Alicia Keys News

Citi to Present Special John Legend Concert Benefitting Teach For America
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Citi today announced it will present a special performance by John Legend exclusively for Citi ThankYou cardmembers at the Emerson Theatre in Los Angeles on April 21 with proceeds going to Teach For America. (more...)

Christina Perri's 'HEAD OR HEART' Bursts Onto Top 5 on Billboard 200
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

'HEAD OR HEART,' the new album from Atlantic recording artist Christina Perri, has made an awesome entry onto the SoundScan/Billboard 200, arriving at #4 in its first week on the chart (more...)

STAGE TUBE: AMERICA'S GOT TALENT's TellAvision Performs at Unite4:Good Gala
by Stage Tube - Apr 09, 2014

America's Got Talent's TellAvision recently performed at Variety's 'Unite4:Good' celebrity gala in Los Angeles, to an audience that included such luminaries as Robert DeNiro, Martin Scorsese, President Clinton, Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jane Fonda and more. The gala was held on the Sony Pictures Lot. TellAvision opened the show with the performance, which you can watch below! (more...)

Maxine Linehan to Present Solo Show AN AMERICAN JOURNEY at Terminus Recording Studios, 4/27-5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

After a sold out performance at Broadway at Birdland, actress/singer Maxine Linehan will next present a limited run of her solo show An American Journey, at Terminus Recording Studios in Time's Square. This world-class studio, where music royalty including Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, John Legend, Andre Previn and Liza Minnelli have all recorded, will be converted into a unique pop-up cabaret performance space, especially for this event. (more...)

Bernard Haitink to Conduct Two Programs With NY Phil to Celebrate 60th Conducting Season & 85th Birthday, 5/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Bernard Haitink will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct two weeks of performances highlighting works by Austrian composers - Berg, Webern, and Mahler - and Beethoven, who spent much of his career in Austria. In the first program, Mr. Haitink will conduct Webern's Im Sommerwind, Berg's Violin Concerto with Leonidas Kavakos, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, Eroica, on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, May 10 at 8:00 p.m. Bernard Haitink's appearances are part of an international, season-wide celebration of the 60th anniversary of his conducting debut with the Netherlands Radio Union Orchestra (now the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra) and his 85th birthday. (more...)

Howard Stern and SiriusXM Present Exclusive 'Town Hall' with Billy Joel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Howard Stern and SiriusXM announced today that iconic artist Billy Joel will sit down with Howard Stern and special guests for the deep and rich discussion to fascinate all Billy Joel fans. The 'Town Hall' event, hosted by Howard Stern, will broadcast live from a secret, intimate location in New York City on Monday, April 28. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Pharrell Williams Celebrates 41st Birthday With SpongeBob SquarePants!
by - Apr 05, 2014

Pharrell Williams and friends attended the SpongeBob SquarePants themed, 41st birthday party for Pharrell at Bikini Bottom at Cipriani Wall Street on April 4, 2014 in New York City. Grammy Award winning musician/entrepreneur Pharrell Williams is a creative force, using music, fashion, and design to express his distinctive style. And yes, he's still wearing the hat. (more...)

Segerstrom Center Presents 'AN EVENING WITH JOHN LEGEND' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Nine-time Grammy Award-winning artist John Legend will appear at Segerstrom Center for the Arts for the first time when he performs tonight, April 2 at 8 p.m. in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. This engagement is part of his recently announced 2014 North American tour titled, An Evening with John Legend: The All of Me Tour, which begins March 20 and goes through June. Legend is featured in an intimate acoustic setting, highlighted by guitar/vocal accompaniment as well as a string quartet. (more...)

Alicia Keys' 'It's On Again (Feat. Kendrick Lamar),' From The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Available Today In The U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Columbia Records Columbia Records and Madison Gate Records have released a brand new song 'It's On Again,' performed by Alicia Keys featuring Kendrick Lamar, heard on the highly anticipated The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The track was written exclusively for the film by Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, Hans Zimmer, and Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist Kendrick Lamar, and produced by Pharrell Williams. 'It's On Again' is available in the U.S. today: http://smarturl.it/AKItsOnAgain. (more...)

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Welcomes John Legend Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Nine-time Grammy Award winning artist John Legend has announced dates for his 2014 North American tour titled 'An Evening with John Legend: The All of Me Tour.' The tour which began March 20th in Temecula, CA and goes through early June will feature John in an intimate and acoustic setting, highlighted by guitar/vocal accompaniment as well as a string quartet. The tour will stop at Santa Rosa's Wells Fargo Center for the Arts tonight, April 1, with an 8 p.m. performance, and other stops on the tour will include a night at the prestigious Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, CA on March 26th as well the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, NY on May 31st. (more...)

Pharrell Williams to Join THE VOICE's Judges Panel for Season 7
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Grammy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Pharrell Williams has signed on as a coach for the upcoming seventh season of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.” (more...)

John Legend Headed to the Gallo Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

Nine-time Grammy Award-winning artist John Legend is soon to launch his 2014 North American tour, 'An Evening with John Legend: The All of Me Tour,' and it will include a stop at the Gallo Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm tonight, March 29. (more...)

Alan Gilbert To Conduct NY Premiere of Requiem at Carnegie Hall, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the New York Premiere of The Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse's Requiem with baritone Jacques Imbrailo, the Westminster Symphonic Choir directed by Joe Miller, and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus directed by Dianne Berkun-Menaker. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Kate Baldwin, Roslyn Kind & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

This April, May and June at 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Conduct NY Premiere of Christopher Rouse's REQUIEM at 'Spring For Music' at Carnegie Hall, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the New York Premiere of The Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse's Requiem with baritone Jacques Imbrailo, the Westminster Symphonic Choir directed by Joe Miller, and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus directed by Dianne Berkun-Menaker. The concert, Monday, May 5, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., will open the Spring For Music festival at Carnegie Hall, for which North American orchestras are invited to present one-night-only performances of unusual programming. (more...)

JOHN LEGEND Performs Tonight at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Nine-time Grammy-winning artist John Legend makes his debut performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall tonight, March 26, 2014 at 8 p.m. as part of his 2014 North American tour, 'An Evening with John Legend: The All of Me Tour.' The concert will feature John in an intimate and acoustic setting, highlighted by guitar/vocal accompaniment as well as a string quartet. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kimleigh Smith Talks One-Woman Show, Upcoming Projects, and Jason Bateman's BAD WORDS
by Danielle DeSisto - Mar 25, 2014

It's safe to say that multi-talented actress and creator Kimleigh Smith is not a stranger to trauma; as a teen cheerleader, she was gang-raped by football players. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/22-3/23/2014
by - Mar 23, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 23, 2014 - Sunday, March 23, 2014. (more...)

BWW TV: Nun Wows Audience on Italy's THE VOICE, Sings NO ONE
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2014

25 year old Sister Cristina Scuccia wowed the audience and judges of Italy's The Voice with her rendition of No One by Alicia Keys. The Huffington Post quotes her as saying, '"I came here because I have a gift and I want to share that gift. I am here to evangelize.' Check out the video of her performance below! (more...)

John Legend Kicks Off 2014 North American Tour Today in California
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Nine-time Grammy Award winning artist John Legend has announced dates for his 2014 North American tour titled 'An Evening with John Legend: The All of Me Tour.' The tour which begins tonight, March 20th in Temecula, CA and goes through early June will feature John in an intimate and acoustic setting, highlighted by guitar/vocal accompaniment as well as a string quartet. Other stops on the tour will include a night at the prestigious Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, CA on March 26th as well the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, NY on May 31st. (more...)

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