Alicia Keys & Son Egypt Dean Perform Piano Duet At iHeartRadio Awards

Alicia Keys & Son Egypt Dean Perform Piano Duet At iHeartRadio Awards

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Moving over to let her son steal a little bit of the highlight, Alicia Keys shared the stage with eight-year-old Egypt Dean on the iHeartRadio Music Awards. Keys started her efficiency solo singing her most up-to-date single “Raise a Man” earlier than she invited Egypt onstage to hitch her. “Ladies and gents, I wanna carry my son Egypt out right here,” Keys mentioned. “The man that I get to boost.” 

The younger boy walked up the steps in his all white, gleaming ensemble and took his place reverse his mom at his personal grand piano. “Will you play for me, Egypt?,” Keys requested as he sat down. It’s secure to say that nobody is that shocked to see Egypt tinkling the ivories, contemplating Keys’ piano expertise have been a staple all through her profession. Keys smiled and stared at her son in her Proud Mama second earlier than returning again to her piano for his or her duet.

“You know what, that is such a particular night time for us tonight, and we’re so blessed we get to share it with you,” Keys mentioned. “So we wish to sing one in every of our different favourite songs. It goes…,” then Keys stood up and took the viewers down a visit via reminiscence lane by singing her 2003 Diary of Alicia Keys hit, “You Don’t Know My Name.” Egypt continued to play the piano and Keys revisited her chart-topping single, however she later took her son by the hand and led him to the entrance of the stage, along with her.

Keys instructed the viewers to raise their palms within the air, and whereas everybody adopted go well with, Egypt determined to interrupt out within the floss dance. “As we raise one another up, we additionally gotta keep in mind to like one another and love ourselves. And I am so blessed tonight to boost a person such as you Egypt,” Keys mentioned on the finish of her efficiency earlier than embracing her son. Keys additionally celebrated a win tonight, taking house an iHeartRadio trophy this night after being offered with the 2019 Innovator Award.