The 61 year old was in Atlanta to attend an awards show with her new husband, Richard Lawson, but was hospitalised for a few hours on Sunday.

A message on reads, "I came to Atlanta with my hubby for an award show. I had an Asthma (sic) attack and wound up in a hospital here. Hope to be out tomorrow! ! Pray for me!"

However, Knowles was released a few hours later, writing, "Happy Day!! Getting out of Hospital on my way to airport to go home Thanks for the prayers!!!!"