Beyonce Ends Mrs. Carter Show Tour in Brooklyn: See the Diva Open the Show With "Run the World (Girls)"
After touring 25 countries in the last 8 months, Beyonce doesn't need to ask "Who run the world." The superstar closed out the North American leg of her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Sunday, Dec. 22.
The "Diva" singer had a killer setlist featuring most of her iconic hits like "Irreplaceable," "Love on Top," "Crazy in Love," and even the Destiny's Child hit "Survivor."
She opened the sold-out show with the female empowerment anthem "Run the World (Girls)." Us Weekly's exclusive footage reveals the show's opening video montage followed by Beyonce's grand entrance.
Beyonce started off the show in a bedazzled military-inspired white jacket, but it was the first of about six total outfits the singer wore throughout the night.
The entire concert lasted just under two hours and featured the Grammy winner flying through the air over the crowd between her two stages.
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She will return to the stage in February 2014 to complete the European portion of her tour after hubby Jay Z's Magna Carter World Tour wraps at the end of January.
Beyonce and Jay Z have a special connection to the Barclays Center, since the rapper grew up in Brooklyn and encouraged the Nets basketball team to move from New Jersey to the Barclays Center. The A-List couple opened the new athletic and performing arts space in October 2012 with a sold-out concert where they performed together on stage. Jay Z had a small stake in the Brooklyn Nets, but had to sell his shares when he started his agency Roc Nation Sports.
Beyonce is still celebrating the surprise release of her fifth, self-titled studio album, which broke iTunes records for digital album downloads in its first week.
"I said to so many people, 'I have an idea to do a visual album,' and everyone was like 'Ok,'" she told the crowd at a Dec. 21 screening of her new album and music videos. "And we did it! And not only did we do it, it’s my company and I’m very proud of that."