Alicia Keys’ thirty first stop on her Set The World On Fire Tour was Dublin, Ireland at The O2 on May 22nd.
Welcome to Liner Notes, MetroLyrics’ interview series featuring songwriters discussing their craft. In this episode, they sat down with Alicia Keys to talk about writing music and her latest record Girl On Fire. She told them how she draws inspiration for her best songs, how the meaning of her songs and lyrics evolve over time, and the satisfaction she gets from her songs having different significance to people all around the world.
Alicia Keys’ thirtieth stop on her Set The World On Fire Tour was Belfast, Ireland at the Odyssey Arena on May 21st.
Alicia Keys’ twenty ninth stop on her Set The World On Fire Tour was Newcastle,England at the Metro Radio Arena on May 19th.
Alicia Keys’ twenty eighth stop on her Set The World On Fire Tour was Liverpool,England at the Echo Arena on May 18th.
Alicia Keys performed in Hamburg, Germany at the launch of the new Mercedes Benz S-Class. The S-Class is the first card in the world that can drive itself.
Alicia Keys who is the Global Creative Director of Blackberry spoke at Blackberry Live 2013. She launched the new Blackberry Scholars Program, which is Blackberry’s global women’s initiative designed to inspire more women to enter and develop careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The BlackBerry Scholars Program will provide full, four-year tuition scholarships to outstanding women who are seeking degrees at accredited colleges and universities in the areas of STEM with a particular interest or aptitude in the area of mobile computing.
Interview By: Elisa Camahort Page of BlogHer
You may know recording artist Alicia Keys as a musical prodigy who released her first album at the age of 20. I remember her first as the young woman sitting at the piano singing Donny Hathaway’s “Someday We’ll All Be Free” as part of the post-9/11 telethon concert, America: A Tribute to Heroes. I was spellbound. Maybe you’re most familiar with her from season-defining songs like this past fall’s “Girl on Fire,” or her 2009 collaboration with Jay-Z, “Empire State of Mind.”
When I sat down with Alicia yesterday, though, it was in an entirely different context: she was speaking as the Global Creative Director for BlackBerry, and moderator of a panel about Women, Tech & Ambition — on which I participated at BlackBerry Live 2013, BlackBerry’s annual user and developer conference. (more…)
BlackBerry’s Keep Moving Secret Sessions with Alicia Keys debuted April 8th in Newark, New Jersey. Alicia played to an intimate group of fans in a special post-show performance. Check out the exclusive coverage of the show – and stay tuned for announcements on the next Secret Session. (more…)