Beyonce Releases Surprise Album for Fans

The singer's fifth album's release was top secret as a gift for her fans.
3:00 | 12/13/13

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And we continue, now, with beyonce. The superstar, dropping a brand-new album overnight, with music videos for every track and then some. Taking her fans and the music world by quite a surprise. ♪ All that I see ♪ Reporter: The midnight surprise sent fans into a frenzy. ♪ Reporter: Beyonce's album, titled simply "beyonce," features tracks with husband, rapper jay z. And blue ivy makes her debut in the song, "blue." It was an unprecedented move that surprised fans and the music industry. Announcing and releasing her album on the same day. 14 songs complete with 17 music videos. Add in an enticing instagram video, and another on facebook, explaining why she kept the release under wraps. I felt like I don't want anybody to give the message when my record is coming out. I just want this to come out when it's ready. And from me to my fans. Reporter: And the fans were happy. One tweeting, only beyonce can drop a visual bomb with 17 videos. No promotion. And it was all kept a secret. There's a reason why she's called the queen. Beyonce's younger sister and fellow singer, solange gushing, I'm sitting here watching the most artful and perfect project ever. I see music. It's more than just what I hear. And I'm connected to something, I immediately see a visual. Or a series of images that are tied to a feeling or an emotion. A memory from my childhood. Thoughts about life, my dreams or my fantasies. And they're all connected to the music. That is why madonna's -- madonna. What beyonce's music does for us. You connect to a memory. I cannot wait to download that album. And kept a secret from a star that big, that's pretty

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