Beyonce Breaks Records with Surprise Release
Beyonce released a surprise self-titled album on iTunes at midnight on Friday, and it has since been downloaded more than 800,000 times in the first three days. The album was released with no fanfare or marketing push. On Monday, iTunes announced the album has become the fast-selling worldwide on its site and has broken iTunes' first-week sales record in the U.S. with more than 600,000 copies sold. Beyonce is getting a lot of buzz since the artist was able to leverage social media while also keeping the digital project a secret. With such as bold move, the singer is being credited with changing the music game.
By Jordan Moses
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