Beyonce Celebrates US Independence Day With Family Back In Texas

5 July 2012, 11:12 | Updated: 5 July 2012, 11:35

The 'End Of Time' singer was with sister Solange and mum Tina in her home city of Houston this week.

Beyonce has been pictured enjoying Independence Day in the US this week with her family and friends back in her home city of Houston, Texas.

The 'Love On Top' star returned to her family home in Texas this week fresh from her appearance at the BET Awards 2012 in Los Angeles on Sunday (1st July), an event which saw her pick up awards for Best Female R&B Artist and Video Director Of The Year.

Beyonce's 26 year-old sister Solange Knowles tweeted out a picture of the two together with mother Tina Knowles and their cousin Angie Beyince celebrating the Fourth Of July holiday with some sightseeing in Texas.

The '1+1' singer is wearing denim shorts and a patterned black blouse in the picture, while relaxing with the female members of her family.

"texastweets Me, and you. Yo mama and yo cuz-n too…" Solange tweeted alongside the picture.

View a picture of Beyonce celebrating Independence Day in Texas, USA this week below (Credit: Twitter):

Solange also paid tribute to Odd Future member Frank Ocean after he opened up about his sexuality this week, tweeting: "I salute you, brace soul. Independence Day. @frank_ocean."

'Countdown' star Beyonce was recently confirmed as part of the voice cast for upcoming animated comedy Epic, which will be her first acting role since giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy back in January this year.

Check out a second picture of Beyonce enjoying the American holiday with friends and family below (Credit: Twitter):

Beyonce with Family