At age 20, Alicia Keys became major figure in pop culture following the release of her first studio album in 2001. Keys' music consistently provides a refreshing and empowering message. Check out some of her soulful beats below. All three songs incorporate messages of self-confidence, self-acceptance and empowerment. Check them out below:
Girl on Fire
Keys' continued success has given her worldwide acclaim for both for her empowering R&B music and her various efforts in advocacy. Alicia Keys is an advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness through the organizations Keep A Child Alive, Raising Malawi and Greater than AIDS. Alicia Keys embodies what it is to be an empowered woman and she uses her art to empower others, that is why she is our #HERartistOfTheWeek.