Thursday Night Beyoncé, showing up just after midnight for a joint post-VMA bash and birthday celebration at boyfriend Jay-Z's club 40/40. The lavish affair featured glass-encased honeycombs filled with live bees (B for Beyoncé) and flat projection screens playing a montage of the b-day girl's performances and music videos. The Versace-wearing singer (who won best R&B video for "Check On It") got hugs and well wishes from her family – parents Tina and Mathew Knowles, sister Solange – and celeb pals including former Destiny's Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, plus Usher, Ludacris, Andy Roddick and Rihanna.
But Beyoncé (who marks her 25th on Sept. 4, the same day her B'Day album is released internationally) also made time to cuddle with her man. She draped her arms over Jay-Z's shoulders and at one point he leaned over and gave her a sweet kiss.
Justin Timberlake, taking the stage at 1:30 a.m. at Roseland after the VMAs. Diddy, Pink, Usher, Black Eyed Peas, Rachel Bilson, and Nick Lachey and girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo, who spent the entire concert sitting in his lap, all showed up. Timberlake sang past hits ("Señorita" and "Cry Me a River") and a hot version of "SexyBack." He was joined onstage by special guests – among them, former 'N Sync-er JC Chasez and Will.i.am. from the BEPs.
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By TIFFANY MCGEE, JENNIFER ODELL, CHRIS STRAUSS and MICHELLE TAN
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