"I know what it feels like to be on that stage, and I'm going to bring that vibe and energy", Keys told E!
The singer announced the news in a video posted to her YouTube channel and we are so thrilled to see her take the Grammy stage as host!
The nine-minute video features a clip of her receiving the phone call from her manager who delivered the exciting news, as well as clips of her spilling the details to her family - including her mother, her husband Swizz Beatz, and their children, eight-year-old Egypt and four-year-old Genesis - and staff members.
"Congratulations", he said. "But you could have waited till I got dressed". It's a first and it's unbelievable and I think it's flawless timing. "Honestly, I'm really excited".
"I feel like it's the flawless opportunity for me to give the light back and lift people up - especially all the young women that are nominated", she added.
"This is my first time". "It's a little bit of a second home to me".
Keys - herself a 15-time Grammy victor - will be the emcee for music's biggest night, which this year features a diverse slate of women and hip hop artists as leading contenders.
"I want to celebrate!"
I feel like it's the flawless opportunity for me to give the light back, lift people up, especially all the young women who are nominated. On Tuesday, the Recording Academy announced the news that Alicia can now add the accolade to her long list of musical accomplishments.
According to the singer, she already has a few ideas up her sleeve for the big night, but she's remaining tight-lipped about the details.
Keys succeeds late-night host James Corden, who presided over the Grammys for the last two years and took over from LL Cool J, who hosted for five years beginning in 2012.
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