JAY-Z AND DESTINY’S CHILD JOIN BEYONCE FOR HISTORY-MAKING COACHELLA PERFORMANCE!

“I am so excited to see the BeyHive tonight at Coachella,” Beyonce said ahead of her highly anticipated Coachella performance on Saturday night.

The unforgettable night was a year in the making as the 36-year-old star missed last year’s festival because she was pregnant with twins Sir and Rumi. Lady Gaga stepped in as the headliner.

But this year belonged to Beyonce, who arrived at Empire Polo Field in grand style, every inch the queen in an Egyptian-inspired Balmain creation. Beyonce made history, becoming the first black woman ever to headline at the desert festival.

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And what a spectacle it was…in the best possible way.

With bleachers lining the stage, a sea of back up dancers and a colossal marching band in tow, we were all thrown back to high school game days. The pep-rally like atmosphere with drum lines, trumpets and tubas blaring, was infectious, thrilling the weekend revelers.

Beyonce then got comfortable, changing into a bright yellow sweatshirt, cut-off shorts and Balmain fringed boots for an epic set of her greatest hits from “Crazy In Love,” “Love On Top” and “Sorry” to “Drunk In Love,” “Don’t Hurt Yourself” and “Freedom.”

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Solange joined her sister on stage before husband Jay-Z added to the drama, dueting on “Déjà Vu” with his wife. And then there was a Destiny’s Child reunion.

As the lights dimmed and the silhouettes of Beyonce, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams appeared, the crowd went wild. The trio strutted down the stage, belting out their big hits like “Say My Name,” “Lose My Breath” and “Soldier.” It was as if no time had passed as the three, clad in camouflage-detailed ensembles, delivered in front of a salivating audience. The energy was electric, as was their undeniable chemistry.

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For anyone who watched Beyonce’s high-wattage 2016 Super Bowl performance, her nearly two hour Coachella set topped that – a career high that won’t soon be forgotten.

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