Speaking with Apple Music, she revealed why she titled the album ALICIA. “That’s why I feel so strongly about calling this work ALICIA. Because I feel like I have, for the first time, been most fully myself now,” said Keys.
According to The Associated Press, the follow-up to 2016’s Here also features collaborations with Jill Scott, Snoh Aalegra, Sampha, Diamond Platnumz, and Ed Sheeran, who co-wrote “Underdog.”
To celebrate the release, the 15-time Grammy winner will perform a virtual concert on her album release day. “American Express UNSTAGED: ALICIA” will stream on Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. ET for fans who RSVP online.