Beyoncé shares rare photo of daughter Blue Ivy alongside heartfelt message

The Lemonade hitmaker is also mother to twins Rumi and Sir Carter

Beyoncé is a doting mother to three young children, and her oldest daughter Blue Ivy has been showing signs of following in her parents' footsteps.

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Most recently, the Black Parade hitmaker took to Instagram to share a beautiful picture of Blue from her visual album, Lemonade, as she marked its 5th anniversary.

In the photo, Blue looked adorable in a white lace dress in a behind-the-scenes photo.

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The award-winning singer shared a heartfelt message alongside the anniversary post.

She wrote: "I'm grateful that this body of work has resonated so deeply with so many people.

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"I'm so thankful for all the beautiful souls involved in making one of my favorite pieces of art.


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Beyoncé's Lemonade anniversary post featured a sweet picture of daughter Blue Ivy

"As I celebrate five years of LEMONADE, I encourage everyone to continue healing, loving, forgiving and uplifting.

"I hope you find joy today."

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Fans were quick to comment on Beyoncé's words, with one writing: "Happy Lemonade Anniversary Queen. History was made and the industry changed five years ago today," while another wrote: "Thank you for everything Beyoncé."

A third added: "This album was groundbreaking."

The album was released on 23 April 2016 alongside a 65-minute video, which focused on the themes of betrayal, trauma, race, and womanhood.

Blue Ivy is following in her famous parents' footsteps

Alongside Blue, the visual album also boasted cameos from Zendaya and Serena Williams.

Blue is no stranger to appearing in Beyoncé's work, and more recently featured in the star's visual album, Black is King, which was released in 2020.

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The nine-year-old girl also became one of the youngest ever Grammy winners in March as Beyoncé's song, Brown Skin Girl, which featured Blue, received an accolade.

Blue is the oldest child of Beyoncé and Jay-Z

To celebrate the win, the little girl was pictured sipping from the award with a straw, while wearing a crown, in a photo posted on her mother's Instagram account.

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Beyoncé herself picked up four awards, which took her total wins to 28. The Crazy In Love singer is currently the most-awarded female artist in Grammy history.

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