Beyoncé's New Album 'Act II' Is Dropping March 29, Releases Singles "16 Carriages" and "Texas Hold 'Em"

Shortly after debuting a Super Bowl ad, Beyoncé announced the album's release date.

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In a Super Bowl LVIII commercial, Beyoncé announced her upcoming album, Act II, will drop on March 29. The album is a follow-up to her critically acclaimed 2022 album Renaissance. The 42-year-old singer also released two singles, "Texas Hold 'Em" and "16 Carriages," on streaming services.

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The ad, which pays homage to the 1984 Wim Wenders-directed road drama Paris, Texas, shows the singer driving a taxi soundtracked to various country songs before settling on "Texas Hold 'Em." Beyoncé previously experimented with a country sound on the song "Daddy Lessons" from 2016's Lemonade.

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The album was teased at the very end of Bey's Verizon Super Bowl ad when she says "drop the new music" at the very end.

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