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Hear Beyonce’s Blue Ivy Dedication, ‘God Made You Beautiful’

Jay Z releases the ballad on their daughter's second birthday

picture-18276-1372868632Chris Martins // January 7, 2014

Baby Blue Ivy contributed vocals to Beyoncé’s phenomenal new album and certainly appeared in spirit on Jay Z’s not-so-great one, Magna Carta Holy Grail. Now, in honor of the adorable tyke’s second birthday on January 7, she gets a song dedicated to her from Queen Bey, debuted on her daddy’s Life + Times blog. “Happy birthday, Blue,” Hova wrote to accompany the soaring ballad, “God Made You Beautiful.”

The song also came with an image of the man holding his daughter high in the air, ankle-deep in an infinity pool. (Cute tip: if you download the image you’ll discover it’s named “bluejay.jpg.”) “Your love, it shines so bright,” sings Beyoncé, “You bring me back to life, back to life.” Visit Life + Times to stream the song in full and for more of how babies are made, check out the “Drunk in Love” video.