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… More »
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… More »
We like Alicia Keys just the way she’s always been, but if she wants to be a “Brand New Me,” more power to her. The Girl On Fire played a stirring set for the iTunes Festival on Friday, comprised of past hits like “Fallin'” and several cuts from her new album, including the title track… More »
Great musicians performing for a great cause. What’s not to love? Last night’s Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon featured some of our favorite artists doing their most emotional material. Coldplay gave us a taste of “Paradise,” while Alicia Keys debuted her Girl On Fire piano ballad “Not Even The King.” Perhaps the most moving tribute,… More »
Alicia Keys’ Girl On Fire isn’t headed our way until late November, but after hearing the title tune, we’ve already got another track from the hotly anticipated LP. “Not Even The King” comes complete with a lyric video depicting artful illustrations of a tune that’s all about being rich in love: “They offer the world… More »
Despite all the big-name performers and presenters, the MTV Video Music Awards on Thursday were generally underwhelming. There’s usually a singular “goosie” experience (for instance, Adele last year) or an instant headline (the Kanye interruption). But this year there were no such capital-M Moments. That’s not to say there weren’t some truly enjoyable moments. Head… More »
Did You Hear?
:: For the 10 year anniversary of Kelly Clarkson’s American Idol win, the singer belted out her first hit, “A Moment Like This.” Watch her killer rendition up top. [MJsBigBlog]
:: Speaking of Idol winners, season eight champ Kris Allen has hired new management and is prepping the… More »
Who do you think had the best performance of the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards? Was it Demi Lovato, clad in all black on top of a truck during the pre-show? Rihanna showing off her new short locks while doing a medley for the VMAs opener? Pink gliding over top the stage atop a giant… More »
By now you may have heard that the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards are taking place tomorrow night (Sep. 6) live from Los Angeles at 8 p.m. ET. We know what you’re thinking: no way this year can live up to last year. The 2011 VMAs featured Lady Gaga’s gender-bending theatrics, Beyonce’s baby bump reveal,… More »
:: Alicia Keys plays the piano, and therefore there are piano keys on her version of the Reebok Freestyle Hi sneaker. The “Girl On Fire” debuted the designs for her new kicks collection this week. Each pair retails for $80 and is available at Finish Line. [Rap Up]
:: R. Kelly encourages women on… More »
Alicia Keys is days away from performing “Girl On Fire” at the MTV Video Music Awards on September 6, and to ratchet up the excitement she has released “Girl On Fire (Blue Light Version).” It’s a slower, hazier take than the “Inferno” version featuring Nicki Minaj that we heard earlier this week. The song’s structure… More »
Alicia Keys is set to take the stage at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards on Thursday, Sept. 6, and 30 seconds of her upcoming single “Girl On Fire” serve as the bed music for its promotional spot. The clip begins with a Alicia playing a melody at the piano. Soon the track plugs in… More »
For the cover of Alicia Keys’ next single “Girl On Fire” — the title track on her forthcoming album (out Nov. 27) — she kept the short locks. But gone is the neo-classic bob haircut seen on the album’s cover, and instead she’s rocking a sleek, slicked back look. The single drops on September 4, and two days later she’ll… More »
Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys and Coldplay are set to perform at the third annual Stand Up to Cancer telethon, an all-star TV special to raise awareness and money for cancer research. Hollywood A-listers such as Julia Roberts, Michael Douglas, Matt Damon and Samuel L. Jackson will also be attending.
Of all the performers lined… More »
Alicia Keys is a vision of classic beauty on the just-revealed cover of her fifth album Girl On Fire (out November 27). The “New Day” singer strikes a glamorous hands-on-hips pose while wearing a black body suit/zippy dress-type number with her hair swept to one side.
“Just chose the album art for my… More »