Alicia Keys pulled no punches with a performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" ahead of the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Keys took her time belting out the lyrics to the national anthem as she played her own accompaniment, but her performance was nearly flawless and generally well-received. Many joked that the 33-year-old singer was a "Girl on Fire" seated at a piano in the middle of the field.
Alicia Keys has stepped in front of the camera to appear in films like “The Secret Life of Bees” and “The Nanny Diaries,” but there’s one role the musician has been particularly eager to play.
“I’ve had my eye on the role of Lena Horne for awhile, and it’s been a little bit of a discussion in different ways for awhile as well,” Keys told CNN. "And I’d really love it if that came together because, what a beautiful woman, a beautiful story, such an incredible time, and that would be a cool thing to explore.”
You're not alone if, upon seeing the cover art for Alicia Keys' new album on Thursday, you assumed the singer must have been spending sleepless nights devouring Suzanne Collins' "Hunger Games" trilogy.
"Girl on Fire"? Come on - obvious reference to Katniss Everdeen, right? Yeah ... not so much.
“Keep a Child Alive with Alicia Keys” will air on Thursday in honor of World AIDS Day.
The day, dedicated to uniting in the fight against HIV, is a fitting one for the Showtime documentary’s debut.
The documentary follows Alicia Keys and five young adults as they visit the Keep a Child Alive funded sites in South Africa.
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Madame Tussauds is in the business of making wax figures that resemble their famous counterparts but the job they did on Alicia Keys' statue went so well, the multiple Grammy winner could hardly believe her eyes.
"I actually think it's really, really good!" she told MTV News when she paid the figure a visit at Madame Tussauds New York.
"I was looking close up: It's like my eyebrows are for real, and it's like my eyes are for real, and the bone structure of my chin," Keys goes on, "like, 'Look, that's my chin! That's my jaw!'
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