Beyoncé Surprised The World With A New Album On iTunes

An early Christmas present from Queen B!

1. Beyoncé unexpectedly released her fifth studio album early Friday exclusively on iTunes.

2. The album is self-titled:

3. It features 14 songs and 17 videos, including one with her daughter Blue Ivy.

Other guests on the album include Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, Drake, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, Michelle Williams, and Kelly Rowland.

4. Beyoncé posted a video on Facebook explaining the “visual album” concept.

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5. She also posted this video on Instagram.

6. The album’s digital booklet features an image for each track:


7. Ending with the song “Blue”

9. Update: Beyoncé sold more than 80,000 copies in its first three hours, according to Billboard.

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