'Renaissance: Act II': Beyoncé makes surprise album announcement

'Renaissance: Act II': Beyoncé makes surprise album announcement

Beyoncé is in her cowgirl era...

Beyonce posing in front of a Christmas tree
Beyoncé/ Instagram (@beyonce)

Beyoncé is exploring a new music genre with her next album. 

The 42-year-old surprised her fans on Sunday by announcing part two of her critically acclaimed 'Renaissance' album. Queen B shared the news during a Super Bowl advert.

In the Verizon ad, the 'Break My Soul' hitmaker tries several different things to go viral, including holding a concert in outer space and running for president. 

She finally decided to "break the internet" with a special announcement. 

"Okay, they ready. Drop the new music," she says in the ad. 

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Beyoncé also simultaneously released two new songs, 'Texas Hold 'Em' and '16 Carriages'.

The announcement sent her fans into a frenzy. 

"Already on repeat," one Instagram user said. 

Another user commented: "I’m OFFICIALLY A COUNTRY GIRL FROM NAMIBIA…Scoot over." 

Beyoncé's new album will reportedly lean into the country genre. Queen B has been dropping hints on social media. She has been pictured in cowboy hats and even wore one to the 2024 Grammys

'Renaissance: Act II' is expected to drop on Friday, March 29. It will be her eighth studio album as a solo artist. 

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