Beyonce has been ordered by medics to postpone the next date of her world tour to rest her voice.

The superstar singer has postponed Wednesday's concert at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, according to a statement.

Under doctors' orders for vocal rest, the date on her Formation World Tour has been rescheduled for October 7.

Fans in St Louis, Los Angeles, Santa Clara, Houston, New Orleans, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Nashville can rest easy though – Queen Bey will be proceeding with those dates as planned.

The Formation World Tour in support of her album Lemonade kicked off on April 27 in Miami and was originally due to conclude on October 2 in Nashville.

Beyonce turned 35 on Sunday and attended the Made in America Festival in Philadelphia with her husband and festival founder Jay-Z.