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Alicia Keys honours Oprah Winfrey

Alicia Keys honours Oprah Winfrey

Dec 7 2012, 5:07am CST | by

Alicia Keys staged her annual Keep a Child Alive Black Ball Redux last night (06.12.12) in New York City, and paid tribute to Oprah Winfrey for her philanthropic efforts.

Alicia Keys honoured Oprah Winfrey at her Keep a Child Alive Black Ball Redux last night (06.12.12). The 'Girl on Fire' hitmaker - whose charity assists those affected by HIV and AIDS in Africa and...

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Alicia Keys honours Oprah Winfrey

Dec 7 2012, 5:07am CST | by

Alicia Keys staged her annual Keep a Child Alive Black Ball Redux last night (06.12.12) in New York City, and paid tribute to Oprah Winfrey for her philanthropic efforts.

Alicia Keys honoured Oprah Winfrey at her Keep a Child Alive Black Ball Redux last night (06.12.12).
The 'Girl on Fire' hitmaker - whose charity assists those affected by HIV and AIDS in Africa and India - paid tribute to the talk show host for her philanthropic efforts, including her school, The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, which launched in 2007, at the annual event at the Apollo Theater in New York
She said: ''It's a universal truth, Oprah makes change happen.''
Oprah replied: ''You try to keep a child alive and I try to educate them as best as I can.''
Before Oprah took to the stage, a video played on screen explaining the launch of the school and also detailing the 58-year-old star's own struggles travelling with maids from the inner city out to the suburbs to attend a better high school.
Oprah said: ''When I look at African girls I see myself. I continue to work for them to have the same opportunities that I have.''
The evening boasted performances from stars including Jennifer Hudson, Bonnie Raitt and Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes, as well as an auction hosted by Whoopi Goldberg.
One bidder, pharmaceutical billionaire Stewart Rahr, offered to raise his pledge from $100,000 to $250,000 for a trip to South Africa - but only if Alicia would join him and his friends.
However, Alicia said: ''I'll go for a little more.''
While the businessman didn't raise his bid, he later pledged $1 million to the charity.
The event was originally planned for November 1, but was canceled due to Superstorm Sandy.
Alicia said: ''There are places in the world where Keep a Child Alive serves where they have a Hurricane Sandy every day.
''They don't have electricity, they don't have heat ... and that made me more invigorated to make sure this Black Ball happened.''

 
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The upcoming season of ‘The Voice’ is sounding better and better! In addition to having Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams as new judges, Taylor Swift is joining the show as an advisor. She’ll fill the role that Chris Martin from ‘Coldplay’ had in season six. RELATED: What did you think of Taylor Swift’s outfit for the MTV VMAs? A source told Us Weekly: Taylor was an absolute pleasure to work with. ...
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Taylor Swift Joins The Voice as a Season Seven Advisor

Aug 30 2014 3:24pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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WATCH: Kelli Glover’s “Killer,” “Flawless,” “Unforgettable” Alicia Keys Cover on AGT

Aug 19 2014 10:17pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(YouTube) First, Whitney Houston. Now, Alicia Keys. On Tuesday’s “America’s Got Talent,” the last night of quarterfinal performances, Kelli Glover once again proved she can measure up with some of music’s all-time greats. The singer, a returning contestant seeking redemption, belted out “If I Ain’t Got You,” much to the delight of the crowd and judges. “You were the last act of the night tonight, and you gave us ...
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Taylor Swift, Olivia Wilde And Jennifer Hudson Among “20 Women Changing The World” — SEE PHOTOS!

Aug 19 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Sarah Barlow/Marie Claire) Taylor Swift, Olivia Wilde, Jennifer Hudson, and Eva Longoria, are among the “20 Women Changing The World” featured in the September issue of Marie Claire. PHOTOS BELOW The magazine, celebrating its 20th anniversary, takes a closer look at the inspiring women who are making the world a better place by “calling toward social justice or addressing social ills.” Check out our favorites celebrities from the list, and see how they are ch ...
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Taylor Swift & Jennifer Garner Are Just a Few Women Who Change the World

Aug 19 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: Just Jared

Taylor Swift and Jennifer Garner are just two of the amazing ladies being highlighted in the 20 Women Changing the World feature from Marie Claire magazine’s September 2014 issue. Chelsea Clinton, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Eva Longoria, Shakira, Gabrielle Giffords and Olivia Wilde are also some of the women being highlighted for their work helping to alleviate the problems facing women and girls across the globe in the areas of ...
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