Egypt Dean performed the piano and his mom sang.
Moving over to let her son steal a little bit of the highlight, shared the stage with eight-year-old Egypt Dean on the iHeartRadio Music Awards. Keys started her efficiency solo singing her most up-to-date single “Raise a Man” earlier than she invited Egypt onstage to hitch her. “Ladies and gents, I wanna carry my son Egypt out right here,” Keys mentioned. “The man that I get to boost.”
The younger boy walked up the steps in his all white, gleaming ensemble and took his place reverse his mom at his personal grand piano. “Will you play for me, Egypt?,” Keys requested as he sat down. It’s secure to say that nobody is that stunned to see Egypt tinkling the ivories, contemplating Keys’ piano abilities have been a staple all through her profession. Keys smiled and stared at her son in her Proud Mama second earlier than returning again to her piano for his or her duet.
“You know what, that is such a particular evening for us tonight, and we’re so blessed we get to share it with you,” Keys mentioned. “So we need to sing certainly one of our different favourite songs. It goes…,” then Keys stood up and took the viewers down a visit via reminiscence lane by singing her 2003 Diary of Alicia Keys hit, “You Don’t Know My Name.” Egypt continued to play the piano and Keys revisited her chart-topping single, however she later took her son by the hand and led him to the entrance of the stage, together with her.
Keys instructed the viewers to elevate their arms within the air, and whereas everybody adopted go well with, Egypt determined to interrupt out within the floss dance. “As we elevate one another up, we additionally gotta keep in mind to like one another and love ourselves. And I am so blessed tonight to boost a person such as you Egypt,” Keys mentioned on the finish of her efficiency earlier than embracing her son. Keys additionally celebrated a win tonight, taking dwelling an iHeartRadio trophy this night after being offered with the 2019 Innovator Award.