Beyoncé Giselle is an American singer, songwriter and dancer. After her debut album ‘Dangerously in Love’ in 2003, her singles Crazy in Love and Baby Boy were featured on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Following the success of her first album, she released her second album B’Day which had singles like Beautiful Liar and Irreplaceable.
Beyoncé has received criticism from the media and other groups because of her appearance, way of dressing and personality. In spite of all this, she stood strong and is a well-known name in the music industry. She has also inspired many leading artists like Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Adele and many more.
‘Queen Bey’ has again fetched the limelight. Recently she performed in Dubai after a long break of 4 years.
Life at a glance
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Born as Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas. Fans gave her the nickname ‘Queen Bey’. The singer was born to parents Mathew Knowles and Tina Lawson. Her father is a university lecturer, an American record executive and a businessman. He also managed his daughters’ careers. Her mother is a businesswoman, fashion designer and philanthropist.
She is a singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and producer. The singer got married to Jay-Z in 2008.
Appeared in many movies, on-screen:
- Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001)
- Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
- The Fighting Temptations (2003)
- Fade to Black (2004)
- The Pink Panther (2006)
- Dreamgirls (2006)
- Cadillac Records (2008)
- Obsessed (2009)
- Epic (2013)
- The Lion King (2019)
She has also directed a few movies:
- Life Is But a Dream (2013)
- Beyoncé: Lemonade (2016)
- Homecoming (2019)
- Black Is King (2020)
Beyoncé Live in Dubai
On January 21, 2023, Beyoncé performed Live in Dubai after four years of a long break. The host, Atlantis The Royal especially invited the audience. The audience included influencers and journalists.
US music website Pitchfork announced that Beyoncé will be performing in Dubai for a ‘Luxury Weekend’.
Special invites from Beyoncé’s Team
The invites were sent by Beyoncé’s team for the unofficial opening of Hotel, Atlantis the Royal.
The invite said, “Beyoncé invites you to a weekend where your dreams become your destination. You and a guest are invited for epicurean feasts, beachside indulgences, and special reveal experiences including business class airfare, first-class ground transportation, and first-class accommodations at Atlantis the Royal.”
Live performance at the Luxury Hotel in Dubai
The performance was almost an hour by the singer. It was attended by over 1,000 guests including influencers, celebrities and ‘special guests’. Singer’s family included Jay-Z, her parents and friends like Chloe x Halle.
Beyoncé started her performance with Etta James’ ‘At Last’. She was accompanied by an all-female orchestra called Firdaus and a Lebanese dance troop called the Mayyas.
Reportedly, the singer’s daughter, Blue Ivy shared the stage with her mother for the song ‘Brown Skin Girl’.
The afterparty was managed by DJ Swedish House Mafia.
Interestingly, it is reported that Beyoncé was raised about 16 feet over the ground for her performance on the song ‘Drunk in Love’ towards the end of the show.
New angle of @Beyonce’s Drunk In Love performance pic.twitter.com/C2u0HKQdiE
— Beyoncé Press. | Fan Account (@beyoncepress) January 21, 2023
Star-studded guest list at Beyoncé Live
The Atlantis Royal was packed with celebrities all over. Supermodel Kendall Jenner, actress Ellen Pompeo, Liam Payne, Jonathan Cheban, Simon Huck, Ronan Keating, Marvin and Rochelle Humes, Millie Mackintosh, Hugo Taylor, Caroline Stanbury and Chanel Ayan (Real Housewives of Dubai stars), Huda Kattan, Lojain Omran Karen Wazen, Elias Bakhaazi, Mona Kattan, Hassan Elamin, Caroline Brooks, Jwana Karim, Shanaya Kapoor, Rebel Wilson, Gauri Khan, Suhana Khan and Farah Khan and many more.
How much did Beyoncé get paid?
Beyoncé is paid around $24 million for performing Live if the reports have to be trusted. Not only that, but she also got a lavish stay with her family at The Royal Mansion. The cost of this accommodation is $100,000 per night.
Wow!!! I mean such a fancy amount.
Let’s take you to the host of the massive weekend party.
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Atlantis Royal, Dubai
Atlantis Royal has been considered the most expensive hotel with the largest accommodation in the world.
A walkthrough of the Hotel
Lavish Living Room from The Royal Mansion
Washrooms that The Royal Mansion also comes with a sea view.
Who wouldn’t want to wake up in this kind of bedroom where you get an infinite sea view?
The pool at the top, the terrace with a view of The Sky Pool Villas
Undoubtedly, the hotel looks ultra luxurious and certainly proves the tagline given, ‘Luxury at its best’.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What did Beyoncé do in Dubai?
She performed in a private concert for the unofficial launch of Atlantis Royal.
2. Which is Beyoncé’s most famous song?
3. Who is Beyoncés’ husband?
4. How many children do they have?
3. Blue Ivy Carter, 11 years, and twins Rumi Carter and Sir Carter, 5 years
5. What is her net worth?
Estimated at $400 million
6. Is Jay-Z, a billionaire?
Yes, with a net worth estimated at $1.3 billion
Beyoncé has been very popular ever since her first album release. She has released millions of songs to date and has been doing Live shows as well. But, for the last 4-5 years, she has not appeared in any Live concert.
She had been in the news from Dubai for her private concert. This was for hotel Atlantis Royal’s unofficial launch. The hotel offers the world’s most luxurious stay in Dubai. The bookings for the general public will start next month.
The makers of Atlantis Royal claimed on their, ” A masterclass of sophistication, a stay at Atlantis The Royal delivers extraordinary luxury, unlike anywhere else. Expect some of the most elegant Rooms, Suites, and Signature Penthouses in the world, designed to immerse you in absolute comfort and luxury.
Soaring 43 stories high with infinite views of the Arabian Sea and Palm Island, stays at this iconic resort effortlessly fuse stylish interiors with great outdoor lounging areas. The private balconies, expansive terraces, and private pools create a feeling of sitting amongst the clouds. This is a stay that you’ll show off for years.’
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