Beyonce announces UK tour for April 2013


Image caption Beyonce performed during the half-time show at Super Bowl XLVII

Beyonce has announced details of a new world tour, which includes concerts in Birmingham, London and Manchester.

The Mrs. Carter World Tour will begin in Belgrade on 15 April, before visiting the UK.

The short UK run includes shows at Birmingham LG Arena, Manchester Arena and four nights at London's O2 Arena.

The news comes after the singer performed during the half-time show at Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans (3 February).

In pics: Beyonce's Super Bowl gig

As part of her 8-song set, Beyonce was joined on stage by her Destiny's Child band mates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.

This new dates are the 31-year-old's first since the I Am...World Tour in 2009.

It was recently confirmed that Beyonce will perform at this year's Brits on 20 February in London.

The full UK dates are:

Birmingham LG Arena - 26 April

London O2 Arena - 29, 30 April, 1, 3 May

Manchester Arena - 7 May

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