Brooklyn Born Jay-Z: Nominated for 6 Grammys, Wins 3

Jay-Z's Official Madison Square Garden Concert After Party
Jay-Z's Official Madison Square Garden Concert After Party
NEW YORK - MARCH 02: Jay-Z attends his official Madison Square Garden concert after party at the 40 / 40 Club on March 2, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Lakers v Dallas Mavericks
Los Angeles Lakers v Dallas Mavericks
DALLAS - FEBRUARY 24: Rapper Jay-Z watches a game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks on February 24, 2010 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
The Brit Awards - Show
The Brit Awards - Show
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Jay-Z and Alicia Keys perform live on stage at The Brit Awards 2010 at Earls Court on February 16, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
The Brit Awards - Show
The Brit Awards - Show
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: (UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) Alicia Keys and Jay-z perform at The Brit Awards 2010 held at Earls Court on February 16, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
The 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Audience
The 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Audience
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 31: Singer Taylor Swift (L) and Jay-Z in the audience during the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
Oklahoma City Thunder v Los Angeles Lakers
Oklahoma City Thunder v Los Angeles Lakers
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Jay-Z is seen during the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center on November 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers defeated the Thunder 101-85. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
The 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Audience
The 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Audience
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 31: Singer Rihanna (L) and Jay-Z in the audience during the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
2009 American Music Awards - Show
2009 American Music Awards - Show
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Musician Alicia Keys (L) and rapper Jay-Z perform onstage at the 2009 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Texas Rangers v New York Yankees, Game 3
Texas Rangers v New York Yankees, Game 3
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 18: Entertainment mogul Jay-Z watches the New York Yankees play against the Texas Rangers in Game Three of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 18, 2010 in New York, New York. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Alicia Keys In Concert
Alicia Keys In Concert
NEW YORK - MARCH 17: Alicia Keys and Jay-Z perform at Madison Square Garden on March 17, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Jay-Z, Young Jeezy and Trey Songz Perform at the Staples Center
Jay-Z, Young Jeezy and Trey Songz Perform at the Staples Center
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 26: Rapper Jay-Z performs at the Staples Center on March 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v New York Yankees
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v New York Yankees
NEW YORK - APRIL 13: Jay-Z watches as the New York Yankees play against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the Yankees home opener at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2010 - Day 2
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2010 - Day 2
INDIO, CA - APRIL 17: Rapper Jay-Z in the audience during day two of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2010 held at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2010 in Indio, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
Audemars Piguet And The Tony Awards' "Time To Give" Auction - After Party
Audemars Piguet And The Tony Awards' "Time To Give" Auction - After Party
NEW YORK - MAY 17: Rapper/businessman Jay-Z attends Audemars Piguet and the Tony Awards' "Time To Give" auction at the Four Seasons Hotel on May 17, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)
Audemars Piguet And The Tony Awards' "Time To Give" Auction - After Party
Audemars Piguet And The Tony Awards' "Time To Give" Auction - After Party
NEW YORK - MAY 17: Rapper/businessman Jay-Z attends Audemars Piguet and the Tony Awards' "Time To Give" auction at the Four Seasons Hotel on May 17, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)
Bloomberg Meets With Developer Ratner, Net's Owner Prokhorov And Jay-Z
Bloomberg Meets With Developer Ratner, Net's Owner Prokhorov And Jay-Z
NEW YORK - MAY 19: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C), rapper and New Jersey Nets basketball team co-owner Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter (R), and developer Bruce Ratner (foreground, back to camera) sit with others at a breakfast meeting at Gracie Mansion May 19, 2010 in New York City. The rapper has been involved with business man Mikhail Prokhorov, developer Bruce Ratner and Bloomberg recently in the Atlantic Yards stadium development project, which will eventually produce an arena for the Nets basketball team. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
Wireless Festival - Day 3
Wireless Festival - Day 3
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Jay-Z performs live on the Main Stage during Day 3 of the Wireless Festival in Hyde Park on July 4, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
Wireless Festival - Day 3
Wireless Festival - Day 3
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Jay-Z performs live on the Main Stage during Day 3 of the Wireless Festival in Hyde Park on July 4, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
Wireless Festival - Day 3
Wireless Festival - Day 3
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Jay-Z performs live on the Main Stage during Day 3 of the Wireless Festival in Hyde Park on July 4, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees
Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees
NEW YORK - JULY 23: Rapper Jay-Z watches the game between the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Royals on July 23, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees
Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees
NEW YORK - JULY 23: Rapper Jay-Z watches the game between the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Royals on July 23, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
2010 World Basketball Festival Tip Off
2010 World Basketball Festival Tip Off
NEW YORK - AUGUST 12: Jay-Z performs at the 2010 World Basketball Festival Tip Off at Radio City Music Hall on August 12, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
"Home & Home" Concert After Party
"Home & Home" Concert After Party
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Jay-Z attends an after party following the "Home & Home" concert at the 40 / 40 Club on September 13, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Jay-Z Signs Copies Of "Decoded"
Jay-Z Signs Copies Of "Decoded"
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 17: Rapper Jay-Z signs copies of his book "Decoded" at Barnes & Noble, 5th Avenue on November 17, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
Jay-Z Signs Copies Of "Decoded"
Jay-Z Signs Copies Of "Decoded"
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 17: Rapper Jay-Z signs copies of his book "Decoded" at Barnes & Noble, 5th Avenue on November 17, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
Jay-Z Signs Copies Of "Decoded"
Jay-Z Signs Copies Of "Decoded"
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 17: Rapper Jay-Z signs copies of his book "Decoded" at Barnes & Noble, 5th Avenue on November 17, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
U2 & Jay-Z Perform In Auckland
U2 & Jay-Z Perform In Auckland
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 25: Jay-Z performs on stage at Mt Smart Stadium on November 25, 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)
U2 and Jay-Z Perform In Melbourne
U2 and Jay-Z Perform In Melbourne
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 01: Jay-Z performs on stage at Etihad Stadium on December 1, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
Oprah Winfrey Visits Australia - Day 7
Oprah Winfrey Visits Australia - Day 7
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 14: Oprah Winfrey and Jay-Z hug on stage during the first taping of the "Oprah Winfrey Show" at the Sydney Opera House on December 14, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. 12,000 audience members were selected from 350,000 applicants to participate in two tapings of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" at the Sydney Opera House. Oprah descended on Australia last week with 302 super fans from the US, Canada and Jamaica to produce four shows for the 25th and final season of the program. the shows will air in the US and Australia in January 2011. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
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