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Jay-Z Amazed by Beyonce's 'American Idol' Rehearsal

Jay-Z Amazed by Beyonce's 'American Idol' Rehearsal

Check out Beyonce‘s pitch perfect rehearsal before performing her new single “1+1″ during American Idol‘s season finale!

The clip comes courtesy of the 29-year-old entertainer’s husband, Jay-Z, who recorded Bey as she warmed up her vocal chords before hitting the stage.

“Sometimes you need perspective. You’ve been right in front of greatness so often that you need to step back and see it again for the first time. This is the dressing room rehearsal for American Idol. NO MICROPHONE. No effects,” he wrote on his LifeandTimes website in a post titled “Pregame.”

Jay-Z Records Beyonce’s American Idol Rehearsal
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42 Responses to “Jay-Z Amazed by Beyonce's 'American Idol' Rehearsal”

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    Patricklly Speaking Says:


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    Patricklly Speaking Says:


  3. 3
    Bibo Says:

    Simply wow, so pure !

  4. 4
    iLion Says:

    Love this! She is the voice of our generation. Make sure to buy your copy of 1+1 on iTunes!

  5. 5
    kenny Says:

    If every girl in the music industry could sing like this…. BEAUTIFUL.

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    rodo Says:

    her voice is beautiful..and this is a good publicity piece..:)..
    …They already sending out Free test models of iPad 2..but ONLY if you live in United States..i got 2..sent 1 to my mom house & 1 to my

  7. 7
    Michael Early Says:

    I wish B had married that guy in the Halo video. JayZ looks like an old man.

  8. 8
    olivia Says:

    So beautiful.

    When you have a voice like this why make the stupid “Rule The World” song? Or as I call it a whole lot of noise

  9. 9
    amensister Says:

    wow Jay-Z promoting his wife new single, things must be bad

  10. 10
    lafamepoma Says:

    ugly, fat, fake, no talent, egocentric, hypocritical

  11. 11
    stinky pinky winky finky Says:


  12. 12
    Marc Anthony Says:

    @lafamepoma: Stop talking about JLO that way.

  13. 13
    Mash Says:

    It was aiight not GREAT….Gosh!!! She is an okay singer nothing special about her voice. Again, Mariah C., Whitney H. to name a few are the greatest singers of all time….Bey may sound better than most other pop stars out there that’s about it….she was shouting a lot through out the song…I dont know man…people are just obsessed with her looks…that’s all. But again the lyrics are kinda of meh……”dont know about guns but I’ve been shot by you” something like that…that was so whack….she is a GREAT performer and OKAY SINGER….

  14. 14
    missy Says:

    I think Beyonce bought this site!

  15. 15
    Ly Taylor Says:

    This is just a trend following right now…

  16. 16
    Emma Says:


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    sarah Says: dumbass ..he supports his wife and thats what good hubbys do ..but that something u will never know cause u r too damn dumb

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    amy Says:

    WOW! Beyonce sounded so great!! Jay is right to be proud of his beautiful talented wife!

    Great job,Beyonce!!

    I am definitely buying her album!

  19. 19
    John Says:


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    Dionne Says:

    Flawless per usual. He’s just supporting her as he should, leave Jay alone…

  21. 21
    Crazykid Says:

    Wow! the haters are out here tonight haha. She has a great voice! people are soooooo jealous and its funny haha. she is so talented and im not even a stan. I like her songs a lot, but not love but this one is just so beautiful, lyrically and her voice is just so pure. Thanks Beyonce. Dont listen to the haters. they said the same thing when I Am.. came out but you still went number one and walked out with six grammy awards. Show ‘em B!!!!!

  22. 22
    Camilla Says:

    People, 1+1 is not even an official single. Chill.

  23. 23
    Anonymous Says:


  24. 24
    AVA Says:

    her voice sounds awful,

    WTF, JZ amazed is he,
    I’m amazed that he finds her screeching singing voice bearable.

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    Boo Says:

    She has a beautiful voice that she has worked on for years. You can’t buy this kind of talent. All she needs is a microphone and she’d make millions.

    I wish the actual performance came off as pure and soft as this one. She seemed too contrived on stage. But here, when she seems lost in her own world and is just singing to sing…perfection.

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