BlackBerry has announced that Alicia Keys will be kicking off her Set The World On Fire Tour on March 7th in Seattle. The tour, which is sponsored by BlackBerry, will feature Alicia's work on the BlackBerry Keep Moving Project. For her portion of the project, she is asking fans to send in portraits from their city to create a video that will be shown off during her performances. Each video will give a unique look at the respective city during the tour. You can find our more details or get in on the action at the BlackBerry Keep Moving Hub. Check out the full press release below.
BlackBerry Global Creative Director Alicia Keys Kicks Off "Keep Moving Project" With Her "Set The World On Fire" Tour
Keys invites fans to be a part of her creative process by submitting photos for a new tour music video via the BlackBerry Keep Moving Hub
WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - February 25, 2013) - BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY)(TSX: BB) today announced its recently appointed Global Creative Director, Alicia Keys, will be engaging fans through the BlackBerry Keep Moving Project during her Set The World On Fire Tour, Presented by BlackBerry.
Keys is inviting fans to provide personal pictures of themselves through the BlackBerry Keep Moving Hub. These pictures will then be used to make a music video for Keys' song 'Hallelujah', which will be played on stage during her concerts. Each city on the tour will have its own unique video featuring the people that make that city great.
"I am so excited to continue the BlackBerry Keep Moving Project in such a cool way that creatively brings my 'fam' together," said Alicia Keys. "With their help, we're going to create a really amazing music video that will show the world what's possible when your imagination and BlackBerry's innovative platform collide."
BlackBerry Keep Moving Projects engage BlackBerry customers in exclusive and compelling experiences created by inspirational and multi-faceted artists, writers, designers, filmmakers, musicians, and athletes. Author Neil Gaiman (Coraline, Stardust, The Sandman) and renowned director Robert Rodriguez (El Mariachi, From Dusk Till Dawn, Sin City) have joined Keys as the first three "BlackBerry Collaborators" leveraging the power of the new platform to create original content as they interact with fans like never before.
"Alicia is all about inspiring people through her music, her philanthropy and her other creative endeavors," said Frank Boulben, Chief Marketing Officer at BlackBerry. "Her 'Set The World On Fire' tour is a great medium for connecting with fans and creating unprecedented experiences for people all around the world. This matches perfectly with BlackBerry's mission."
Fans can participate in Keys' Keep Moving Project by clicking here. The BlackBerry Keep Moving Hub includes a new intimate video from Keys.
BlackBerry is proud to be the presenting sponsor of Keys' global Set The World On Fire Tour, which kicks off on March 7th 2013. Five-time Grammy® nominated R&B artist Miguel is slated to open for Keys on the tour. Tickets can be purchased at aliciakeys.com/events/.