Beyonce Sets Billboard Chart Record as 'Beautiful Liar,' Her Superstar Duet With Shakira, Achieves the Biggest Jump in Hot 100 History
First Single From Beyonce's 'B'DAY Deluxe Edition' Enters at #1 on Billboard's Hot Digital Songs & Hot Digital Tracks Charts
Superstars Beyonce and Shakira have set the all-time record for biggest jump in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 as the recently released superstar duet, "Beautiful Liar," bullets upward an unprecedented 91 slots (#94 to #3) in a single week.
The first single from Beyonce's B'DAY Deluxe Edition, "Beautiful Liar," an irresistible Latin/pop anthem of feminine empowerment, has also entered Billboard's Hot Digital Songs and Hot Digital Tracks charts at #1.
Beyonce appeared live on MTV's "TRL" countdown and BET's "106 & Park" on February 28, to introduce a visually-commanding video for "Beautiful Liar," lensed by director Jake Nava (Destiny's Child, Beyonce, Kelis, Pink, Usher), to her fans. That same day, the single was serviced in four versions -- album version, all Spanish version, Spanglish version and a radio edit -- to multiple formats on U.S. radio.
Music World/Columbia Records will release Beyonce's B'DAY Deluxe Edition, an expanded two-CD edition of the pop icon's best-selling Grammy-winning solo album, on Tuesday, April 3.
Also arriving on Tuesday, April 3 is Beyonce's B'DAY Anthology Video Album. Available exclusively at Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the B'DAY Anthology Video Album includes Beyonce's videos for "Kitty Kat (intro)"/"Greenlight," "Upgrade U" featuring Jay-Z, "Deja Vu," "Ring The Alarm," "Irreplaceable," "Listen," "Suga Mama," "Get Me Bodied," "Freakum Dress," "Flaws & All," "Kissing You" and "Beautiful Liar" featuring Shakira. As an added bonus, the video collection features fifteen minutes of exclusive behind-the-scene footage.
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SOURCE: Music World/Columbia Records
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