“Goodbye” is a song by Alicia Keys, the second single from her album “As I Am”. It was officially sent to Urban radio on February 27, 2007. The song became Alicia’s third #1 hit in the United States, where it remained atop the Hot 100 for two consecutive weeks. In addition, “Goodbye” reached the top of the charts in Canada, Hungary and New Zealand. Alicia Keys said about writing this song: “I think it was just like being very vulnerable, you know? … I could say anything that I wanted to… It’s so much easier for me when things are like that”.
By now Alicia has clocked up an impressive total of nine number ones on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, including three from her last album, 2005’s “The Diary of Alicia Keys,” and four top tens. Alicia has also achieved two more #1’s on the magazine’s Hot Singles Sales Chart and a further six top fives. Alicia performed this song many times during her As I Am tour. Alicia is a stunning piano player and has performed this song to a big crowd on many occasions. Alicia also did an acoustic version of ‘Goodbye’ as part of her set for the iTunes Festival in London, England.