Keys began her set with 2007’s “Superwoman,” a girl-power jam intended to inspire Clinton’s base.
She gave a rousing rendition, but as she belted out “I am a superwoman / Yes I am,” the sentiment felt strangely unconvincing, given the years of public controversy that undermined her character.
When Alicia Keys (née Alicia Augello Cook) first hit the national stage in 2001 with her debut album Songs in A Minor, she embodied retro chic.
LOS ANGELES - Since the first time Chris Blue walked on The Voice stage, he believes each step was part of God's plan.“I prayed God you allowed me to go on whatever day and whatever time slot,” said Blue.
Isn’t personal agency all about being able to act on something in the moment and owning yourself and not having to explain it or justify it?
” Alicia Keys seems like the perfect type of artist to guest star on “Empire.” How did she get involved? At the beginning of the season before we went to work, Lee Daniels calls me and says, “Guess who I met and she wants to be on the show?
(performer: "Fallin'", "Another Way to Die", "Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down", "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart", "Girl on Fire", "In Common", "Blended Family (What You Do for Love) (Live)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Fallin'", "Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down", "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart", "Girl on Fire", "In Common", "Blended Family (What You Do for Love) (Live)" - uncredited) - Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys (2010) ...
(performer: "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart", "Empire State of Mind" - uncredited) / (writer: "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart", "Empire State of Mind" - uncredited) - Episode dated 10 December 2009 (2009) ... The best thing I can say about it is that sometimes you have to see that kind of stuff so as to have a more balanced view about why it's so bad. Keyes well-known reticence about revealing her sexual preferences is almost certainly a sign that she is a closeted gay woman, the answer is probably “No.”Also, there’s no evidence that Usher and Raymond and Ms.Keyes are, or ever have been,anything other than friends or colleagues.There are some folks who aren’t attracted to people of the opposite sex at all, but there are some gay folks who sometimes do find themselves unexpectedly and momentarily attracted.Especially when you’re involved in a creative endeavor, those sparks can flare up because when you do something creative with someone and it really catches fire, there’s just nothing sexier.” Clearing up Jamal’s sexuality, Chaiken adds, “We’re very clear that Jamal is gay and Jamal is clear that he’s gay, but it just happened. We have no doubts that Swizzy told Alicia he and Mashonda were apart, but that doesn’t mean it was the truth.