Beyonce Announces Her ‘Formation’ World Tour

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“Seconds after completing yet another successful Super Bowl halftime show performance, Beyoncé dropped a world tour announcement on us,” stated.

“The singer was last on a stadium tour — the On the Run Tour with husband Jay Z — in 2014, a year after she headlined the Super Bowl halftime show in New Orleans. Sunday’s halftime performance included Beyonce’s new song, “Formation,” released Saturday causing Internet frenzy,” reported.

“The announcement comes just a day after she released her politically charged and critically acclaimed new single Formation, in which she owns her black identity and Southern heritage, and endorses the #BlackLivesMatter movement,” reported.

Beyonce will embark on her first headlining stadium tour this summer with the 40-date Formation tour, set to begin April 27. Tickets will go on sale next week, starting with an Amex pre-sale. The tour’s 40 shows will be split fairly evenly between North America and the U.K. and Europe, with Canada and the U.S. to run through mid-June. The U.K./Europe leg will start in mid-June and run through July, according to

Beyonce has developed into one of the elite touring acts in the world. Her Mrs. Carter World Tour of 2013-2014 grossed $212 million from attendance of nearly 2 million to 126 shows, according to Billboard Boxscore. Following that tour, she launched the On The Run co-headlining stadium run with her husband, Jay Z, which grossed $96 million from 832,769 tickets sold to just 19 shows in North America, according to