In lieu of her upcoming world tour, Beyonce Knowles unleashed a brand new song today on her official Tumblr page. Check out the song, title "Bow Down/I Been On," below!
There's no word yet on whether or not the single will be featured on an upcoming album or not - Sasha Fierce herself hasn't made the announcement as to whether or not a new album is even coming. But with her explosive Super Bowl performance and reemergence into the spotlight, there's surely a good chance.
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. Slated to run for almost one year, the second wave of the tour is planned for Latin America, Australia and Asia.
Following her historic performance tonight at the Pepsi SuperBowl XLVII Halftime Show, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Beyonce officially returns to a full-time touring schedule, her first since the I AMWORLD TOUR in 2009, with a new, bolder state-of-the-art production.
Fans can join the Beyhive Blog for free at www.beyonce.com to access exclusive content, pre-sale tickets, VIP packages and more, including an exclusive MasterCard package to the Bey Stage. A limited number of tickets to The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour will be available early for purchase in the US and Europe. Fans can sign up now for the chance to be among the first to purchase tickets. Public sales for the European dates start on Friday, February 8. North American dates begin on Monday, February 11, 2013 at www.ticketmaster.com. Pepsi, MasterCard and Cotysponsor The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour. A complete list of tour dates, markets and on-sale dates follow. Additional information including on-sale times in all markets, available at www.beyonce.com
Beyonce's last tour, the critically acclaimed and incredibly successful, I AMWORLD TOUR was ranked #1 on Billboard's Hot Tour chart. The show thrilled more than 1.1 million fans at more than one hundred shows in 32 countries and six continents across the globe.
Beyonce is one of the most widely recognized and highly respected women in pop culture. A solo recording artist, actress, philanthropist and businesswoman, she has released four #1 solo albums and has sold over 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 recognized Beyonce 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 own brand of sass and class that makes her the artist of the future. "Beyonce has a breathtaking need to entertain," said Ben Ratliff of the New York Times and Chantal Eustace of the Vancouver Sun summed it up writing, 'Beyonce twisted all the theatrics into her music