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Beyoncé announces LN-promoted world stadium tour

The Formation World Tour, named for the new song premièred at the Super Bowl halftime show, will kick off in April

By IQ on 08 Feb 2016

Beyonce, Erin Benson

image © Erin Benson

In the wake of her performance with Coldplay and Bruno Mars at the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, Beyoncé has announced a worldwide stadium tour, beginning in April.

The Formation World Tour, taking in 40 dates in North America and Europe, is scheduled to kick off on 27 April at Marlins Park in Miami and finish at King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels on 31 July.

It will be promoted worldwide by Arthur Fogel and his team at Live Nation Global Touring.

Beyoncé’s last headline tour, the 132-date Mrs Carter Show World Tour, grossed US$229.7m worldwide from April 2013 to March 2014.

The June–September 2014 On the Run stadium tour, co-headlined with husband Jay-Z, was the fifth-highest grossing tour of the year, earning $109.7m from 21 dates.