11/09/2012 01:13 pm ET

Alicia Keys Debuts 'Brand New Me'

Alicia Keys is celebrating a change within herself. Listen to the debut of her new power ballad "Brand New Me" to understand where she's coming from. She's left behind the naysayers in her life and found a renewed sense of strength and self.

"'Brand New Me' is about the journey it takes to get to a place where you are proud to be a new you," Keys tells The BoomBox. "There is nothing wrong with growing! There may be people in your life that knew you for a long time and they think of you only as the person you used to be and not the person you now are!

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