Grammy Awards 2019 has chosen Alicia Keys as the host. The singer expressed her gratitude on Tuesday saying, “I’m soooo EXCITED to announce that I’ll be hosting the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. There’s so much in store and I CAN’T WAIT for y’all to see it ALL come to life.”
Alicia Keys posted moments of the offer through her Youtube channel. One video shows her getting the news about the offer. She also added clips of her telling her family the news. Fans of Alicia Keys were also able to some of the behind the scene footage of the promotional video for the Grammy Awards.
Alicia Keys is a captivating 15 time Grammy Award winner. The singer has been performing in the industry since 1997. She has been on screen since she was a little girl. She played in roles on television shows like “The Cosby show”. The singer stated “I know what it feels like to be on that stage, and I’m going to bring that vibe and energy. I’m so excited to be the master of ceremonies on the biggest night in music and celebrate the creativity, power and, magic. I’m especially excited for all the incredible women nominated this year! It’s going up on February 10!”
Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow also commented on Alicia Keys. “A dynamic artist with the rare combination of groundbreaking talent and passion for her craft. Alicia Keys is the perfect choice as host for our show. Throughout her exciting career, I have watched her become a powerful force within the music industry and beyond. As an artist who speaks to the power of music for good, a role model, and a spokesperson for change. We are thrilled to have her on board for what’s sure to be an unforgettable GRAMMY Awards.”
The 61st annual Grammy Awards will air on CBS on February 10th. You can also keep up o date with Alicia Keys on her official Youtube channel.