Singer Alicia Keys Changes Words to Her Popular Song Making It an Ode to the President: ‘Obama’s on Fire!’

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 21: Musician Alicia Keys performs at the Commander-in-Chief Ball before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama was sworn-in for his second term as president during a public ceremonial inauguration earlier in the day. Credit: Getty Images

You know the Citi commercial you get stock in your head when it played about 20 times a day this fall? You know the one I’m talking about: It features the guy whose girlfriend thought he was boring so he goes out after they break up and does all sorts of interesting things with his credit card, including going to an Alicia Keys concert. It ends with Keys singing the climax of her song “Girl on Fire.”

Here’s the spot:

Well, on Monday Keys turned her popular hit into an ode to Obama by changing the words to “Obama’s on fire!” among others. And she belted it out at one of the inaugural balls (fastforward to the 30-second mark):

Sorry, we know you’ll be humming it all day now.


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