MTV Video Music Awards: Best Rap Video; Best Direction; Best Editing;Best Cinematography, 99 Problems (2004)
BET Awards: Best Male hip hop artist (2004)
BET Awards: Best Collaboration, Crazy in Love (2004) - with Beyonce Knowles
2003 - Vibe Awards: coolest collaboration that he shared with Beyonce Knowles for Crazy in Love (2003)
Vibe Awards: TuBig Award (2003)
2001 - Source Hip Hop Award for Artist of the Year, Solo
1999 - Source Hip Hop Award for Lyricist of the Year
Jay-Z Business Holdings:
Roc-A-Fella Films (Movie Production Co.)
Rocawear (Acclaimed clothing line)
Roc-A-Fella Records (music record label)
Roc-La-Familia (sub-label of Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella Records, focusing on international music acts)
The 40/40 Club, an upscale sports bar (New York City, Atlantic City)
Armadale, a Scottish vodka (which he distributes in the USA)
Part owner of the New Jersey Nets NBA team
President and CEO of Def Jam Recordings (after selling interest in Roc-A-Fella Records in 2004)
• Jay-Z is a part-owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, the 40/40 Club and co-founder of Rocawear, Roc-A-Fella Records & Roc-Nation.
• Jay-Z is married to musician Beyonce Knowles (in 2008) and has a daughter named Blue Ivy Carter (Born in January 2012)
• Jay-Z donated $1 million to the American Red Cross' relief effort after Hurricane Katrina.
• Jay-Z collaborated with rock group Linkin Park, in 2004, for Mash-Up recordings. "Numb/Encore", from the album, won a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.