Alicia Keys is the first international artist to perform as part of Expo 2020 Dubai’s illustrious Infinite Nights series, as she unlocks her new double album ‘Keys’. Guests can expect dazzling new arrangements of the singer’s biggest hits like ‘Fallin’, ‘No One’, ‘Girl On Fire’, and ‘Empire State of Mind’, as well as the new ones from her new double album. This show is also to be live-streamed globally, held under the world’s largest 360-degree projection dome.
The concert is aligned with Expo’s subtheme of Opportunity and promises to deliver a message with a human touch. Expo 2020 Opportunity District is aimed to show how our lives and actions are interconnected, unlock the potential of individuals and communities to shape the future. There everyone can meet people worldwide who are transforming dreams and aspirations into the realities of tomorrow.
Alicia Augello Cook, known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress, performing in such genres as R&B and Soul. A classically-trained pianist, she began composing songs by age 12 and was signed at 15 years old by Columbia Records. Now Alicia Keys is the 15-time Grammy Award-winner having captured the hearts of audiences with her music.
Alicia Keys said: “Performing in Expo 2020 Dubai’s Infinite Nights series is going to be such an incredible experience! I’m so excited to share such a beautifully unique and special performance on the eve of the release of my new album ‘Keys’ with the world. ‘Keys’ is all about letting go of anything that holds you back and breaking through the invisible ceilings above us! It perfectly reflects Expo’s values. I cannot wait to unlock this new universe with you.”
Lubna Haroun, Vice President, Moment-Makers, Expo 2020 Dubai, said: “After the incredible success of our Arab artists in October and November, we are excited to bring Alicia Keys to Expo 2020 to headline our Infinite Nights series. Expo 2020 and Alicia share the belief that people’s creativity and diversity should be celebrated, that everyone has the opportunity to fulfill their dreams and shine. We are looking forward to a show that inspires and delights our audiences.”
Before, Alicia Keys has performed at the Coca-Cola Arena and Dubai Jazz Festival 2019 as well as been a part of Global Broadcast: Together at Home 2020.
The live stream of the concert can be found on Virtual Expo website as well as across such channels as Expo TV on Youtube, Facebook and Oculus (VR).
Date: 10 December 2021
Time: 10:00 PM
Location: Al Wasl Plaza, Expo 2020 Dubai
Entry: FREE (Expo ticket to be presented)
Organized by: Expo 2020 Dubai