beyonce-bet-awards-2016-video-kendrick-lamar Download Video: Beyonce’s historic #BETAwards performance, featuring Kendrick Lamar Featured Beyonce hits the stage with Kendrick Lamar to perform her song “Freedom” as a surprise opening at the 2016 BET Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (June 26) in Los Angeles.

The 34-year-old entertainer brought all of her amazing Formation dancers and used a water stage for the performance, just as she did on her tour this year!

Beyonce was not previously announced as a performer, but rumors had been swirling that she would make a surprise appearance at the awards show.

Bey is nominated for five awards tonight including Video of the Year for “Formation.”