Alicia Keys Recalls Seeking Prince’s Approval, Sings as Adele on ‘The Tonight Show’

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Last night, Alicia Keys appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote the network’s 12th season of The Voice. The “Girl on Fire” singer became a coach in the previous season, and hopes to capture the title in her second stint.

During her appearance, Keys discussed covering Prince’s 1982 ballad “How Come U Don’t Call Anymore” for her debut album, Songs in A Minor. She recalled the nerve-racking phone call where she had to ask for the late rock legend’s approval.

After revisiting a clip from…