Star Scoop: Jay-Z Could Bank $20 Mil from Samsung, A $25,000 Mrs. Carter Show Seat, Taylor Swift is a Rolling Stone


Although he and his wife Beyoncé are already a billion-dollar business couple, Jay-Z could be raking in even more dough. The Roc Nation founder is close to inking a $20 million deal with Samsung to promote its Galaxy smartphones (a.k.a. one of the iPhone's biggest rivals). According to the New York Post, the partnership would allow for the creation of “some kind of new music-streaming service to promote his [Jay-Z's] acts and music on mobile devices.” [Yahoo News]

Speaking of the Carters, you can now bid for a day with the Queen Bey. Beyoncé and her mother Tina Knowles are giving fans the chance to buy a spot on the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour style team (Pucci, Givenchy, and Ralph & Russo, oh my!), and a VIP concert experience for her July 1 performance. Proceeds from the CharityBuzz auction will benefit the Miss A Meal campaign to raise hunger awareness and feed less-fortunate families in America. [Huffington Post]

First it was Lady Gaga. Then Carrie Underwood, Dave Grohl, and Katy Perry. Now, Taylor Swift joins the growing list of pop sensations to share the stage with the Rolling Stones. The “22” singer moved with Mick Jagger for a performance of “As Tears Go By” during the Chicago stop of their 50 and Counting Tour. [Rolling Stone]

Channing Tatum (or, the Sexiest Man Alive depending on how you look at it), and wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum welcomed a new addition to their family last week. The couple stayed hush about the gender of their child, but days after the birth, have revealed her name. “Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Channing Tatum are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Everly Tatum, who was born on May 31st in London,” read a statement from the Magic Mike star's website. We wonder if she'll share a playdate or two with Kimye's firstborn?! [E! Online]

Lexus has extended its reach into entertainment with British television personality Amanda de Cadenet and its L/Studio broadband channel. Already a purveyor of award-winning programming, Lexus is bringing fans The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet, a weekly web series that delivers candid chats with some of Hollywood's most dynamic women, including Chelsea Handler, Zoe Saldana, and Issa Rae. Tune in (for free!) here. [GLAM Inbox]