Beyonce is one of America's top entertainers after hitting the big time as part of Destinys Child. Beyonce is married to fellow performer Jay-Z. Both Beyonce's career continue to soar with her next single If I Were a Boy soon to be released.
Stepping out for his first live show since the birth of his daughter, Jay-Z performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Monday night (February 6).
The “99 Problems” rapper looked snazzy in a tuxedo as he made his arrival, then taking to the stage in the tux followed by a casual black outfit to belt out his songs including his latest tune “Glory” - which was written in honor of he and wife Beyonce’s baby girl, Blue Ivy.
Sadly, she lost her battle to leukemia on Friday (January 20), and Etta James' famous friends are speaking out and paying their respects online .
Beyoncé, who portrayed James in the movie “Cadillac Records,” wrote on her website, “This is a huge loss. Etta James was one of the greatest vocalists of our time. I am so fortunate to have met such a queen. Her musical contributions will last a lifetime. Playing Etta James taught me so much about myself, and singing her music inspired me to be a stronger artist. When she effortlessly opened her mouth, you could hear her pain and triumph. Her deeply emotional way of delivering a song told her story with no filter. She was fearless, and had guts. She will be missed.”
The show aims to “celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors,” and this year’s NAACP Image Awards nominees have been announced.
Brand new mama Beyonce Knowles is among the esteemed trophy contenders while up for Best Music Video for “I Was Here,” Outstanding Song with “Best Thing I Never Had” and Outstanding Album for her latest record, 4.
After welcoming his baby girl, Blue Ivy, into this world on Saturday (January 7), Jay-Z has penned a sweet little tune called “Glory" feat. B.I.C.
The “Run This Town” rapper's just-released track includes lyrics such as, “The most amazing feeling I feel/words can’t describe what I’m feeling for real/Baby I’ll paint the sky blue/my greatest creation was you.”