Beyonce dazzles in a plunging sparkling leotard as she raises her finger

Number one! Beyonce dazzles in a plunging sparkling leotard as she seems thrilled her album Renaissance is on top of the charts

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Singing sensation Beyonce shared several new images to her Instagram account on Monday afternoon to support her new album Renaissance.

The 40-year-old superstar was seen in a crystal studded gunmetal gray leotard with the hoodie pulled up over her highlighted curly hair as she attended her listening party in New York City on Friday with 52-year-old husband Jay-Z, who was born Shawn Corey Carter.

This comes just as her new album debuted in the top spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart, marking the best-selling week from a female artist this year, and second best-selling of the year.

A new look: Singing sensation Beyonce shared several new images to her Instagram account on Monday afternoon to support her new album Renaissance

She glitters: The outfit had a plunging neckline that could not be missed

A new look: Singing sensation Beyonce shared several new images to her Instagram account on Monday afternoon to support her new album Renaissance. The outfit had a plunging neckline that could not be missed

In the new images, Bey was all dressed up for her listening party in NYC on Friday.

The sparkly outfit had a plunging neckline that could not be missed and also came up high on the hips showing plenty of leg.

The crooner she had her makeup perfectly done with dewy beige touches as her lightened hair ran down her chest.

Her disco era inspired leotard had long puffy sleeves and a belt to show off her slender waistline.

She wore Tiffany & Co earrings in platinum, a Tiffany Lock bangle in white gold with pavé diamonds, and a ring in platinum with a diamond of over 11 carats to a listening party.

The queen of music also was seen in a video where she was pointing her index finger as if to say she had hit number one. 

Showstopper: The 40-year-old superstar was seen in a crystal studded gunmetal gray leotard with the hoodie pulled up over her highlighted curly hair as she attended her listening party in New York City on Friday with 52-year-old husband Jay-Z, who was born Shawn Corey Carter

Showstopper: The 40-year-old superstar was seen in a crystal studded gunmetal gray leotard with the hoodie pulled up over her highlighted curly hair as she attended her listening party in New York City on Friday with 52-year-old husband Jay-Z, who was born Shawn Corey Carter

Renaissance sold 332,000 equivalent album units in the week through August 4, Billboard reported, citing stats from Luminate.

The album was the first from a female artist to land atop the Billboard 200 this year, as the last female artist to achieve the feat was Adele with her album 40 last December. 

The record went on to top the charts for its first six weeks, from December 4, 2021 thru January 8, 2022.

Renaissance is the seventh solo release from the 40-year-old Houston native, as her most recent prior to that was the successful 2016 album Lemonade. All seven of her solo albums, beginning with 2003’s Dangerously in Love, have debuted in the top spot on the charts.

The plunge: The sparkly outfit had a plunging neckline that could not be missed and also came up high on the hips showing plenty of leg

The plunge: The sparkly outfit had a plunging neckline that could not be missed and also came up high on the hips showing plenty of leg

Bold: In the new images, Bey was all dressed up for her listening party in NYC on Friday

Bold: In the new images, Bey was all dressed up for her listening party in NYC on Friday

Since Lemonade, Beyonce has also worked on albums including 2018’s Everything Is Love with husband Jay-Z; 2019’s Homecoming: The Live Album; and 2019’s The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack. The trio of albums all made the Billboard 200’s top five.

After she released her last two albums – Lemonade and 2013’s Beyonce – without prior notice, Beyonce announced the release of Renaissance this past June, with the single Break My Soul. 

Renaissance was also made immediately available via physical platforms such as vinyl and CD on the day of its July 29 release, while the aforementioned two albums were initially released only on digital and streaming platforms.

Joined by her love: The crooner she had her makeup perfectly done with dewy beige touches as her lightened hair ran down her chest

Joined by her love: The crooner she had her makeup perfectly done with dewy beige touches as her lightened hair ran down her chest

Disco fever: Her disco era inspired leotard had long puffy sleeves and a belt to show off her slender waistline

Disco fever: Her disco era inspired leotard had long puffy sleeves and a belt to show off her slender waistline

With the 332,000 equivalent album units sold, Beyonce’s new album had the second-highest selling week of the year behind the Harry Styles album Harry’s House, which sold 521,000 units in its first week this past June. Its debut week eclipsed that of all female artists, as Lizzo’s Special sold 69,000 in its debut frame last month, according to Billboard.

Renaissance generated some controversy in its initial week, as Beyonce was criticized by Kelis for sampling her material from her hit Milkshake without letting her know in advance, leading Beyonce to remove the sample. She also removed lyrics from her song Heated amid a backlash over lyrics that were ableist.

The album was celebrated with a release party Friday at The Times Square Edition in New York City with guests in attendance including Beyonce’s mother Tina Knowles, La La Anthony, Donald Glover, Tyler Perry and Janelle Monae, among others.

Beyonce and Madonna have joined forces for a Break My Soul remix.

Diamond life: She wore Tiffany & Co earrings in platinum, a Tiffany Lock bangle in white gold with pave¿ diamonds, and a ring in platinum with a diamond of over 11 carats to a listening party

Diamond life: She wore Tiffany & Co earrings in platinum, a Tiffany Lock bangle in white gold with pavé diamonds, and a ring in platinum with a diamond of over 11 carats to a listening party

The singer has dropped ‘The Queens Remix’ of ‘Break My Soul’ featuring snippets of Madonna’s 1990 hit Vogue.

Imitating Madonna’s classic spoken-word section of ‘Vogue’ Beyonce name-drops iconic Black women in music, including Aaliyah, Nina Simone and her own sister, Solange Knowles.

She also gives a shoutout to Madonna, 63, singing: ‘Queen Mother Madonna, Aaliyah, Rosetta Tharpe, Santigold, Bessie Smith, Nina Simone, Solange Knowles. Lauryn Hill, Roberta Flack, Toni, Janet, Tierra Whack. Missy, Diana, Grace Jones, Aretha, Anita, Grace Jones.’

Number one: The queen of music also was seen in a video where she was pointing her index finger as if to say she had hit number one

Number one: The queen of music also was seen in a video where she was pointing her index finger as if to say she had hit number one

Uno: Her new album debuted in the top spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart, marking the best-selling week from a female artist this year, and second best-selling of the year

One: She made a point to show fans she was number one as she held up her finger

Uno: Her new album debuted in the top spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart, marking the best-selling week from a female artist this year, and second best-selling of the year

She must find it fun to be on top: The siren laughed as she put her finger up; she has had several hit songs in the past as well

She must find it fun to be on top: The siren laughed as she put her finger up; she has had several hit songs in the past as well

This is the first collaboration between Madonna and Beyonce.

Beyonce had already surprised fans by releasing four different versions of her Break My Soul earlier this week.

The first song on the four-track EP is a three-minute 58 seconds will.i.am remix of Break My Soul, while US DJ Terry Hunter provides a five-minute 30-second version.

A six-minute 27 seconds Honey Dijon remix is the third song, and the final one is a mammoth nine-minute 54-second Nita Aviance Club Mix.

Oh-bey! Beyonce had already surprised fans by releasing four different versions of her Break My Soul earlier this week. The first song on the four-track EP is a three-minute 58 seconds will.i.am remix of Break My Soul, while US DJ Terry Hunter provides a five-minute 30-second version

Oh-bey! Beyonce had already surprised fans by releasing four different versions of her Break My Soul earlier this week. The first song on the four-track EP is a three-minute 58 seconds will.i.am remix of Break My Soul, while US DJ Terry Hunter provides a five-minute 30-second version

The release came after fans spotted Beyonce- who released seventh studio album Renaissance last week – appeared to have removed samples of two Kelis tunes from one of the new album’s tracks, Energy, on some streaming platforms, just days after Kelis accused the ‘Crazy in Love’ hitmaker of using them without her approval.

It comes after Beyonce also removed an offensive term for disabled people from the lyrics of the song Heated.

The multi-Grammy winner announced the move earlier this week, after it was called ‘ableist’ and ‘offensive’ by disability charities and activists.

In the tune – which was co-written with rapper Drake – Beyonce used a derogatory term for spastic diplegia, a form of cerebral palsy, in the lines: ‘Spazzing on that a**, spaz on that a**.’

A representative for the musician revealed the lyric would be changed, saying: ‘The word, not used intentionally in a harmful way, will be replaced.’

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