Beyonce and Jay-Z launch On The Run II UK tour in Cardiff: Setlist and video

Power couple blazed through a huge set involving some of their biggest hits, duets, and covers by other artists including Ed Sheeran and Nicki Minaj

Roisin O'Connor
Music Correspondent
Thursday 07 June 2018 09:47
Beyonce and Jay Z perform on the OTR II Tour in Cardiff

Beyonce and Jay-Z opened with a triumphant start to their On the Run II tour in Cardiff, which saw the couple flirt and hold hands during a massive 40-song set, which included hits such as "Crazy In Love" and "99 Problems".

According to the BBC, the show was a "two and a half hour display of affection" which, at one point, saw Beyonce walk over to her husband and begin twerking, "giving him the giggles".

The show included songs that addressed infidelity by Jay-Z, from Beyonce's incendiary album Lemonade, as well as confessional tracks from his own album 4:44. Both records were nominated for Grammy awards at the 2017 and 2018 ceremonies, respectively.

On giant screens that stretched the width of the stadium, images of the couple were torn apart then pieced back together again, while video footage showed them reuniting in a church and renewing their wedding vows, with a message reading: "Endless love."

"Thank you guys for sharing this beautiful night with us," Beyonce said, as they closed the show, once again holding hands.

See the full setlist for the Cardiff show below:

"Holy Grail"

"Part II (On the Run)"

"’03 Bonnie & Clyde"

"Drunk in Love"

"Clique" (Kanye West, JAY-Z, and Big Sean cover)


"Diva" (w/ segments of “Dirt Off Your Shoulder”)

"On to the Next One"



"Feeling Myself" (Nicki Minaj cover)

"Top Off" (DJ Khaled cover)

"Naughty Girl"

"Big Pimpin’"

"Run This Town"

"Baby Boy"

"You Don’t Love Me"


"Hold Up" / "Countdown"

"Sorry" / "Me, Myself & I"

"99 Problems"

"Ring the Alarm"

"Don’t Hurt Yourself"

"I Care"


"No Church in the Wild" (JAY-Z and Kanye West cover)

"Song Cry" / "MaNyfaCedGod"


"Family Feud"

"Upgrade U"

"Niggas in Paris" (JAY-Z and Kanye West cover)

"Beach Is Better"


"Run the World (Girls)"

"Public Service Announcement"

"The Story of O.J."

"Déjà Vu"

"Show Me What You Got"

"Crazy in Love"


"U Don’t Know"

"Perfect Duet" (Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé cover)

"Young Forever"

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