Tony Awards: Jay-Z joining Alicia Keys? It wasn't live.

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A show official who was not authorized to comment publicly informed The Associated Press that Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' thrilling reunion during the Tony Awards,   

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which seemed like a live duet of "Empire State of Mind," was really pre-taped.   

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It now appears that the rapper's visit in promotion of Keys' musical "Hell's Kitchen" was a Hollywood ploy,    

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undermining the Broadway communities' wholehearted embrace of live singing and dancing, but it did increase arena excitement.   

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No one from White Cherry Entertainment or Jay-Z's Roc Nation responded to queries requesting comment on Sunday night.    

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A senior publicist for the show also did not respond to Monday's requests for comment.   

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Featuring both old and new songs by the singer-songwriter, "Hell's Kitchen" received two Oscars on Sunday night   

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one for Maleah Joi Moon and the other for Kecia Lewis, who plays Moon's mentor—and is based on Keys' childhood in that Manhattan area.   

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