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The singer randomly unveiled BEYONCÉ, her fifth studio LP, this morning

Beyonce pens open feminist essay: ‘We need to stop buying into the myth of gender equality’

The singer wrote an entire essay on the subject of gender equality on behalf of the Shriver Report’s recent findings

Just when you thought the world was safe from another outlandish, Kanye-like statement of grandiose self-indulgence…

Does Beyonce’s ego know no bounds? Singer poses in the middle of Leonardo DaVinci's masterpiece 'The Last Supper'

The singer (‘s assistant) posted a series of pictures on her Instagram account last night, hinting to fans that they could be set for another guerrilla release

Beyoncé performing during day one of the V Festival at Hylands Park in Chelmsford

Beyonce breaks iTunes record with new album

The singer's latest record has become the fast-selling album on iTunes

Sam Bailey performs 'Bleeding Love' by Leona Lewis

X Factor 2013 winner Sam Bailey to join Beyonce on UK tour next year

The newly-crowned champion has been invited to sing as support in February

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in the video for 'Bound 2'

Kanye West debuts Nick Knight-directed Bound 2 video featuring Kim Kardashian

The artist debuted his new video on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Jessie Ware performs at Somerset House

Gig review: Jessie Ware, Somerset House, London

Through the month of July, artists have been taking their turn on stage at Somerset House as part of the venue’s summer series. In the centre of London, the courtyard of the imposing neoclassical building demands a big talent to fill it. Jessie Ware, delighted to be back in her hometown, lives up to the setting.

Indyplus videos: Pop stars on Pepsi ads

Pepsi commercials are known for having pop stars on them, and sometimes for having terrible music on them too. However, Beyonce's might be the new exception. Watch below some of the most popular Pepsi commercials featuring Britney Spears, Pink, Spice Girls and even Kylie Minogue:

Beyonce and Jay-Z's Cuba trip sparks questions over US trade embargo

The pair were greeted by big crowds as they strolled through Havana

Beyonce is due to cover Amy Winehouse's

Beyoncé to sing 'Back to Black'? That'll be £100,000 please says Mitch Winehouse

News that American supersongstress Beyoncé is to cover the late Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” has been met by surprise, and a demand for a donation to contribute to a charity set up in her name, by the Londoner’s father.

TV's Matthew Hall, better known as Harry Hill

Harry Hill: Sausage Time, Oxford New Theatre

Harry Hill's return to the stage after eight years  reminds us that he is both a jester and a plate spinner: there are numerous elements to his shows that must simultaneously gather momentum to produce a full effect.

Poll: The Mrs Carter Tour shows Beyonce uses her married name professionally, would you?

Beyonce has wisely chosen the day following her Super Bowl triumph to announce world tour dates for 2013, with UK dates in April and May. So far, so expected, but there is one surprise. She's called the tour "The Mrs. Carter Show", a reference to her 2008 marriage to Jay Z (aka Shawn Knowles-Carter; Jay Z is rumoured to have taken on Beyonce's surname 'Knowles' in 2009).

Did Beyonce lip-synch at the President's inauguration

Beyonce belts out national anthem live before admitting lip synching on US inauguration day

Beyonce has gone on the record about her celebrated performance at President Obama's second inauguration which was subsequently mired in accusations that she was lip synching. But before admitting anything she proved to reporters that she could sing live.

Did Beyonce lip-synch at the President's inauguration

Star-mangled banner? Beyonce accused of lip-synching at President Obama's inauguration

Never mind President Barack Obama's inauguration address or what Michelle Obama was wearing at the ball. Was Beyonce lip-synching the US national anthem on Monday, or wasn't she?

5 Great GIFs from President Obama's Inauguration

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Solange, XOYO, London

Beyonce's little sister is determined to do it for herself

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