*Who knew the BeyHive could include an entire state.
Beyoncé brought her Formation World Tour to Minnesota Monday night, and the governor responded by giving the singer an official day.
She has no direct ties to Minnesota other than a love for Prince. Yet, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith decided to declare Monday, May 23, 2016 “Beyoncé Day,” in honor of her concert in Minneapolis last night.
— Governor Mark Dayton (@GovMarkDayton) May 23, 2016
The same night she was given her day, the skies opened up and threatened to shut down the concert altogether. Her open-air show in TFC Bank Stadium was briefly evacuated due to lightning…
Nothing says Beyoncé concert like a stadium evacuation because of a storm? pic.twitter.com/rRBbTp9eTU
— Madison Lund (@madisonlund98) May 24, 2016
— Nina Moini (@ninamoini) May 24, 2016
But Bey went on after the storm passed through, whipping the crowd into a frenzy.