Beyonce, Jordin Sparks, Brad Paisley Make Musical Fireworks on the 4th: Watch
Beyonce, Jordin Sparks, Brad Paisley Make Musical Fireworks on the 4th: Watch

Music's stars were out in full boom this 4th of July, working the stage while the rest of the country took the day off to celebrate. Check out which artists saluted our country last night while you were out watching fireworks.

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In New York, Beyoncé took the stage at Liberty Island, with Lady Liberty right behind her shoulder. Fittingly, she performed "God Bless The USA" as some of our troops sang along.

Bey also performed new single "Best Thing I Never Had" -- from her new album "4" -- at the "Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular," which aired on NBC.

Brad Paisley shared camera time with Beyoncé at the Macy's special, as he performed his own "Welcome to the Future" with a red, white and blue Empire State Building peaking out behind him.

In our nation's capitol, "American Idol" alum Jordin Sparks performed a moving rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" before the fireworks started, accompanied by the National Symphony Orchestra. The performance, which also saw Sparks singing the theme to Disney's "The Beauty and the Beast," aired on PBS' "A Capitol Fourth" special.

"Glee" star Matthew Morrison also took the stage in D.C. to perform his single "Still Got Tonight," followed directly by a cover of "Tonight" from "West Side Story" alongside Broadway star Kelli O'Hara.

Josh Groban and Little Richard were also on hand performing in Washington for "A Capitol Fourth."

Over on CBS, Martina McBride filled in last minute for Lionel Richie, who was suffering from strained vocal chords, for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. Her set included her 2003 hit, "This One's For The Girls."

Which performance did you think stole the holiday spotlight? Tell us in the comments!