01.26.2020

15 Essential Things to Understand About Alicia Keys

15 Essential Things to Understand About Alicia Keys Photo by John Lamparski/Wire Image

Alicia Keys was the only sound choice for host of the 2020 Grammys.

A 15-time winner herself, the platinum-selling artist had a sparkling debut as host last year, proving a fitting guide for the industry's biggest night as a longtime voice of female empowerment and an advocate of the ongoing mission that is achieving equal representation and compensation for women in, not just music, but all fields.

"Really, in my opinion, we are the greatest species on the planet," Keys, an expert on a woman's worth, told E! News with a smile at the 2019 DVF Awards, "and I think that we really create so, so much—beginning with life and the way that all things happen really begin with the strength of a woman."

The "Show Me Love" singer will be bringing all the strength a live four-hour broadcast could ask for and more to the stage this Sunday—and lord knows, the Grammys need her guiding light.

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