Alicia Keys, recipient of 15 Grammy Awards, has announced that she will be presenting the prestigious awards ceremony. This is his first time as emcee of the most important evening in the American music industry, scheduled for February 10 on CBS. She replaces British comedian James Corden, who hosted the Grammy Awards the previous two years.
Keys revealed the news in a video posted to his Youtube page, showing footage of his receiving the phone call offering him the job. In the same video, she also shares the news with her loved ones, including her husband Swizz Beatz and her children.
“I know what it's like to be on this stage, and I know how it feels to be proud of your work and to be recognized for your efforts,” the singer explains in the video. “I feel like this is the perfect opportunity for me to reciprocate and put others forward, especially the young women who are appointed,” she added.
Alicia Keys, who won her most recent Grammy for Best R & B Album for “Girl On Fire ” in 2014, is currently preparing a new album, his first since “Here ” In 2016.