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Beyoncé Became the First Black Woman to Headline Coachella

Beyoncé Became the First Black Woman to Headline Coachella

During her two-hour set, the 36-year-old sang massive hits including insane in Love and teamed up with husband Jay-Z and sister Solange.

Jay-Z made a quick appearance but not so Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams who performed "Soldier", "Say My Name" and "Lose My Breath" with Beyoncé, creating a Destiny's Child concert within a concert. Other headliners included the Weeknd and Eminem.

She shared the stage with over 100 dancers and a brass marching band for the expertly choreographed set. Also after she sang with Destiny's child, Solange came out and danced to "Get Me Bodied".

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Beyoncé left fans in awe during Saturday's performance at Coachella, even sparking a viral hashtag.

The Destiny's Child reunion sent audience goers into meltdown with excitement. She emphasized her being the first black woman in history to headline Coachella by covering James Weldon Johnson's "Lift Every Voice and Sing".

Director Ava DuVernay was the first to share her appreciation for the Single Ladies singer - flocking to Twitter to share a clip of the 36-year-old mid-performance. She had been scheduled to headline last year's festival, but had to postpone because of her pregnancy.

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Needless to say, the crowd, and fans at home, went absolutely insane for the trio - and who could blame them? "I had time to dream with two attractive souls in my belly and this, this is everything I dreamed of and more".

Beyoncé wowed the Coachella crowd Saturday, prompting many to brand the festival #Beychella.

However, the Someone Like You star took to Instagram to let the mum-of-three know just how much she was enjoying her performance.

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