Beyoncé working on new album and it sounds ‘beyond awesome’, says stylist

Singer released new single 'Formation' over the weekend

Beyonce is reportedly working on her new album and has played it to those close to her.

Over the weekend, Beyoncé returned to release surprise new single ‘Formation’ ahead of her Super Bowl halftime show appearance with Coldplay.

Billboard now reports that the star’s stylist, Ty Hunter, has claimed to have heard the singer’s new record.

“I’ve heard the new album and it’s beyond awesome,” he said during an episode of Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live.

Beyoncé’s next album will be her sixth studio release. She released her last LP, her self-titled effort, in December 2013.

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Beyoncé has also announced a world tour and will be hitting the road in North America in April before crossing the Atlantic in June and July.

UK and Ireland dates include shows in London, Cardiff, Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin and Sunderland. Tickets go on sale next Tuesday (February 16). See the shows in full below.

Beyoncé’s UK and Ireland dates are as follows:

Sunderland, Stadium of Light (June 28)
Cardiff, Millennium Stadium (June 30)
London, Wembley Stadium (July 2)
Manchester, Emirates Old Trafford (July 5)
Glasgow, Hampden Park (July 7)
Dublin, Croke Park (July 9)