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A disjointed barrage maybe, but Beyoncé is still the master show-woman

It’s a grey night in Brexit Central as Beyoncé begins her European tour. Sunderland’s football stadium is anyway a happy, welcoming place for a woman whose sixth solo album has raised her artistic game. Rough times with apparently errant husband Jay Z were ruthlessly converted into artistic opportunity on Lemonade, which treats Big Dog Jay Z as a stray dog she drags to heal. Beyoncé has asserted herself as the dominant creative partner. She now calls the tune.

The setlist for Beyoncé's Formation tour revealed

It's got to be a tough job being Beyoncé in preparation for her Formation World Tour, having to choose between which of her 8 billion hits to play for global audiences. The easiest answer: all of them!

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