She's on fire! Alicia Keys heats up the X Factor results show in curvaceous little black dress
10:21 GMT, 19 November 2012
She had us fallin' in and out of love back in 2001.
But now Alicia Keys raised the music temperature on The X Factor Results Show with her new single Girl On Fire.
The R&B singer performed on Sunday night's results show, and gave a warming performance in a sexy strapless dress fitted to her curvaceous figure.
Hot stuff: Alicia Keys performs her debut single Girl on Fire on The X Factor Results Show
The 31-year-old Grammy winner oozed sex appeal and body confidence in her fitted pencil skirt dress, proving size really doesn't matter when it comes to beauty and talent.
A pitch perfect vocal, that any of the X Factor contestants would hope
to replicate, Alicia's gorgeous voice was surrounded by oriental staging
As she descended from her throne to the centre of the stage, Alica was surrounded by ninja dancers and dragon puppetry..
Eclipse: The multi-award winning singer definitely kept the contestants in her shadow after her stand out performance
Eastern delight: Whilst performing Girl On Fire, Alicia was surrounded by ninjas and Chinese ceremonial decorations and activities
All woman: Alicia flies the flag for the female singers not conforming to the size 0 stereotype of beauty
Girl On Fire is her fifth studio album
and is a welcome return for the singer, who since having a baby, has
been enjoying motherhood out of the limelight.
Talking of the album, Alicia says she wants the album to 'liberate' and 'empower' fans.
The single is out now but the LP will not be available until November 27th.
Line up: After Alicia performed, Xtra Factor host Olly Murs took to the stage to perform his new single Troublemaker
Power: Alicia hopes the album will 'liberate' and 'empower' her fans
Speaking to Dermot, she said: “I can’t wait to come back to the UK for an incredible show.”
After the US singer left the stage, Xtra Factor presenter Olly Murs took her place to perform his new single, Troublemaker.
And after the votes were counted, Ella Henderson and James Arthur were forced to battle it out to stay in the competition.
Standing ovation: The X Factor Judge can't hide their joy after Alicia's stellar performance
Girl on Fire: Alicia Keys performed her new single on The X Factor Result Show, the first time she had appeared on the UK talent programme
Fittingly, James Arthur chose the U.S. singer's most famous song Fallin' to sing for survival.
However, as the Judges' took it to Deadlock, it was th 24-year old's original performance of Can’t Take My Eyes Off You by Frankie Valli that secured his place in next week's show.
Troublemaker: Olly Murs performed his new single after Alicia
No. 3: Troublemaker is the lead single from singer-songwriter Olly Murs' third studio album, Right Place Right Time.
Warm welcome: As a former contestant and now Xtra Factor presenter, Olly was at home on the stage