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Alicia Keys meets her wax likeness

Alicia Keys came face-to-face with her own likeness yesterday, June 28, as Madame Tussauds unveiled a waxwork in her honour. 

The figure comes at a great time in Keys' career as she's celebrating the ten-year anniversary of her fantastic album 'Songs In A Minor' and is making great headway with her charity work, and she told MTV News that she's especially proud of making it into her native New York City's museum:

"It's incredible. It's really incredible, and I think it's so cool to be a part of the New York City part of the exhibit. I was born and raised here, this is my home, so it's so perfect."

"I actually think it's really, really good! I was looking close up: It's like my eyebrows are for real, and it's like my eyes are for real, and the bone structure of my chin, like, 'Look, that's my chin! That's my jaw!'"

Watch her live performance in Times Square yesterday, before she met her double, here: