Beyonce, Jay-Z to Raise Money for Obama

September 13, 2012 - 6:34 PM

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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2008 file photo shows Jay-Z, right, speaking to Sen. Barrack Obama, D-Ill., supporters as Diddy, center, and Russell Simmons, left, look on during a campaign rally for then-Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama in Miami. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is getting a boost from pop stars Beyonce and Jay-Z. The superstar couple will hold a fundraiser with Obama on Tuesday at a swanky New York nightclub that Jay-Z owns. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is getting a boost from pop stars Beyonce and Jay-Z.

The superstar couple will hold a fundraiser with Obama on Tuesday at a swanky New York nightclub that Jay-Z owns.

Tickets are $40,000, but the campaign says a small donation lands a chance to win two tickets — airfare and hotel included.

Beyonce says in an email to Obama's supporters that she's a huge fan and will do whatever it takes to help him win a close race.

This isn't the first time the Obamas have teamed up with the A-list couple to promote each other's causes. Michelle Obama helped Beyonce with efforts to promote global humanitarianism, and the president appeared in a pre-recorded video earlier this month at a Jay-Z event in Philadelphia.