Alicia Keys performs "Empire State of Mind" with Jay-Z at Madison Square Garden - March 17, 2010

*Alicia Keys brought along some surprise guests for the New York stop of her “Freedom Tour.”

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Alicia’s boyfriend Swizz Beatz put in work at Madison Square Garden concert Wednesday night. Bey joined Keys for their new single “Put It In a Love Song,” marking the first time the two have ever shared a stage.

Later, producer/rapper Beatz, took the stage to the track of his own collaboration with Jay-Z “On To The Next One,” before Jay-Z himself came out for a performance of “Empire State of Mind” with Keys.

“Thank you so much New York City! Thank you for welcoming me home!” Keys said nostalgically before exiting the stage. “I encourage you to continue to find your freedom, continue to find your way. God Bless you, my hometown. We love you!”