Beyonce has been in the headlines constantly in 2013, and good or bad, it's all been building toward this weekend's Super Bowl half time show.
Sure, the near-perfect US diva fell foul of critics when she apparently lip-synched at Barack Obama's second inauguration. Like a true pro, she hit back with a flawless, acapella performance of 'The Star Spangled Banner' at a press conference this week to promote the Super Bowl show.
The star will perform a medley of hits at the Super Bowl, which is one of the biggest events in the US sporting calendar - and one of the most viewed shows on American television. Rumours suggest she will reunite with her Destiny's Child bandmates at the show to perform new track 'Nuclear' and even premiere new solo material.
All will be revealed on Sunday, but until then, here's our checklist of what we want to see at Beyonce's Super Bowl performance.
R&B star seen in big hair and tight jeans in NYC
No Kim, no Skrillez, lots of Daft Punk and more
US rapper brings his tour to South London
We hope she has a plan, because we don't have a clue what she's up to...
Full version of track previously heard in a Pepsi commercial revealed in full, hear it now
Dancers wheel prams onstage after Bey slams rumours