Renaissance Released July 29, 2022 Genre Label Producer
Beyoncé ( exec.) The-Dream
Raphael Saadiq Sol Was
The Lion King (2019)
(styled in all caps) is the seventh studio album by American singer and songwriter Renaissance Beyoncé. It was released July 29, 2022, by Columbia and Parkwood Entertainment. It is Beyoncé's first solo studio album since (2016). The album features sixteen tracks. The lead single, " Lemonade Break My Soul", was surprise-released on June 20, 2022, and has reached the top ten in several countries worldwide.
For the chart dated August 13, 2022, the album entered the US
Billboard 200 album chart at number one, with first-week sales of 332,000 copies in the US. It was the first number-one album by a woman of 2022 there. It also entered at number one in the UK.
indicates a co-producer ^[a] indicates an additional producer ^[b]
"I'm That Girl"
contains elements of "Still Pimpin", written by Tommy Wright III and Andrea Summers and performed by Tommy Wright III & Princess Loko. "Cozy"
contains an excerpt of "Bitch I'm Black" by
Ts Madison contains a
sample of "Get With U", written by Curtis Alan Jones and performed by Lidell Townsell & M.T.F contains a sample of "Unique", as performed by Danube Dance featuring Kim Cooper. "Alien Superstar"
interpolation of " I'm Too Sexy", written by Rob Manzoli, Richard Fairbrass, and Christopher Fairbrass and performed by Right Said Fred contains a sample of "Moonraker", written by John Michael Cooper and performed by Foremost Poets
contains a sample of
Barbara Ann Teer's "Black Theatre" speech contains a sample of "Unique", written by Kim Cooper and Peter Rauhofer and performed by Danube Dance. "Cuff It"
contains an interpolation of "Ooh La La La", written by Mary Brockert and Allen McGrier and performed by Teena Marie
contains a sample of "Explode", written by
Freddie Ross and Adam Piggot and performed by Big Freedia. contained an interpolation of " Milkshake", written by Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo and performed by Kelis (later removed post-release).  "Break My Soul"
contains elements of "
Show Me Love", written by Allen George and Fred McFarlane and performed by Robin S. contains a sample of "Explode", written by Freddie Ross and Adam Piggot and performed by Big Freedia. "Church Girl"
"America Has a Problem"
contains a sample of "Miss Honey", written by Andrew Richardson, Count Maurice, and Moi Renee and performed by Moi Renee
contains a sample of "Cunty (Wave Mix)", written by
Eric Snead and Jerel Black and performed by Kevin Aviance contains a sample of "Feels Like", written by Michael Cox and Kevin Bellmon and performed by MikeQ & Kevin Jz Prodigy. "Summer Renaissance"