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17x Grammy Award-winning global superstar Beyoncé is getting ready to launch her 5th album. She has been announced as the performer for the halftime show of the 2013 SuperBowl on February 3, 2013 and has recently inked a $50 million deal with Pepsi for promotion of her upcoming worldwide tour and launch of the new album. The commercial she has shot for Pepsi is said to be featuring her brand new single and will air during the SuperBowl.
According to the New York Times new music will be premiered in about 6 weeks.
Beyoncé's last album, named 4, came out in June 2011. It debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 keeping the top spot for 2 weeks and went on to sell 1.3 million copies in the US and 3 million worldwide. The album spawned the top 20 singles 'Best Thing I Never Had' (which was recently certified Platinum by the RIAA) and 'Love on Top', the latter also becoming her 6th #1 hit on the R&B chart for 7 weeks this year. Collectively, the era produced four top 10 R&B hits.
The album was met with positive reviews, receiving mentions on multiple critics lists at the end of 2011. Beyoncé's headlining performance at the Glastonbury Festival was universally praised, further cementing her status as one of the best performers of this generation.
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