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Beyonce brings tour to Arena at Gwinnett Center

If you go

• What: Beyonce concert

• When: 7 p.m. Friday, July 12

• Where: Arena at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth

• Cost: $48 to $253

• For more information: Visit gwinnettcenter.com

DULUTH -- Some call her Sasha while others call her Beyonce Knowles. But today Mrs. Carter is coming to the Arena at Gwinnett Center on her worldwide tour.

The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour boasts being bigger than any of her previous tours. It is slated to run for almost a year with the second wave of the tour planned for Latin America, Australia and Asia.

On Beyonce's last tour in 2009, the critically acclaimed and successful I Am ... World Tour was ranked No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Tour chart. The show was performed for more than 1.1 million fans at more than 100 shows in 32 countries on six continents across the globe.

Beyonce is a solo recording artist, actress, philanthropist and businesswoman who has released four No. 1 solo albums and has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide. Her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including 16 Grammy Awards. Billboard named her the Top Female Artist and Top Radio Songs Artist of the 2000s decade. The Recording Industry Association of America also recognized Beyonce as the Top Certified Artist of the 2000s.