Beyoncé took the stage on Saturday for her long-anticipated efficiency at Coachella 2018, following her cancellation of her headlining set on the annual music competition final 12 months attributable to her being pregnant together with her twins. It is fairly the historic evening, as her show-stopping efficiency marks the primary time black girl has headlined the music competition.
The set was full of costumes by Balmain’s Olivier Rousting, a military of dancers and particular company like husband Jay-Z and Future’s Youngster, who carried out hits, together with “Say My Title and “Soldier.” Bey’s sister Solange even got here out to bop alongside the Grammy winner.
Earlier within the evening, it was confirmed that Bey could be joined fellow Future’s Youngster stars Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams for a throwback second.
This additionally marks Bey’s first efficiency for the reason that 2017 Grammy Awards and her first live performance set since late 2016.
On the high of her set, which begun previous 11 p.m., the chart-topping singer appeared onstage with over 200 backup dancers and a marching band, who appeared all through the high-octane efficiency.
The celebrity dazzled the group in an elaborate leotard, cape and headdress created by Rousteing. The 36-year-old opened the set by asking the excited crowd, “Y’all prepared Coachella?” after which broke into hits “Loopy in Love.”
After rocking her Egyptian-inspired ensemble, the mom of three shortly turned into a yellow sweatshirt, jean shorts and glittering boots, which was additionally custom-made by Rousting, and broke into “Formation.”
Afterward within the efficiency, B opted for an attractive, futuristic look that consisted of a patent leather-based leotard and thigh-high boots.
Over an hour into the headlining efficiency, Jay stunned the viewers at Empire Polo Subject when he took to the stage for his or her duet “Deja Vu.”
In the direction of the top of the present she was joined by Rowland and Williams in military-inspired numbers.
Minutes earlier than hitting the stage, the singer hit up her Instagram to put up footage of her in her elaborate costumes.
In accordance with Vogue, Rousteing additionally dressed the queen’s 200-plus dancers, in addition to Rowland and Williams, who lit the evening on fireplace with their Future’s Youngster throwback second.
Proper earlier than the ultimate tune, “Love on High,” Bey thanked the group for being there and defined: “I used to be purported to carry out at Coachella earlier than however I ended up getting pregnant…thank God.”
The present went previous 1 a.m.
For months, there have been rumors that she and the Future’s Youngster members would have a bunch reunion onstage at Coachella—and fortunate for everybody, that rumor was true!
The lady group final reunited on stage on the 2015 Stellar Gospel Music Awards. Two years prior, Rowland and Williams joined Beyonce for her Tremendous Bowl 2013 halftime present.
Earlier on Saturday, Bey gave her followers a shout-out.
“I’m so excited to see the BeyHive tonight at Coachella,” Beyoncé stated on Fb that morning. “We’ve been working laborious and have a particular present deliberate for you so please be secure and keep hydrated. We’d like your vitality! There can be an hour intermission earlier than my efficiency, so mark your spot, cost your telephones, seize your drinks. Cannot wait to see y’all at 11:05pm!”
In June, Beyoncé and husband Jay-Z will embark on one other co-headlining tour, beginning within the U.Ok.