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Beyoncé becomes first black woman to headline Coachella – and it’s now called #Beychella


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Beyoncé becomes first black woman to headline Coachella – and it’s now called #Beychella

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Beyoncé has made history as the first black woman to headline Coachella, giving the music festival a new name: #Beychella.

As well as becoming the first black woman to headline the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California, Bey was only the third female solo act to headline, after Björk and Lady Gaga.

But wait, there’s more…

She also reunited with Destiny’s Child for the band’s 20th anniversary, and was joined on stage by Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams to perform songs including Lose My Breath, Say My Name and Soldier.

It’s the first time they have appeared together since the Stellar Gospel Music Awards in 2015. Destiny’s Child are one of the most successful female groups ever, with 14 UK Top 40 songs and two UK Number 1 songs.

Beyoncé also performed Lift Every Voice and Sing – which is often referred to as …

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