Beyonce released her 5th album on December 13th and managed to sell 1 million digital copies since the release. The singer notified her fans via social media of the album release and sales skyrocketed. The self titled album made iTunes history being the fasted selling album ever in the iTunes store. Amazon and Target refused to sell the album due to the initial release of digital sales granted to iTunes.
Wal-Mart shoppers watched in awe as the singer made her way around the store selecting items for purchase. As seen on the video footage Beyonce ended her visit by announcing that she would be picking up the first $50 of the purchases of everyone currently in the store. 750 gracious shoppers were blessed with Bey’s unexpected gift totaling just over $37,000.
Beyonce was in town for a show at Boston’s TD Garden later that night and was promoting her album.