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."

PHILLY FANATIC

"I'm your biggest fan," a tearful Nicole Jones, 25 (at Philly's Wachovia Center), told Beyoncé, who said, "You look great."