Alicia Keys In A Bikini

Alicia Keys practices some dance moves and enjoys a drink by the pool at Fasano hotel on Monday (February 8) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Check out pictures from Zimbio.com.

Alicia Keys ‘Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart’ Video

Alicia Keys 'Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart' music video

Alicia Keys is out with the video to her new single ‘Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart’, the second release off the New York City R&B singer’s fourth studio album ‘The Element of Freedom’, out December 14th via J Records. Watch the Syndrome directed video below.

Alicia Keys Shows Off The Barber’s Daughters Jewelry Collection

Alicia Keys wearing a hat

Alicia Keys teamed with Canadian designer Gisele Theriault to launch her own jewelry range called “The Barber’s Daughters”. The Grammy-Award winning singer is in London this weekend to perform on ‘The X Factor’ results show. Alicia said of her collection, “My favorite part of them is not only were they individual. One of a kind. Something that you would really cherish and hold, but the words on them affected me so personally, they uplifted me. Made me feel good. Made me want to hold it and wear it. Like a mantra.”

The report at ITN.co.uk has since been removed.

Alicia Keys ‘Doesn’t Mean Anything’ Video

Alicia Keys 'Doesn't Mean Anything' music video

Alicia Keys is out with the video to her new single ‘Doesn’t Mean Anything’, the lead single from the R&B singer’s fourth studio album ‘The Element of Freedom’, out December 15th via J Records. Watch the P. R. Brown directed video below.

Alicia Keys Comments On Lil Mama & Kanye West VMA Incidents

Alicia Keys visited the ‘Today’ show on Wednesday (September 16), talking with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford about the MTV Video Music Awards and her new album. Asked about Lil Mama stepping on stage while she was performing ‘Empire State of Mind’ at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards with Jay-Z, Keys responded, “We can appreciate her being overwhelmed and inspired, but we would have appreciated it if she would have did it from her seat.”

As for that other higher profile on-stage interruption involving Taylor Swift and Kanye West, Keys said, “I think that obviously he knew that wasn’t in the best taste, in retrospect. I think he realized that wasn’t quite the right thing to do.”

Wendy Williams On Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Relationship

Wendy Williams said on her show on WBLS that she refused to expose the relationship between Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. Williams did confirm Alicia Keys threw a birthday party for Swizz at the Guggenheim museum. Out of respect for Swizz, she’s not going to talk about Alicia… until they break up, which Wendy says is imminent. Listen to her report via YouTube below.

Alicia Keys Attends 81st Annual Academy Awards

Alicia Keys piano

Alicia Keys attended The 81st Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday (February 22). Keys, who wore a sexy orchid-colored Armani Prive’s dress, got the chance to present ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ composer A.R. Rahman with the best original song Oscar for ‘Jai Ho’.

Check out pictures from Zimbio.

Alicia Keys Praises ‘Great Friend’ Georgio Armani

Alicia Keys was on hand at the opening of a new Georgio Armani store in New York City the other night, talking with ITN about the famed designer. “I think that his clothing is beautiful,” the R&B star said. “The minute you put it on, you just become transformed and I’m just a big fan because he’s such a big supporter of mine. A great friend.” Watch the highlights via YouTube below.

Chris Brown Wins 3 AMAs, Rihanna And Alicia Keys Take Home 2

Chris Brown smiles

Chris Brown appeared shocked when his name was announced for artist of the year at Sunday night’s American Music Awards in Los Angeles. “I probably was shocked like everybody else,” Brown told reporters backstage at the Nokia Theater. “I know everybody was like, ‘Huh?’ I thought Coldplay should have genuinely won that award, but I’ll take it!”

Brown was also named favorite male artist in both the soul/R&B and pop/rock categories. Meanwhile, his rumored girlfriend Rihanna won soul/R&B and pop/rock categories on the female side, beating Alicia Keys in both races. Keys also won a pair of awards for favorite album in the soul/R&B and pop/rock categories. Check out more details from Reuters.

On TV: Alicia Keys, T-Pain, Seal

Alicia Keys looking sexy

R&B acts on television this week include:

Alicia Keys, who performed on ‘Good Morning America’ (ABC) and ‘The Late Show with David
Letterman’ (CBS) on Tuesday, and ‘The View’ (ABC) on Wednesday.

Seal, who appears on ‘Today’ (NBC) and ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ (ABC) on Tuesday.

T-Pain, who appears on ‘106 & Park’ (BET) and ‘Total Request Live’ (MTV) on Tuesday and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Friday.

Beyonce, who visits ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ (Syndicated) on Thursday.

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