Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ hometown anthem “Empire State Of Mind” has just hit the 5 million mark. For both artists, the song is the biggest in their careers surpassing “Umbrella” and “No One” respectively. Let’s hear it for New York!
Pardon their backs. With a combined total of $78 million from May 2011 to May 2012, Bey ($40 million) and Jay ($38 million) tops the Forbes list as the highest paid celebrity couple.
The Carters take the throne from last year’s highest paid couple Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady with Will and Jada Smith trailing not too far behind.
Hov’s come a long way from 5C. And for his new Roc-A-Wear commercial, he journeys from Marcy projects to the opening of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
UPDATE: Extended version.
The lineup for Hov and Budweiser’s Made In America festival has been announced. The two day musical event takes place September 1 & 2 at Philly’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Fairmount Park. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday at Ticketmaster and Live Nation with more acts to be added.
Jay-Z, Pearl Jam, Skrillex, Mike Snow, Afrojack, Calvin Harris, Odd Future, D’Angelo, Maybach Music (feat. Rick Ross, Wale, Meek Mill), Passion Pit, Santigold, Dirty Projectors, X, Janelle Monae, Prince Royce, Rita Ora, Savoy (DJ set), The Knocks.
UPDATE: Final flyer above with Run DMC, Drake and Jill Scott joining the event.
Budweiser’s “Made In America” concerts, are less than two months away. And today, the King of Beers rolled out a commercial promoting the festival narrated by Hov. Tickets and other information for the September 1 and 2nd shows are available here.
Hov’s got the power. Early this year, he was commissioned as the new spokesman for Duracell. Now that the ink is dry, here’s his commercial promoting their Powermat line.
Hey @S_C_, thanks for the shout out! We opened in March 1977 and have been keeping stylish men in designer labels for less ever since.—
T.J.Maxx (@tjmaxx) July 20, 2012
“Used to shop at T.J. Maxx back in ’83, I don’t even know if it was open then…”
Attention T.J. Maxx shoppers, hours after Jay-Z’s “3 Kings” verse hit the ‘net, the department store responded via their Twitter account that they opened in 1977. Popping tags 35 years strong.