COLUMBIA, S.C. — Legendary musical power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z received the key to the City of Columbia from the city’s mayor Steve Benjamin.
Benjamin bestowed the honor on Tuesday, Aug. 21, which he said is “officially ‘Beyonce Knowles Carter & Shawn Carter Day,'” the mayor wrote on Twitter.
Late night but what an incredible show at #OTRII in @ColumbiaSC ! It was wonderful to have a chance to recognize the humanitarian & cultural contributions of Mr. & Mrs. Carter. August 21st was officially “Beyoncé Knowles Carter & Shawn Carter Day” in @ColumbiaSC @Beyonce @S_C_ pic.twitter.com/EdNUNWwzty
— Steve Benjamin (@SteveBenjaminSC) August 22, 2018
The mayor’s honor was given in recognition of the couple’s humanitarian and cultural contributions.
Beyonce and Jay-Z performed at Columbia’s Williams-Brice Stadium on Tuesday as part of their “On the Run II Tour.”