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    Updated on Jan 15, 2019. Posted on Jan 15, 2019

    Alicia Keys Will Host The 2019 Grammy Awards

    "Honestly, I feel really excited!"

    Earlier today, Alicia Keys took to Instagram to announce she'll be hosting the 2019 Grammy Awards.

    Alicia, who's earned 15 Grammys in her career thus far, shared the big news on her Instagram Story.

    "I know what it feels like to be on that stage. I know what it feels like to be proud of the work that you've put in and to be recognized for it."

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    "I just feel grateful that I'm able to bring that light and that energy. This is a first. This is amazing. I think it's perfect timing. Honestly, I feel really excited."

    Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images

    "I feel really good about it, because I feel like it's the perfect opportunity for me to give the light back and lift people up, especially all the young women who are nominated."

    Michael Loccisano / Getty Images

    "Like, to me, it feels like sister vibes. And who's the best sister on planet Earth? ME!"

    Gary Gershoff

    Alicia will become the first woman in 14 years to host the Grammys, since Queen Latifah acted as Master of Ceremonies in 2005.

    NBC

    Be sure to catch the 2019 Grammy Awards when they air on Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. on CBS.

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