Beyoncé Opens BET Awards Dancing Barefoot In Water

Beyoncé gave BET Awards viewers a glimpse into her sell-out Formation World Tour when she opened the show on Sunday night with a performance of her song “Freedom.”

The star and recent recipient of the CFDA’s Fashion Icon award kicked off the awards wearing one of her signature embellished bodysuits and danced barefoot with her group of fierce backup dancers, which she does on her tour.

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Beyoncé opened the 2016 BET Awards with her song “Freedom.”
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The dancers arrived ahead of the show in “formation” wearing an array of unique outfits and brightly hued pumps. Midway through her performance, Kendrick Lamar joined Beyoncé onstage and jumped in the water with her shoes on.

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Dancers from Beyoncé’s Formation Tour.
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Beyoncé at the 2016 BET Awards.
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Beyoncé performing with Kendrick Lamar at the 2016 BET Awards.
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Lately when she’s not performing, Beyoncé has been spotted in heels by designers including Gianvito Rossi and Alaïa.

Beyoncé New York Alaia Fringe Platforms
Beyoncé paired her colorful skirt and kimono with a Burberry handbag and Alaïa fringe platforms.

Click through the gallery to see what stars wore on the 2016 BET Awards red carpet.

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