Who needs press releases, promotions, teasers or pretty much anything to announce a new album when you’re Beyoncé? We all got the ultimate early Christmas gift from Queen Bey herself. Out of nowhere, a brand new, self-titled visual album popped up on iTunes from the singer, featuring 14 songs and 17 music videos! Wait, what?!
The Internet blew up with the news of a new Beyoncé record, having it sell over 80,000 copies in just three hours, pretty much guaranteeing that it’ll take the number one spot on the Billboard charts! Three hours! That’s insane! With collaborations with Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, Drake, Blue Ivy (yes, we own child) and so many more, Beyoncé completely changed the game when it comes to releasing new materials.
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