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Beyoncé Reveals Madonna Was The Inspiration Behind Her Self-Titled "Visual" Album!

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Looks like the Queen of Pop does heavily inspire Queen Bey!

After Beyoncé smooched Madonna's daughter Mercy James at her concert in Brooklyn last week, we knew the two were besties…

But now, there's official (and inspirational) confirmation!

At a screening for her "visual album" on Saturday in NYC, Bey finally revealed some Material Girl intel inside her new bananas music:

"I felt like I wanted to follow in the footsteps of Madonna and be a powerhouse and have my own empire—show other women, when you get to this point in your career, you don’t have to go sign with someone else and share your money, and your success, you can do it yourself."

And then, Blue Ivy's momma went deeper into how the secret plan came all together:

"I found a team of underdogs, a team of women, a team of people that no one believed in. And we worked together and we stayed up all night and we were progressive and we did not follow the rules and we said, ‘Why can’t we do it?’ and I don’t think people believed, you know?"

Oh, we believe in your mogul fabooshness, Mrs. Carter!

Sooo OBSESSED that Madge and Beyoncé are sharing their love affair with the world AND that we get an insider's look into the making of this epic album!

Christmas has totes come 2 days early, y'all!

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26 comments to “Beyoncé Reveals Madonna Was The Inspiration Behind Her Self-Titled "Visual" Album!”

  1. The Best in Decades says – reply to this


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  2. La Camaleon says – reply to this


    Madonna Is the only Queen Not Beyonce

  3. Italian Queen says – reply to this


    Gaga is the Best singer Eva …

  4. Tom says – reply to this


    Madonna is alright. The last album was kinda a stinker.

  5. La Camaleon says – reply to this


    All Beyonces fans are from developing countries, where theyre kinda late in trends. LOL. She was only cool here in America in 1985. Not anymore. She's now a washed up, forgotten, irrelevant old has been who has had no success in decades.

  6. CHINESE READ MINDS!!!! says – reply to this


    Asians all together can hear, and see what you're visually thinking.
    THIS IS NOT A JOKE OR A MEME! This is the absolute complete truth!!!!
    Asians hide their mind reading abilities by having completely expressionless faces so they don't accidentally show facial expressions when people think things they don't like, find funny, astonishing, etc, and Asians segregate so their not nearly as susceptible to that happening.
    Asians also segregate, and are untalkative to avoid accidentally saying things that are similar to what people are thinking and going to say.
    All Asians are keeping their mind reading abilities a secret, they don't want ANYONE to know they can read minds! They value hiding it more than their own lives!!!
    Try thinking, and visually picturing things as wild as you can when you are around Asians, and look for Asians who give people dirty/particular looks for what appears to be for completely no reason, it works if you try enough!!!

  7. LC says – reply to this


    Epic album? Deborah Harry/Blondie made a video album with a a video for each song for their "Eat To The Beat" LP. This was in 1979.

  8. LeHollywood says – reply to this


    You are so stupid. she didnt say Madonna was the inspiration behind her album. She said Madonna was her inspiration to start her own company and manage herself. Theres a fuckiing difference. You have selective hearing. so annoying

  9. LeHollywood says – reply to this


    Re: LC – WHO?! lol

  10. PineappleLadi says – reply to this


    Re: La Camaleon – well Madonna called her Queen Bey so she proved you wrong

  11. mlington says – reply to this



  12. mlington says – reply to this


    Re: LeHollywood – she said yes…

  13. LC says – reply to this


    Re: LeHollywood – Yes, keep displaying your ignorance. You even laugh at your jokes…cute!

  14. @v@ says – reply to this


    No, she said Madonna inspired her to get behind her own empire. This is excellent.
    Keep going; you've come too far to be pimped by industry types. Yesssssssssssss.

  15. sayb says – reply to this


    She even copies Britney Spears…in fact more than Madonna (even her perfumes) Beyonce should give people credit when they inspire her. She now says Madonna inspired her before Madonna calls her reductive like she did with Gaga. But Madonna can't call Beyonce a reductive because Jay Z will finish her career and illuminate will fire her. #truth

  16. ItaliaBeyonceFanClub says – reply to this


    Beyonce Visual Album

  17. BeyonceFans says – reply to this


    Beyonce Visual Album smarturl.it/VisualAlbum

  18. BeyOnCeisGreat says – reply to this


    Beyonce Visual Album smarturl.it/VisualAlbum

  19. MadonnaThievery says – reply to this


    Re: sayb – Madonna is the last person to be calling anyone reductive, as many ideas she has thieved in her career.

  20. LeHollywood says – reply to this


    Re: mlington – the fuck you talking about bitch? CTFU

  21. LeHollywood says – reply to this


    Re: LC – ya damn right! im funny as fuck! now like i sad WHO?!!!

  22. LC says – reply to this


    Re: LeHollywood – Substitute "dumb" for the word "funny" in your statement, and you might be a little bit more credible, and the only "Who?" you should be asking is WHO gave you your host of STDs. Now be gone, your ignorant Section 8 queen.

  23. LeHollywood says – reply to this


    Re: LC – std's? ugh another loser who has no point so they have to revert to trying to attack me personally even though u dont know me. lol so sad.. as for everythiing u said, apply that to you're damn self. ignorant bitch. u mad? lol!!!!!!

  24. LC says – reply to this


    Re: LeHollywood – I had a point. You didn't like it, so you're the one who made the first attack by attacking my point (and making yourself look stupid in the process), but now you want to act all diplomatic and play the victim. Did I hit a nerve? Try to open up your mind a little bit and learn some pop culture history, and maybe improve your grammar as well before you decide to come for me. The only thing sad here is the education system that has failed you. I don't have to know you to know that.

  25. yo mama says – reply to this


    Re: La Camaleon – FUCK OFF! what the fuck do you know about success? get your fat, stinky ass off up under that tree behind your grandma's trailer and pick up some trash, idiot! get a fucking life, your own!

  26. happyrockafellaha says – reply to this


    Pity Beyonce flopped with NO HIT SINGLES! HMMMMMMMMM ;_)