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Beyoncé, John Legend & Pharrell Lead 2014 American Music Award Nominations

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As much as you may hate to admit it, many of the songs that you hated at first grew on you. Whether it was the constant play of each on the radio or the countless number of award shows that showcased the same song being performed, you were either “Happy” all the time, “Drunk In Love,” or crying out the lyrics to “All Of Me” to your significant other.

While the past year has been exceptional for many artists, one can’t deny that Beyoncé, John Legend and Pharrell Williams, have had some of the most standout moments. John Legend, whose album was originally slow to rise on the charts – has had a full turn around and has been seen all across the boards for the award nominations. Adding the 2014 American Music Awards to his resumé, the soulful crooner should be secure in knowing that his Love In the Future album is finally getting the attention it deserves.

Coming in with five nominations, the aforementioned is up against Pharrell Williams – who is also nominated five times – and Beyoncé, who comes in with three. While Bey may only have three nominations this year, she is up against the fellas for one of the most important: “Artist of The Year”.

Also nominated with Skateboard P and John Legend in the “Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B” category is Chris Brown, whose recent album X has received very positive nods from the industry and fans. Other nominees include Sam Smith, Drake, Mary J. Blige, Jhené Aiko, and more.

The 2014 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on November 23 on ABC.

Check out the official nominations list below:

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Bow Down: There is a Houston Radio Station that Only Plays Beyoncé Songs

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Whether you believe Beyoncé to be a queen or not, she is certainly the queen of Houston!

On Wednesday, the city’s very last all-news radio station officially shut down, but they didn’t sign off the air completely. They just switched their format to All Beyoncé, All The Time!

For real…until someone else decides to buy the station, it’s 24 hours of Beyonce, all day, everyday.

Don’t believe us? You can stream News 92 (now B92), here.

Read the station’s press release below:

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Video: Beyoncé feat. Nicki Minaj – Flawless (Remix)

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The tour might be over, but Beyoncé is still running the damn scene.

While her and hubby Jay Z’s HBO special had everyone locked in during its premier night, those who haven’t had the chance to see it yet can get a peek at what they’ve missed.

Not only was the Paris show the one used in the On The Run HBO special, but it was also the host of the groundbreaking performance of the “Flawless (Remix)” featuring Nicki Minaj. Both dressed in Versus Versace, Queen Bey and the Queen of Rap slayed the stage without any remorse.

Backed by a group of female dancers, Beyoncé shut the crowd down with her original verses from the song. Surprising fans by introducing Onika, the audience screamed loudly as the duo made history.

Take a look at the video performance after the jump!

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Beyoncé & Jay Z Turn Up The Night at Global Citizen Festival

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Beyoncé and Jay Z might not be on the run anymore, but they’re still causing a ruckus. Taking to the stage at this weekend’s Global Citizen Festival in New York, The Carters stunned as they delivered a surprise duet for the outdoor crowd to enjoy.

Joining her husband during his set, which aired on MSNBC Saturday evening, Beyoncé covered the vocals on the originally featured Justin Timberlake cut, “Holy Grail”. After bouncing around on stage and getting the crowd hopping, the duo then transitioned into their collaborative effort “Young Forever”.

Take a look at them set the stage on fire below!

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Beyoncé Officially Releases 2015 Calendar

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Anyone ready for 2015 yet? Well you know Beyoncé is always thinking ahead and now she has officially released her 2015 Calendar.

This past August a post was made on Amazon to “order” the calendar but yesterday the Queen made it available through her own online store.

The 12 images are featuring unique stills from her eponymously titled visual album, for example the cover features a gorgeous still from “Rocket.” The back of the calendar gives us a further look as April seems to be a “Yonce” month, June for “Partition,” and December is “Jealous.”

Which will be your fav?

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Beyoncé and Jay Z Share Home Videos, Perform “Young Forever/Halo” Medley on HBO ‘On the Run’ Special

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Beyoncé and Jay Z took over HBO on Saturday with their “On the Run Tour” special. The two-and-a-half hour concerts took place on September 12 and 13 at Paris’ Stade de France stadium.

The Carters capped off the show with a medley of “Young Forever” and “Halo.” As they watched from a platform in the center of the stadium, the video screens showed home movies of the couple from their wedding, family vacations, and adorable footage of daughter Blue Ivy.

“We did it!” said Jay as Bey clicked her heels. Beyoncé told him she is his biggest fan, while Jay told the audience she is the greatest entertainer of this generation.

Celebrate the special moment with Mr. and Mrs. Carter below:

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Beyoncé & Jay Z To Release Joint Album?

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Yes, you read that right. Beyoncé and Jay Z are reportedly working on a joint album together!

As the rumor mill continues to turn on the subject of the two megastars calling it quits, it seems as if they’re not paying it any mind. Already releasing the first part to their “Bang Bang” short film this week, the report of their upcoming album is something that added a little more excitement to everything.

Sure, the news of the album is something that we all expected to come some time soon, but now that it could potentially be on its way, it seems a little more realistic. Breaking the news on air, Dash Radio’s DJ Skee claims that sources close to the couple state that fans can expect the album late 2014 or early 2015.

The huge news comes fresh off of the heels of the couple wrapping their “On The Run” summer tour. While no official announcement has been made yet, one can only wonder how big the two are going to do it surrounding this project.

Take a listen below as DJ Skee drops the bomb!

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Beyoncé & Jay Z Unveil Part 1 of ‘Bang Bang’ Short Film

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If you were one of the believers that Beyoncé and Jay Z were calling it quits after their tour wrapped this month, you might want to change your stance. For as the tour had its last show on Friday in Paris, the couple has now wasted no time giving fans a little something new.

Unwrapping Part 1 of their short film entitled Bang Bang, the famed husband and wife look more than crazy in love. Serving as an expansion of their “On The Run” trailers, the short film is shot in black and white and includes no dialogue. Directed by New York based filmmaker, Dikayl Rimmasch, the film shows the couples still on the run and pulls inspiration from Bonnie & Clyde.

For those who attended the “On The Run” tour this summer, some of the clips might look familiar as they were used throughout and for the trailer of the upcoming HBO special set to air this week on September 20. On September 19 though, those interested can catch an exhibition and full screening of the short film in New York City at the Clic Gallery.

While we wait for the production to fully debut, catch part one of the film below and check out Dikayl Rimmasch interview about its creation with Nowness.com here.

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