Where is that new Beyonce album?

Beyonce had time to go to Cuba. Has she had time to work on her new album? (PHOTO CREDIT: TR/AFP/Getty Images)
Beyonce had time to go to Cuba. Has she had time to work on her new album?
(PHOTO CREDIT: TR/AFP/Getty Images)

Follow the dates to find out:

JANUARY 10 The Feburary 2013 GQ cover story announces that Beyonce’s album could come out as early as April. She says the album will be mostly R&B. “I always have my Prince and rock/soul influences. There’s a bit of D’Angelo, some ’60s doo-wop. And Aretha and Diana Ross,” she commented.

FEBRUARY 11 The singer hints that the new album will be “a lot more sensual” and “empowering.” So, she’s still a fierce, independent woman, but she’s crazy in love and bootylicious?

MARCH 10 A fake track list for Bey’s new album surfaces online. Knowing what we know now, there’s probably no chance that “Ratchet” (feat. Lady Gaga & Azealia Banks) ” and “More Than Sex” (feat. Ne-Yo) are real songs, seeing that all the singles she has released or previewed were not on the list.

MARCH 17 Beyonce releases “Bow Down/I Been On” on her website. “I took some time to live my life, but don’t think I’m just his little wife,” she sings, adding that that bitch should bow to Queen Bey.

MARCH 19 MediaTakeOut reports that Beyonce’s new album will come out in Fall 2013 now because the two songs that were released – “Nuclear” and “Bow Down” – were not doing so well. “No one thought that both records would fall flat. They were supposed to be her biggest two songs off the album,” a source told the website.

MARCH 28 Rolling Stone reports the new album is called “Mrs. Carter” (but reports on later dates say the album is yet-to-be titled.

APRIL 3 Producer The-Dream says Bey has a “very sexual” track called “IV Play.” “She’s talking about her man, hopefully,” he said about the song during the radio program “The Angie Martinez Show”. “She was talking that talk. That’s one of the best performances I’ve heard from her in that way.”

APRIL 4 The new single “Grown Woman” is released in a minute-long Pepsi advertisement. The video features Beyonce in a room full of mirrors, each which show a reflection of one of her old looks.

APRIL 8 MTV says in a story about Kelly Rowland that her colleague Beyonce will release an album within EIGHT months.

APRIL 23 Don’t fret: Gwyneth Paltrow said Beyonce’s album will be out soon. She told Digital Spy that she’s heard a “lot, lot, lot” of the songs, but she doesn’t know which ones will be left on the cutting floor.

APRIL 23 Beyonce performs “Grown Woman” in Paris, but the unnamed album and the track still have no release date.

APRIL 25 Beyonce debuts a 90-second clip of a new song called “Standing on the Sun” for her H&M ad campaign.

MAY 1 A publicist tells Metro that a Saturday Beyonce press conference in London — scheduled to promote her role in the animated film “Epic,” — has been cancelled, along with a press screening of the film. Perhaps this means she’s finally finishing that album?



News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
National

Mutant worms stay sober, even on alcohol

U.S. researchers have developed "mutant worms" that do not get drunk by alcohol, a breakthrough that could lead to new treatment for people trying to quit drinking

Local

K-9 nose helps capture $150K in cocaine at…

A furry, four-legged security agent helped authorities stop an illegal cocaine shipment from sneaking past JFK customs.

National

Minnesota man asked to leave Southwest flight after…

A man and his two sons were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight after the man sent a tweet complaining about being treated rudely by a gate agent.

National

Man sues hospital after surprise penis amputation

An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer said on Thursday.

Movies

Review: Brett Ratner's big 'Hercules' movie is small…

The latest "Hercules," starring Dwayne Johnson as the half-god beefcake of Greek myth, strips its hero and tale of most of its fantastical elements.

Arts

Scientists recreate world's smallest Monet copy

Scientists have reproduced a famous Impressionist painting using nano-printing, to create what has been described as the world's smallest work of art. Reworked at the…

Television

Jerry Seinfeld is ambidextrous, and other Reddit AMA…

See some of the weirder highlights of Jerry Seinfeld's recent Reddit AMA.

Going Out

Grab a pedestrian and start dancing at What…

As a New Yorker, I’ve mastered the art of focusing my gaze straight ahead. Though it occasionally piques my interest, the absurdities that play out…

NFL

2014 NFL Fantasy Football Top 100 overall player…

2014 NFL Fantasy Football Top 100 overall player rankings

U.S. Soccer

NYCFC announce signing of Frank Lampard

The tease of a big signing Thursday by new MLS side NYCFC ended up being one rumored for weeks. England midfielder Frank Lampard agreed to…

NBA

NBA great LeBron James sends 800 cupcake apologies…

By Kim PalmerCLEVELAND (Reuters) - NBA star LeBron James, whose recent return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in his home state of Ohio sparked a frenzy…

NFL

Jerry Reese confident with Giants, skipping countdown clocks…

Last year, Giants GM Jerry Reese installed a countdown clock in the locker room to inspire Big Blue to play in their own stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII.

Tech

Forget Wi-Fi: Li-Fi could be the future

Li-Fi technology – developed by Mexican company Sisoft – is wireless internet connectivity using specialized LED light.

Tech

Weather app Climendo might be the most accurate…

The wait for a truly accurate weather forecast could finally be over thanks to a nifty new app called Climendo.

Tech

Napkin Table puts focus off the phone and…

Michael Jan, a design student at Tunghai University in Taiwan, has invented a serviette-picnic blanket hybrid called the Napkin Table.

Style

Essie's new Color Boutique

Essie launches high-tech kiosks at major airports and malls across the country.