It's here! The self-titled set went on to sell over 5 million copies worldwide, ushering in a new era of surprise releases. The year-old supposedly had the album all wrapped up and completed by the end of Two days later on April 25, Lemonade was officially released on iTunes and obviously went straight to number one. As for a CD release? They'll be available at all good stockists on May 6, And there's even better news for UK fans.
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A week after its release, that may well be all you know. Which was, er, 13 years ago. It is available only on the streaming service Tidal or for purchase through iTunes.
It features guest vocals from James Blake , Kendrick Lamar , The Weeknd , and Jack White , and contains samples and interpolations of a number of hip hop and rock songs. The album was music critics' top album of ,  and was named the greatest album of the decade in by publications such as the Associated Press. The tour was included in Rolling Stone 's 50 Greatest Concerts of the Last 50 Years list in ,  and was named the best tour of the decade s by Consequence of Sound in The album also won a Peabody Award in Entertainment. Based on critical ratings and appraisals, Lemonade is widely regarded as one of the best albums of the 21st century.