Star Scoop: The Carter CD, Americans Take the BAFTAs, Better Call Saul Breaks Records


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We’re not going to humor you with a “still on the run” joke here. But if producer Detail’s tease proves true, Jay Z and Beyoncé could be dropping a joint album later this year. Blue Ivy is rumored to executive produce. [Billboard]

Sunday night wasn’t just home to the Grammys. Across the pond, Hollywood’s top talent gathered to celebrate the 2015 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards where, ironically, American leads racked up top honors. Julianne MoorePatricia Arquette, and J.K. Simmons reigned in their respective categories, with Richard Linklater’s cast and crew winning best film for Boyhood. [Vogue UK]

Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul also had a winning Sunday night. It broke the record for biggest cable premiere with 6.9 million viewers, falling shortly behind this season’s broadcast network premieres of How to Get Away with Murder and Empire. [The Hollywood Reporter]

The Grammys, however, didn’t fare too well. The CBS broadcast earned its lowest ratings in the past six years with 25.3 million tuned in. To put things in perspective, the show drew in 28.5 million viewers just last year. We guess Kanye pulling a Kanye couldn’t even boost those views. [Variety]

A day after his first Grammys win, Kendrick Lamar (finally!) dropped a follow-up to the award-winning “i.” It’s a socially and politically riveting track that’s as timely as it is ferocious. Listen here. [YouTube]