Beyonce's Self-Titled Album Is Finally Double Platinum
Beyonce's surprise self-titled album has officially gone double platinum in the United States, seven months after it's original release. Chart News broke the story and revealed that the album has sold 2,003,000 copies to date.
US album sales: @Beyonce, Beyoncé 2,003,000.
— Chart News (@chartnews) July 2, 2014
Singers Room also reports that "Beyonce" has surpassed the sales of the singer's previous album "4" due to it's multiple hits like "Drunk In Love" and "Partition."
Beyonce is currently touring with her husband Jay Z on their "On The Run" tour. Forbes reported that Beyonce and Jay Z's tour is already on it's way to becoming the second most successful tour in history.
With nearly one million ticket sold and a gross profit of $100 million for only 20 shows, the duo have had success in ticket sales. The Carters tour will come second only to U2’s 2011 360 Tour, which raked in a total of $736 million back after 110.
Check out the remaining North American dates for the "On The Run" tour below.
JUL 9 TORONTO, ONT ROGERS CENTRE
JUL 11 EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ METLIFE STADIUM
JUL 12 EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ METLIFE STADIUM
JUL 15 ATLANTA, GA GEORGIA DOME
JUL 18 HOUSTON, TX MINUTE MAID PARK
JUL 20 NEW ORLEANS, LA MERCEDES-BENZ SUPERDOME
JUL 22 DALLAS, TX AT&T STADIUM
JUL 24 CHICAGO, IL SOLDIER FIELD
JUL 27 WINNIPEG, MB INVESTORS GROUP FIELD
JUL 30 SEATTLE, WA SAFECO FIELD
AUG 2 LOS ANGELES, CA ROSE BOWL
AUG 5 SAN FRANCISCO, CA AT&T PARK
Melina Matsoukas, the director to the legendary 'Run' trailer by Jay Z and Beyonce recently told Elle that Jay Z almost shot down the video. Earlier in the interview, Matsoukas talked about her relationship with the couple and how the clip came to fruition.
She also revealed that the clip is actually a music video for the couple's collaborative track "Part II (On The Run)."
Matsoukas also revealed that the video was suppose to be shot in January but had to be cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.
Watch the clip below: