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Jay Z

Soundtrack | Producer | Actor
KNOWN FOR 
The Great Gatsby (2013) | The Hangover Part II (2011) | Men in Black 3 (2012)
AWARDS 
21 wins & 41 nominations More »
AKA 
Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter | Shawn C. Carter | Shawn Carter | Beyonce ft. Jay-Z | Jay-Z  Less
NICKNAMEs  
S-dot, Young Hov, Jazzy, Hova, Jigga, J-Hova, Jiggaman, Iceberg Slim, Lucky Lefty, Joe Camel
BORN 
Dec 4, 1969 (age 45)
HEIGHT 
6' 1¾" (1.87m)

Filmography Filter

Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for HigherHigher (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less Pitch
Past Film & Video (60 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for AnnieAnnie Producer (as Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter)  Less 2014 $65MM $86MM
  • Primary photo for Top FiveTop Five Co-Producer (as Jay-Z), Performer ("It's Murda", "Niggas in Paris"), Writer ("Niggas in Paris") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2014 $25MM
  • Primary photo for Beyond the LightsBeyond the Lights Performer ("Drunk in Love")  Less 2014 $7MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for Love, RosieLove, Rosie Writer ("Crazy in Love")  Less 2014 $15K
  • Primary photo for Bang BangBang Bang (Short) Actor  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Made in AmericaMade in America Self, Executive Producer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Great GatsbyThe Great Gatsby Executive Producer (as Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter), Performer ("No Church In The Wild", "Who Gon Stop Me", "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)", "100$ Bill") (as JAY Z), Writer ("No Church In The Wild", "Who Gon Stop Me", "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)", "Empire State Of Mind (Pt II) Broken Down", "100$ Bill", "Crazy In Love", "Crazy in Love") (as Shawn JAY Z Carter)  Less 2013 $105MM $145MM
  • Primary photo for G.I. Joe: RetaliationG.I. Joe: Retaliation Writer ("Don't Let Me Die")  Less 2013 $130MM $123MM
  • Primary photo for Free Angela and All Political PrisonersFree Angela and All Political Prisoners Executive Producer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Road to BrooklynRoad to Brooklyn (Short) Executive Producer  Less 2012 $203K
  • Primary photo for No Church in the WildNo Church in the Wild (Video) Executive Producer, Performer ("No Church in the Wild"), Writer ("No Church in the Wild"), Writer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Men in Black 3Men in Black 3 Performer ("Empire State of Mind"), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2012 $225MM $179MM
  • Primary photo for The DictatorThe Dictator Performer ("Beware of the Boys")  Less 2012 $65MM $60MM
  • Primary photo for Nobody's PerfectNobody's Perfect (Video) Co-Executive Producer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for GaybyGayby Writer ("Crazy In Love")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Project XProject X Performer ("H.A.M."), Writer ("H.A.M.")  Less 2012 $12MM $55MM
  • Primary photo for Safe HouseSafe House Performer ("No Church in the Wild"), Writer ("No Church in the Wild") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2012 $85MM $126MM
  • Primary photo for Work OutWork Out (Video) Co-Executive Producer (as Jay-Z)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Glee: The 3D Concert MovieGlee: The 3D Concert Movie Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2011 $9MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for The Hangover Part IIThe Hangover Part II Performer ("Monster"), Writer ("Monster") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2011 $80MM $254MM
  • Primary photo for J. Cole: In the MorningJ. Cole: In the Morning (Video) Co-Executive Producer (as Jay-Z)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Just Go with ItJust Go with It Performer ("Umbrella"), Writer ("Umbrella") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2011 $80MM $103MM
  • Primary photo for Step Up 3DStep Up 3D Performer ("Empire State of Mind"), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2010 $30MM $42MM
  • Primary photo for Sex and the City 2Sex and the City 2 Performer ("Empire State of Mind"), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2010 $100MM $95MM
  • Primary photo for Arthur and the Great AdventureArthur and the Great Adventure Writer ("Still D.R.E.") (as Sean Carter)  Less 2009 €65MM
  • Primary photo for PreciousPrecious Writer ("My Good Lovin") (as Shawn C. Carter)  Less 2009 $10MM $48MM
  • Primary photo for The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Performer ("99 Problems")  Less 2009 $100MM $65MM
  • Primary photo for NotoriousNotorious Lyrics ("Big Mama Thang") (as Shawn C. Carter), Performer ("I Love the Dough"), Writer ("I Love the Dough") (as Shawn C. Carter)  Less 2009 $20MM $37MM
  • Primary photo for Down with the KingsDown with the Kings (Short) Special Musical Thanks (as Jay-Z)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Good Luck ChuckGood Luck Chuck Writer ("Crazy In Love") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2007 $25MM $35MM
  • Primary photo for Bling: A Planet RockBling: A Planet Rock Performer ("Diamonds From Sierra Leone (Remix)"), Writer ("Way I Be Leanin'") (as S. Carter)  Less 2007 $750K
  • Primary photo for Adventure from Buzuluk to AbdoulinoAdventure from Buzuluk to Abdoulino (Short) Performer ("Crazy in Love")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice Performer ("Numb/Encore"), Writer ("Numb/Encore") (as Shawn C. Carter)  Less 2006 $135MM $63MM
  • Primary photo for Black Sorority Project: The ExodusBlack Sorority Project: The Exodus Executive Producer (as Jay-Z)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for ATLATL Writer ("I Ain't Heard of That") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2006 $21MM
  • Primary photo for The Work of Director Mark RomanekThe Work of Director Mark Romanek (Video) Himself (segment "99 Problems") (as Jay-Z), Performer ("99 Problems")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Kanye West: College Dropout - Video AnthologyKanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology (Video) Himself (segment "Through the Wire") (as Jay-Z), Executive Producer (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Bridget Jones: The Edge of ReasonBridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Soundtrack (as Carter)  Less 2004 $40MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for Fade to BlackFade to Black Himself (as Jay-Z), Executive Producer (as Jay-Z)  Less 2004 $728K
  • Primary photo for TaxiTaxi Writer ("Crazy in Love") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2004 $25MM $37MM
  • Primary photo for White ChicksWhite Chicks Writer ("Crazy in Love") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2004 $69MM
  • Primary photo for Head of StateHead of State Performer ("'03 Bonnie & Clyde"), Writer ("'03 Bonnie & Clyde") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2003 $38MM
  • Primary photo for Cradle 2 the GraveCradle 2 the Grave Performer ("Guns & Roses", "N***a Please"), Writer ("Guns & Roses", "N***a Please") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2003 $30MM $35MM
  • Primary photo for Freeway: What We DoFreeway: What We Do (Video) Actor  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Paid in FullPaid in Full Producer (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2002 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Austin Powers in GoldmemberAustin Powers in Goldmember Performer ("Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem - Dr. Evil Mix)"), Writer ("Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem - Dr. Evil Mix)") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2002 $63MM $213MM
  • Primary photo for State PropertyState Property Untouchable J (as Jay-Z), Soundtrack, Performer ("Hola' Hovito", "All I Need"), Writer ("Hola' Hovito", "Change Up") (as S. Carter)  Less 2002 $2.1MM
  • Primary photo for Training DayTraining Day Writer ("Still D.R.E.") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2001 $45MM $76MM
  • Primary photo for Freddy Got FingeredFreddy Got Fingered Performer ("I Just Wanna Love You (Give It 2 Me)"), Writer ("I Just Wanna Love You (Give It 2 Me)") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2001 $15MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for Nutty Professor II: The KlumpsNutty Professor II: The Klumps Performer ("Hey Papi"), Writer ("Hey Papi") (as S. Carter)  Less 2000 $65MM $123MM
  • Primary photo for Next FridayNext Friday Writer ("Can I Get a...") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2000 $9.5MM $57MM
  • Primary photo for Blue StreakBlue Streak Performer ("Girl's Best Friend"), Writer ("Girl's Best Friend") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 1999 $65MM $68MM
  • Primary photo for Pizza KingPizza King Soundtrack  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Foxy Brown: Hot SpotFoxy Brown: Hot Spot (Short) Composer (as Jay-Z)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for BellyBelly Performer ("Pregame"), Writer ("Pregame")  Less 1998 $3MM $9.6MM
  • Primary photo for Rush HourRush Hour Performer ("Can I Get a .."), Writer ("Can I Get a ..") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 1998 $33MM $141MM
  • Primary photo for I Got the Hook UpI Got the Hook Up Performer ("What the Game Made Me")  Less 1998 $3.5MM $10MM
  • Primary photo for Streets Is WatchingStreets Is Watching (Video) Himself (as Jay-Z), Composer (as Jay-Z), Executive Producer (as Jay-Z), Writer (as Jay-Z)  Less 1998 $320K
  • Primary photo for How to Be a PlayerHow to Be a Player Writer ("Big Bad Mamma") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 1997 $14MM
  • Primary photo for The Nutty ProfessorThe Nutty Professor Performer ("Ain't No N***a")  Less 1996 $54MM $129MM
Past Television (99 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Writer ("Singin' in the Rain / Umbrella") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("I'm a Slave 4 U") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Hair / Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Lose My Breath") (1 episode, 2015), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2009–2015 5
    • Child Star (Feb 27, 2015) Writer ("Lose My Breath") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Substitute (Nov 16, 2010) Writer ("Singin' in the Rain / Umbrella") (uncredited)  Less
    • Britney/Brittany (Sep 28, 2010) Writer ("I'm a Slave 4 U") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The OscarsThe Oscars (TV Special) Writer ("Crazy in Love")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (3 episodes, 2011–2013), Soundtrack (3 episodes, 2011–2014), Writer ("Crazy In Love") (1 episode, 2005), Writer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2005–2014 6
    • America's Choice (Nov 10, 2014) Soundtrack  Less
    • The Finals (May 19, 2014) Writer ("Umbrella")  Less
    • Hollywood Night (Sep 30, 2013) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (as Shawn Carter)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Offseason: Kevin DurantThe Offseason: Kevin Durant (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Strictly Come DancingStrictly Come Dancing (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Week 4 (Oct 18, 2014) Performer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited), Writer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 2014 MTV Video Music Awards2014 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter, Writer ("Drunk in Love")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Daily UkuleleDaily Ukulele (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for SoundClashSoundClash (TV Series) Writer ("Drunk in Love") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Coronation StreetCoronation Street (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (2 episodes, 2014), Performer ("Crazy in Love") (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 2
    • Episode #1.8419 (Jul 7, 2014) Performer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited), Writer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.8390 (May 19, 2014) Performer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited), Writer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Jessica & KrystalJessica & Krystal (TV Series) Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • My Sister, My Partner (Jun 17, 2014) Performer ("Empire State of Mind"), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (as Shawn Carter)  Less
  • Primary photo for ITV Lunchtime NewsITV Lunchtime News (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2010–2014), Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2010–2014 2
    • Episode dated 13 May 2014 (May 13, 2014) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited), Writer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode dated 1 February 2010 (Feb 1, 2010) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Drunk in Love") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("Drunk in Love") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 2
    • Episode #8.74 (May 12, 2014) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less
    • Episode #8.16 (Jan 28, 2014) Performer ("Drunk in Love") (uncredited), Writer ("Drunk in Love") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The VoiceThe Voice (TV Series) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II): Broken Down") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Crazy In Love") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2012–2014 2
    • The Blind Auditions, Part 1 (May 4, 2014) Writer ("Crazy In Love")  Less
    • Live Show 1 (May 14, 2012) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II): Broken Down")  Less
  • Primary photo for 21 Coolest Collabs of the 21st Century21 Coolest Collabs of the 21st Century (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Numb/Encore", "Umbrella")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for 21 Hottest Girls in Pop Right Now21 Hottest Girls in Pop Right Now (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Drunk in Love")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("99 Problems") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("The Devil Is a Lie") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 2
  • Primary photo for Tu cara me suenaTu cara me suena (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012–2014 2
    • Episode #3.14 (Feb 13, 2014) Writer ("Crazy in Love")  Less
    • Episode #2.8 (Nov 19, 2012) Writer ("Umbrella")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 56th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer / Winner, Performer ("Drunk in Love"), Writer ("Drunk in Love")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American RockBorn to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series) Writer ("Still D.R.E") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Todd's Pop Song ReviewsTodd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series) Performer ("Holy Grail") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Rap Critic ReviewsRap Critic Reviews (TV Series) Performer ("La Familia", "Pound Cake") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2007), Writer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2008), Writer ("Empire State of Mind/Doesn't Mean Anything/No One") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2007), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2007–2013 5
    • Judges' Houses 2 (Oct 6, 2013) Writer ("Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #7.9 (Oct 2, 2010) Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #6.26 (Nov 29, 2009) Writer ("Empire State of Mind/Doesn't Mean Anything/No One") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The BlacklistThe Blacklist (TV Series) Writer ("99 Problems") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Pilot (Sep 23, 2013) Writer ("99 Problems") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 2013 MTV Video Music Awards2013 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) Himself, Writer ("Suit & Tie") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for One Night StandOne Night Stand (TV Series) Soundtrack (2 episodes, 2013), Performer ("Empire State Of Mind") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Empire State Of Mind") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010–2013 3
    • Hope It Was Worth It! (Aug 5, 2013) Soundtrack  Less
    • Relapse (Jul 8, 2013) Soundtrack (uncredited)  Less
    • Paul's Birthday Present (Nov 15, 2010) Performer ("Empire State Of Mind"), Writer ("Empire State Of Mind")  Less
  • Primary photo for Picasso Baby: A Performance Art FilmPicasso Baby: A Performance Art Film (TV Movie) Himself - Hip Hop Artist, Executive Producer (as Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter), Producer (as Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter), Soundtrack (as S. Carter), Performer ("Picasso Baby")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Voice of the PhilippinesThe Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #1.9 (Jul 13, 2013) Writer ("Crazy in Love")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 67th Annual Tony AwardsThe 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie) Writer ("New York State of Mind")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Britain's Got TalentBritain's Got Talent (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2013), Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2012–2013 2
    • Episode #7.2 (Apr 20, 2013) Performer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited), Writer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #6.4 (Apr 14, 2012) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Musical Guest (5 episodes, 2000–2013), Writer ("Enough Cryin'") (1 episode, 2006), Performer ("Suit & Tie") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)", "Is That Your Chick") (1 episode, 2000), Writer ("Talk That Talk") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("Strawberry Bounce") (1 episode, 2004), Writer ("Suit & Tie") (1 episode, 2013), Writer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2007), Performer ("Guns & Roses", "'03 Bonnie & Clyde") (1 episode, 2002), Writer ("I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)", "Is That Your Chick") (1 episode, 2000), Writer ("Real As It Gets", "99 Problems", "Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Coming Home") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Young Forever") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Young Forever", "Real As It Gets" (uncredited), "99 Problems" (uncredited), "Empire State of Mind" (uncredited)) (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2000–2013 11
    • Justin Timberlake (Mar 9, 2013) Himself (uncredited), Performer ("Suit & Tie"), Writer ("Suit & Tie")  Less
    • Eli Manning/Rihanna (May 5, 2012) Writer ("Talk That Talk") (as Shawn Carter)  Less
    • Robert De Niro/Diddy-Dirty Money (Dec 4, 2010) Writer ("Coming Home")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Beyoncé: Life Is But a DreamBeyoncé: Life Is But a Dream (TV Movie) Himself (as Jay-Z), Dedicatee (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The 55th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 55th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer / Nominee, Performer ("Suit & Tie"), Writer ("Suit & Tie")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (4 episodes, 2011–2012), Writer ("Déjà Vu") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Crazy In Love") (1 episode, 2013), Himself - 'Crazy in Love' Video (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011–2013 6
    • Episode #21.79 (Jan 24, 2013) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #20.205 (Sep 7, 2012) Writer ("Déjà Vu") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #20.192 (Aug 20, 2012) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for GirlsGirls (TV Series) Writer ("99 Problems") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("99 Problems") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("On to the Next One (feat. Swizz Beatz)") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012–2013 2
    • It's About Time (Jan 13, 2013) Performer ("99 Problems") (uncredited), Writer ("99 Problems") (uncredited)  Less
    • Pilot (Apr 15, 2012) Performer ("On to the Next One (feat. Swizz Beatz)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for De wereld draait doorDe wereld draait door (TV Series) Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #8.63 (Nov 23, 2012) Performer ("Empire State of Mind"), Writer ("Empire State of Mind")  Less
  • Primary photo for The X Factor PhilippinesThe X Factor Philippines (TV Series) Writer ("The Man Who Can't Be Moved") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Top 3 Finals (Oct 6, 2012) Writer ("The Man Who Can't Be Moved")  Less
  • Primary photo for Voice - Danmarks største stemmeVoice - Danmarks største stemme (TV Series) Writer ("The Man Who Can't Be Moved") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Første blindtest (Sep 15, 2012) Writer ("The Man Who Can't Be Moved") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for EastEndersEastEnders (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2005), Performer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2005–2012 3
    • Episode dated 16 July 2012 (Jul 16, 2012) Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (uncredited), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode dated 5 April 2011 (Apr 5, 2011) Performer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode dated 29 August 2005 (Aug 29, 2005) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Take Me OutTake Me Out (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #1.2 (Jun 14, 2012) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for DuetsDuets (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Katy Perry Live Lounge SpecialKaty Perry Live Lounge Special (TV Special) Writer ("Niggas in Paris" (as "Ninjas in Paris"))  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Victoria's Secret Fashion ShowThe Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (TV Special) Himself (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Niggas in Paris") (uncredited), Writer ("Niggas in Paris") (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for ShowboatersShowboaters (TV Series) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down") (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 2
    • Episode #1.7 (Oct 30, 2011) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Sep 27, 2011) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down")  Less
  • Primary photo for RobinsRobins (TV Series) Vinjettmusik 'Crazy in Love' / Vinjettsång 'Crazy in Love' / Vinjettmusik 'Crazy in Love / Vinjettmusik Song 'Crazy in Love' / Song 'Crazy in Love' (14 episodes, 2006–2010), Himself - Vinjettmusik 'Crazy in Love' (4 episodes, 2006–2011)  Less 2006–2011 18
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  • Primary photo for PianOwnedPianOwned (TV Series) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest / Also Musical Guest / Musical Guest (5 episodes, 2007–2010), Writer ("Crazy in Love") (2 episodes, 2011), Writer ("Empire State of Mind: Part 2") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Coming Home") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2007–2011 9
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  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Coming Home") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2010–2011 2
    • Top 20 Perform Again (Jun 22, 2011) Writer ("Coming Home")  Less
    • Top Nine Perform (Jun 30, 2010) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down")  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (2 episodes, 2009–2010), Writer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2009–2011 4
    • Episode #11.7 (Jun 19, 2011) Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #10.4 (Jul 18, 2010) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #9.6 (Aug 9, 2009) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Dancing StarsDancing Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #6.9 (May 20, 2011) Writer ("Crazy In Love")  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (2 episodes, 2010–2011)  Less 2010–2011 2
    • Episode #3.73 (May 13, 2011) Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #2.147 (Sep 29, 2010) Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Early ShowThe Early Show (TV Series) Performer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2011), Writer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode dated 1 April 2011 (Apr 1, 2011) Performer ("Umbrella") (uncredited), Writer ("Umbrella") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("Coming Home") (1 episode, 2011), Producer ("Coming Home") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • One Voted Off (Mar 10, 2011) Producer ("Coming Home") (uncredited), Writer ("Coming Home") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Football FocusFootball Focus (TV Series) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode dated 26 February 2011 (Feb 26, 2011) Writer ("Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down") (as Shawn Carter) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Helden von morgenHelden von morgen (TV Series) Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Biedermann/Ryan (Jan 14, 2011) Writer ("Empire State of Mind")  Less
  • Primary photo for Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode IIIRobot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (TV Movie) Writer ("Umbrella")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for WWE Tribute to the TroopsWWE Tribute to the Troops (TV Special) Producer ("Coming Home") (uncredited), Writer ("Coming Home") (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Writer ("Coming Home") (1 episode, 2010), Producer ("Coming Home") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode dated 14 December 2010 (Dec 14, 2010) Producer ("Coming Home") (uncredited), Writer ("Coming Home") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 2010 American Music Awards2010 American Music Awards (TV Special) Producer ("Coming Home") (uncredited), Writer ("Coming Home") (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Gent de paraulaGent de paraula (TV Series) Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #1.4 (Oct 14, 2010) Performer ("Empire State of Mind"), Writer ("Empire State of Mind")  Less
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Himself - The 2008 Grammy Awards / Himself (2 episodes, 2006–2008), Writer ("99 Problems") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2006–2010 3
    • Episode #9.19 (Oct 12, 2010) Writer ("99 Problems")  Less
    • Episode #6.23 (Feb 12, 2008) Himself - The 2008 Grammy Awards (as Jay-Z)  Less
    • Episode #4.356 (Nov 22, 2006) Himself (as Jay-Z)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dokonalý svetDokonalý svet (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Promena (Oct 6, 2010) Writer ("Crazy in Love")  Less
  • Primary photo for Small Teen, Big WorldSmall Teen, Big World (TV Movie) Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (uncredited), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (3 episodes, 2006–2010), Writer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2006–2010 4
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  • Primary photo for Isle of Wight Festival 2010: LiveIsle of Wight Festival 2010: Live (TV Special) Himself (as Jay-Z), Performer ("99 Problems", "Heart Of The City", "Empire State Of Mind"), Writer ("99 Problems", "Heart Of The City", "Empire State Of Mind")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Radio 1's Big WeekendRadio 1's Big Weekend (TV Series) Writer ("Empire State Of Mind (Part 2) Breakdown") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Empire State Of Mind (Part 2) Broke Down", "Umbrella") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 2
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 2010), Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (2 episodes, 2010), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (2 episodes, 2010), Performer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)...") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Show Me What You Got") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)...") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Show Me What You Got") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2009–2010 7
    • Episode #1.132 (Mar 26, 2010) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)..."), Writer ("Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)...")  Less
    • Episode #1.129 (Mar 23, 2010) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Show Me What You Got"), Writer ("Show Me What You Got")  Less
    • Episode #1.106 (Feb 17, 2010) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Empire State of Mind"), Writer ("Empire State of Mind")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Brit Awards 2010Brit Awards 2010 (TV Special) Himself - Performer (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Run This Town", "Empire State of Mind"), Writer ("Run This Town", "Empire State of Mind")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake ReliefHope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (TV Movie) Himself - Performer (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)"), Writer ("Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Dancing on IceDancing on Ice (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2009–2010 2
    • Episode #5.4 (Jan 17, 2010) Performer ("Crazy in Love"), Writer ("Crazy in Love")  Less
    • Episode #4.15 (Mar 1, 2009) Writer ("Umbrella")  Less
  • Primary photo for EastEnders: E20EastEnders: E20 (TV Series) Performer ("99 Problems") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Jan 8, 2010) Performer ("99 Problems") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Paul O'Grady ShowThe Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode dated 10 December 2009 (Dec 10, 2009) Performer ("Empire State of Mind"), Writer ("Empire State of Mind")  Less
  • Primary photo for CopycatsCopycats (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #1.13 (Dec 9, 2009) Writer ("Crazy in Love")  Less
  • Primary photo for WWE Monday Night RAWWWE Monday Night RAW (TV Series) Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode dated 16 November 2009 (Nov 16, 2009) Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (uncredited), Writer ("Empire State of Mind") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Jay Leno ShowThe Jay Leno Show (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Run This Town") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 14, 2009) Himself - Musical Guest (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Run This Town") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ÀnimaÀnima (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #1.51 (May 20, 2009) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (as Shawn Carter)  Less
  • Primary photo for Schnitzelparadijs - De serieSchnitzelparadijs - De serie (TV Series) Performer ("Big Pimpin'") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for It Takes TwoIt Takes Two (TV Series) Writer ("Disco Medley") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Disco Night (Mar 25, 2008) Writer ("Disco Medley")  Less
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Performer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2008), Writer ("Umbrella") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • 3rd Life (Jan 9, 2008) Performer ("Umbrella") (uncredited), Writer ("Umbrella") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Ark of MadnessThe Ark of Madness (TV Special) Performer ("Umbrella"), Writer ("Umbrella")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Premios Principales 2007Premios Principales 2007 (TV Movie) Performer ("Umbrella"), Writer ("Umbrella")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Supermodelo 2006Supermodelo 2006 (TV Series) Performer ("Umbrella") (3 episodes, 2007), Writer ("Umbrella") (3 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 3
    • Episode #2.13 (Nov 19, 2007) Performer ("Umbrella"), Writer ("Umbrella")  Less
    • Episode #2.8 (Oct 15, 2007) Performer ("Umbrella"), Writer ("Umbrella")  Less
    • Episode #2.6 (Oct 1, 2007) Performer ("Umbrella"), Writer ("Umbrella")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next DollThe Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Diwali (Nov 2, 2006) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (as Shawn Carter)  Less
  • Primary photo for Torvill & Dean's Dancing on IceTorvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy In Love") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Jul 11, 2006) Writer ("Crazy In Love")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 48th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 48th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer (as Jay-Z), Performer ("Numb/Encore", "Yesterday"), Writer ("Numb/Encore")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for EntourageEntourage (TV Series) Soundtrack (2 episodes, 2004–2005), Writer ("Lucifer") (1 episode, 2004), Performer ("Lucifer") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004–2005 3
    • Neighbors (Jul 3, 2005) Soundtrack (uncredited)  Less
    • Date Night (Aug 8, 2004) Soundtrack (uncredited)  Less
    • Pilot (Jul 18, 2004) Performer ("Lucifer") (uncredited), Writer ("Lucifer") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for I Love the '90s: Part DeuxI Love the '90s: Part Deux (TV Series) Performer ("Hard-Knock Life") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • 1999 (Jan 21, 2005) Performer ("Hard-Knock Life")  Less
  • Primary photo for CSI: NYCSI: NY (TV Series) Performer ("Dirt Off Your Shoulder") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Night, Mother (Dec 15, 2004) Performer ("Dirt Off Your Shoulder")  Less
  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Writer ("Izzo (H.O.V.A.)") (1 episode, 2002), Writer ("Dirt Off Your Shoulder") (1 episode, 2004), Performer ("Izzo (H.O.V.A.)") (1 episode, 2002), Performer ("Dirt Off Your Shoulder") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2002–2004 2
    • Homecoming (Oct 31, 2004) Performer ("Dirt Off Your Shoulder") (uncredited), Writer ("Dirt Off Your Shoulder") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Target (Jun 2, 2002) Performer ("Izzo (H.O.V.A.)"), Writer ("Izzo (H.O.V.A.)")  Less
  • Primary photo for From Marcy to Madison Square: The Story Behind 'Fade to Black'From Marcy to Madison Square: The Story Behind 'Fade to Black' (TV Movie) Executive Producer (as Jay-Z)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) Writer ("99 Problems") (1 episode, 2004), Performer ("99 Problems") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Viva Las Vegas (Sep 23, 2004) Performer ("99 Problems") (uncredited), Writer ("99 Problems") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Jingle Ball RockJingle Ball Rock (TV Movie) Writer ("Crazy in Love") (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Victoria's Secret Fashion ShowThe Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (TV Movie) Performer ("Dirt off Your Shoulder")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Jay-Z in ConcertJay-Z in Concert (TV Movie) Himself (as Jay-Z), Composer (as Jay-Z), Chief Executive Officer (Roc-A-Fella Records) (as Shawn Carter), Executive Producer (as Shawn Carter)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Crossing JordanCrossing Jordan (TV Series) Performer ("Big Pimpin") (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for DariaDaria (TV Series) Performer ("Sunshine") (1 episode, 1998), Performer ("I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)") (1 episode, 2001), Performer ("Anything", "It's the Hard-Knock Life") (1 episode, 2000), Performer ("Big Pimpin'") (1 episode, 2000), Performer ("Do it Again") (1 episode, 2000), Writer ("Anything", "It's the Hard-Knock Life") (1 episode, 2000)  Less 1998–2001 5
    • Camp Fear (Mar 12, 2001) Performer ("I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)")  Less
    • Mart of Darkness (Jul 5, 2000) Performer ("Big Pimpin'")  Less
    • I Loathe a Parade (Apr 7, 2000) Performer ("Anything", "It's the Hard-Knock Life"), Writer ("Anything", "It's the Hard-Knock Life")  Less
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  • Primary photo for HBO First LookHBO First Look (TV Series) Special Thanks (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Sandra Lee's Taverns, Lounges & ClubsSandra Lee's Taverns, Lounges & Clubs (TV Series) Actor  Less 2012– 
  • Primary photo for The WB's Superstar USAThe WB's Superstar USA (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy in Love")  Less 2004– 
Self (158 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (16 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Pop Heavyweights: The GirlsPop Heavyweights: The Girls (TV Movie) Hinself (archive footage) (as Beyonce ft. Jay-Z)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for 15 Unforgettable No 1 Hits!15 Unforgettable No 1 Hits! (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes Sports60 Minutes Sports (TV Series) Himself - Durant's Agent (segment "KD") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Game Used/KD/Sled Hockey (Dec 4, 2013) Himself - Durant's Agent (segment "KD") (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Story of RihannaThe Story of Rihanna (Video) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for LimelightLimelight Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less 2011 $60K
  • Primary photo for Bloomberg Game ChangersBloomberg Game Changers (TV Series) Himself - Musician & Entrepreneur (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Jay-Z (Nov 18, 2010) Himself - Musician & Entrepreneur (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less
  • Primary photo for MTV Video Music Awards 2010MTV Video Music Awards 2010 (TV Special) Himself - Nominee (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • Rapper Wives (May 13, 2009) Self (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2004–2007)  Less 2004–2007
    • Beyoncé (Oct 18, 2007) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less
    • Beyonce (Nov 21, 2004) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less
  • Primary photo for Beef 4Beef 4 (Video) Himself - Recording Artist (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Notorious B.I.G. Bigger Than LifeNotorious B.I.G. Bigger Than Life Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for MTV Video Music Awards 2007MTV Video Music Awards 2007 (TV Special) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Story of BeyoncéThe Story of Beyoncé (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Video on TrialVideo on Trial (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.17 (Dec 25, 2005) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less
    • Episode #1.16 (Dec 25, 2005) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less
    • Episode #1.15 (Dec 4, 2005) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less
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  • Primary photo for MTV Europe Music Awards 2003MTV Europe Music Awards 2003 (TV Special) Himself (archive footage) (as Jay-Z)  Less 2003
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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