World Tour

Beyoncé tour: UK fans snap up tickets despite Ticketmaster glitches

The pop superstar is playing stadium shows in Cardiff, Edinburgh, Sunderland and London in May and June.

Some users had problems with the Ticketmaster website, while others said they were kicked out of the queue, which in some cases was 500,000 strong.

Three more London dates were added on Tuesday "due to high fan demand".

A Ticketmaster spokesperson said: "We experienced and successfully handled an extraordinary level of demand and traffic today for Beyoncé.

Beyoncé ticket rush begins as pre-sale opens for UK tour dates

O2 customers were the first to have access at 10:00 GMT, but some reported problems with its app and website.

Those who did manage to purchase tickets reported prices ranging from £56 to £199, with VIP "on stage" seats at a wallet-busting £1,950 to £2,390.

There will be further pre-sales on Friday and Monday.

Tickets for the pop superstar's five UK stadium shows in Cardiff, Edinburgh, Sunderland and London will then go on general sale on Tuesday.

The UK concerts are part of a 43-date world tour in support of her Grammy-nominated Renaissance album.

Chance the Rapper cancels upcoming US tour

The 26-year-old says he wants to spend time with his family, make some new music and work on a new live show.

In September Chance announced he was moving the show from autumn to January 2020 because of the birth of his daughter.

He's now promised to come back "stronger and better" at some point in 2020.

The Big Tour was due to visit venues in Las Vegas, Miami and Los Angeles.

But in September Chance announced he was postponing the tour, writing that he regretted missing some important milestones after the birth of his first daughter.

Murray defends singles gold after pulsating Del Potro final

Andy Murray defended his men's singles title at the Olympics, overcoming Juan Martin del Potro in a thrilling final at Rio 2016 on Sunday.

The Brit became the first player to win back-to-back singles gold medals thanks to his 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5 victory at a loud Olympic Tennis Centre on Sunday.

Janet Jackson debuts new song

On Monday night, Janet Jackson brought out Missy Elliott on the Vancouver stop of her Unbreakable World Tour to help her debut a new song off her forthcoming album.

The clip features eagles circling in the background and Jackson’s mellifluous lilt cut with Misdemeanor’s fierce verses.