Minnesota’s Governor Declared Today Beyoncé Day; Too Bad It’s Almost Over

Beyoncé. Photo: Larry Busacca/2016 Getty Images
Beyoncé. Photo: Larry Busacca/2016 Getty Images Photo: Larry Busacca/2016 Getty Images

Mondays aren’t all bad — in fact, today was sort of divine in Minnesota: In honor of the Formation World Tour hitting Minneapolis, Governor Mark Dayton and Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith declared this day in history “Beyoncé Day.” “Beyoncé’s impact and success has been widely recognized,” Dayton explained in a statement, highlighting the singer’s achievements. “Beyoncé has influenced many young girls and women with powerful, positive messages in her songs.” The Minneapolis Star Tribune added that the announcement also came hours after a legislative session, centered on transportation funding and a public-works bill, “collapsed in dramatic fashion without a deal.” Bey, whose Lemonade dropped last month, is performing at the TCF Bank Stadium tonight before stopping in Toronto on Wednesday and Chicago on Friday (full schedule here). Read Dayton’s official proclamation below:

And, Minnesotan or not, enjoy the rest of BeyDay accordingly.

Minnesota Governor Says Today Is Beyoncé Day