11 Beyonce songs to play today as North East tour date is announced

Beyonce, pictured with husband Jay Z, will play the Stadium of Light on June 28.

Beyonce, pictured with husband Jay Z, will play the Stadium of Light on June 28.

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Forget the Monday blues - there's one word on the lips of everyone in the North East, and that is BEYONCE.

Following last night's Super Bowl 50 performance, Queen Bey has announced her Formation World Tour - and the opening night, on June 28, is at Sunderland's Stadium of Light.

So if you're already planning your ticket purchase, deciding on your outfit and thinking about where to have your tea and drinks beforehand - hold on just a second!

READ MORE: Beyonce bound for Sunderland

Why not celebrate today's gig announcement (and brighten up your Monday) with 11 fantastic songs from Bey's back catalogue.

Many of her solo songs may be iconic, but let's not forget some of the Destiny's Child bangers of old (we know, it's unlikely they will appear on the setlist, but it doesn't mean we can't enjoy them beforehand) and some of her feature spots.

Have we put your favourite track on the list?

1. Destiny's Child: Nasty Girl.

Key lyric: "Hard for women like me who try to have some integrity. You make it hard for girls like myself who respect themselves and have dignity."

Great for: Consoling a friend following a break-up.

Will you be buying tickets to see Beyonce at the Stadium of Light?

Will you be buying tickets to see Beyonce at the Stadium of Light?

2. Destiny's Child: Bills Bills Bills.

Key lyric: "You triflin', good for nothing type of brother. Silly me, why haven't I found another?"

Great for: When you're feeling proud of being self-sufficient.

3. Destiny's Child: Lose My Breath.

Beyonce's Formation World Tour will launch in Sunderland in June.

Beyonce's Formation World Tour will launch in Sunderland in June.

Key lyric: "You don't have no business in this here's your papers, baby you are dismissed."

Great for: When you just fancy a dance on a night out with your friends.

4. Beyonce: Countdown.

Key lyric: "Oh, killin' me softly and I'm still fallin'. Still the one I need, I will always be with you."

Great for: When you're feeling a bit loved up about your other half.

5. Beyonce: Diva.

Stand out lyric: "I know you read the paper - the one that they call a queen. Every radio round the world know me cause that's where I be."

Great for: When you feel a little like bragging about yourself.

6. Beyonce: XO

Lyric: "I love you like XO, you love me like XO."

Great for: When you don't have the words to tell your other half how you feel.

7. Beyonce: Smash Into You.

Lyric: "Ears closed, what I hear no one else has to know. Cause' I know, that what we have is worth first place in gold."

Great for: When you're feeling a little sentimental.

8. Beyonce: 7/11.

Lyric: "Wave your hands side to side, put it in the air. Clap, clap, clap like you don't care."

Great for: When you're ready to party.

9. Beyonce: ***Flawless.

Lyric: "Momma taught me good home training. My Daddy taught me how to love my haters. My sister told me I should speak my mind. My man made me feel so fine, I'm flawless."

Great for: When you're feeling flawless (obviously).

10. Jay-Z feat. Beyonce: '03 Bonnie and Clyde.

Lyric: "Sometimes I trip on how happy we could be and so I put this on my life. Nobody or nothing will ever come between us."

Great for: When you're trying to be covert.

11. Lady Gaga feat. Beyonce: Telephone.

Lyric: "Boy, the way you blowing up my phone. Won't make me leave no faster, put my coat on faster, leave my girls no faster."

Great for: When you just need time with your best friend.