Beyonce performs for the first time in FOUR YEARS in Dubai at Atlantis The Royal opening


She’s back! Beyonce has first concert in FOUR YEARS in Dubai at Atlantis The Royal opening… as fans manage to capture the show despite phone ban

  • Beyoncé required guests to lock up their phones, but some skirted the rules
  • The singer, 41, was reported to be doing an hour-long show back in December
  • She is coming off her massively successful album Renaissance, released in July 

Beyoncé returned with a grand performance in Dubai on Saturday, marking her first concert in four years.

The 41-year-old musical icon was taking to the stage to celebrate the opening of new luxury hotel Atlantis The Royal, which managed to draw out a bevy of international stars.

Despite the high profile of the event, the hitmaker tried to tamp down on the publicity by banning recording and forcing attendees to lock up their phones ahead of the show.

Still, a few intrepid attendees managed to keep their cameras free and shared videos of Beyoncé belting out her hits, including Halo.

She’s back! Beyoncé, 41, returned to the stage for her first concert in four years when she performed in Dubai on Saturday for the opening of the luxury hotel Atlantis The Royal

Celebrities who turned up for the star-studded show include Halle Bailey, Corey Stokes, Ellen Pompeo and husband, Chris Ivory and actress Patricia Contreras.

The concert is the Grammy winner’s first since the release of her Renaissance album in July.

She was reportedly paid $24 million for the performance at the luxury resort for the invitation only concert, according to TMZ

Payday: She was reportedly paid $24 million for the performance at the luxury resort for the invitation only concert, according to TMZ

Payday: She was reportedly paid $24 million for the performance at the luxury resort for the invitation only concert, according to TMZ

Video surreptitiously shot during the soundcheck earlier in the week indicate the Dream Girls star will be belting out hits such as  Naughty Girl, Halo, Spirit and Freedom.  

It’s believed her husband Jay-Z might join her on stage for a couple of songs as well.  

The Dubai concert is Beyonce’s first live performance since appearing at a Tribute to the late Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in 2020. Her rendition of Be Alive from the film King Richard at the 2022 Oscars was taped. 

Live: The Dubai concert is Beyonce's first live performance since appearing at a Tribute to the late Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in 2020. Her rendition of Be Alive from the film King Richard at the 2022 Oscars was taped

Live: The Dubai concert is Beyonce’s first live performance since appearing at a Tribute to the late Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in 2020. Her rendition of Be Alive from the film King Richard at the 2022 Oscars was taped

Many fans are hoping the Dubai concert could be a launching point for an upcoming Renaissance tour. No dates have been announced. 

Beyonce, reportedly confirmed she will be hitting the road in October at the  fifth annual Wearable Art Gala, where an attendee  snapped up a package for an upcoming show, consisting of two first class plane tickets and concert tickets to the city of their choice, as well as three nights at a Marriott property, according to Hot New Hip Hop.

 

 

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