Beyonce reflects on 2020 in behind-the-scenes video showcasing her career highs

Beyonce, like many, is hopeful that 2021 will be a 'better and brighter' year for humanity.

But the megastar, 39, chose to make 2020 'about celebrating joy, chasing happiness, and living in love,' despite social unrest in the United States and the havoc caused by COVID-19. 

And Beyonce reflected on her personal highlights of 2020, both charitable and professional, in a four-minute video shared to Instagram on Friday.

Reflecting: Beyonce reflected on her personal highlights of 2020, both charitable and professional, in a four-minute video shared to Instagram on Friday

Reflecting: Beyonce reflected on her personal highlights of 2020, both charitable and professional, in a four-minute video shared to Instagram on Friday

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Heartfelt: Along with the lengthy clip, Beyonce penned a heartfelt letter to her 159million followers

Heartfelt: Along with the lengthy clip, Beyonce penned a heartfelt letter to her 159million followers

Along with the lengthy clip, Beyonce penned a heartfelt letter to her 159million followers.

'Cheers to a New Year Beyhive!!' she began. '2020 divided us and united us. Most could not see loved ones and we felt too many losses, but we were united by our humanity. 

'As we all look forward and pray for new beginnings, my wish for you is that you honor yourself and those you love.

'Celebrate that you are an important individual who contributes to our beautiful collective,' she wrote, before signing off. 

Beyonce's retrospective video begins with footage of her and her husband Jay-Z ringing in 2020 during a glamorous New Year's Eve party. 

Seeing the positive: She chose to make 2020 'about celebrating joy, chasing happiness, and living in love,' despite social unrest in the United States and the havoc caused by COVID-19

Seeing the positive: She chose to make 2020 'about celebrating joy, chasing happiness, and living in love,' despite social unrest in the United States and the havoc caused by COVID-19

New Years 2020: Beyonce's retrospective video begins with footage of her and her husband Jay-Z ringing in 2020 during a glamorous New Year's Eve party

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New Years 2020: Beyonce's retrospective video begins with footage of her and her husband Jay-Z ringing in 2020 during a glamorous New Year's Eve party

Beyonce and Jay-Z, as well as the rest of the partygoers, can be heard joyously counting down from 10, before setting off the confetti poppers in their hands.

Commemorating her final public appearances before COVID-19 lockdown in Mach, she included some cinematic footage of her and Jay-Z at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards and the annual Roc Nation Grammy Brunch.

Back in January, Beyonce released her highly anticipated IVY PARK collaboration with athletic giant Adidas.

The collaboration, which featured many of the brand's classic styles with a sexy twist and unique color scheme, launched on January 17 and sold out within minutes. 

Last moments of normalcy: Commemorating her final public appearances before COVID-19 lockdown in Mach, she included some cinematic footage of her and Jay-Z at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards and the annual Roc Nation Grammy Brunch

Last moments of normalcy: Commemorating her final public appearances before COVID-19 lockdown in Mach, she included some cinematic footage of her and Jay-Z at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards and the annual Roc Nation Grammy Brunch

Collaboration: Back in January, Beyonce released her highly anticipated IVY PARK collaboration with athletic giant Adidas

Collaboration: Back in January, Beyonce released her highly anticipated IVY PARK collaboration with athletic giant Adidas

Success: The collaboration, which featured many of the brand's classic styles with a sexy twist and unique color scheme, launched on January 17 and sold out within minutes

Success: The collaboration, which featured many of the brand's classic styles with a sexy twist and unique color scheme, launched on January 17 and sold out within minutes

Later in the year, Beyonce and Adidas announced that they contributed $11million to help small businesses across the United States 'impacted by the economic crisis' of 2020.

Along with sharing some of the collection's promotional footage, Beyonce also included some behind-the-scenes clips of her signing Ultra Boost sneakers and posing for photos.

Next, the hitmaker highlighted the COVID-19 testing centers her philanthropic organization, the BeyGood Foundation, launched at the height of the pandemic.

Due to the disproportionate affect the virus has had on Black people, particularly in her hometown of Houston, Texas, Beyonce and the team at BeyGood opened a testing center in the city. 

Helping hand: Next, the hitmaker highlighted the COVID-19 testing centers her philanthropic organization, the BeyGood Foundation, launched at the height of the pandemic

Helping hand: Next, the hitmaker highlighted the COVID-19 testing centers her philanthropic organization, the BeyGood Foundation, launched at the height of the pandemic

Testing centers: Due to the disproportionate affect the virus has had on Black people, particularly in her hometown of Houston, Texas, Beyonce and the team at BeyGood opened a testing center in the city

Testing centers: Due to the disproportionate affect the virus has had on Black people, particularly in her hometown of Houston, Texas, Beyonce and the team at BeyGood opened a testing center in the city

Emotional: At one very emotional portion of the video, Beyonce's mother Tina Lawson can be seen welling up with tears as a volunteer based in Houston showed her the lengthy line outside the testing center

Emotional: At one very emotional portion of the video, Beyonce's mother Tina Lawson can be seen welling up with tears as a volunteer based in Houston showed her the lengthy line outside the testing center

Partnership: The BeyGood Foundation also partnered with the NAACP to launch to the Black Business Impact Fund, which provided grants to small businesses struggling to stay afloat due to the economic impact of COVID-19

Partnership: The BeyGood Foundation also partnered with the NAACP to launch to the Black Business Impact Fund, which provided grants to small businesses struggling to stay afloat due to the economic impact of COVID-19

After the initial center launched, the BeyGood Foundation went on to open more testing locations in predominantly Black communities across the United States.

At one very emotional portion of the video, Beyonce's mother Tina Lawson can be seen welling up with tears as a volunteer

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