Beyonce Thanks Fans For Ignoring Album Leak And Waiting For Official Release

After they refused to listen to her new album, which was leaked two days early, Queen Bey praised her supporters for their "love and protection."

The much-awaited Renaissance album by Beyonce, unfortunately, leaked two days before its official release date on Friday, July 29. Queen Bey’s devoted fan following, held off on listening to the 16-song album until the right moment. Beyonce, 40, thanked her followers on Twitter for their support for her in a statement for the occasion.

“So, the album leaked, and you all actually waited until the proper release time so you all can enjoy it together. I’ve never seen anything like it. I can’t thank ya’ll enough for your love and protection. I appreciate you for calling out anyone that was trying to sneak into the club early. It means the world to me,” Beyonce wrote.

“Thank you for your unwavering support. Thank you for being patient. We are going to take our time and enjoy the music,” the Grammy Award winner continued in her message. “I will continue to give my all and do my best to bring you joy. I love you deep.” Beyonce promoted the album in a highly sexy Gucci Love Parade look in 41 outfits, which included a glittering silver plissé gown with satin, velvet, and long wide sleeves.

After Lemonade in 2016, Beyonce released Renaissance, her first studio album. There are 16 tracks on it, including “Break My Heart,” which Bey released on June 20 as the album’s debut single. Other tracks include “Plastic On The Sofa,” in which Bey appears to allude to JAY-earlier Z’s infidelity.

Her homosexual uncle Jonny, who passed away from complications from HIV, served as the inspiration for Beyonce’s most recent album. “A big thank you to my uncle Jonny,” Beyonce wrote on her official website one day before her album dropped. “He was my godmother and the first person to expose me to a lot of the music and the culture that serve as an inspiration for this album. Thank you to all of the pioneers who originate culture, to all of the fallen angels whose contributions have gone unrecognized for far too long. This is a celebration for you.”

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