Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
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Beyoncé announces new album ‘Renaissance’

Pop star Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has announced a new album, titled Renaissance, out July 29 according to a new listing for a Renaissance CD and products on her website. Several streaming services, including TIDAL and Spotify, also announced the forthcoming Beyoncé release on social media. No further details about the new album have been released, report agencies.

Rumors of a new 2022 release first started to spread online June 9 after Beyoncé removed her profile pictures across all of her social media pages, with her highly organized fanbase the Beyhive theorizing the avatars signaled new material on the horizon.

Across her extensive career, Beyoncé has maintained her position as one of the most powerful, attention-commanding performers in music, reshaping pop stardom in the process. Though she last released a proper, solo studio album in 2016 with Lemonade, her second visual album that also premiered as an HBO film of the same name, Beyoncé hasn't been quiet, working in film, fashion and contributing to other artists' projects, including a 2020 feature on rapper Megan Thee Stallion's remix of "Savage."