Grammy host Alicia Keys released a new song ‘Raise a Man’ after the event got over for 2019.
The piano-backed song is an ode to good men – and an appeal to make more of them, reported an leading magazine.
Keys took to twitter soon after the event and posted the song, captioning it, “Tonight was such a musical night I decided to drop a new vibe & have some fun with y’all!!”
Keys sings, “You’re just not like these other men out here/ You just wanna hold me, and that’s okay/ Can I be a woman for you, babe, in a time when it’s not allowed.”
— Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) February 11, 2019
The emotional song goes on to add, “Is it okay that I’m not independent? Is it okay that I show weakness? Is it okay I can’t wait to see you? Is it okay to love a man right now? If you understand, then show me your hands.”
The 15-time Grammy winner is married to fellow musician Swizz Beatz and the couple has two sons, Egypt and Genesis.
Notably, this is the first time that the 38-year-old singer she has released a song since 2016.
Lady Gaga speaks on mental health issues during Grammy speech
Lady Gaga, while accepting the award for best pop duo/performance spoke about mental illness in the entertainment industry during her speech.
Speaking about it, she said, “I’m so proud to be part of a movie that addresses mental health issues,” adding, “A lot of artists deal with that.And we got to take care of each other,” reported an online portal.
This was during her speech while receiving her second award for the night.
‘A Star Is Born’ tells the story of a rising star (Gaga) and her falling mentor, played by Bradley Cooper, who struggles with substance abuse problems and severe depression.
Gaga elaborated, “If you see somebody that is hurting, don’t look away.”
“And if you are hurting, even though it might be hard, try to find that bravery within yourself to dive deep and go tell somebody and take them newspaper your head with you,” she was heard saying.
Gaga was nominated for five awards including four for ‘A Star is Born’ — record of the year (with Cooper) for ‘Shallow,’ song of the year, best pop duo/group performance (with Cooper) and best song written for visual media. Her fifth nomination was for best pop solo performance for her piano version of ‘Joanne.