She had previously teased the album on her social media when fans began to notice she was wiping her channels clean. Beyoncé began posting to her social media pages Thursday, including the release date and album title. Spotify and Tindal also announced the album release.
The 16-track album will be the follow-up album to the singer’s 2016 record, “Lemonade.” This will also be her seventh solo album, after having produced several other works with fellow artists.
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Beyonce appears at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on March 14, 2021. Beyoncé has revealed the title and release date for her next album, with the 16-track “Renaissance” set to drop on July 29 (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File) ((AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File))
Most recently, Beyoncé was featured on Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” remix, as well as opening the 2020 Academy Awards.
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LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 14: Beyonce Knowles-Carter attends “The Lion King” European Premiere at Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images) ((Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images))
Beyoncé helped produce “The Lion King: The Gift” soundtrack for “The Lion King” remake, released in 2019. The singer also won her 28th Grammy Award in 2021 for one of the featured songs, “Black Parade.”
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FILE – Beyonce, right, and her daughter Blue Ivy Carter arrive at the world premiere of “The Lion King” in Los Angeles on July 9, 2019. Blue Ivy’s name was added to the nominee list for best music video for her mother’s “Brown Skin Girl.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) ((Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File))
Beyoncé’s album sales have topped $ 18 million in the US, with more than 60 million digital tracks, according to Luminate.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.