Fans choose Beyonce’s ‘Renaissance’ as this week’s favorite new music

Beyonce‘s seventh studio album, Renaissancehas topped this week’s new music poll.

Music fans voted in a poll published on Friday (July 29) on Billboardopting for the superstar singer’s first solo studio release since the 2016s Lemonade as their favorite new music release of the past week.

Renaissance brought in nearly 57% of the vote and broke out new music with BLACK ROSE SAID (“Ready For Love” music video), Rosalia (“Despechá”), Hayley Kiyoko (Panorama), Maggie Rogers (Surrender), and $uicideboy$ (Sing Me a Lullaby, My Sweet Temptation).



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Recorded over three years during the pandemic, Renaissance is “Act 1” of three. The 16-song project is packed with features from Grace Jones, BEAM and Tems, along with production assistants from husband Jay-Z, Drake, Skrillex, Giorgio Moroder, Nile Rodgers and more.

The house-infused “Break My Soul”, released in late June, was the first single from Renaissance. The song hit no. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart dated July 7, 2022, marking Beyoncé’s milestone 20th top 10 as a solo artist.

Renaissance follows the 2016s Lemonade, Queen Bey’s landmark album that debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, giving Beyoncé her sixth chart-topper. The set included guest appearances by Jack White, James Blake, The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar.

In second place in last week’s tally with almost 15% of the vote was it music video to BLACKPINK’s newly released song “Ready For Love.” K-pop the quartet – Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa – first revealed the track in their recent in-game concert for PUGB Mobile, titled “THE VIRTUAL”, which featured the members performing a medley of their hits through virtual versions of their human forms .

Check out the final results of this week’s new music release poll below.

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