The support act for Beyoncé’s 2016 world tour has been announced.
It has been confirmed that Dj Khaled will be the opening act for Beyoncé’s 2016 stadium tour dates.
Announcing the news on Instagram, DJ Khaled wrote: “Today I proudly announce a major milestone in my career. Today’s announcement is a major accomplishment in my life. In other words it’s a major achievement alert!!!! I am proud to announce that I, DJ Khaled will be on tour with the icon, Beyoncé!!!!!”
He added: “Fan luv, when I tell you that prayer is the so powerful, please believe me. I want to thank the incomparable icon Beyoncé for this tremendous opportunity of a lifetime. Your music is the soundtrack to so many people’s lives across the globe. Your legacy is a blueprint for the young generation to follow and strive to be. You are the true definition of a superstar. Thank you so much for inviting me on your stage.”
DJ Khaled recently signed to Roc Nation’s management label, which is owned by Beyonce’s husband Jay Z.
His Instagram message continued: “I promise you this! I’m gonna rip it down so legendary!!!!!! When I was a kid THEY told me no when I wanted to DJ and perform in the club! So guess what, I did!!! OPEN FOR BEYONCÉ!!!!!! Fan luv we did it! We made on the stage with the Queen. Get ready to feel passion pain success and tears of joy in a STADIUM NEAR YOU!!!!!
“Miami, see you soon!!! I’ll be on stage with Beyoncé on April 27th and then I’ll be on the road to more success. Thank you again Beyoncé for making this dream come true for me. I will never stop fan luv. Bless up!!”
Beyoncé’s 2016 “Formation” world tour kicks off next week, with the first show of her North American leg taking place on April 27th in Miami, Florida.
Throughout her North American dates, Beyoncé will perform in Georgia, Texas, Tennessee, Illinois and many other US states.
The UK and European leg of the tour will kick off with a show in Sunderland on June 28th, and come to an end in Brussels, Belgium on July 21st.
Tickets for the shows are on sale now.
Check out the full list of Beyoncé’s 2016 tour dates below:
- April 27th — Marlins Park – Miami, FL
- April 29th — Raymond James Stadium – Tampa, FL
- May 1st — Georgia Dome – Atlanta, GA
- May 3rd — Carter-Finley Stadium – Raleigh, NC
- May 5th — Nissan Stadium – Nashville, TN
- May 7th – NRG Stadium – Houston, TX
- May 9th — At&T Stadium – Dallas, TX
- May 12th — Qualcomm Stadium – San Diego, CA
- May 14th — Rose Bowl – Los Angeles, CA
- May 16th — Levi’s Stadium – Santa Clara, CA
- May 18th — CenturyLink Field – Seattle, WA
- May 20th — Commonwealth Stadium – Edmonton, AB
- May 23rd — TFC Bank Stadium – Minneapolis, MN
- May 25th — Rogers Centre – Toronto, ON
- May 27th — Soldier Field – Chicago, IL
- May 28th — Soldier Field – Chicago, IL
- May 29th — Ford Field – Detroit, MI
- May 31st — Heinz Field – Pittsburgh, PA
- June 3rd — Gillette Stadium – Boston, MA
- June 5th — Lincoln Financial Field – Philadelphia, PA
- June 7th — Citi Field – New York, NY
- June 8th — Citi Field – Flushing, NY
- June 10th — M&T Bank Stadium – Baltimore, MD
- June 12th — Hersheypark Stadium – Hershey, PA
- June 14th — Ford Field – Detroit, MI
UK & Europe
- June 28th — Stadium of Light – Sunderland, UK
- June 30th — Millennium Stadium – Cardiff, UK
- July 2nd — Wembley Stadium – London, UK
- July 3rd — Wembley Stadium – London, UK
- July 5th — Emirates Old Trafford – Manchester, UK
- July 7th — Hampden Park – Glasgow, UK
- July 9th — Croke Park – Dublin, IE
- July 12th — Esprit Arena – Dusseldorf, DE
- July 14th — Letzigrund – Zurich, CH
- July 16th — Arena – Amsterdam, NE
- July 18th — Stadio San Siro – Milan, IT
- July 21st — Stade de France – Paris, FR
- July 24th — Parken – Copenhagen, DK
- July 26th — Friends Arena – Stockholm, SE
- July 29th — Commerzbank Arena – Frankfurt, DE
- July 31st — Roi Boudoin – Brussels, BE