Beyoncé is back . . . well, almost. The 34-year-old "Formation" singer has the world buzzing with rumors of a new album in the works, especially after her triumphant return to the Super Bowl stage in February, as well as the surprise announcement of her Formation World Tour shortly after. Oh, and did we mention her new activewear line, Ivy Park? Even with all of this, nothing has been confirmed . . . yet. One thing we do know for sure is that Queen Bey has been cooking up something and we should all be on Bey-watch for it.
In honor of her impending return, we've rounded up the 16 stages of "bey-hydration" — (noun): an epidemic Beyoncé fans experience whenever the singer takes a long hiatus. Get familiar with the term ahead, and then be sure to look at 20 Beyoncé facts only a real Beyhive member would know.