Beyoncé rang in her forty second birthday with a shock serenade from the legendary Diana Ross at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA, on Sept. 4. Surrounded by hundreds of followers on her “Renaissance” World Tour — together with several celebrity friends — Beyoncé ran over to Ross and pulled her right into a heat embrace on stage. After exchanging some birthday pleasantries with Beyoncé, Ross turned to guide the cheering crowd in a spherical of “Happy Birthday.”

“There can be no me with out you.”

“Diana Ross singing Happy Birthday to Beyoncé on her birthday at her LA present [was] UNREAL!” Emile Ennis Jr. captioned a video of the heartwarming second on Instagram. As Ross sang together with the viewers, she held fingers with Beyoncé, who jumped excitedly in place and pulled Ross into one other hug when the music got here to a detailed. “Thank you a lot, you’re so wonderful,” Beyoncé informed Ross earlier than turning to face the gang. “This is the legendary Diana Ross! There can be no me with out you, and thanks a lot for all your sacrifice and your magnificence and your grace. Thank you for opening doorways for me. Thank you a lot.”

Smiling, Ross replied, “You sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to me, so I wished to sing it to you.” In 2019, Beyoncé helped Ross celebrate her 75th birthday with an impromptu rendition of the music throughout a star-studded birthday celebration on the Hollywood Palladium. Notable friends included members of Ross’s household — Tracee Ellis Ross and Evan Ross — Stevie Wonder, Gabrielle Union, Khloé Kardashian, DJ Khaled, and extra.

In previous interviews, Beyoncé has cited Ross as one in every of her greatest musical inspirations, highlighting her abilities as an all-around entertainer. “Give it up for the queen!” Beyoncé mentioned into the mic earlier than exiting the stage hand in hand with Ross on her birthday.

More than 50 dates deep into her “Renaissance” World Tour, Beyoncé has serenaded upward of two million followers, making reminiscences that can final a lifetime. Now, to see the 32-time Grammy winner’s night time rocked by a music legend brings the whole manufacturing full circle. Witness the unforgettable second between Ross and Beyoncé forward.

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