Beyoncé and Jay-Z pay tribute to Grenfell fire victims during ONTRII London show
16 June 2018, 12:22 | Updated: 16 June 2018, 12:24
The couple made the tribute during their last song, Forever Young.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z moved fans to tears after paying tribute to victims of the Grenfell Tower fire during their On The Run Tour II.
The celeb couple closed their first London show by dedicating their final song, Forever Young, to those who lost their lives during the tragic fire.
Before getting into the performance, Beyoncé announced, "I'd like to dedicate this song to the families and friends of the victims of the Grenfell fire. God bless you."
The couple both wore all black with a green heart pin, a symbol that has been adopted to remember those affected by the tragedy.
Concertgoers were moved to tears with many having captured the moment on camera.
Beyonce and Jay Z acknowledging and tributing the residents of Grenfell made me cry. What a special, righteous act.— greeney (@James_Greeney) June 15, 2018
Jay Z points to his Grenfell lapel as he and Beyoncé finish their set paying tribute to the victims by singing Forever Young pic.twitter.com/RCQJOQlXrP— Katie French (@journokatie) June 15, 2018
Beyoncé and Jay Z just dedicated London’s #OTRII to the victims of Grenfell.— Lauren Dudley (@Lauren9Dudley) June 15, 2018
We all sobbed.
The official Justice For Grenfell organisation acknowledged the dedication on their own Twitter account saying that they were 'grateful' that the Caters wore the badges that they sent them for the concert.
They posted, "We are grateful that Jay Z and Beyonce dedicated their last song to Grenfell tonight, they said their thoughts were with the families & survivors," the account tweeted.
We are grateful that Jay Z and Beyonce dedicated their last song to Grenfell tonight, they said their thoughts were with the families & survivors. We are glad they wore the green heart badges that we sent over! Thank you #Justice4Grenfell @grenfellspeaks— Justice4Grenfell (@officialJ4G) June 15, 2018
"We are glad they wore the green heart badges that we sent over! Thank you #Justice4Grenfell @grenfellspeaks."
The nation held 72 second of silence for the people who lost their lives during the Grenfell Tower fire - one second for each victim.
The 14th June marked one year on from the tragedy.