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Beyonce coming to Raleigh in May

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer

Beyonce and Chris Martin perform during Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, on February 7, 2016.
Beyonce and Chris Martin perform during Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, on February 7, 2016. AFP/Getty Images

After releasing a new song Saturday and performing at the Super Bowl on Sunday, Beyonce announced a new stadium tour that includes a stop at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh.

The Grammy-winning singer announced her 2016 Formation World Tour in a commercial after she performed at the halftime show with Bruno Mars and Coldplay. The tour will kick off April 27 in Miami and the diva will perform at Carter-Finley Stadium on May 3.

The tour wraps on July 31 in Brussels.

Pre-sale tickets for American Express cardholders go on sale Tuesday; tickets for general public will be available Feb. 15.

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.

Full list of dates below:

April 27 - Miami - Marlins Park

April 29 - Tampa, Fla. - Raymond James Stadium

May 1 - Atlanta, Ga. - Georgia Dome

May 3 - Raleigh, N.C. - Carter-Finley Stadium

May 5 - Nashville, Tenn. - Nissan Stadium

May 7 - Houston - NRG Stadium

May 9 - Dallas - AT&T Stadium

May 12 - San Diego - Qualcomm Stadium

May 14 - Los Angeles - Rose Bowl

May 16 - Santa Clara, Calif. - Levi's Stadium

May 18 - Seattle - CenturyLink Field

May 20 - Edmonton, Alberta - Commonwealth Stadium

May 23 - Minneapolis - TCF Bank Stadium

May 25 - Toronto - Rogers Centre

May 27 - Chicago - Soldier Field

May 29 - Detroit - Ford Field

May 31 - Pittsburgh - Heinz Field

June 3 - Boston - Gillette Stadium

June 5 - Philadelphia - Lincoln Financial Field

June 7 - New York - Citi Field

June 10 - Baltimore - M&T Bank Stadium

June 12 - Hershey, Pa. - Hersheypark Stadium

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