Beyonce gives birth to twins: US media

Beyonce gives birth to twins: US media

American pop star Beyonce has given birth to twins, according to media in the US. Entertainment Weekly, Us Weekly and People magazines confirmed the news, but the date of birth and gender of the babies are not yet publicly known. Beyonce, who is married to rapper Jay-Z, announced her pregnancy in an Instagram photo in February – the most-liked post in history on the network. The couple already have a daughter, Blue Ivy, aged five….

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Beyonce actually outsold Drake in 2016

Beyonce actually outsold Drake in 2016

Until today, we thought Drake’s Views was the best-selling album of 2016, but new music industry figures suggest otherwise. According to the IFPI’s annual report, both Beyonce’s Lemonade and Adele’s 25 shifted more copies worldwide. Beyonce topped the chart with 2.4 million sales, while Drake came third, having sold 2.1 million units. The figures only include CDs, vinyl and downloads – which may explain Drake’s sudden change in fortunes. Once streaming is counted, he emerges…

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The twerk-le of life: Could Beyonce join the Lion King?

The twerk-le of life: Could Beyonce join the Lion King?

She once pretended to be Sasha Fierce – so could pop goddess Beyonce get fierce again as a live-action lioness? It all depends on whether she’ll snap up the voice role of Nala in Disney’s upcoming remake of The Lion King. According to Variety, Queen Bey is The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau’s first choice for the role in his new version of the 1994 classic. Donald Glover has already been cast as lead lion…

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Beyonce celebrates motherhood with more pregnancy photos

Beyonce celebrates motherhood with more pregnancy photos

Beyonce has shared further images from an elaborate photoshoot to celebrate becoming pregnant with twins. They show the superstar swimming under water, reclining on a bed of roses and sitting naked on a floral throne. They have been posted on her website alongside poetic text about motherhood and ancient figures of female strength. Venus, the Roman goddess of love, Egyptian queen Nefertiti and West African deity Osun are all mentioned and seem to have inspired…

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Pregnant Beyonce photo mesmerises America

Pregnant Beyonce photo mesmerises America

Less than two weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, it seemed the only news from here on out would be political. The new president and his flurry of executive orders and swift-moving, substantive changes to US policy and procedure seemed to leave little oxygen for any other headlines. But even President Trump lacks the star power of Queen Bee. Prior to the inauguration, some fans joked that Beyonce should drop an album as Trump was being…

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Beyonce scores nine Grammy nominations

Beyonce scores nine Grammy nominations

Beyonce has scooped nine nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards, extending her lead as the most-nominated woman in Grammys history. The star is up for the main prize, album of the year, for her ambitious visual album, Lemonade, which tackles themes of race and female identity. Her single Formation is also up for song and record of the year. In all three categories, she is up against Adele – who previously won the ceremony’s top…

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