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Jay-Z
   
Number of songs: 29 | Total weeks on charts: 853
Appearing in a total number of: 105 charts | Total period running: 736627 days
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Biography

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), most notably known by his stage name Jay-Z (since July 2013 styled JAY Z), is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and investor. He is one of the most financially successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In 2012, Forbes estimated Carter's net worth at nearly $500 million. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving 17 Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all-time, he was ranked number one by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Two of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996) and The Blueprint (2001), are considered landmarks in the genre with both of them being ranked in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
Jay-Z co-owns the 40/40 Club, has a minority stake in NBA's Brooklyn Nets and is also co-creator of the clothing line Rocawear. He is the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of Roc Nation. He also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent. As an artist, he holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200 with 12.
Jay-Z also has had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one as lead artist. On December 11, 2009, Jay-Z was ranked as the tenth-most successful artist of the 2000s by Billboard as well as the fifth top solo male artist and fourth top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly, and 50 Cent. He was also ranked the 88th-greatest artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
He married American R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles in 2008. They have one daughter named Blue Ivy Carter, born in January 2012.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia


Jay-Z in the news
Jay-Z: Chris Martin Is A "Modern Day Shakespeare" (02/08/2017) Suburban Symphony Release Debut Single "Stepping Stones" On Hilltown Records (01/08/2017)
Diddy Says Jay-Z's '4:44' Is The Best Album Of The Year (26/07/2017) Jay-Z Drops 'Kill Jay Z' Video On TIDAL: Watch (22/07/2017)
Sound Royalties Congratulates Malik Yusef On Winning Prestigious ASCAP Award And Exciting New Business Initiatives (21/07/2017) Jay-Z's "Kill Jay Z" Video Gets A New Teaser (18/07/2017)
Jay-Z Announces 4:44 Tour (12/07/2017) Jay-Z Opens Up About Beyonce And Love (11/07/2017)
Stream Jay-Z's 13th Studio Album '4:44' (30/06/2017) Jay-Z Releases New Album "4:44" On June 30, 2017 (19/06/2017)
Ayleet Productions' 2017 Party Divas Award Show To Honor Renowned DJ And Mix Master "DJ Lazy K" With Lifetime Achievement Award (15/05/2017) New York Rapper GS Releases Debut Single 'Eyeyeye' (11/05/2017)
Discount Passes For Coast 2 Coast Music Conference 2017 End 5/31/17 (04/05/2017) Beyonce Celebrates Jay-Z Wedding Anniversary With New Video For 'Die With You' And Special Playlist (05/04/2017)
Jamaican Artist Jahreign Releases New Reggae Singles 'Fall Down' And 'Genie Love' (03/03/2017)
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