10 Questions for Alicia Keys

The Grammy Award–winning singer is touring the U.S. and Europe. Alicia Keys will now take your questions

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What song still moves you when you sing it?Courtney Jones, Houston
I'd probably say "Fallin'." Obviously I've sung it a lot, but there's a magic about that song that is unbelievable. The way it signifies the beginning of my career — it gives me chills every time.

Who or what inspired you to start playing the piano?Bianca Puopolo, San Diego, Calif.
I don't know who inspired me to start. I really don't. All I know is I had this incredible fascination with pianos, and when I would pass one, I would want to learn how to play it. It was just...

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