Jay Z & Beyonce Rule 'Saturday' Super Bowl Party in NYC

Jay Z and Beyonceat DirecTV Super Saturday Night on February 1, 2014 in NYC.
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Jay Z and Beyonce perform at DirecTV Super Saturday Night at Pier 40 on February 1, 2014 in New York City.

Beyonce is making Super Bowl weekend performances something of a habit. A year after performing for the big game at the Superdome in New Orleans, Beyonce performed for a smaller crowd Saturday night (Feb. 1) as Jay Z brought his wife out for a surprise cameo during his concert for DirecTV's "Super Saturday Night" party on the eve of the Super Bowl.

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Dressed in a slinky black lace dress, Beyonce sang her hit "Drunk In Love," which, of course, her superstar husband guest stars on. As he rapped, she danced in his face, and when the smoldering song ended, the two embraced, and shared a kiss.

The crowd largely obliged, waving their hands and flashing his trademark "Roc" sign as Jay Z, dressed casually in a knit cap and black outfit, got them rapping along to his hits; he even orchestrated a crowd surfing moment.

This is the second time Jay-Z has performed at DirecTV's Super Bowl eve party; last year, he joined frequent collaborator Justin Timberlake as the two performed their hit "Suit and Tie."

Jay Z was the biggest performer of the pre-Super Bowl bashes in New York, which featured musical performances around the city in the days leading up to Sunday's game. Saturday's performances around New York included the Foo Fighters and Zac Brown at the Bud Light Hotel, Drake at Diddy's Revolt kickoff and Kendrick Lamar at the Maxim party - his third performance in the last two days.

The actual Super Bowl entertainment will be Bruno Mars performing with the Red Hot Chili Peppers at halftime; opera singer Renee Fleming is to sing the national anthem while Queen Latifah will perform "America the Beautiful."

As far as the actual game, the Denver Broncos will face the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.