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 Artist 


Jay-Z
   
Number of songs: 29 | Total weeks on charts: 926
Appearing in a total number of: 109 charts | Total period running: 736757 days
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
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Amy Winehouse 2 New Boxsets '12x7: The Singles Collection' And 'The Collection' (01/10/2020) ignore (30/09/2020)
David Guetta Joins Social VR Platform Sensorium Galaxy (30/09/2020) Vintage Sound Entertainment Is Excited To Officially Announce The Release Of The New Album "When Muzik Was Good" By J.R.Clark And Will Be Available On January 15, 2021 (25/09/2020)
Django Django Releases Amazon Original "Spirals (Dave Sitek Remix)" (25/09/2020) Musicbox Announces Release Of LDLHA With Female R&B Singer Deja B. (16/09/2020)
Beyonce & Jay-Z Vacation On $2 Million Yacht! (10/09/2020) Super Bowl LV Halftime Show - Who Is Up? (08/09/2020)
Out Now: Bruno Martini X Iza X Timbaland "Bend The Knee" (Universal Music Group) (24/08/2020) Taylor Swift's Folklore Tops Billboard 200 For The 2nd Week In A Row! (12/08/2020)
US And UK Chart Artist JayQ The Legend Has Released Epic Party Anthem - Amazing Girl (09/08/2020) Dirty Projectors Share Three New Versions Of "Lose Your Love" (29/07/2020)
2020 iHeartRadio Music Festival Announces Lineup, Featuring BTS, Coldplay & More! (22/07/2020)
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