Alicia Keys is to unveil her fourth studio set "The Element of Freedom" on music streaming service Spotify in Europe, one week ahead of its official release.

"The Element of Freedom" drops in the United Kingdom and Europe Dec. 14 via RCA. Its U.S. bow follows a day later on MBK Entertainment/J Records.

Beginning 12pm GMT on Monday Dec. 7, Spotify users across Europe will be able to exclusively stream the full album, 7 days in advance of its official European release.

Spotify is currently available in the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Sweden, Norway and Finland and claims to have over 6 million users.

Robbie Williams also recently choose Spotify's ad-funded free streaming service to preview his long-awaited studio set "Reality Killed The Video Star" (Virgin/EMI) ahead of its official U.K. release (Billboard.biz, Nov. 3).

'"The Element of Freedom" is the follow up to Keys' multi-platinum selling 2007 album "As I Am," which featured the Grammy Award winning song "No One".

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