Bowl Halftime Show on Sunday (February 3), Beyonce immediately embraced her husband Jay-Z backstage at the Superdome. The candid moment was caught on camera and posted to Instagram, and shows Bey is seen in a black robe with a big smile, still glowing from the captivating performance.

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Super Bowl: Alicia Keys Sings The National Anthem

Robbie Daw | February 3, 2013 - 3:52 pm

“The Star-Spangled Banner” is one of the most notoriously difficult songs to pull off live. Not only does it require stunning vocal talent, you also face the ire of America if you fumble while belting out the patriotic standard.

That said, Alicia Keys not only sang her red-dress-clad butt off at the Super… More »



Super Bowl: Alicia Keys Sets New Orleans On Fire With National Anthem (See Photos)

Erika Brooks Adickman | February 3, 2013 - 3:50 pm

This National Anthem’s on fiiiiire! Alicia Keys helped kick off Super Bowl XLVII (a.k.a. the Beyonce Bowl) by performing the “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Dressed in a gorgeous red gown and striking gold necklace (Alicia’s subtle way of rooting for the Niners, hmm?), the R&B diva sat behind her white Yamaha piano for an beautifully moving… More »


Grammys: Frank Ocean Officially Confirmed For Performance, Alicia Keys & Maroon 5 To Link Up

Carl Williott | January 31, 2013 - 8:51 am

Lost in all the hubbub about Frank Ocean’s scuffle with Chris Brown is that it led to Ocean unofficially revealing that he’d be performing at the Grammys, despite being absent from the most recent lineup announcement at the time. If you’ll recall, after the fight Ocean tweeted: “cut my finger now I can’t play w… More »


Alicia Keys Named Creative Director Of BlackBerry: Twitter Reacts

Sam Lansky | January 30, 2013 - 12:07 pm

Did you hear the news? In a deliriously weird ceremony earlier today, Alicia Keys was named the Global Creative Director of BlackBerry, the mobile device of choice for Wall Street bankers and people who love having typos in their emails!

For whatever reason, this struck a particular chord with the public, perhaps due to the… More »



Idolator Hosts ‘AXSLive’ Tonight — Watch Us Talk Pop

Idolator Staff | January 30, 2013 - 11:22 am

Mind if we invade your living room this evening? Don’t be alarmed, we’ll will simply be taking over your television sets, as our own Erika Brooks Adickman will be representing the Idolator team as host of AXS TV’s music news show AXSLive starting at 10 p.m. EST (7 p.m. PST). We don’t want give too much of… More »


Rihanna Crashes Chris Brown’s Ex-Girlfriend’s Party: Morning Mix

Kathy Iandoli | January 28, 2013 - 5:25 am

Did You Hear?

:: Rihanna was caught leaving Hollywood’s Playhouse club with a group of friends on the same night as model Karrueche Tran’s party in honor of her cover story with Rolling Out magazine. Tran is Chris Brown’s on-again-off-again girlfriend, so he was in attendance, although he made zero waves for a change. Rihanna, though, made the… More »


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