Jay-Z reveals why he returned to Grammys after previously boycotting ceremony


During his acceptance speech, JAY-Z spoke about his decision to boycott the Grammy Awards in 1998 when rapper DMX did not get any nominations despite having two No. 1 albums out that year.

The biggest names in music turned up to do brunch with Jay-Z and Beyoncé on Saturday at Roc Nation's pre-Grammy's brunch.

"I'm very, very excited about this new record I made", said Musgraves, a two-time Grammy victor. 2004 when a lovely, young lady whom I love dearly had a solo album... the attractive Miss Beyonce.

Most artists performed their latest hits, but to honor JAY-Z, who received the Grammy Salute to Industry Icons designation, Davis recruited Alicia Keys for a surprise one-of-kind tribute. It's our duty to make sure that not only are we making the greatest art that we upholding, and supporting the things that's super real.

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Jay Z and Rapsody.

Jay-Z has won 21 Grammys and has been nominated for 74.

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During an interview with Van Jones for CNN, the rapper professed his love and devotion for his wife, calling Beyonce his "soulmate" and explaining that he fought to keep them together because she's the "person I love". To give our kids a different outcome. Priyanka took to Twitter and wrote, "Oh just us".

'I thought about it a lot and I just wanted people to feel like they were on a journey with me, so I am really proud of it.

Meanwhile, JAY-Z and Beyonce have celebrated like royalty all weekend leading up to the awards show.

The Lemonade songstress, 36, shared photos on Instagram of the pair, who matched in black outfits for the event, which was held at the One World Observatory at the top of One World Trade Center in New York City.

The star-studded event was also attended by Hailee Steinfeld, Zayn Malik, Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Pink and Carey Hart, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes and more, and featured performances by Luis Fonsi, Barry Manilow, Migos and Ben Platt, among others.

The 60th annual GRAMMY Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will air live from Madison Square Garden starting at 7:30 p.m. ET and 4:30 p.m. PT on ABC.