Alicia Keys Extremely “Proud” of Money Raised In Digital Death Campaign [AUDIO]

December 7, 2010 10:46 am

Singer Alicia Keys joined “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” Tuesday to congratulate Ryan on being “alive” again and to thank him and other stars who participated her Digital Death campaign.

For six days starting on Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, 18 of Hollywood’s best including Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian, died digitally and fans were tasked with reviving them with donations towards the fights against HIV/AIDS. The $1 million goal was reached yesterday (Monday) with the help of a generous donation from billionaire philanthropist Stewart Rahr.

The money raised goes to the charity organization that Keys co-founded, Keep A Child Alive, which aims to reduce the volume of deaths in Africa and India due to HIV/AIDS.

“I’m so proud of this whole campaign!” Keys told Ryan. “For us to ‘digitally die’ so others could live was a major statement, and I am so proud.”

After discussing the campaign, Keys chatted about being a new mom to an adorable two month old son Egypt. When Ryan asked how the baby was doing Keys cooed, “he’s amazing…and he’s so proud of us! He’s like YES!”

To learn more about Keep A Child Alive and to donate to the cause, please visit This holiday season, there is no better gift than giving back.