Beyoncé’s Surprise Album Sells 430k in Less Than 48 Hours

All hail Beyonce.

By Jamilah King Dec 16, 2013

All hail Beyoncé.

The superstar singer released a surprise self-titled album last Thursday and it sold more than 430,000 copies in less than 48 hours. The project is available exclusively on iTunes and features 14-tracks and accompanying videos that are meant to be experienced as a "visual package." Billboard notes that the album is set to become the biggest debuting album for a female recording artists since Taylor Swift’s "Red" in 2010, which sold 1.2 million copies.