Beyoncé and Jay-Z deliver huge career-spanning set as they kick off On The Run II tour in Cardiff

The superstar couple debuted their new live show at the Principality Stadium in the Welsh capital last night (June 6)

Beyoncé and Jay-Z kicked off their On The Run II world tour in Cardiff last night (June 6), with the duo delivering a career-spanning 42-song setlist – check out fan-shot videos, pictures and the full setlist below.

The two artists’ giant world tour is now underway, with UK dates set to take place in Glasgow, Manchester and London in the next two weeks – some tickets are still available, which you can find here.

During a set which spanned two-and-a-half-hours, both Beyoncé and Jay-Z played a number of their own solo hits from their respective back catalogues – while the pair also performed ‘Drunk In Love’, ‘Upgrade U’ and ”03 Bonnie & Clyde’ together.


Beyoncé and Jay-Z have reportedly rehearsed over 60 songs for the tour, with the pair performing 42 of those last night.

The show was also backed by a pair of huge screens, which at one point flashed up images of the couple holding two infants with the words ‘Love is universal’ projected on a screen in between.

Many fans initially believed that the babies in the video were the couple’s twins, Rumi and Sir Carter, but a rep for the two artists subsequently told Buzzfeed that the children featured in the video are not the couple’s children.

Check out some fan-shot pictures and videos from last night’s performance below.


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See the full setlist for the On The Run II tour opener below.

Holy Grail
Part II (On the Run)
’03 Bonnie & Clyde
Drunk in Love
Irreplaceable (Interlude)
Diva (with segments of “Dirt Off Your Shoulder”)
On to the Next One
Feeling Myself
Top Off
Naughty Girl
Big Pimpin’

Run This Town
Baby Boy
You Don’t Love Me (No, No, No) [Dawn Penn cover]
Hold Up / Countdown
Sorry / Me, Myself & I

99 Problems
Ring the Alarm
Don’t Hurt Yourself
I Care
No Church in the Wild
Song Cry / MaNyfaCedGod

Family Feud
Upgrade U
N****s in Paris
Beach Is Better
Run the World (Girls)
Public Service Announcement
The Story of O.J.
Déjà Vu
Show Me What You Got
Crazy in Love
U Don’t Know

Perfect Duet (Ed Sheeran & Beyoncé cover)
Young Forever