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15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist and worldwide-celebrated music icon Alicia Keys is welcoming everyone into her world with her all-new double album, “KEYS,” out December 10th via RCA Records. Upon arrival to the world of “KEYS,” you will experience a dual world featuring all new Originals that are quintessential Alicia Keys as everyone has come to know and love her since her debut. Along with the Originals side, you will also experience the Unlocked version where Alicia sampled her all new originals with the help of GRAMMY® Award winning producer Mike Will for an all new kind of vibe on the Unlocked side.  Alicia took to her social media earlier this week to tease the forthcoming album and shared, “There’s two sides to every story, and there’s two sides to every song on ‘KEYS,’ so you get the vibe with two sides of me.” Pre-order the album here and pre-save here

In tandem with today’s invitation to the world of “KEYS,” Alicia is continuing to own her lane as she gives another taste of the vibe of the new album with her sultry, yet vulnerable new single, “Best of Me,” with both the Originals and Unlocked versions out now. Keys first teased the single earlier this month when she posted a beautifully stripped back acapella clip of her effortlessly singing, “you get the side of me, I would hold back and not reveal…it makes me come alive, don’t be a lie it feels so real. You get the best of me.” Listen to “Best of Me” Original and Unlocked here and watch the official video, directed by TT The Artist, here

“KEYS,” the album, will also feature “LALA,” the first single Alicia released last month featuring Diamond Selling Recording Artist Swae Lee, along with “Best of Me” and more new tracks.

Following the release of “LALA,” Alicia also released her intimate performance docuseries for YouTube Originals, “Noted: Alicia Keys The Untold Stories,” which she executive produced. All four episodes are available to watch now on Alicia Keys’ YouTube channel. View the trailer here

Next year, Alicia will head out on her “ALICIA THE WORLD TOUR” starting in June in the UK. US dates begin in August (see below for full routing). For tickets and more information, please visit:  


06.09.2022        Birmingham, UK                        Utilita Arena

06.11.2022        Manchester, UK                        Manchester Arena

06.13.2022        London, UK                               The O2

06.15.2022        Antwerp, Belgium                      Sportpalais

06.17.2022        Oslo, Norway                            Spektrum

06.18.2022        Stockholm, Sweden                   Ericsson Globe

06.20.2022        Hamburg, Germany                   Barclaycard Arena

06.21.2022        Berlin, Germany                         Mercedes-Benz Arena

06.23.2022        Mannheim, Germany                 SAP Arena

06.25.2022        Prague, Czech Republic            O2 Arena

06.26.2022        Krakow, Poland                         Tauron Arena

06.28.2022        Milan, Italy                                Mediolanum Forum

06.30.2022        Barcelona, Spain                       Palau Sant Jordi

07.04.2022        Madrid, Spain                            WiZink Center

07.05.2022        Bordeaux, France                      Arkea Arena

07.07.2022        Paris, France                             Accor Arena

07.08.2022        Cologne, Germany                     Lanzess Arena

07.10.2022        Rotterdam, Netherlands             North Sea Jazz Festival

07.12.2022        Zurich, Switzerland                    Hallenstadion

07.13.2022        Munich, Germany                      Olympiahalle

07.15.2022        Esch-Sur-Alzette, Luxembourg   Rockhal                        

08.02.2022        Charlotte, NC                            Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre

08.03.2022        Baltimore, MD                           MECU Pavilion

08.05.2022        Washington, DC                        The TheaterMGM National Harbor

08.06.2022        Atlantic City, NJ                         Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena

08.07.2022        Philadelphia, PA                        The Met 

08.09.2022        Boston, MA                               Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion

08.11.2022        New York, NY                           Radio City Music Hall

08.12.2022        New York, NY                           Radio City Music Hall

08.14.2022        Toronto, ON                              Budweiser Stage

08.16.2022        Detroit, MI                                 Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill

08.18.2022        Cincinnati, OH                           PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center

08.19.2022        Cleveland, OH                           Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica

08.21.2022        St. Louis, MO                            Saint Louis Music Park

08.23.2022        Chicago, IL                                Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

08.24.2022        Kansas City, MO                       Starlight Theatre

08.25.2022        Denver, CO                               Bellco Theatre

08.28.2022        Seattle, WA                               WAMU Theatre

08.29.2022        Vancouver, BC                          Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena

08.31.2022        Portland, OR                             Theatre of the Clouds at Moda Center

09.02.2022        San Francisco, CA                    The Masonic

09.03.2022        San Francisco, CA                    The Masonic

09.06.2022        Los Angeles, CA                       Greek Theatre

09.07.2022        Los Angeles, CA                       Greek Theatre

09.09.2022        San Diego, CA                          Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU

09.10.2022        Phoenix, AZ                              Arizona Federal Theatre 

09.13.2022        Houston, TX                              Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

09.14.2022        Dallas, TX                                 The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

09.16.2022        Hollywood, FL                           Hard Rock Live Arena

09.17.2022        Orlando, FL                               Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts

09.18.2022        Tampa, FL                                Hard Rock Event Center

09.23.2022        Atlanta, GA                               Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park

09.24.2022        Nashville, TN                            Ascend Amphitheater 


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Martin is a founding member of Patchchord News and is Director & Editor-in-Chief for PCN Magazine / Patchchord News Martin also is a Freelance Photographer and lives in the Scottish Borders Scotland. Martin also specialises in Commercial Photography in Music & Events, Sports and Portrait Photography and Video. Also the Official Photographer for Football Club Maybole Juniors.
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