For Immediate Release
December 01, 2009
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Jackie Saril

(BPRW)UPTOWN Magazine Holiday Issue Features Alicia Keys

R&B Good Girl on Music, Scandal and her Empire State of Mind

(BLACK PR WIRE) (December 1, 2009) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Uptown Magazine celebrates the Holiday Season and December/January 2010 issue with cover girl Alicia Keys, on newsstands December 8th. "Free Spirit gives Alicia Keys a forum to discuss her latest album The Element of Freedom, singing her new single Empire State of Mind with Jay-Z at Yankee Stadium during the World Series, her new company AK Worldwide and dealing with rumors and haters.

Featured stories include The Uptown Best Dressed List of 2009 by Editor-in-Chief Keija Minor, a look at the those individuals who elevate fashion to an art form including First Lady Michelle Obama, Father-Daughter team Lenny & Zoe Kravitz, mogul Shawn Jay-Z Carter and Obama Administration Social Secretary Desiree Rogers.

Plus, Common learns how to make cocktails, Chef Marcus Samuelsson maps out the perfect yuletide menu, and tips on tackling today’s real estate market and the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.
"This is the second time Alicia Keys has been on the cover of Uptown," said Brett Wright, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer. "Her growth as an artist continues to inspire readers."

About Uptown Media
Founded in 2004, Uptown Media Group is the only luxury lifestyle company targeting the Affluent African American (AAA) Market. UPTOWN Magazine affords luxury purveyors the broadest access to this highly sought-after demographic. Uptown Media Group, LLC offers traditional and innovative strategies, including UPTOWN Magazine (published bi-monthly with NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington DC, Charlotte and National editions), interactive website, Uptown Social event updates and Uptown's signature events. UPTOWN Magazine is available by subscription at and on national newsstands, including Hudson News. UPTOWN Magazine, a toast to Luxury, Lifestyle and Living.

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