Beyonce has become the fastest-selling album on the iTunes Store worldwide.
The global superstar released her fifth studio album exclusively on iTunes last Friday and has sold 828,773 albums in just three days. In the US Beyonce has broken first week album sales records with 617,213 copies sold. The album is now the fastest-selling album of 2013 in the US.
The album hit number one in 104 countries within hours of its release last week.
Beyonce is a visual album containing 14 songs and 17 music videos. The album was released without warning, promotion or a lead single. It’s an unprecendented move for an artist and highlights the evolving landscape of releasing new music.
The album is expected to be released as a CD/DVD package soon.