"Why is Alicia Keys singing about New York for the London New Year?" Viewers beat up the BBC for using US singers as a music act to welcome them in 2021 as they criticize the "out of tune" performance
- The New York singer gave a concert from Los Angeles on BBC One
- Viewers are unhappy that an American singer performed instead of a British talent
- The ratings for Jools Holland on BBC2 were 5.4 million people, and Keys had 5.2 million
Viewers have condemned the BBC for using Alicia Keys for the 2021 greetings in place of UK singers as they criticized her "disgruntled" performance.
The New York singer gave a concert from Los Angeles on BBC One last night to ring in the new year.
However, viewers were unhappy with the fact that an American singer was performing instead of a British talent.
The 39-year-old has also been criticized for being upset. Many claimed they switched channels during their performance.
The ratings for the evening showed that Jools Holland had 5.4 million more people on BBC2.
The show on BBC One from 11:45 p.m. to midnight tuned in to 5.2 million viewers.
Viewers beat up the BBC for using Alicia Keys to say hello in 2021 for criticizing her "disgruntled" performance
Many viewers were disappointed with the performance, some said the singer ruined 2021 before it even started
Viewers were unhappy that an American singer was performing instead of a British talent
After the fireworks display from 12:15 p.m. to 12:30 p.m., Jools had 5.4 million viewers for Alicia Keys' 4.2 million.
She also played hits like Empire State of Mind, a song about New York, for London's New Year.
Viewers used social media to express their dismay at their performance. Many said they had a bad start into 2021.
Twitter users were unhappy that they sang a song about New York to usher in the new year in the UK
Many viewers claimed they switched channels during their performance, some even offered other alternatives to watch
After midnight, Alicia Keys ratings dropped a million as viewers were disappointed with a New Yorker signing in the new year
One user wrote, "The BBC that makes Alicia Keys sing on NYE blew me away before the new year even starts."
Another said: "Covid-19: I think I managed to be the worst in 2020. Alicia Keys appears on the BBC: * hold my beer *."
This came after Sadiq Khan and the BBC were accused of politicizing New Year's Eve with fireworks and a drone exhibition on the Thames for the EU, NHS and BLM.
10.8 million banned Britons tuned in to BBC One to see the display, costing taxpayers up to £ 2.3 million compared to previous years.
A Twitter user joked about her performance when users used social media to comment on her singing
Viewers criticized her disgruntled performance when a user said her voice was "strained" during the show
Twitter users were dissatisfied with Keys' performance, claiming they were "out of tune" when they tuned in to the BBC to watch traditional songs
Many who watched on television were outraged and said the show was "ruined by politics."
The tiny drones and Thames bridges were dyed blue and yellow to pay homage to the European Union when Britain finally departed.
They also made the shape of a BLM fist and a turtle with Africa on the shell during a lecture on climate change given by Sir David Attenborough and ended up without Auld Lang Syne.