Two high-profile collaborations from
One of the collaborations, "Put It in a Love Song," a duet with
On the other, "Un-thinkable (I'm Ready)," Keys gets a helping hand from
Finally, although Jay-Z was originally scheduled to contribute a new verse to Keys' remake of their #1 single, "Empire State of Mind," a rep for Keys confirmed to MTV News on Friday that Jay will not appear on the new version of the song, which is titled "Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down." No reason was given for the change of plans.
Earlier this fall, Keys promised fans they should "expect the unexpected" on the disc. "You can expect, like, to be moved," she said. "You can expect to really be into a zone. I think you can expect the unexpected, 'cause there's going to be things that you're going to be like, 'Wow, is that her? Is that her?' And I love that about it. You can definitely expect to see major growth, but you're going to fall in love with this album."