She Got The Keys: Alicia Keys Shuts Down Times Square In Surprise Hometown Concert

- By Bossip Staff

Alicia Here in Times Square on Oct. 9, 2016. (Photo: Krista Schlueter/BET)


Earlier this month Grammy award-winning superstar Alicia Keys stopped traffic and thrilled fans with a surprise concert to celebrate the upcoming release of her latest album, HERE.


During the nearly two hour long show, the singer/songwriter performed some of her classic hits including “No One,” “Fallin’” and a special rendition of “If I Ain’t Got You” joined by Questlove and John Mayer. Keys debuted new tracks from the album along with her latest singles “In Common” and “Blended Family” while also paying tribute to legendary artists Bob Marley and John Lennon.


Rapper Nas took the stage with a special guest verse and Q-Tip got the crowd pumped with a throwback DJ set. The biggest surprise of the night featured Jay-Zjoining Keys to perform their iconic New York anthem “Empire State of Mind” that had fans shouting along in unison.


See the “Alicia Keys: HERE in Times Square” concert in its entirety when it premieres Thursday, November 3 at 9PM ET on BET. 

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