Keys’ As I Am tour, which also features Jordin Sparks and Ne-Yo, kicksoff April 19 in Hampton, Va., continues across the U.S. and Canada,and concludes on June 18in Alicia’s hometownof New York City.

New dates have been added in Memphis, Anaheim and Sacramento. She alsohas a number of international festival dates that will keep her on theroad through the summer.

“I wanted to make this show unique and different from my standard styleshow, so the approach of this tour is like a journey; from the beginningof my life, leading up to where we are now,” Keys said. “I’mcommunicating a lot to the audience through the music and by talkingand sharing personal stories.”

Keys will give morning TV viewers a peak at her stage show when shekicks off NBC’s “Toyota Concert Series on Today” April 21.