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Beyonce storms Glastonbury

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There was one word on our lips as we went to bed last night - Beyonce. The golden R&B popstar dazzled on stage, bringing Glastonbury 2011 to a rapturous close with a spectacular performance on Worthy Farm's Pyramid stage.

Queen Bee made no compromise to her indie, mud-strewn surroundings and instead did what she does best: stiletto boots, a gold sequin blazer and a series of her greatest bootylicious moves. We nearly came to work in similar fashion, following India Knight’s tweet that “we should all wear big pants and a jacket to work tomorrow as a tribute.”

Come see photos of Beyonce's performance, along with other highlights from Glastonbury 2011, in the gallery below. Simply click on an image to launch the gallery.

Photo credit: Rex Features

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    Beyonce hits the Pyramid stage as the closing act for Glastonbury 2011, watched by fans including her husband Jay-Z, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and a live audience of 170,000 people.

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    The Crazy in Love singer immediately took Twitter by storm, with feedback from her hour-and-a-half set continuing even now.

    "Have to say... @beyonce was mind blowing last night... does anyone actually ever come close? I think not!," one fan wrote, with another adding: "Beyonce made my Glastonbury!"

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    The media reviews were equally gushing.

    "Beyonce brought the sunshine to Glastonbury," was The Telegraph's verdict, with The Guardian paying tribute to "Beyoncé's stunning headline performance."

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    Dressed in a gold sequinned jacket and black hotpants, Beyonce opened the set with Crazy In Love, followed by belting renditions of her other hits including Halo and Single Ladies.

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    "You are witnessing my dream. Thank you for having me and my band tonight, I always wanted to be a rock star and tonight we are all rock stars," she yelled to the crowd.

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    Other covers Beyonce performed included Etta James's At Last, Kings Of Leon's Sex On Fire and Alanis Morrisette's You Oughta Know.

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    As always, she delivered on the dancing front - with a series of high-energy moves to get the crowds going.

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    She ended the set by telling the crowd, "Can I just say 'I love you' to Coldplay and U2, and thanks again for this beautiful night, I will never forget it. I love you all!"

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    Other headline acts at Glasto 2011 included festival old-hands the Kaiser Chiefs.

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    Shingai Shoniwa of indie rock band the Noisettes gave it her all.

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    Jarvis Cocker of Pulp celebrated his band's reunion in a much-anticipated "secret show" - so exclusive that even Kate Moss was reportedly denied entrance to it.

    "Surprise surprise, you didn't think we were going to let you down, did you?" Jarvis told the crowds as he appeared on stage.

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    Coldplay's Chris Martin performed at Glastonbury on Saturday night - it was the third time his band headlined the main stage in ten years.

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    Tinie Tempah kept the crowds happy with hits including Written In The Stars and Frisky.

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    Another seasoned Glastonbury-goer, Guy Garvey of Elbow, performed in a set that marked the band's 20th anniversary since their first ever gig.

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    Jessie J bravely belted out a few tunes with her leg in a cast, after breaking her foot during rehearsals earlier this month.

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    Eels frontman Mark Everett.

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    The Kills' Alison Mosshart.

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    "King of the blues" BB King performed at Glastonbury's Pyramid stage.

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    U2's Bono sang through the drizzle on Friday night, in a long-awaited performance billed as a triumph by critics.

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    Chipmunk got Glastonbury started with a swing, performing a series of old and new tracks - and later tweeting: "#GLASTO was HAAAAM!!!!"

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    Celebrities backstage at Glastonbury included Kate Moss and Jaime Winstone.

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    Actress Billie Piper was also present.

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    A wide view of Glastonbury's Arcadia stadium at night.

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    Devoted revellers saw in dawn at Glastonbury.

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    An aerial view of the camp at Glastonbury 2011.