HBO plans Beyonce-Jay Z tour special

By Chelsea Lewis,

Beyonce and Jay-Z are teaming up for one of the most highly anticipated concert tours in recent memory with their On The Run tour and HBO will be going behind the scenes of the show for a special feature on the tour.

USA Today reported that the special is set to air in September.

HBO will do the taping when Beyonce and Jay-Z stop in Paris during the international leg of the tour. The show will be taped during the Sept. 12 and 13 concerts. Between the two shows, the special will feature more than 40 songs from the hip-hop powerhouse couple.

This will be the first time that Beyonce and Jay-Z have ever been featured on the same touring bill, as a duo, they have recorded songs together and made guest appearances on each other's tours but never together.

The tour kicked off in June, Miami and will be making 19 stops at major stadiums in the United States.

HBO made the announcement at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour which took place on Thursday, Variety added. Program chief Michael Lombardo spoke about the upcoming musical special in a statement put out by HBO.

"This is a major musical event that belongs on HBO," said Lombardo. "It’s going to be a night to remember.”

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