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The Shortlist for Jan. 31

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BlackBerry Names Alicia Keys Global Creative DirectorMuch to the chagrin of senior vice presidents in BlackBerry's creative department, the company introduced Alicia Keys as its new global creative director, a role in which she'll "lead the charge of enhancing entertainment consumption and distribution, through the power of BlackBerry 10," according to the "Empire State of Mind" singer's website. Said BlackBerry President and CEO Thorsten Hein: "We are excited she will be bringing to us her enormous capabilities, as well as a vast network of relationships in the entertainment, social media and business communities, to help shape our brand and grow our business." Read: BlackBerry really wants Jay-Z, Beyonce and Swizz Beatz to ditch their iPhones and come to the other side. (E!)VIDEO: Fashion don'ts
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