Despite being nominated, and winning a Grammy award Sunday night, Beyoncé, 41, showed up an hour late to the award show causing a stir online.
The singer-songwriter won Best R&B Song for Cuff It from her album Renaissance early on in the night but was nowhere to be found when her name was called up to the stage.
She and her husband, rapper Jay-Z, also missed the red carpet too, which started at 6:30 pm EST / 3:30 pm PST.
So where was the iconic musician Sunday night?
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Well apparently, she hit traffic - at least that’s according to Grammy host Trevor Noah.
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Bey and Jay-Z did manage to make it to the award show around 9:20 pm EST / 6:20 pm PST shortly before Harry Styles performed. Noah gave Beyoncé a moment to herself by presenting her with her Grammy award at the table she was sitting at.
\u201cthe way Trevor Noah paused the entire ceremony just so he could announce that Beyonc\u00e9 arrived and hand her her 30th Grammy? love\u201d— Spencer Althouse (@Spencer Althouse) 1675650102
Beyoncé’s late arrival led to memes and jokes online about the singer-songwriter hitting traffic.
\u201ctaylor swift on her way to pick up beyonc\u00e9 from the traffic\u201d— nicky (@nicky) 1675647948
\u201cPretty sure I would lose my mind if I was stuck in traffic and looked over at the car next to me and there's Beyonc\u00e9.\u201d— Charlotte Clymer \ud83c\uddfa\ud83c\udde6 (@Charlotte Clymer \ud83c\uddfa\ud83c\udde6) 1675652144
“A queen is never late, everyone else is simply early" has never made more sense.
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