Get ready for Alicia Keys like you’ve never seen her before. The Grammy-winning, Grammy-hosting superstar performed an intimate show, direct from her home, on Thursday, April 9 for Pay It Forward Live, Verizon’s weekly streaming entertainment series in support of small businesses affected by COVID-19. Keys’s moving performance is available to watch again here tonight in a special encore presentation.
Keys is one of many A-list headliners who has performed for Pay It Forward Live. The exclusive concerts kicked off March 26 with Dave Matthews, and have continued in recent weeks with OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder, country superstar Luke Bryan, Grammy-winning siblings Billie Eilish and Finneas, and pop star Janelle Monáe.
Over the course of Pay It Forward Live, viewers are encouraged to do what they can to support local businesses in their own communities by shopping online, buying a gift card to be used when businesses reopen or ordering a meal. Verizon will donate $10, up to $2.5 million, to support small businesses for each use of the hashtag #PayItForwardLIVE. More information can be found at Verizon.com/PayItForwardLive.
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