Alicia Keys, Jay Z To Kick Off World Series

JAY-Z and Alicia Keys are not only performing at November’s American Music Awards, the duo will perform their hit single “Empire State Of Mind,” from JAY-Z’s #1 album The Blueprint 3, on the field at Yankee Stadium prior to Game One of the 2009 World Series on Wednesday, October 28. “As a die-hard Yankee fan, I’m honored to perform a song that celebrates the greatness of New York in one of our city’s most important landmarks, Yankee Stadium,” Jay-Z said in statement. In addition to performing with Jay-Z, Alicia Keys has been tapped to perform the Natioanl Anthem. Both performances will air on FOX, which begins its World Series coverage of the New York Yankees against the defending champion Philadelphia Phillies at 7:30 p.m. Eastern.


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