Beyonce Releases “I Was Here” Video For World Humanitarian Day

Beyonce releases the music video for “I Was Here,” which was shot at the United Nations General Assembly Hall in New York City. In the visuals, King B looks stunning in a beautiful white March Bouwer gown as she performs a powerful and touching live rendition of the ballad, which is lifted from her latest album ‘4.’

In the clip, directed by Kenzo Digital and Sophie Miller, disaster images are showcased from around the world, in addition to faces of workers, who donated their time to help others.

As Singersroom previously reported, the R&B superstar teamed with The United Nations and humanitarian aid organizations for a global campaign, which aims to shine light on humanitarian work and encourage people around the world to get involved by doing something good for others.The visuals, which will be donated to the campaign by Beyonce and songwriter Diane Warren, will be released on August 19.

“We all see the headlines and we think what can I really do to help?”, Beyoncé previously stated. “World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity for all of us to work together to make a difference. This is our time to leave our mark on the world and show that we were here and we care.”

World Humanitarian Day is a global day to celebrate humanity and the spirit of people helping people. Communities and organizations across the globe will celebrate World Humanitarian Day through commemorations and public events, from Dubai to Geneva, Bangkok to Panama City and Addis Ababa to New York.

Watch the video below. For more details, visit the newly launched website at

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