Apple has today announced that BEYONCÉ, the surprise self-titled ‘Visual Album’ released by Beyoncé exclusively on iTunes, has become the fastest selling album ever on the iTunes Store worldwide with an unprecedented 828,773 copies sold in its first three days. The album also broke the US first week album sales record with 617,213 sold and went to number one spot in 104 countries.
“The self-titled, BEYONCÉ, is the fifth solo studio album from Beyoncé, which was made available exclusively worldwide on the iTunes Store on December 13 by Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records.
The self-titled set is the artist’s first visual album. BEYONCÉ is infused with new songs and visually stunning, provocative videos shot around the world from Houston to New York City to Paris, and Sydney to Rio de Janeiro, all before the album’s release. The album represents Beyoncé’s biggest sales week ever.”
The iTunes exclusive album ($15.99) features 14 new songs and 17 new videos, with guest appearances from the likes of Frank Ocean, Drake, and Jay-Z. The album also contains a duet with husband Jay-Z and a cameo from daughter Blue Ivy.
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