‘Empire State of Mind’ Makes First Ad Appearance as an Anthem to NYC Healthcare Heroes

Alicia Keys, Jay-Z approved its use for Montefiore after seeing its role in patients' recovery

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Montefiore Health System celebrates healthcare workers as the new generation of NYC heroes. Alto

For more than a decade, “Empire State of Mind” by Alicia Keys and Jay-Z has been a globally recognized celebration of New York City’s grit, glamour and hard-earned opportunities.

@griner david.griner@adweek.com David Griner is creative and innovation editor at Adweek and host of Adweek's podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."