Celebrities and celebrity musicians from Hugh Jackman and Zachary Quinto to No Doubt and a pregnant Alicia Keys gathered last night in Central Park for the Global Citizen Festival, which aims to end extreme poverty by 2030. (To get a free concert ticket, attendees had to pledge to do something for the cause such as sign a petition or tweet at global leaders.) But the mother of all celebrities, Beyoncé, came out and upstaged them all, when she performed “Holy Grail” and “Young Forever” alongside her husband Jay Z, the headliner. At the end of the former, Hova bellowed, “That’s real life, New York!” Some of you will speculate as to why they’re performing a song about a very tumultuous relationship amid rumors of an impending divorce. Maybe they’re just trolling you. Or maybe it’s just a song. Watch it below:
And then they performed Jay’s “Young Forever” from The Blueprint 3.