JAY-Z and Beyoncé are the reigning king and queen of, oh, everything. When they're not killing their respective music and entrepreneurial games or spending quality time with their three kids, daughter Blue Ivy and twins Rumi and Sir, they are making the entire world faint over their swoon-worthy sartorial slaying. Here are some of their best red carpet appearances and turns at major events over the course of their nearly two decades together.
Beyoncé and JAY-Z didn't even have to walk the red carpet to cause a commotion at the 2020 Golden Globes. For Hollywood's big night, the "Formation" singer paired a black-and-gold V-cut gown with sheer black gloves and statement earrings, while the rapper stood by his wife's side in a velvet jacket, white dress shirt, black pants and a black bow tie.
Bey looked like the chicest snowflake ever when the pair slipped into their best black-tie attire for Diddy's 50th Birthday Bash, presented by Ciroc Vodka, in Los Angeles in December 2019.
Putting the Hot in Hotlanta
The couple didn't hit the red carpet for the opening of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta in October 2019, but they made a stunning entrance when they glamorously snuck in the back for a surprise appearance.
Roaring Good Time
JAY-Z and Beyonce made one of their happiest red carpet appearances together at the European premiere of The Lion King in July 2019. The woman who voices Nala looked like a true queen in a marigold lamé gown by Vietnamese designer Nguyen Cong Tri that featured a keyhole detail and hip-high slit. Her husband rocked one of his fave looks -- a black tuxedo with a white dress shirt and bow tie -- and could not stop beaming while standing by his lady's side. The London outing was the first time the pair had walked a red carpet together in over four years.
The parents of three looked like a pastel dream at the 2019 Roc Nation "The Brunch" in Los Angeles.
The Carters brought Blue Ivy with them to the 2018 GRAMMY Awards, where their daughter completely stole the show.
The musical duo was all smiles at Rihanna's 3rd Annual Diamond Ball in New York City in September 2017.
JAY-Z and Beyonce stayed incognito at the Vic Mensa: The Autobiography Showcase in Los Angeles in July 2017.
Bey was pregnant with the couple's twins at the 2017 GRAMMYs, where she and Jay took one of their most memorable couple photos ever during the awards show.
Got Their Vote
The duo supported then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a concert for the politician in Cleveland, Ohio, just a few days before the 2016 elections.
The "Run the World" singer wore a daring black dress to the Mugel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez fight in Las Vegas in November 2015, where both she and her husband struck serious poses from their seats.
The rapper and the singer raised their glasses with Arcade Fire's Win Butler at the Tidal launch event, #TIDALforALL, in New York City in March 2015.
Shimmer and Stun
Bey has a thing for dresses with peek-a-boo details, and this plunging Proenza Schouler number at the 2015 GRAMMYs fit the bills, bills, bills. She paired the long-sleeved frock with emerald earrings and one excellent date: a navy blue tuxedo-clad JAY-Z.
JAY-Z and Beyonce had a laugh with Jamie Foxx and Stevie Wonder at the All-Star GRAMMY Salute for Wonder in Los Angeles in February 2015. The Houston native even rocked a shirt with the Motown legend's face on it.
Even casual looks are chic for these two! For Jay's Roc Nation and Three Six Zero Pre-GRAMMY Brunch 2015 celebration in Beverly Hills, Bey wore a black sequined set while the man of the hour topped a white tee and distresswed off-white jeans with a black blazer.
Sassy and Stylish
The duo looked too cool for school at the adidas Originals x Kanye West YEEZY season one fashion show during New York Fashion Week Fall 2015.
Jaws dropped when Bey turned up at the 2015 Met Gala in a nearly naked dress. Jay let his wife take center stage at the annual event, whose theme that year was "China: Through the Looking Glass."
Back in Black
The couple coordinated in black looks -- Jay a tuxedo, Bey a sequin-covered tulle dress - for the Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2015 Womenswear Collection Presentation in Los Angeles.
The couple snuck an intimate moment in during the Made in America Festival in Los Angeles in August 2014.
The cute couple shared a kiss onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards as Jay held their daughter, Blue Ivy.
The pair's appearance at the 2014 Met Gala is now synonymous with Jay's elevator fight with Bey's sister, Solange Knowles, but before that incident, the couple appeared to be a cohesive unit as they held hands in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's steps.
Beyonce and JAY-Z cozied up inside the 2014 GRAMMY Awards, where they also hit the stage to perform hits like "Drunk in Love."
The married duo spoke with Sybrina Fulton and Al Sharpton during the National Action Network 100 City's "Justice for Trayvon" vigil in New York City in July 2013.
For the New York City premiere of her HBO documentary, Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream, in February 2013, the "Love on Top" songstress slipped into a curve-hugging, nude-hued sleeveless dress covered in sequins, while her hubby gave his black suit a pop of color with the addition of a blue-and-white checkered button-up.
He runs this town! Champagne in hand, JAY-Z celebrated the 10-year anniversary of his upscale sports bar/lounge, the 40/40 Club, in June 2013 with his wife right by his side.
That same month, they supported pal Pharrell Williams at the 10th-anniversary party for his Billionaire Boys Club clothing line at New York City's Tribeca Canvas.
Mad for Mod
Both clad in black-and-white looks, the couple enjoyed the 2013 GRAMMY Awards performances alongside Jessica Biel and Solange.
Move over, POTUS! It was impossible to take our eyes off the President and First Lady of Hip-Hop, who made an extremely glam turn at then-President Barack Obama's second-term inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., in January 2013.
Jay and Bey supported LeBron James and his wife, Savannah Brinson, as the NBA pro was honored with the 2012 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Award in New York City.
The couple was in party mode at the 2012 Made in America Festival, and so were their famous friends! On the second day of the Philadelphia fest, which benefited the United Way, the musical mavens hung out backstage with Ron Howard.
Raking in Awards
JAY-Z has always had a complicated relationship with friend Kanye West, but they still sat side-by-side at the 2012 BET Awards. The pair, who were joined by their lady loves, Beyonce and Kim Kardashian, won BET Best Group and Video of the Year awards for their Watch the Throne collab. Bey was also honored at the ceremony when she was crowned Best Female R&B Artist.
The "Ni**as in Paris" rapper cradled his wife's face at L.A. Reid's launch event for his wife, Erica Reid's, book, The Thriving Child, in New York City in May 2012.
Diva, indeed! For their first Met Gala together in 2011, Bey brought the drama in a Roberto Cavalli gown that perfectly fit the year's theme, "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty," while her beau swapped his usual black jacket for a white version.
JAY-Z joined Coldplay in performing at The Cosmopolitan Grand Opening and New Year's Eve Celebration in December 2010. Beyonce coordinated with her suit-and-bow tie-wearing rapper beau in a plunging black-and-white mini.
The duo truly was young forever when they hit the stage during the 2010 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Nothing But Love
The cute couple only had eyes for each other at the 2010 GRAMMY Awards.
Shimmering in an embellished black mini, Bey cozied up to her man backstage at the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards in Berlin, Germany.
All eyes were on the couple as they sat back at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium during the 2009 BET Awards.
The duo exuded Old Hollywood glam at the 2009 Golden Globe Awards. Beyonce opted for a cream Elie Saab gown layered in silver sequins, which she offset with a stunning diamond-and-platinum statement necklace and gold peep-toe Brian Atwood heels, while the Brooklyn native let her shine in his classic black tux, white button-up and bow tie combo.
JAY-Z was sandwiched by Beyonce and her Destiny's Child bandmate, Michelle Williams, during the Sony/BMG GRAMMY After-Party in February 2008.
Sin City Standard
LeBron James stood behind the couple as they consecrated opening night of the Vegas extension of the 40/40 Club in December 2007.
Going for the Gold
Jay and Bey posed for photogs inside the ballroom at the 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards in January 2007.
Flexin' at the VMAs
The formidable duo was sitting pretty at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards.
Supporting in Style
Beyonce stunned in a strapless white dress and tons of jewels as she stuck by JAY-Z's side as he celebrated the 10th anniversary of his album, Reasonable Doubt, in June 2006.
Back onstage at the BET Awards, the couple put on a fierce performance of "Deja Vu" for the 6th annual show in June 2006.
My how far they've come! Beyonce's champagne-hued sleeveless mermaid gown fit every curve perfectly. Her then-boyfriend chose a light gray plaid suit with a black vest, striped button-up and dark gray-and-blue tie for their trip down the red carpet at the 2006 GRAMMY Awards.
All That Glitters
JAY-Z rocked a brown suit at the 2005 World Music Awards, while his lady love glistened in a sequined gold gown with a plunging neckline.
What a time capsule! Bey and Jay were on hand for Alex Rodriguez's surprise 30th birthday party at the 40/40 Club in July 2005.
Both Bey and Jay played with shades of yellow for the "Beyonce: Beyond the Red Carpet" auction in New York City in June 2005.
The couple sat front row at Marc Jacobs' Fall 2005 New York Fashion Week show.
What a difference a year makes! Beyonce gave off Grecian vibes at the 2005 GRAMMYs, while JAY-Z looked like a dapper Gomez Addams.
Classic and Chic
The couple looked incredibly sophisticated in their black ensembles at the 2005 Academy Awards, where JAY-Z sweetly slipped his arm around Bey's waist.
JAY-Z couldn't keep his hands off his girlfriend at the 2005 Vanity Fair Academy Awards celebration.
For one of their first red carpet appearances together at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, the Destiny's Child singer suited up in a gold blazer accented with major bling at the collar and sleeves and strappy sandals. The "99 Problems" rapper looked too cool in a white suit and straw hat, almost complementing his girlfriend's look with a marigold-and-white striped tie.
The pair, who began dating when Beyoncé was 19, posed for pics with Diddy at the 2004 CFDA Fashion Awards.
Hitting the Stage
The pair's first awards show performance together took place during the 3rd Annual BET Awards in June 2003, which was quickly followed by a showstopping number two months later during the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards.
About a year after they started dating, Beyonce and JAY-Z were photographed at the New York Knicks game in NYC's Madison Square Garden in December 2002, just one of many NBA games they would take in throughout their relationship.