Song of the Day #2,402: ‘Stevie Wonder Tribute’ – Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran & Gary Clark, Jr.

beyonce_stevieWhat better way to close out the week than with a 9-minute performance by Beyoncé from this week’s Stevie Wonder tribute show?

Queen B, joined by Ed Sheeran and Gary Clark, Jr., tore through ‘Fingertips,’ ‘Master Blaster’ (Jammin’)’ and ‘Higher Ground’ in front of an enthusiastic crowd.

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Song of the Day #2,309: ‘Jealous’ – Beyoncé

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Best Albums of the 10s So Far
#10 – Beyoncé – Beyoncé

 
I can name a few reasons why Beyoncé’s self-titled December 2013 release belongs on this list.

First is the industry-rattling manner in which it was released — as a complete surprise, with no advance publicity and no online leaks (of its very existence, let alone the music). Nobody imagined such a thing was possible in this era of transparency, let alone by the most visible star in the musical universe.

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