Viva Divas!

Missy Elliott kicks back on her customized tour bus. Beyoncé cuddles with her Shih Tzu Munch-Munch. Alicia Keys chills out by playing her keyboard. An intimate backstage peek at the 24-city Ladies First road show. Says Beyoncé: "It's such a blessing that we're touring together."

DANGEROUSLY IN PINK

So how does Beyoncé (at her makeup table before a March 23 Philadelphia concert) keep up her stamina? "I drink Aloe Vera water. It keeps my vocal cords moist. I pray with my band every day and I keep my family around."