Beyonce lights up Coachella with maiden performance and Destiny's Child reunion

Joann Johnston
April 15, 2018

"Thank you Coachella for letting me be the very first girl into headline".

Beyoncé expressed her elation with the comeback, saying: "I'm so happy right now".

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They performed a medley of old hits, including Baby Boy, Say My Name and Soldier, before Beyonce introduced Michelle and Kelly as "my sisters" and told them she loves them.

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Beyoncé's top-lining performance was also a historic one, as she became the first black woman ever to headline Coachella.

Back in 2006, Destiny's Child announced their final show at that year's NBA All-Star Game, with all of the group's members going on to continue their respective solo careers.

Queen Bey, who was scheduled to perform past year, had to cancel her gig as she was pregnant with her twins at that time.

"Y'all ready Coachella?" Beyonce said at the start of her set. Lady Gaga stepped in as her replacement. "I had time to dream with two handsome souls in my belly and this, this is everything I dreamed of and more". The singer took to social media to share her look alongside her former fellow bandmates, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. Her last performance was during the 2017 Grammy Awards. "I hope y'all enjoyed the show, we worked very hard".

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