Alicia Keys trolled for singing 'Empire State of Mind' in London at Queen’s Jubilee concert

Alicia Keys belted out a number of hits including her massive hit with Jay-Z saying she feels like she is in New York when she is in London


                            Alicia Keys trolled for singing 'Empire State of Mind' in London at Queen’s Jubilee concert
Alicia Keys performs during the BBC Platinum Party at the Palace, as part of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations (Photo by Daniel Leal - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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Some of the renowned musicians landed on stage to mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on June 4 with the help of a concert held in front of Buckingham Palace. Alicia Keys was one of the star performers of the mega event but she got pulled on the Internet over the weekend after she decided to sing her number one hit single ‘Empire State of Mind’.
 
The Grammy-winning crooner belted out a number of hits including her massive hit with Jay-Z and ‘This Girl is on Fire’. For the ‘Empire State of Mind’, the 41-year-old songstress decided to give the song a little twist at the Jubille concert with lyrics changed from New York to London. Social media users were quick to troll Alicia Keys for the same.
 
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Alicia Keys performs during the Platinum Party At The Palace at Buckingham Palace on June 4, 2022 in London, England. The Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II is being celebrated from June 2 to June 5, 2022, in the UK and Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952. (Photo by Henry Nicholls - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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Alicia Keys gets pulled up for singing ‘Empire State of Mind’ in London

Alicia Keys looked stunning in a black outfit as she took over the stage to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. Before singing ‘Empire State of Mind’, the crooner stated, “I love you London... when I'm in London... I feel like I'm in New York?" She then changed the lyrics to London in place of New York.  Apart from Alicia Keys, artists like Diana Ross, Nile Rodgers, Lin-Manuel Miranda joined British household names like Queen with Adam Lambert, Duran Duran, Sir Rod Stewart and Sir Elton John for the concert.

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‘Alicia keys sings New York in a very British event is so funny’

Trolling Alicia Keys unapologetically, one user stated, “Do you think alicia keys knows we know she’s from new York.” Another stated, “Not alicia keys singing new york in london in front of the entire royal family anyway her performance was amazing.” Whereas, another mentioned, “Alicia keys sings New York in a very British event is so funny.” The next one tweeted, “If Alicia Keys had changed New York to London which is just about possible the crowd would have gone mental.”
 
Meanwhile, one user posted, “England had options in terms of performers for this Jubilee party and they got Alicia Keys to sing New York in London.” And, another said, “Alicia Keys trying to justify why she’s singing a song about New York is definitely a highlight. ‘London reminds me of New York.’”  One added, “The funniest thing about the #PlatinumPartyatthePalace is Alicia Keys singing New York in London.” And, one concluded, “Alicia keys did not just go "i love you london... when i'm in london... i feel like i'm in new york?" and then proceed to sing empire state of mind? queen of subtle transitions!”

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