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Video: Beyonce on ‘Jimmy Fallon’

Beyonce looked simply glowing as she performed “Best Thing I Never Had” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.  After performing, she sat down with the hilarious Jimmy to talk about 4, former bandmate Kelly’s Rowland’s music and what she did on her year off.  At the conclusion of her interview, the entire audience got a bottle of her perfume.  Niiiiice!!!

Video below:

 


Video: Beyonce Visits ‘The View’

Despite 4 dropping almost a month ago, Beyonce still continues the promotional trail with a visit to the ladies at The View.  Before performing “1+1” and “Best Thing I Never Had” <<(my jam), she chatted about what she did on her year off, her style and of course, her husband.  Interview highlights courtesy of Necole Bitchie:

What did you do that was normal on your break?
Well I went to see museums, I went to see ballets, I went to visit The Great Wall of China, everywhere I’ve always wanted to go…everywhere I’ve been but never really got to see.

Did you see your husband?
I did. I went on tour with him and I got to see the shows from the audience which was something that I don’t get a chance to do. I was really, really inspired.

Did you become a Jay-Z groupie?
I’ve always been a Jay-Z groupie.

Did you start to feel that your life was unreal and that’s why you took a break?
Not really unreal but I didn’t really get to see the impact that I’ve been able to have on so many people. I would sit at award shows and they would give me an award and I just thinking about the next performance and never really thought about how fortunate I was. I was just on to the next project and on to the next day and it was kind of unfortunate to be able to do all the things that I’ve done. Like I said, I’ve been to all these great places and to not see anything but the hotel room. I literally would look at the stage and that’s when I knew where I was.

On the movie “A Star Is Born”
I said, “If this movie is redone over, it has to be done right and I have to work with Clint Eastwood.” I was kind of like there is no way in the world this is going to happen. Then they told me a couple months after I said that “Guess, what we have a meeting with Clint Eastwood.” So my mother and I got on the plane the next morning. We were sitting there so nervous and he was so elegant, very, very charming and witty. I was so star struck; I didn’t know what to say. But I was honored that he believed in me and I know this is a huge opportunity for me.

On rewriting her place in music history
I feel like this album is all about the music and it’s really exciting for me because I took all of those inspirations and I took a lot of live instrumentations and I mixed all these different genres together and I didn’t necessarily think about radio or think about the things I usually do.

Are you changing you style?
No, if anything it’s more musical. I felt like more heart and soul and real lyrics and stories should be brought back into popular music.

When you say you know who you are, who are you?
Well, I am a wife, I am a daughter, I am a friend and I am a woman.

Watch her performances below:

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Video: Beyonce Talks Future Goals and ‘Best Thing I Never Had’ Video

Ultimate diva Beyonce sat down with Access Hollywood to talk babies, future goals and the “Best Thing I Never Had” video, where she walked down the aisle and went back in time for her prom.  Interview highlights below:

On her goals before the age of 40:

“Forty, that’s a good one.  Before I hit the age of 40, I’d love to have some children. I would love to direct, continue to learn videos and maybe by then a film, a short film… I love documentaries.  I just hope that I’m happy and into my children and well-adjusted and still making music, if that makes me happy at that time.”

On the “Best Thing I Never Had” wedding:

“It was a little strange.  And definitely when I walked down the aisle I was like, ‘This is kind of creepy — there’s some other man standing there!’

“It was an amazing Barachi dress that I saw in the window maybe a year ago when I was at the Grammys.  It was just like a beautiful fantasy, so we called and they still had the dress.”

“It was really beautiful.  People were all really excited like it was really my wedding. My mother was even like, ‘Aww,’ and I was like, ‘Mom, it’s a video. This is not my dress. This is not the real wedding.’ But I think it’s just one of those moments that every woman kind of fantasizes and relives.”

Watch the video below for the entire interview:

 

 

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Video: Beyonce Pays Tribute to America for ‘Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular’

Beyonce showed her American pride yesterday while performing at the 35th Annual “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.”  Dressed in a beautiful black gown, the singer- whose album 4 dropped this past week- performed “God Bless the U.S.A” and “Best Thing I Never Had.”

The vocals are flawless….as usual.

Watch “God Bless the U.S.A” below:

 


divaTunes: ‘Best Thing I Never Had’ Beyonce

“When I think of the time that I almost loved you/ You showed your ass and I saw the real you/ Thank God you blew it, I thank God I dodged a bullet/ I’m so over you, so baby good looking out.”

Beyonce is taking names in “Best Thing I Never Had,” the official second single from 4, dropping June 28.  The tune is written by Babyface and produced by Symbolyc One, the same producer for Kanye West’s “Power.”  How many of us were with men that seemed perfect until after the relationship’s over and you see their true colors?  A lot.  Beyonce puts these feelings in musical form and I am loving it! A bonafide hit if you ask me.

Take a listen:

 


divaTunes: 'Best Thing I Never Had' Beyonce

“When I think of the time that I almost loved you/ You showed your ass and I saw the real you/ Thank God you blew it, I thank God I dodged a bullet/ I’m so over you, so baby good looking out.”

Beyonce is taking names in “Best Thing I Never Had,” the official second single from 4, dropping June 28.  The tune is written by Babyface and produced by Symbolyc One, the same producer for Kanye West’s “Power.”  How many of us were with men that seemed perfect until after the relationship’s over and you see their true colors?  A lot.  Beyonce puts these feelings in musical form and I am loving it! A bonafide hit if you ask me.

Take a listen: