No need to sign up for TIDAL
Andrew Trendell
12:46 26th April 2016

Rather than sign up for TIDAL or any of that fuss, you can now listen to Beyonce's new album Lemonade online for free with a little help from the BBC. 

The 'Formation' star dropped her surprise new visual album as a TIDAL exclusive over the weekend. While Lemonade is hoped to drop on CD and physical formats next month, it is said that it will stream on TIDAL 'in perpetuity' - potentially forever as an exclusive. 

However, if you don't want to sign for a TIDAL subscription, you can now listen to the album on BBC's iPlayer here - where you can listen back to Annie Mac's Radio One show, where Lemonade was played in full. The show will be available for the next 29 days. 

Meanwhile, Beyonce has come under fire from Iggy Azalea - who called her out for racism, over her use of the phrase 'Becky' in the track 'Sorry'

Beyonce's full upcoming UK Formation tour dates are below. For tickets and more information, visit here

Tue June 28 2016 - SUNDERLAND Stadium Of Light
Thu June 30 2016 - CARDIFF Principality Stadium Cardiff
Sat July 02 2016 - LONDON Wembley Stadium
Sun July 03 2016 - LONDON Wembley Stadium
Tue July 05 2016 - MANCHESTER Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground
Thu July 07 2016 - GLASGOW Hampden Park National Stadium
Sat July 09 2016 - DUBLIN Croke Park

  • When she said goodbye to Kelly: Bey cropped former Destiny's Child bandmate Kelly Rowland out of an Aaliyah tribute photo she posted on Instagram, assuring her perf face is dead center (she's even shifting Aaliyah slightly out of shot).This would have been all fine and dandy, except Kelly had hours before posted the image with herself still in it :(. Maybe Beyonce wasn't keen on Kelly's 90s mum hair? [Photos: Beyonce Instagram/Kelly Rowland Instagram]

  • When she let Kelly know there's only one lead vocalist: Back in the 90s when Destiny's Child were still a four-piece, with La thingy and La whats-she-called the band did an interview in which Kelly eagerly enthused she was the "second lead vocalist". Bless her. Beyonce's reaction is priceless - she raises her eyebrows, coughs, and gives Poor Kelly a serious case of stink-eye. We bet Kels was on back up vocals duty for MONTHS.

  • When she gave Kelly & Michelle the shittest outfits: Beyonce's mum Tina Knowles was DC's stylist and made all of their outfits. Unfortunately, this meant Beyonce always looked great and Kelly and Michelle looked terrible. Take this example - Michelle resembles a overworked secretary who sewed some flowers to her only good suit in her sleep, whilst Kelly is wearing a trilby. A TRILBY.

  • When she released 'Bow Down': When Bey released the swaggering 'Bow Down' [pre-reincarnation as feminist anthem '***Flawless], we all loved it, nodding along wildly whilst exclaiming the likes of "Yassss, Beyonce! Queen!", blissfully unaware of the shade she was pouring on all of us. "I know when you were little girls, you dreamt of being in my world," she sang so sweetly we didn't even care she was basically ripping our pathetic lives to shreds. Bow down, indeed.

  • When she only let the X Factor winner join her for one tour date: When Queen Bey appeared on the X Factor to tell the three finalists (we've forgotten their names already) the winner would join her on her Mrs Carter tour, we were shocked. It was a better prize than being signed to Simon Cowell's label, tbh. However, it came to light eventual 'winner' Sam Bailey would be invading Bey's holy stage just for the one show. And yes, that's in Birmingham, not at London's O2.

  • When she posed in front of Jesus: Everyone (religious people) was up in arms when Bey struck a pose in front of a depiction of the famous Last Supper image. "Is nothing sacred anymore? This is clearly an act of disrespect towards Jesus Christ, whom Beyoncé covers up with her pose," fumed American Family Association chairman Tim Wildmon. [Photo: Beyonce Instagram]

  • When she made Kelly & Michelle her backing dancers at the SuperBowl: The trio reunited for a brief, amazing medley of Destiny's Child songs, but Kelly and Michelle were quickly relegated to backing dancer status when Beyonce's massive solo hit 'Single Ladies' began. It was awkward and painful and we really hope they're okay.

  • When she wore leather and cowhide to a vegan restaurant: We began to doubt whether Bey was taking her and Jay Z's 22 day vow of veganism seriously when she rocked up to vegan eatery Crossroads in a cowhide and leather top. Absolutely no fucks given.

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