Then, decked out in a fuchsia mini and rocking pink heels, the songstress performed a medley of her hits, starting with "No One," from her 2007 album As I Am, knocking out the midtempo smash on a grand piano illuminated by soft blue lights on the side.
The star stood up for "Try Sleeping With a Broken Heart" — from her latest album, The Element of Freedom — joined by several dancers on either side and grooving easily despite her sizable bump. Keys headed back to the keys for her ballad "If I Ain't Got You" and was joined by gospel-music great Kim Burrell. Burrell churched up Keys' hit from the diva's 2003 album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, singing, "If I ain't got you, Jesus." Keys then got up to join the gospel star in a volley of vocal acrobatics that brought the audience to its feet.
Keys closed out the performance with her latest hit, "Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)," as stars in the crowd, including the Black Eyed Peas, waved their hands to the songbird's soulful track.
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