Beyonce Hires Almost 100 New Dancers One Week Before Coachella, Report Says

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Beyonce performs during the Formation World Tour at Commerzbank Arena on July 29, 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany. 

As if the hive wasn't already buzzing loud enough with anticipation for Beyonce's Coachella performance next weekend, the Queen just magnified the hype 10-fold.

Bey increased her number of backup dancers from "about a dozen to 100" just one week before her performance at the California music festival, TMZ reported Friday (April 6).

The sources also said rehearsals have moved to a much larger studio to accommodate the new hires, who have all signed non-disclosure agreements, and the preparations are so secret that even the Lemonade singer's record company is being kept in the dark.

Earlier in the week, it was reported that she had been preparing for the big night by putting in 11-hour rehearsal days after booking exclusive access to a "high-profile L.A. studio," guarded by a seven-member security team.

Beyonce was scheduled to headline last year's 2017 edition of the festival, but passed the slot to Lady Gaga after announcing her second pregnancy.

Along with Beyonce, The Weeknd and Eminem will headline Coachella 2018's two weekends: April 13-15 and April 20-22.

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