Alicia Keys

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‘Something has changed’: Tobi Kyeremateng on falling out of love with R&B
Wrestling with a theme of George the Poet’s new podcast series, the writer and cultural producer asks if the dreams of romance R&B sold us were really a lie

Tobi Kyeremateng

17, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Alicia Keys: ‘I’ve always had to be strong’
Alicia Keys reflects on 20 years of stardom, going makeup free and where she gets her ‘grit energy’

Funmi Fetto

04, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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DMX: Exodus review – a bold and bleak posthumous finale
The New York rapper, who died in April, is strong and unsettling over grimy, atonal production, with guest turns from Alicia Keys, Jay-Z and Bono

Alexis Petridis

27, May, 2021 @12:24 PM

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Music stars led by Alicia Keys call for Biden commission on racial justice
Mary J Blige, Khalid and more call for establishment of proposed Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Jan, 2021 @10:07 AM

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Launch of celebrity candles lights up – and cashes in – on lockdown gloom
It started with Gwyneth Paltrow’s vagina candle; now Alicia Keys, Anthony Hopkins and Drake have joined the trend

Priya Elan

27, Nov, 2020 @5:03 PM

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Alicia Keys: 'I was supposed to end up a prostitute or addicted to drugs'
With the release of a new album, the singer picks favourite tracks from her back catalogue and talks about the magic of working with Kanye West, surviving the tough streets of New York and her struggles with self-worth

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

18, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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It's Friday night as Britons head to the pub, theatre or a gig … online
From Alicia Keys to DJ Khaled, Frankie Boyle to Daniel Sloss, live streams and video-sharing launch the lockdown weekend

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

27, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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50 great tracks for October by Alicia Keys, DaBaby, Angel Olsen and more
A 15-minute harp workout and an unearthed Japanese ambient gem sit alongside new rap from DaBaby and James Massiah in our playlist of the month’s best new music – read about our 10 favourites below

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

01, Oct, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Grammys 2019: Kacey Musgraves and Childish Gambino win big – as it happened
The awards show hosted by Alicia Keys was dominated by live performances by female musicians, including Lady Gaga and H.E.R., and included a landmark win for rap – for an absent Childish Gambino

Benjamin Lee in New York

11, Feb, 2019 @5:56 AM

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'The devil's aspirin': why do so many celebrities blame Ambien?
Elon Musk, Roseanne Barr, Tiger Woods and others have all claimed the sedative was at fault for their strange behavior

Adam Gabbatt in New York

17, Aug, 2018 @4:07 PM

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Tinashe: ‘People are past the point where they think I’m a mindless puppet’
The R&B star has defied bullies, the wrath of Wendy Williams and the insidious music industry. With her new album Joyride, has her moment finally arrived?

Hattie Collins

14, Apr, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Eminem: Revival review – puns and witless beats in a total rejection of hip-hop
There are tiny twitches of genius on the rapper’s first album in four years, but to get there you have to wade through acres of bad gags, filler and formulaic fury

Dom Needham

16, Dec, 2017 @10:22 AM

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