Beyonce Goes Live on AOL!
International Launch Event for Beyonce's 'B'Day' to be Broadcast Live from the Budokan in Tokyo on September 5 Exclusively on AOL Music LIVE!
'Deja Vu,' First Single from Pop Icon's Eagerly Awaited New Album, Tops Charts in US, UK, Japan, Hong Kong & More
Pop music superstar Beyonce -- whose "Check On It" just took home the MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video -- will celebrate the release of her eagerly-awaited new album, B'Day, with her fans around the world when AOL Music LIVE! delivers an exclusive, live broadcast from the Budokan in Tokyo, Japan on September 5. Millions of fans will see Beyonce perform hot tracks off B'Day as well as some old favorites at http://www.aolmusic.com/beyonce.
Beyonce is topping charts around the world once again with "Deja Vu" (featuring Jay-Z), the first single from B'Day.
"Deja Vu" is #1 on the Single Sales chart, #1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, and #1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart in the US, according to Billboard. "Deja Vu" was also a #1 song on iTunes.
A bona fide international sensation, "Deja Vu" is the #1 commercial single in the United Kingdom and Japan and has achieved #1 Airplay in Hong Kong. The track made it to #1 on the German Club Charts, is the #1 R&B Airplay song in the Philippines and is #1 on major stations in Indonesia.
A groundbreaking video for "Deja Vu," lensed by the world-renowned British director Sophie Muller (an MTV Music Video Award winner), was the #1 video on Yahoo!, the #1 most-streamed video at MTV.com, and the #1 video on MTV's "TRL" ("Total Request Live"). The "Deja Vu" video has also hit the #1 spot in the UK.
Beyonce's B'Day, one of 2006's most eagerly-anticipated albums, is slated for worldwide release on September 4 (September 5 in the US), in celebration of Beyonce's 25th birthday.
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