Retro Rewind: Beyonce Performs ‘Vois Sur Ton Chemin’ At 77th Academy Awards

Published: Saturday 16th Feb 2013 by David

Take a walk down memory lane with us today, as we look back at one of our favorite Beyonce performances of all time.

Arriving at the 77th Annual Academy Awards with then fiancee Jay Z, the night saw the 24 year old perform a total of three times, honouring three of the nominated songs with her own unique takes on them- the best of these being her cover of the Andrew Lloyd Webber penned, ‘Learn To Be Lonely‘.

However, while the above marked her strongest performance, it was her take on the ‘Les Choristes’ number ‘Look To Your Path (Vois Sur Ton Chemin)’ that stands as her most interesting.

Why, you ask?

Peep the Southern belle perform the cut entirely in French below…

‘Learn To Be Lonely’:


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  1. JFREEEEEEEEEEE February 16, 2013

    Like her or not… you can’t deny Beyonce’s talent…. this is one bad b****! Personally I think she’s one of the best performers alive…. but thats just me!

  2. Von Tae’ February 16, 2013

    Beyonce is just phenomenal !!

  3. Cream February 16, 2013

    Bad B**** stay f****** pressed and mad you c*** d*** sucking d*** in the ass niggars

  4. QueenCeline February 16, 2013

    Oh my gosh. This is the first time i’ve seen this.

  5. My Forehead Tho February 16, 2013

    Lady Gaga
    Nicki Minaj
    Katy Perry
    Christina Aguilera
    Brittney Spears
    Mary J Blige
    Jennifer Lopez
    Taylor Swift
    Keyshia Cole
    Carly Rae Jepson

    [Insert Fav]

    ^Could never and have never.

  6. BeyWhoUWanna February 16, 2013

    Not going to say any names but erm, could YOUR fave?

  7. RICHANDBLACK11 February 16, 2013

    Proof is in the pudding , but they want to say Rihanna is better than Beyonce. Silly rabbits tricks are for kids.

  8. Draggin4MrsCarter February 16, 2013

    Now run and tell that b******!

  9. King B>Rihanna February 16, 2013

    KING B! AND YOU B****** WILL F****** DEAL.

  10. Career Ender February 16, 2013

    Queen Bey!

    You are the only singer referred to as “Queen”

    You slay everything and everyone’s fav

  11. Cream February 16, 2013

    Beyhive I just went to cvs and gat a 15 dollar iTunes card how much will Beyonce new ablum cost on ITunes?

  12. FentySoSnatched February 16, 2013

    She lip synched.

  13. RICHANDBLACK11 February 16, 2013

    Keep in mind she performed not 1,2,but 3times at the age of 24….as some will say when will your fav.

  14. RICHANDBLACK11 February 16, 2013

    @cream just buy the CD from out the store download to pc then itunes.

  15. S****** Blonde February 16, 2013

    (Peep the Southern belle perform the cut entirely in French below.)

    Stop trying Sam, you know and i remember that She was widely criticized for this performance, she murdered that song, not to mention that her French was awful.

  16. N.T.S February 16, 2013

    Oh,i see just to keep talking about beyonce,sam digged out a 7yr old performance and created a post with it….ok,great performance but cut that WHEN WILL YOUR FAVES BS…if she’s that good,then you wouldn’t be comparing her to rihanna of all people

  17. MariahIsQueen February 16, 2013

    Lip synka!

  18. Hilly February 16, 2013

    I love King B, but as a French person, honestly I’m having a problem with her pronunciation, I can’t enjoy this performance as much as I am suppose to. I appreciate the effort though, it hard to sing in a foreign language like that.
    Her duet with Josh Groban is amazing!

  19. Cici slaaaaaaaays February 16, 2013

    who even knows if she was singing live smh

  20. MadManQuincy February 16, 2013

    I’m lost for words that performance was amazing I can’t believe I’ve never seen it before. Bey can sing in French any damn day.

  21. S****** Blonde February 16, 2013

    Donald Trump On Beyonce’s Halftime Show: ‘Ridiculous’ And ‘Not Appropriate’.

  22. RICHANDBLACK11 February 16, 2013

    @Blonde I saw this when it first aired, I don’t recall her being criticized for it.

  23. S****** Blonde February 16, 2013

    I saw it too and i am a movie fan as well and i remember all the people saying that her French was horrible, i’m not hating just saying the truth.

  24. RICHANDBLACK11 February 16, 2013

    @Blonde tell donald that’s how the world feels about his tupee ‘Ridiculous’ And ‘Not Appropriate’.

  25. My Forehead Tho February 16, 2013

    S*** me neither. The only thing I remember was her being praised for breaking the record for the most performances at the Oscars in a single night. -__-

  26. RICHANDBLACK11 February 16, 2013

    @Blonde no I didn’t take as hate, I just didn’t recall , but then again I was all into Beyonce back then.. I will say her French was horrible but still good for someone who’s not native in French hell even english lol.

  27. BitchICan’tEvenSpellWelfare February 16, 2013

    I remember this night and I loved it!!!!!

    Tried to get tickets to the Atlanta show today but it was sold out in 60 seconds. So sad. 🙁

  28. RICHANDBLACK11 February 16, 2013

    @BitchICan’tEvenSpellWelfare ….you live in Atlanta too, I’m so damn mad them tickets went quick.

  29. S****** Blonde February 16, 2013

    I was all into Beyonce back then….

    Lies, you are still crazy for her, lol… i know she doesn’t sound bad to me but yep her french was bad, btw i’m the only one who thinks Donald is GAY?……you know what, i will just ignore Sam, sometimes i diss Beyonce because of his obsession but i realize that he is the real problem not her.

  30. BitchICan’tEvenSpellWelfare February 16, 2013

    @RICHANDBLACK11, can you believe it??!! I was online at 10:00 sharp– ready! Those tickets were G.O.N.E. by 10:01.

    I’ve been sick all day! lol!

  31. mc the place to be! February 16, 2013

    Her French is horrible her pronounciation sounds like she’s speaking spainsh just blah! Yea shell perform at the Oscars but shell never win that Oscar sorry b #shrugs

  32. Dane February 16, 2013

    I’m French and even though she used bad french grammar with some words she did an amazing job vocally and the best she can as a non french speaker…

  33. kyllaw February 16, 2013

    Um yeah she was bashed harshly for the performance. Said she butchered the song. Beautiful voice but should stick to her genre and language. Not my words but many a critics and viewers!

  34. kyllaw February 16, 2013

    Yea she was bashed harshly! Said she butchered the song, she has a beautiful voice but should stick to her genre and English! Shoulda had someone else do it! Words of critics and viewers!

  35. Isabelle February 16, 2013

    As another french speaking person, I confirm that her french is atrocious. I can’t understand a thing. Nice voice, great talent, stick to english.

  36. oh baby (b****** will Deal with slayonces slayage) February 16, 2013

    She was only 23 here Sam, she turned 24 later that September :p and of course she slayed, does she ever not?

  37. credit February 16, 2013

    I personally think Beyonce’s performance of New York, New York is better than all three of these. What about her candid performance of 1+1 in her dressing room or the performance of her singing Halo at the hospital? Much better and simply amazing.

  38. Lili February 16, 2013

    This b**** can’t even speak English properly and she tried to sing in French. Whatever.. Her and J-Hud need to learn how to speak English. They both sound so awkward when they talk. You can tell there’s an uneducated hoodrat inside of both of them.

  39. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. February 16, 2013

    She needs to try to master the ENGLISH language first

    she is an illiterate sheboon who can barely form a sentence, proven in interviews etc

  40. Ghetto Fab February 16, 2013

    Vocally this was SUPREME! Her French and the pronunciation was dreadful though. I remember being upset because they should have gotten Les Choristes to do it.


    And yet there is not a single demand for her to to stadiums in Europe. Rih has just sold Grande Stadium in Lille France, capacity, over 50k. LOL LOL LOL

  42. fatusankoh February 16, 2013

    That was beautiful I reamber it all I was watching her that night with pleasure what a talente Thax Sam for posting you make my day god bless protect her jay blue and their family for life long live queen bey and king jay

  43. Todd February 16, 2013

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    No. It is half a million and this was before she sold out Lille Grande stadium. Stade de france is 80K and she sold out there twice, then you add Grande stadium which is over 50k, plus 3 arena’s and you get half a million or so. They are still adding dates. But, anyway, she has made history as a black person; done what beyonce could only dream of AND THIS TOUR WILL SMASH TOURING RECODS. The money she has made in FRANCE ALONE WILL BLOW OUT BEYONCE TOUR GROSS AND SHE IS 24 AND BEYONCE IS 40 AND LOOKS 45.

    MORE BAD NEWS FOR BEYONCE: Elle UK are planning a historic move: they are shooting Rihanna for 4 COVERS APRIL COVER. This has never been done before. LOL LOL Rih keeps shutting down Beyonce so called comeback with every move.

  45. PRINCE MACHIAVEL February 16, 2013

    Awww! French Is My Seconde Langue ( Cause I Was Born In Senegal And We Use French In School) And I Always Find It Cute When English People Try To Speak In French! Go Bee!


    Licking your wounds Sam! I know exactly WHAT YOU ARE DOING! YOU are depressed that Rihanna is in YOUR COUNTRY, MAKING HISTORY AND SHUTTING DOWN LONDON Fashion week – something beyonce has will ever do. Rih show i has been called high fashion in the same vein as Tom Ford and Versace, adn this is what Elle magazien said. The fashion world paid beyonce’s ghetto line dust. Talking of Elle, THEY ARE planning to make history by putting Rih on FOUR COVERS – YES! 4 COVERS, and guess which month? April, haha ha the stat of beyonce so called comeback. LOL LOL Talk about karma!

    I have just read you on twitter, wooning over some beyonce artcle you claim you read. Still not as good as Rih booking 4 historic covers of ELLE UK. Now, to, make you and beyonce feel adequate, you pull up this oscar thing that no one cares about or remembers. Who won best actor that year?

    Adele will win the oscar for the billion dollar Bond that she WROTE! Something makes beyonce at the oscar look ghetto, and now that Steven Spielbeg and Rih liev next to each other and are friends ( HE cast her as lead in his new movie, and asked her to sing at his gala, cos she is ” talented ” ) YOUW WILL SEE RIH Shining at the oscars sooner than later. She has Steven Spielberg. Beyonce is non factor in Hollywood and all the white leading men RAN FROM HER ins star is born, hence why she was fired. Word on the street is that they want Rih and bradley copper to do it.


    OH, and she sold out Grande meterople Satdium in Lille France in under 24 hous. That was over 50 thousand. Beyonce is playing sloppy arena’s which are like 15K? at the age of 40? How u gon let a 24 year old, who could be your daughter play to over 50k. In fact, rih has sold out both Aviva dates on Ireland: 60K each. Stade de france – 80k – each.

    Twikenham 2 dates – 80k each

    Millineium stadium in Cardiff – 72, 500

    Turkey stadium – 33 k

    2 south africa stadiums 37k

    Ivory Coast stadium – 40k

    Mawazine festival in morroco 70K headlined by rihanna after beyonce was fired for low ticket sales. LOL LOL



    Next, rih will be performing on invite. That measn when Promoters invite you. This is when you are so powerful you are INVITED to play parks and castles. IE) Hyde park, central park, Slaone Castle. Emeimem and U2 were to acts who were invited to play Sloane Castle in Ireland. This holds MIN 100 HUNDRED THOUSANDS and you have to be INVITED.

    Rih has already sold out 2 of Ireland stadiums in Ireland pluls 3 arena’s Sloane Castle is next. Rih willa play Hampden park in Scotland one day.

    No one will invite beyonce to play Sloane Caste in Ireland to 100 hundred thousand people. She is not a stadium act – never was, never has been. And she is old fat, washed up and fading away. Beyonce has been reduced to showing that ugly jay z girl and going on about how making love to jayz makes her feel hot.

    RIH WILL PLAY SLOANE CASTLE to 100k. She will be invited like U2 and emeimen cos she is THE BIGGEST EVER BLACK WOMAN POP STAR.

  49. Lou February 16, 2013

    Ah man forget this… I cant get over how cute her baby girl is. Shes just precious.

  50. BASH February 16, 2013

    tho many have meanly told me because of their hate for Beyonce, that she doesn’t sing the song in perfect french…I remember learning and sing this song by watching her version…this is one of my favorite performances from her…Life Is But A Dream!

  51. Devil Worshiper February 16, 2013

    beyonce is a devil worshiper!!!

  52. My Forehead Tho February 16, 2013

    Dead @ Beyonce’s shade to Rihanna in her documentary

  53. 21st CENTURY SLAYER February 16, 2013

    BEY is amazing and all she does is get better. She always says she loves her job and it shows through her performances. Out of of what we have today BEY IS THE BEST

  54. Kate Middleton February 16, 2013

    i am totally beginning to believe Pepsi isn’t going to what they were suppose do, to after probably reading their Facebook comments, you call us hater but you should see the stuff on their Facebook page, lol!!!!!

    they don’t even delete comments.

  55. Kate Middleton February 16, 2013

    ewww look at her dog fur eyelashes.

  56. Kate Middleton February 16, 2013

    lip synched, lip synced, by LIPyonce. if she doesn’t lip then she huffs and puffs and will screech to death.

    beyawnce is old and boring.

  57. Kate Middleton February 16, 2013

    she was only 23 turning 24? lol she looks 30, and now that she is “31” she looks 40+

  58. DIGGER BEY February 16, 2013

    Good Lord! **********TEARS************! ( IN THE WORDS OF PATTI LABELLE ) U betta sangggggg Heffa! This woman is truly One of The Best Music has saw n the last 20 years! Not only can she give u a flawess ballad performance but she can also destroy the stage dancing! She’s definitely the Best Female Performer n Music of All Time! No one can compare! And these performances just reassure THE BEYHIVE why we think Rihoeanna stans are delusional. Cause that girl can never compare to KING B! Legendary!!!! I’m hoping she has some ballads on the new album, that showcases her voice like this. If she does, Lord please help the others favs and the favs stans. # 2013……THE YEAR OF THE IMMORTAL BEYONCE

  59. DIGGER BEY February 16, 2013

    What???????? U mean to tell me there are Rihoeanna stans up n here hating. Why?????? Ur gurl just got DEMOLISHED by KING B vocals! I would b so ashame to hate on KING B. When I know I stan Rihoeanna. That’s like Trey Songz stans callin out R. Kelly! Or saying Rihoeanna stans aren’t not delusional and not pressed and mad. I just can’t. When THE MRS. CARTER TOUR murder The Diamonds Tour. I reckon the Rihcunts will finally join a mental intitution. Oh and I forgot, u all might as well join now. Cause once KING B drops that first single. Its to #1 WE GO! #THE MISTRESS OF THE UNIVERSE…..BEYONCE

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  62. Gilberto February 16, 2013

    Beyoncé killed ‘Vois Sur Ton Chemin’. Those harmonies. Those notes. OMG! I love this performance.

  63. fatusankoh February 16, 2013

    Omg fellow bey fans I watch our bey on own and hbo is one of the best show I have ever seen I wii love bey for life their is noting to hate on her their is no one like her may god continue to bless protect her jay blue and her family for life long happy life ever lasting long happy married more success in all she do I love so much than ever

  64. BEYSUS OVER JESUS February 16, 2013


  65. King B>Rihanna February 16, 2013



  66. Jessi February 16, 2013

    I love Bey… I’ve always been a fan of hers. But damn, that Documentary and her interview with Oprah were so damn inspiring lolol. I have even more respect for her artistry *tear* lol(:

  67. MISHKA February 17, 2013

    She was 23, children…imma leave it right there. Amazing vocals as always.

  68. quetta February 17, 2013

    this—->> can you believe it??!! I was online at 10:00 sharp– ready! Those tickets were G.O.N.E. by 10:01…

    I was trying to buy tickets for her concert in Miami, but they were like sorry, no seats….now what? My mouth dropped and I had to order my tickets for the BB&T center in sunrise, fl

  69. FrenchGuy February 18, 2013

    I’m french and I couldnt understand a word she said…

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