Surprise Beyonce album is fastest ever seller on iTunes

Beyonce's latest album has become the fastest ever seller on iTunes with more than 800,000 downloads in its first three days, after its surprise release.

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Beyonce's new album has become the fastest ever seller on iTunes.
Beyonce's new album has become the fastest ever seller on iTunes. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The self-titled album, the US superstar's fifth, was released out of the blue on Friday and includes 14 songs, 17 videos, and collaborations with husband Jay Z, Drake and Frank Ocean.

An Apple spokeswoman said the iTunes Store sold 828,773 albums in three days.

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