by (@missmuttoo)

Beyonce And Blue Ivy Enjoy The Early New York Spring

After that initial first glimpse of Blue Ivy Carter and a couple of walks two weeks ago, we haven’t seen much of Beyonce and Jay-Z’s firstborn. We already know that Bey is look lovely so soon after giving birth, and we mean all the time. But while we love us some glam Queen B, we were hankering to see some relaxed momma-daughter shots. Today is that day, folks. You may not be able to see Blue Ivy’s face, but that’s her up there secured to Beyonce. And she’s even got herself a blue pacifier (photo on the right), bless! This is what we like to see. These shots were taken in Tribeca, New York, just yesterday as the singer took her daughter out for a walk. Looking good, family Carter!

[Photo: Splash News Online]

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by (@JordanRuntagh)

The 8 Greatest Women In Pop: Beyonce And Mariah Carey Battle For The Crown

When diva meets diva, you know it’s gonna be good! We’re in the second round of our 8 Greatest Women In Pop poll, and now the people have spoken and pitted Mariah Carey against Beyonce! It’s a pretty evenly matched fight, as both ladies have a lot in common. They’re both new moms, both have famous husbands, and most importantly, they’re both got super hot ‘n’ sassy style to burn! Can Mimi take on Bebe? Check out the gallery of their best looks below to help you decide, and then cast your vote in our poll! Do it soon, voting for this round closes at 11 AM tomorrow, Friday the 24th…

May the fabbest diva win!

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by (@shalapitcher)

Beyonce And Jay-Z Vs. Jeremy Lin: New Yorkers Face An Important Dilemma

What a confusing night for New York basketball fans! While Knicks fans were anxious to see whether the miracle of Jeremy Lin was just a fluke and how he and Carmelo Anthony would work together, a certain New Jersey Nets co-owner and his wife took their seats courtside and watched their team win. Well, to those of us who are only marginally interested in sports, the appearance of Jay-Z and Beyonce at Madison Square Garden was nothing but a blissful occasion. The new parents looked comfortable and casual — with the exception of Beyonce’s Christian Louboutin-clad feet, which were fabulous and probably not so comfortable. Bey’s face was fresh and youthful, with barely a trace of makeup, highlighted by her simple, half-ponytail. And could those blue nails be her tribute to Blue Ivy, who was in the studio recording her first album at home with the babysitter while mom and dad slipped out for date night? Fashionbombdaily.com pointed out her Brooklyn Bridge ring, from nOIr, which is also pretty cool. Except for those of us who aren’t really so thrilled about that giant monstrosity of a new Nets stadium in our Brooklyn neighborhood … Let’s just look at the pretty shoes again, shall we?

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by (@hallekiefer)

Is Janet Jackson On Her Way To Becoming An X Factor Judge?

Now that Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger have gotten the boot from The X Factor, leaving Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid left to grumble behind the judges’ table, it seems that the show is desperately in need of a Nice Judge. Someone who will get misty-eyed when a 13-year-old belts out a Mariah song, even if that 13-year-old sounds like a rusty rake scraping against a chalkboard. Enter Janet Jackson! According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jackson is in preliminary talks to occupy one of the available slots. When asked by Anderson Cooper if she was already an X Factor judge in an interview set to air Monday, Janet demurred, “No, I am not. But that’s all I really think I should say.” Lord help those contestants if they’re nasty, is all we’re saying.

While the prospect of bringing Beyonce onto the show seems to be nothing but gossip so far, Simon did confirm rumors that the show was in touch with Whitney Houston prior to her passing. “We were ironically going to meet on Monday and of course, one of the names we were going to be talking about in that meeting as a possible mentor on the new series of X Factor was going to be Whitney Houston,” Cowell admitted to Piers Morgan. While Whitney would have been phenomenal on the show, Janet brings a lot of the same qualities to the table: they both seem kind, fair and, most importantly, talented enough for their opinion actually mean something. Simon, we’re looking at you here…

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by (@hallekiefer)

Former Destiny’s Child Members Gush About Blue Ivy, Beyonce’s Mamahood

At least two former Destiny’s Child members agree: no one expected Beyonce to be the first to have a kid. Not because she wouldn’t be an amazing mom (“She has always had this motherly spirit about her,” LeToya Luckett gushes) or because she’d have any problem finding a great dad (“God made Jay for her,” raves Michelle Williams), but because Beyonce has always been a career woman first and foremost.

“We just never knew that she would be the first to have a baby or the first to get married because we always knew she had a focus that was…not human when it comes to her work,” Williams explained at the Essence Black Women In Music event. Said Luckett of her former band mate, “She’s a planner! Literally, I think she planned her whole life out. ‘At 30, I’m going to have a baby!’ Then at 30, she had a baby. That’s just Bey.” Then Williams imitated Bey doing crunches and breast-feeding at the same time. “We’re gonna do crunches, Boo Boo! Come on!,” Michelle joked. Ugh, why did Destiny’s Child ever break up?

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by (@shalapitcher)

20 Adorable Couples Being Adorable To Get You In The Valentine’s Mood

Happy Valentine’s Day! Or not, depending on how you feel about the holiday. And listen, we know there are a lot of singletons out there who are not so pleased about how much we in the media focus on this holiday. But we can’t help it, OK? We cover divorces and breakdowns and deaths and fights all the time, and it’s really nice to have a day that’s all about the important things in life. (No, not the unveiling of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, though that’s nice too.) We just really want to escape from it all and look at Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez nuzzling each other. We would like to soak in the happiness that is Adam Lambert and Sauli Koskinen’s love, bask in Jay-Z and Beyonce’s adorable glory, shiver with delight at the perpetual hotness of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, and marvel at the lasting power of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. We are hoping some of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s world-saving affection will rub off on us. And we’re even going to allow for some admiration of Tom Brady and Gisele Bunchen, football loyalties aside.

But here’s some good news for you black-hearted V-day haters: The last time we did a best couples gallery, back in December, one of those couples announced their divorce a few days later. Oh, no! What have we done?!?

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by (@hallekiefer)

So…Are You Ready To See The First Photos Of Blue Ivy Carter?

Blue Ivy Carter photos are finally here and the golden child looks like…well, like any other new-born baby. Sweet and darling and sort of like a grandma, is how we could best describe her. In what we would consider a social media master stroke, mama Beyonce and pop Jay-Z put up several snapshots of baby Blue on a new Tumblr entitled helloblueivycarter this evening. Check out the adorable babe in arms…after the jump!

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by (@JordanRuntagh)

Jay-Z And Beyonce Want To Trademark “Blue Ivy Carter”

If you want to try and market that Blue Ivy energy drink, you better do it fast, because Beyonce and Jay-Z are taking steps to trademark their daughters name. According to the L.A. Times, the super-parents have already filled out an application at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to copyright their daughter’s distinctive moniker. The couple want to have the exclusive rights to the name, in hopes of launching a brand of baby products in the near future. Apparently the patent office has been flooded with “Blue Ivy”-themed applications since the baby’s birth on January 7thRolling Stone reports that a fashion designer tried to trademark “Blue Ivy Carter NYC”, and another wannabe entrepreneur attempted to snag “Blue Ivy Carter Glory IV” to use for a brand of perfume. Both of these requests have been denied, along with all others so far. But we have a funny feeling that Bey and Jay are likely going to be the exception!

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by (@missmuttoo)

Beyonce Steps Out A Second Night In A Row Looking Fabulous

After laying low since the birth of her daughter Blue Ivy Carter, Beyoncé is back and ready to play. She was out day before yesterday in a gorgeous orange Alice by Temperley dress and gold and sapphire jewelry by Ofira and Lorraine Schwartz. Bey went out for husband Jay-Z‘s concert at Carnegie Hall — way to support the hubby! We thought she’d vanish for some time after giving us a glimpse of her fabulousness, but hallelujah, that wasn’t meant to be. Beyonce made it out two nights in a row, stepping out in New York City a second time last night. She looked no less incredible in a sparkling, sequined, navy blue Monique Lhullier dress, Gucci shoes, Chanel purse and Lorraine Schwartz bling. Oh my!

As far as we can see, on both nights, the baby weight seems to be under control and Bey looks curvy, happy and glowing. We’re really hoping that she pops in to the Grammys on February 12. Who here thinks she just may? Positive thinking, people!

[Photos: Splash News Online/ Beyonce Online]

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by (@missmuttoo)

Take Your First Look At Beyonce Since She Gave Birth To Blue Ivy

Oh, HEY! It’s Beyonce! This is the first time anyone has seen her publicly since the birth of her chart-topping daughter Blue Ivy Carter on January7, and we have to say, she looks pretty effin’ fabulous. Bey was out to support husband Jay-Z at his Carnegie Hall concert, and this photograph was taken after they went to his 40/40 Club to celebrate. She’s looking slightly more voluptuous than usual, but if we didn’t know any better, we’d say there’s not a pound of extra baby weight on her. She’s wearing an Alice by Temperley dress and the bits of gold and sapphire jewelry you can see is by Ofira and Lorraine Schwartz. Lookin’ good, mamma!

We’re seriously hoping she’ll appear at the Grammys this weekend. You know, purely so she can support Hov, not because we need to see more of her. Nope. Don’t mind us.

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