ALICIA KEYS CLOSES OUT A FANTASTIC YEAR OF “LIVE ON LETTERMAN” CONCERT WEBCASTS, TUESDAY, DEC. 18, PRESENTED BY AT&T
Keys to Perform Fan Favorites As Well As New Hits from Girl on Fire,
Which Debuted Last Week at #1 On Billboard’s Albums Chart
Performance Will Be Streamed Live and Available On Demand
on CBS.com and VEVO
CBS Interactive’s award-winning webcast concert series, LIVE ON LETTERMAN, presented by AT&T, closes out a standout year of performances with 14-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Alicia Keys performing live from the world-famous Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City, available on CBS.com and VEVO, Tuesday, Dec. 18 (8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT).
Keys will perform songs from her extensive catalog, including fan favorites like “No One,” as well as new hits such as the title track off of her fifth studio album, Girl on Fire, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 Chart.
The LIVE ON LETTERMAN franchise, which has surpassed 130 million views to date on CBS.com and VEVO, has hosted some of the most established bands and musicians across the globe, staged in an intimate and dynamic setting for worldwide followers to enjoy. The 2012 LIVE ON LETTERMAN webcasts have included some of music’s biggest stars, including Carrie Underwood, Maroon 5, The Killers, Mumford & Sons and others, and celebrated the series’ 50th webcast with a performance from rock legends KISS.
Fans can watch Alicia Keys’ webcast live or on-demand on CBS.com at http://www.cbs.com/shows/liveonletterman/. Additionally, the show is available live and on-demand through CBS properties, broadcast on select CBS RADIO stations, viewable live on CBS's JumboTron in Times Square, as well as via a live audio stream on Radio.com's mobile applications. The webcasts are also offered on VEVO, the world's leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, through VEVO.com and its free mobile and tablet apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. The on-demand performances are available across the entire VEVO platform, including VEVO.com, its mobile and tablet apps, mobile website, connected TVs and syndication partners.
Since the 2001 release of her monumental debut album, Songs in A Minor, Keys has built an unparalleled repertoire of hits and accomplishments, with more than 30 million albums sold worldwide. She released her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, in 2003, which was also a worldwide success and garnered her four GRAMMY® Awards in 2005. Later that year, she released her first live album, Unplugged, and became the first female to have an “MTV Unplugged” album to debut at #1 – the highest since Nirvana in 1994. Her third studio album, As I Am, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, with the album's lead single, “No One,” charting at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for five consecutive weeks. In late 2009, Keys released her fourth studio album, The Element of Freedom, which continued her successful track record, selling 417,000 copies in its first week, hitting the platinum sales mark in one month and spawning the #1 single “Unthinkable.” Her fifth studio album, Girl on Fire, released in November, marks her fourth album to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Keys holds the distinction of being the first female R&B artist to have three consecutive #1 album debuts on the Billboard 200 album chart.
Alicia Keys’ LIVE ON LETTERMAN webcast will precede her appearance on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, which will be broadcast that same evening, Tuesday, Dec. 18 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
For more information on LIVE ON LETTERMAN, please visit http://www.cbs.com/shows/liveonletterman/.
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