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Alicia Keys Shares Touching Poem at VMAs 2016 (Video)

Alicia Keys Shares Touching Poem at VMAs 2016 (Video)

Alicia Keys stands behind the mic during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards held at Madison Square Garden on Sunday (August 28) in New York City.

The 35-year-old songstress was there to present Best Male Video.

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Before that, she shared a touching poem in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s “I Have a Dream” speech, which was given 53 years ago to the day.

Alicia then broke out into a capella to cheers from the crowd. Watch below!

Alicia Keys – VMAs 2016 Speech

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  • Shelby

    How nice of these rich performers to tell the rest of us how to think and how to live. What would we do without their brilliant advice?

  • VanityInsecurity

    she looked like she belonged on little house in the prairie .. girl just stop.

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  • Sprite

    It’s important to pay respects, I thought he was rather sheik.