Beyonce

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Beyoncé, the Gotobeds, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from jilted pop queens, Pittsburgh post-punk howlers, and more.
SPIN Staff / April 29, 2016

Review: Beyoncé Is the Rightful Heir to Michael Jackson and Prince on ‘Lemonade’

Like all things Beyoncé, Lemonade is a triumph of marketing and musicality, spectacle and song, vision and collaboration, Borg-like assimilation, and — as of 2013…
Greg Tate / April 28, 2016

Just Blaze Talks Making ‘Freedom,’ the Beyhive, and His Signature Sound

Beyoncé's Lemonade instantly resonated after its HBO premiere, but the credit list behind the album was a bit of a rigmarole. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs…
Brian Josephs / April 28, 2016

Watch Beyoncé Sing Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ at ‘Formation’ Tour Kickoff

Days after releasing Lemonade and its accompanying HBO film, Beyoncé kicked off her Formation World Tour at Marlins Park in Miami last night, where she performed…
Rachel Brodsky / April 28, 2016

Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Expected to Sell 550,000 Copies in Debut Week

Although HBO's premiere of Beyoncé's Lemonade couldn't top the NBA Playoffs in ratings, the album is expected to reign the Billboard 200. Industry forecasters predict that…
Brian Josephs / April 27, 2016

Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Premiere Pulls Solid Ratings for HBO

Although the HBO premiere of Lemonade was undoubtedly a hugely anticipated event, the special still had to battle against the ongoing NBA Playoffs and fans attending various Prince…
Brian Josephs / April 26, 2016

Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’: A Visual Tale of Grief, Resurrection, and Black Female Empowerment

On first listen, Beyoncé's new album Lemonade is all about Jay Z's cheating. But the 65-minute film accompanying the music makes the personal political by visually…
Freja Dam / April 26, 2016

Rachel Roy Says She’s Not Jay Z’s ‘Becky With the Good Hair’ in New Statement

One Instagram post led to a pretty rough weekend for Rachel Roy and Rachael Ray. Roy posted an Instagram picture on Saturday night with the caption,…
Brian Josephs / April 26, 2016

Allow Stephen Colbert to Whitesplain Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’

When Beyoncé's Lemonade dropped on Saturday, many were annoyed both by how the first flood of reviews and opinions mostly came from white people and also how…
Brian Josephs / April 26, 2016

Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’: An Examination of Broken Relationships and Black Womanhood

The "On the Run" tour was too good to be true. In his review of the MetLife Stadium stop, Noisey's Jeff Rosenthal wrote that Beyoncé…
Brian Josephs / April 25, 2016

Stream Beyoncé’s New Album ‘Lemonade’ Right Now

Update: Lemonade is now available to purchase on iTunes. Update: Beyoncé's Lemonade is now available to download on TIDAL for $17.99. Per the service, "The…
Brennan Carley / April 23, 2016

From James Blake to Free HBO, Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’

More than two years ago, Beyoncé descended to earth and spiked her self-titled, winning touchdown of a musical football down in the industry's end zone.
Brennan Carley / April 23, 2016

Beyoncé Drops Mysterious ‘Lemonade’ Film Teaser

Update: Beyoncé has shared a new minute-long teaser of Lemonade. Watch it below, and hold onto your hats. #LEMONADE Premieres April 23 at…
Rachel Brodsky / April 16, 2016

Beyoncé Shares Trailer for New Clothing Line, So Get Ready

Beyoncé has just shared a trailer for her new clothing line, Ivy Park. The ad for the Topshop collaboration features Bey talking about Houston's Parkwood Park, and…
James Grebey / March 31, 2016

Will.i.am Has ‘a Hard Drive Full’ of Unreleased Songs by Artists Like Michael Jackson and Beyoncé

Will.i.am apparently has "a hard drive full" of unheard songs by pop megastars, with folders supposedly full of material by Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Whitney Houston, Rihanna, Britney Spears, and…
Anna Gaca / March 22, 2016

Watch Beyoncé Cover ‘I Will Always Love You’ Live

In her first live appearance since the 2016 Super Bowl Halftime Show, Beyoncé performed Saturday night in a fundraiser for daughter Blue Ivy's school. Taking place at Shrine Auditorium…
Rachel Brodsky / March 6, 2016

Miami Police Union Plans to Protest Upcoming Beyoncé Concert

Continuing to prove Beyoncé's (and Kendrick's, and D'Angelo's, and so on) point that police groups have too much time on their hands if they're a threatened…
Dan Weiss / February 19, 2016

Tennessee Sheriff Blames ‘Beyoncé’s Video’ for Shots Fired Near His Home

A Tennessee sheriff who, one assumes, probably didn't love Kendrick Lamar's performance at the Grammys last night, is suggesting that Beyoncé's Super Bowl Halftime Show…
James Grebey / February 16, 2016

Watch White People Panic Over ‘The Day Beyoncé Turned Black’ on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Beyoncé raised a few eyebrows last weekend with her new song "Formation" and its accompanying video and Super Bowl performance. In fact, a few white…
Colin Stutz / February 14, 2016

Here’s Why Beyoncé and Bruno Mars Undeniably Won the Super Bowl Halftime Show

First, everybody give a round of applause for Coldplay, the advertised headliners of the 2016 Super Bowl Halftime Show. They showed up and put in…
SPIN Staff / February 7, 2016
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