Beyoncé becomes first black woman in history to headline Coachella

Beyoncé becomes first black woman in history to headline Coachella

"Y'all ready Coachella?", she asked the crowd as she opened her set, becoming the first woman of color to headline the music festival in Indio, California.

She paid tribute to historically black colleges and universities and performed Lift Every Voice and Sing, known as the unofficial national black anthem.

Strutting to the tune of a marching band, she later reappeared on the stage wearing a yellow crop top and hot trousers paired with tasselled boots again from Balmain.

She ended her performance by praising her band and dancers, as well as thanking festival-goers.

All eyes were on Beyonce's historic headline performance at Coachella on Saturday, which made her ensuing wardrobe malfunction all the more noticeable.

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The singer's publicist sent out an email on Friday to news outlets asking for them to refrain from using fan photos of her Coachella performance.

She packed heaps more into her Coachella set, bringing out husband Jay Z for "Deja Vu" and dancing with sister Solange.

"I am so excited to see the BeyHive tonight at Coachella".

After weeks of rumors, Coachella audience was lucky to also witness the much hyped Destiny's Child reunion. That's right, Beyonce, 36, invited Kelly Rowland, 37, and Michelle Williams, 37, on to the stage during her huge, headlining performance and needless to say, fans went nuts. "I hope y'all enjoyed the show, we worked very hard". "We need your energy!"

The R'n'B legends reformed on stage to perform "Lose My Breath, ' 'Say My Name" and 'Soldier.' It topped of what was an electric performance from the undoubted Queen of Pop.