As Jay-Z turns 43 on December 4th, the hip-hop mogul has much to celebrate. This year he welcomed his greatest joy in the birth of his daughter Blue Ivy, partnered up with Kanye for the Watch the Throne tour and opened the doors to the new Barclay's Center.
Jay also looked on with pride as Beyonce was named People magazine's "Most Beautiful Woman" of 2012 soon after giving birth to Blue. The couple also raised a whopping $4 million for President Obama's campaign, which was held at his successful 40/40 club in New York.
So, as Jay celebrates his many accomplishments for the year, take a look at the above slide to check out his top party pics of all time.