Beyonce!It's frankly a wonder that the internet is still functioning after the arrival at midnight last night of asurprise Beyoncé album. In what may be the most impressive covert operation pulled off in music history, Beyoncé just up and released an "exclusive visual album" on iTunes, titled BEYONCÉ, including 14 songs and 17 videos, without anyone having any idea it was coming. Yes, seventeen videos. We half expect Barack Obama to get on television any minute now to announce today a national holiday: "Get back in bed with your laptops, everyone, and queue up your 17 new Beyoncé videos!"
The Netflix-style "here it is all at once!" release comes at the end of a year during which Beyoncé's fans grew increasingly frustrated with the lack of new music from their deity. After performing at the Super Bowl and then releasing a HBO documentary the same month, some felt she had squandered aRead More »from Beyonce Has a New Album!