Taking to the Sporting Club stage, Beyonce Knowles performed “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” to kick off the 2008 World Music Awards in Monte Carlo, Monaco on Sunday (November 9).
Hosted by singer Michelle Williams and actor Jesse Metcalfe, Beyonce was amongst a list of top performers including former WMA winner Mariah Carey, as well as Alicia Keys and Kid Rock, among others.
As for the night's big winners, British band Coldplay were dubbed the world's top-selling act of 2008 as well as the WMA's rock act of the year.
Reuters reports tell that the female pop award went to Britain's Leona Lewis, while the male pop category was won by U.S. singer Kid Rock. Meanwhile, Amy Winehouse was named female pop/rock act of the year.
Other winners included Alicia Keys, who snatched up world's best R&B category, while Lil Wayne was named world's top hip-hop/rap artist.