Reports swirl about Beyonce’s twins, but no confirmation yet
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Reports swirl about Beyonce’s twins, but no confirmation yet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Are Beyonce and Jay Z parents again? Mum’s the word from the parents and their reps, even though reports are flying that the much-anticipated twins have made their arrival. Several outlets have published reports with no official confirmation. Even Beyonce’s father, with whom she has had a strained relationship, tweeted congrats … Continue reading

Forbes: Jay Z and Beyonce worth a combined $1.16 billion
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Forbes: Jay Z and Beyonce worth a combined $1.16 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z and Beyonce are a billion-dollar couple according to one estimate. Forbes puts the combined wealth of the married superstars at $1.16 billion. The magazine estimates Jay Z’s fortune at $810 million. It says Beyonce has amassed $350 million. Forbes says most of Jay Z’s money is involved in Roc … Continue reading

Beyonce, Kaepernick, Hart among Ebony Power 100 honorees
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Beyonce, Kaepernick, Hart among Ebony Power 100 honorees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyonce, Serena Williams, Colin Kaepernick and Kevin Hart are among 100 black luminaries being recognized by Ebony magazine. The magazine revealed its annual Power 100 list Friday, which recognizes outstanding achievements by black entertainers, corporate heads, and civic leaders. Also on the list are Chance the Rapper, NBA star Carmelo Anthony … Continue reading

Drake nabs 12 Soul Train Awards nominations; Beyoncé gets 8
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Drake nabs 12 Soul Train Awards nominations; Beyoncé gets 8

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake has nabbed 12 nominations for the 2016 Soul Train Awards. Nominations for the rapper-singer, who canceled three shows this week due to an ankle injury, include video, album/mixtape and song of the year. Beyoncé follows Drake with eight nominations, while Rihanna, Kanye West, Adele, Chance the Rapper, Bryson Tiller and … Continue reading

Drake shatters American Music Awards nominations record
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Drake shatters American Music Awards nominations record

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake earned a record-breaking 13 American Music Awards nominations on Monday thanks to his latest album, “Views,” shattering Michael’s Jackson’s mark of 11 nominations in a single year from 1984 when the King of Pop had “Thriller.” Rihanna got seven nominations and Adele and Justin Bieber tied with five each. Beyonce … Continue reading

New Orleans’ Big Freedia introduces Beyoncé at Superdome
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New Orleans’ Big Freedia introduces Beyoncé at Superdome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In royal fashion, New Orleans’ own Queen of Bounce brought out Houston’s own Queen Bey at the Superdome.  Big Freedia tells NOLA.com ‘ The Times-Picayune (http://bit.ly/2d1jeSo ) that she was asked to go onstage shortly before the start of Saturday’s night’s concert.  In her words, “Well, they’re very secretive about everything … Continue reading

Rihanna, Kendrick, Metallica play at Global Citizen fest
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Rihanna, Kendrick, Metallica play at Global Citizen fest

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna ran through her pop and R&B hits, Eddie Vedder partnered with Chris Martin and Kendrick Lamar was enthusiastic and energetic during his hour-long set at the Global Citizen Festival in New York. Metallica, Ellie Goulding, Usher and Yandel also performed familiar songs Saturday at the free event on the Great … Continue reading

Judge tosses out Beyonce lawsuit over ‘Lemonade’ claims
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Judge tosses out Beyonce lawsuit over ‘Lemonade’ claims

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has tossed out a Kentucky man’s claims that the trailer accompanying Beyonce’s visual album “Lemonade” used ideas from his short film.  Federal Judge Jed Rakoff threw out Matthew Fulks’ copyright infringement lawsuit Wednesday. Rakoff said he would explain his reasoning later.  In June, the Louisville filmmaker filed … Continue reading