Minutes after the coveted tickets went on pre-sale at 10am, despairing followers complained in regards to the reserving web site and app taking place, whereas others stated queues of 200,000 folks had been already within the queue forward of them.
O2 issued an apology to clients struggling to safe tickets amid the “enormous” demand, and warranted some folks had been managing to make bookings.
Beyonce delighted followers on Sunday by saying a world tour – her first in seven years – to advertise the discharge of her newest album, Renaissance.
It is going to see her peform six live shows within the UK in late Could and early June, together with three at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, in addition to exhibits in Cardiff, Edinburgh and Sunderland.
Tickets went on pre-sale to O2 Precedence clients at 10am on Thursday, 5 days earlier than they go on normal sale on February 7.
However followers reported the app and web site had crashed even earlier than the pre-sale started.
Different social media customers reported how they managed to get via to the ticket-booking website earlier than being “kicked out”, whereas others reported enormous queues of individuals ready to entry the web site.
“Tickets aren’t promoting, had them 3 occasions in my basket and it wouldn’t let me try,” wrote one fan on Twitter.
“My sister managed two tickets. I had them in my basket twice after which error as I went to pay,” stated one other.
“200,000 folks in entrance of me for the O2 precedence tickets,” one Twitter consumer named Luti wrote round 10.15am.
O2 posted an apology on Twitter round 10.40am, writing: “We apologise to anybody experiencing difficulties making an attempt to get Beyoncé tickets via Precedence.
“Tickets are promoting and we’re seeing enormous demand.
“We’re doing every thing we are able to behind the scenes to assist hold the app working easily.”
The Loopy in Love singer lately carried out at a non-public occasion in Dubai, attended by celebrities and influencers, however hasn’t gone on tour since 2018’s On the Run II Tour with husband Jay-Z.
Her final solo headline tour was seven years in the past – the Formation World Tour in 2016.
She introduced the information of the most recent tour on Instagram, with a photograph of her sporting a disco ball-cowboy hat, using a silver horse.
Beyonce UK tour dates
Beyonce will carry out six UK exhibits, throughout England, Wales, and Scotland:
- Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, Could 17
- Edinburgh’s Murrayfield, Could 20
- Sunderland’s Stadium of Mild, Could 23
Beyonce will carry out three exhibits at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium:
- Monday, Could 29
- Tuesday, Could 30
- Friday, June 2
She can even carry out in European cities together with Stockholm, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Lyon, Marseille, Cologne, Hamburg, Frankfurt, and Warsaw.
Within the US, Beyonce will go to main cities like Philadelphia, Nashville, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles.
How you can get tickets to Beyonce’s tour
Tickets for Beyonce’s UK dates are available for purchase on O2 presale from 10 am on Thursday, February 2. O2 and Virgin Media clients can entry Precedence through the Precedence app.
There’ll then be a Stay Nation presale on Friday, February 3, at 10am, adopted by a BeyHive presale on Monday, February 6, at 9am. Tickets will go on normal sale on Tuesday, February 7, at 10am.
In the course of the presales, tickets can be restricted to 4 per buyer, however through the normal sale, clients will have the ability to purchase as much as eight tickets every.
Tickets can be available for purchase for the Could 29 and Could 30 exhibits however not the June 2 date simply but. Though this third date appeared on Beyonce’s web site on February 1, it has since been eliminated, and could also be a shock bonus present to be introduced at a later date–so hold your eyes peeled.