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2021 Soul Train Awards: The Different Layers Of Style And Swag That Is Alicia Keys

The 'Best R&B/Soul Female Artist' nominee describes her style as “tomboy chic.”

Alicia Keys has been gracing us with her musical talent for the past two decades, and there hasn’t been a dull moment yet. While she may be known for her soulful singing, classically-trained piano skills, and braided hairdos, we’re also endlessly impressed by her fashionable clothing choices—especially on the red carpet.

The “Empire State Of Mind'' singer described her style as “tomboy chic” while chatting with Glamour UK last year. And there’s no question in our mind that the Best R&B/Soul Female Artist nominee knows how to strut onto the step-and-repeat.

As we swiftly approach the 2021 Soul Train Awards, we decided to spotlight some of the best style moments from the 40-year-old in recent years.

  • 2021: Met Gala

    Alicia Keys attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City.
  • 2021: MTV Video Music Awards

    Alicia Keys attends the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on September 12, 2021 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
  • 2021: Billboard Music Awards

    Alicia Keys poses backstage for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on May 23, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.
  • 2020: MTV EMA's

    Alicia Keys poses ahead of the MTV EMA's 2020 on November 01, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. The MTV EMA's aired on November 08, 2020.
  • 2019: iHeartRadio Music Festival

    Alicia Keys poses backstage during the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 21, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Watch the 2021 Soul Train Awards on Sunday, November 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET and BET Her.

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