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Inside Beyonce’s Soul Train-themed 35th birthday party

Wearing an outfit that would make Goldmember proud, Queen Bey rang in her milestone birthday surrounded by a slew of A-list guests.
Beyonce and Detail

Forget the Oscars; Beyonce’s Soul Train-themed 35th birthday party was the event of the year, and all the stars flocked in to The Big Apple to bow down for the Queen Bey on her special day.

Long-time gal pals Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams dressed to the nines, bringing Destiny’s Child together once more.

Also there to support the mother-of-one on her big night was fellow musicians Usher, Alicia Keys, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Chance the Rapper.

Arriving at around 11pm, Beyonce made a grand entrance beside her husband of eight years in a sparkling jumpsuit and platforms.

Later in the evening, the birthday gal could be seen letting loose on the dance floor before it was time for cake and speeches.

Little Blue Ivy stole the show when she commandeered the mic to say, “Happy birthday mummy!” – a moment that left the crowd saying “aww” in unison.

Soon enough, it was bedtime for the four-year-old, and time for the adults to dance until the sun came up. Literally.

But what’s a party without a little drama…

The Formation hitmaker and her slew of A-list attendees caused quite a bang with their popping and locking on the dancefloor, so much so that police were called to the venue after neighbours issued a noise complaint.

Clearly feeling the love after her big night, the pop icon took to social media with a heartfelt message of thanks to all the fans who’ve shown undying support.

“I just want to say thank you to everyone for all the beautiful and thoughtful birthday wishes.”

“I am so fortunate to have the love and support of my family, my friends, and my hive. We’ve grown up together and you guys continue to inspire and motivate me everyday.

“I’m so grateful for every challenge, every smile, every tear, every discovery, every sacrifice, every triumph, every stretch mark, every kiss, every scar. I strive to make you proud. I love YOOOUUUU!!! B.”

Click through the gallery to check out the night’s best moments!

The woman of the moment arrived with her hubby Jay-Z in an outfit that would make Goldmember proud! Watch the couple get down on the dancefloor in the next slide! Gallery continues…

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Beyonce dances with Jay-Z at her 35th birthday party

In true superstar style, the birthday girl made a quick change into a multi-coloured sequin leotard, ready for a night of boogieing down! Here, she cuddled up with producer Detail.

Sister Solange put her best foot forward in a lime green leather coat, while her husband Alan Ferguson opted for an all-over-orange look.

Usher rocked a fro and some retro shades, but seemed to forget his shirt!

Beyonce made her way around the bash, chatting excitedly to guests before it was finally time for her to blow out her candles. Watch the sweet moment the Queen’s daughter Blue Ivy makes a speech! Gallery continues…

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Blue Ivy wishes mum Beyonce a happy 35th birthday

Tennis pro and long-time friend of the power couple, Serena Williams, took a night off from being the women’s world number one to celebrate her friend’s big night.

A makeup-free Alicia Keys and partner Swizz Beatz opted for casual yet funky costumes.

Bey’s former Destiny’s Child bandmates wouldn’t have missed her big night for the world.

Inside the bash, P Diddy and girlfriend Cassie couldn’t keep their hands off each other.

Models Joan Smalls, Chanel Iman and Jourdan Dunn helped the 35-year-old dance until the morning light.

“Everyone was dancing, drinking and celebrating Beyoncé. Jay was by her side the whole night and gave her lots of attention and love,” said a source to E! News. See the party through Usher’s eyes in the next slide!

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Beyonce’s birthday party through Usher’s eyes

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