Alicia Keys this week announced that her seventh studio album is on the way!
On Monday, January 20, Alicia Keys announced the release date for her latest album, titled ‘Alicia’. The New York classically-trained pianist took to Instagram to let the world know about her new album.
This is Alicia’s first album since 2016 when she released her LP ‘Here’. With already releasing the music video for the first single, ‘Underdog’, taken from the album, Alicia Keys is in for a big year. Posting the album cover art on Instagram, the caption read simply, “#ALICIA The Album 3/20,” exciting fans worldwide.
Last year, with no previous hosting experience, Alicia Keys hosted the prestigious Grammy Awards for the first time. Impressing the audience, Alicia will host again becoming only the third woman to host the show twice. Winning 15 Grammys, Alicia Keys knows what an accolade it is to nominated artists and is happy to host. She said, “At first I did think last year was a one-time thing. But when the opportunity came back around there was no question about returning as host of the Grammy Awards.”
Furthermore, Alicia Keys will embark on a world tour kicking off on June 5, in Dublin. The tour shares it’s name with her upcoming album and will see her play 5 dates in the UK before traveling to Belgium. Working her way through Europe, Alicia will arrive back in the U.S. on July 28, to play at Daily’s Place in Jacksonville, Florida. Finally, the 3-month tour will end on September 19, at Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Florida.