GLOBAL superstar Beyoncé follows her Superbowl performance triumph by announcing a world tour which comes to Manchester Arena on May 7.
The Mrs Carter Show World Tour promises to be the entertainer’s most ambitious undertaking to date.
It is expected to be bigger in scope than any of her previous shows and is slated to run for almost one year.
Following her historic performance at the Pepsi SuperBowl XLVII Halftime Show in New Orleans, Beyoncé officially returns to a full-time touring schedule, her first since the I Am… World Tour in 2009, with a new, bolder state-of-the-art production.
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The critically acclaimed and incredibly successful I Am… World Tour was ranked #1 on Billboard’s Hot Tour chart. The show thrilled more than 1.1 million fans at more than 100 shows in 32 countries and six continents.
Beyoncé is one of the most widely recognised and highly respected women in pop culture.
A solo recording artist, actress, philanthropist and businesswoman, she has released four number one solo albums and sold more than 75 million albums worldwide.
Her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including 16 Grammy Awards.
Billboard named her the Top Female Artist and Top Radio Songs Artist of the 2000s decade. The Recording Industry Association of America also recognised Beyoncé as the Top Certified Artist of the 2000s.
The critics have consistently praised her energetic stage shows, likening her to the best entertainers of the past with her brand of sass and class.
For details of her Manchester date, visit www.mcr-arena.com. Tickets for the UK dates go on general sale on Saturday, February 23, at 9.30am, available at www.gigsandtours.com or by calling 0844 811 0051 and 0844 826 2826.