“Beyoncé Knowles’s surprise new album, a collection of 14 songs and 17 music videos, is leading sales worldwide on Apple Inc.’s iTunes within hours of becoming available, even without advance publicity,” Andy Fixmer reports for Bloomberg.
“‘Beyoncé,’ which went on sale for $15.99 at midnight in New York exclusively on iTunes, is Apple’s top seller in the 10 biggest music markets including the U.S., Japan and U.K., Tom Neumayr, a spokesman for the Cupertino, California-based company, said in an e-mail,” Fixmer reports. “Tracks and videos are only available by purchasing the entire album, which Beyoncé said in the statement is meant to be an audio-visual experience. Individual tracks will become available on Dec. 20, according to the Los Angeles Times.”
Fixmer reports, “A CD-DVD package will be available at retail stores in time for the holiday season, according to the statement.”
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Beyoncé releases surprise ‘visual album’ exclusively on Apple’s iTunes Store – December 13, 2013