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Alicia Keys ‘Feel Optimistic’ About 2021, Planning Tour For Next Summer

With her new album 'Alicia' out today, Alicia Keys joins us on Zoom to talk all about her upcoming performance for our iHeartRadio Music Festival as well as planning her tour next summer!

“Yes you know i’m here to set the tone, I’m here to set the pace," Alicia says on her performance at tonight's festival. The Empire State of Mind singer is kicking off the show tonight on The CW app at 9pm ET. Turns out Alicia was actually on the west coast to film her performance for tonight. "This performance for iHeart.... I’m in love with it!" Alicia gushes about her set, "I can’t wait for you to see it. I am so blessed to be the one starting it off."

That's not the only time you'll be able to see Alicia in the near future! The singer is also planning a world tour for next summer. "As of right now we are planning it, we're putting the dates up there," Alicia explains when asked about planning a tour for 2021, "I feel optimistic about 2021, whatever we gotta do to do what we do, we’ll do it! Gotta stay positive."

Make sure to listen to Alicia Keys' new album Alicia, that includes one of our favorites 'Love Looks Better.' Also check out her full interview with Elvis Duran above where she talks her $1 billion project with the NFL for black America and what she misses most during this time of uncertainty!