*Alicia Keys took to the piano at President Obama’s Commander in Chief Ball last night and modified the lyrics to her song “Girl on Fire” in tribute to the president and Michelle Obama.
“He’s living in a world and it’s on fire,” Keys sang on a medley that started with “New Day.” “Filled with catastrophe / But he knows he can find a way.” Later, the singer ad libbed, “Everybody knows Michelle is his girl / Together they run the world.”
Keys was part of an inaugural bill that also included fun., Soundgarden, Brad Paisley and, for the Obamas’ first dance, Jennifer Hudson serenading the first couple with Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.”
Watch Alicia Keys’ “Obama’s On Fire” below.
- Nick Gordon Begs Permission to Attend Bobbi Kristina’s Funeral
- Bobbi Kristina’s Fam Feuding Over Planned Sweet 16-Themed Funeral?
- Wilson, Seahawks Agee to 4-Year, $87.5 Million Contract Extension
- Neechy Gospel: John P. Kee to Release New Project LEVEL NEXT
- Sophie Okonedo to Star in New BBC America Series ‘Undercover’
- Evan Ross, Ashlee Simpson Welcome Baby Girl
- Missy Elliott Reportedly Joins ‘The Voice’ Season 9 as a Mentor
- Dylann Roof Enters 33 ‘Not Guilty’ Pleas in Federal Court
- Unauthorized Beyoncé Bio to Reveal Inside Deets on 'SolangeGate'
- 'Peanuts' Celebrates its First African American Character, Franklin
- Discover More Stories on EURweb: Click Here