Beyonce, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium: ‘Greatest of all time’ say fans

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Beyoncé’s Tottenham Hostpur Stadium show featured her daughter, Blue Ivy, and a tribute to Tina Turner.

The London leg of Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour kicked off at Tottenham Hotspur stadium on Monday evening, delighting thousands of fans.

The pop superstar told the crowd “I love you” as she opened the first of her five night residency at the north London stadium, saying “I can’t believe this is my job, thank you”.

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The Grammy winning singer performed hit tracks from her dance-focused seventh studio album Renaissance, including favourites Alien Superstar and Cuff It and some of her older tracks including Crazy in Love.

She paid tribute to Tina Turner, following the singer’s death last week, performing a slow tempo rendition of River Deep, Mountain High.

Her 11-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, made an appearance leading a troupe of dancers, clad in a red boiler suit and black shades.

The audience was packed with a number of A-list guests including Naomi Campbell, Kris Jenner, Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa and her boyfriend Romain Gavras.

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Other celebrity guests spotted in the crowd included Frank Ocean and Broadway star Jonathan Groff.

Emotional fans took to social media to share their joy.

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke, described the show as “the single greatest night of my life”.

In an Instagram post she wrote: “She brought us to tears, she brought us dancing ‘till our feet bled and my God did she remind us why life is worth every second of living. We bow down to your glory & the most spectacular awe inspiring show I have ever witnessed!”

Gill Brown tweeted: “The only good decision I ever made in childhood was to be a Beyoncé superfan. She was everything tonight. Queen of my life.”

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Jess Long wrote: “Beyoncé in London was the greatest piece of art I have ever seen. Simply breathtaking.”

Rickey Wax tweeted: “I’m just trying to take tonight in but I really watched the greatest performer of all time  Beyonce entertain a sold out stadium and did not miss a single note. I will definitely remember tonight for the rest of my life. Am I dreaming?”

Queen Bey is in the capital all week, with her other four shows at the north London stadium taking place on May 30 and June 1, 3 and 4.

She kicked off the first of the UK dates of her tour in Cardiff last Wednesday before moving to Edinburgh and Sunderland.

The Renaissance world tour is Beyonce’s first in seven years, and saw her kick off with an explosive show in Stockholm.

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