Alicia Keys is not the only one looking forward to hosting the 201
] The singer announced the news in a video posted on her YouTube channel and we are so excited that she enters the Grammy stage as a presenter! The video shows Alicia Keys receiving word on the phone that she would host this year's Grammy Awards
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As The keys jump through the room with joy, the video then shows that the singer is telling everyone the news.
It tells friends, family, husband (Swizz Beatz) and their children (who did not seem to be amused). The singer even revealed the news on Twitter, where many people speak BIG news
– Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) January 15, 2019
According to Neil Portnow, President / CEO of the Recording Academy, Alicia Keys was a perfect choice for this year's Grammy Awards.
He stated, "A dynamic artist with the rare combination of groundbreaking talent and passion for her craft, Alicia Keys is the perfect choice to host our show. During her exciting career, I've seen her become a strong force in the music industry and beyond. As an artist who appeals to the power of music, we're excited to be on board for memorable Grammy Awards.
The executive producer of the Grammy Awards, Ken Ehrlich, agreed with his thoughts on Alicia Keys hosting. "Alicia is one of the rare artists who combines a true musical genius with heartfelt emotional lyrics to create a unique approach to everything to do what she does. We have no doubt that she will bring it all when she leads millions of Grammy viewers through a show that's unusual for us in February. "
This show will be a big one
Not only fans Alicia Keys was excited to conquer the stage as a host, but many are looking forward to seeing our favorite artists succeed.
Lady Gaga, Cardi B., Childish Gambino, HER and Maren Morris all have five nominations in their guts. 19659003] Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with eight nominations, only from his work for the soundtrack "Black Panther". Drake is right behind Kendrick with seven Grammy nominations this year.
Keys Wants More Equality Regarding The Grammy Awards
Although Alicia Keys would like to welcome this year's Grammys as the host, the singer is also hosting. I am pleased that they represent more women in music sees.
After being honored at Variety's Power of Women in May 1945, Alicia Keys talked about the inequality of women in the workplace. Even more important at last year's Grammy Awards.
With Keys taking on the role of the host and many Grammy-based female musicians taking home, this year's show will go down in history as an unforgettable story.
The Grammy Awards will be accepted on February 10th and will be broadcast live on CBS from 8 to 11.30 pm ET / PT.