Beyonce and Jay-Z pay tribute to Meghan Markle During BRITs acceptance speech

Beyoncé and Jay-Z won the 2019 Brit Award for Best International Group on Wednesday. Though the Carters were not present in person to accept their award, they recorded an acceptance speech in a video that paid tribute to the Duchess of Sussex.

"Thank you so much to the BRIT Awards for this incredible honour. You guys have always been so supportive. Everything is love," Beyoncé said while holding the trophy and referencing the couple's recent album. "Thank you." Jay-Z said jokingly, "You're welcome."

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Pink on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Matthew Healy, Ross MacDonald, George Daniel and Adam Hann of The 1975 with their Best British Group and Mastercard British Album of the Year Brit Awards in the press room at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Pink performs on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Pink on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Hugh Jackman on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Jorja Smith with her Best British Female Solo Artist Brit Award in the press room at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris with their Best British Single Brit Award in the press room at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
George Ezra with his Best British Male Solo Artist Brit Award in the press room at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris accept the award for Best British Single on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
The 1975 on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris with their Best British Single Brit Award in the press room at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Dua Lipa with her Best British Single Brit Award in the press room at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
The 1975 with the award for Best British Album on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Jack Whitehall on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Jared Leto on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix with their Best British Video Brit Award and Tom Wallker with his Best British Breakthrough Act Brit Award in the press room at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Tom Wallker with his Best British Breakthrough Act Brit Award in the press room at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Suki Waterhouse (left) and Annie Mac on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix with their Best British Video Brit Award in the press room at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Anne-Marie attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Gemma Atkinson attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Madison Beer attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Matt Goss (right) and Luke Goss of Bros on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Paloma Faith attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Shawn Mendes attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
AJ Pritchard attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Liam Payne attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Renee Puente attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
James Bay attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Jess Glynne with H.E.R on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Hugh Jackman attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Dua Lipa on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Montana Brown attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Leigh Francis aka Keith Lemon attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Laura Whitmore attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Diplo attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Vick Hope attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
AJ Tracey attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Winnie Harlow and Sam Smith on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Winnie Harlow and Sam Smith on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Rag'n'Bone Man on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Luke Evans attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
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The couple were filmed with a portrait of Meghan on the wall behind them. After delivering their speech, the pair turned to face the portrait, mirroring their famous stance by the Mona Lisa at the Louvre in their recent music video Apeshit.

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