I Am...Sasha Fierce
Beyonce still proves that she's an all-around good performer even though her attempt to branch out into an alter ego fails a little.
Rating: 6 / 10
Ed Power, 24 Nov 2008
This article is now part of the hotpress.com archive. To access this article you need to subscribe to hotpress.com for the bargain price of €20 or be a subscriber to Hot Press Magazine. The hotpress.com archive has over 40,000 articles in it, growing at well over 500 a month. Not only that, but you get special 'member's cds' for €10, discounts on all hotpress related products and exclusive promotions. hotpress.com also has thousands of articles and pieces of content that are free to access to anyone, including it's latest music news, photo galleries, web exclusive interviews.
Latest Related Articles For This Artist
With a whopping eleven nominations in this year's MTV Video Music Awards, it looks as if Beyoncé's combination of politics, vitriol and phenomenal music is a winner – all the way! And not even Kanye can screw it up...
News: 27 Jul 2016
“This bitch is playing Pokemon! She’s playing Pokemon while Beyonce’s singing!”
News: 25 Jul 2016
Produced by Alicia Keys and the We Are Here movement
News: 14 Jul 2016
Gallery: 11 Jul 2016
Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, and whoever else can fight it out for the title of pop princess. It matters little, as long as the Queen reigns...
REVIEW: 10 Jul 2016
Ahead of her Croke Park appointment tomorrow night, Queen Bey takes the throne, on top of the Irish album charts
08 Jul 2016 - News
Beyonce returns to Dublin with her sold out Formation World Tour, we dug into the archives and found exclusive features on Queen Bey from down the years!
07 Jul 2016 - News
Don't think about bringing an umbrella, big camera or an iPad to Croker, folks!
05 Jul 2016 - News
One watch of Beyoncé's 'Freedom' performance with Kendrick Lamar and you'll see why.
27 Jun 2016 - News
Drake is closing in on the Queen of Pop – with lots of new entries in the Top 30 to spice up the mix
17 Jun 2016 - News
We feel a little bit cheated on this one!
16 Jun 2016 - News
The iconic singer-songwriter enters at No. 2, but Queen Bey regains the throne
10 Jun 2016 - News
Independent filmmaker, Matthew Fulks, is alleging a conduct of plagiarism taken from his film Palinoia has occured.
10 Jun 2016 - News
The R&B Queen continues her worldwide reign over the album charts
20 May 2016 - News
Artists continue to pay their respects to the late Minnesotan icon
10 May 2016 - News
Beyoncé adds her superstar force behind the #RepealHB2 Movement.
05 May 2016 - News
Queen Bey smashes another record with her most ambitious and talked about album yet, Lemonade.
04 May 2016 - News
Walking on Cars are staying the course, while Sia, Rihanna and 5 Seconds of Summer are among the biggest movers in this week’s Irish charts.
29 Apr 2016 - News
Beyonce's album, Lemonade, has had an impact on us all, but what has it done to the women of Seth's office building?
29 Apr 2016 - News
The late icon has four albums in the top ten, but it's the pop queen's Lemonade that leads the way
29 Apr 2016 - News
As the Queen twists her stiletto heels into Jay Z's prone midriff, our man Ed Power judges the latest effort from the pop megastar to be her finest work to date
29 Apr 2016 - REVIEW
Does Becky with the good hair even exist?
28 Apr 2016 - News
The R&B queen premiered the songs during her formation tour
28 Apr 2016 - News
Aside from being released exclusively on Jay-Z's TIDAL, Lemonade premiered first in its entirety on the HBO network.
27 Apr 2016 - News
Beyoncé released an album overnight on Tidal, a music streaming service
25 Apr 2016 - News
"Walking into rehearsals, I was just so overwhelmed and nervous and star-struck," the singer recounted in a 2012 interview with Giant Magazine.
22 Apr 2016 - News
This trailer has answered no questions regarding Queen B's latest venture Lemonade, it has only made us more confused.
18 Apr 2016 - News
Beyoncé announced her upcoming fitness clothing line, Ivy Park, which is set to release on April 14th
01 Apr 2016 - News
Question marks over Queen Bey's performance in the Sunshine State, as officers cite her "anti-police message"
19 Feb 2016 - News
She dropped a surprise track, made an appearance at Super Bowl 50, and unveiled details of the Formation World Tour. So much for resting on a Sunday...
08 Feb 2016 - News
The 'Hymn For The Weekend' promo takes Chris Martin and the chaps to India
30 Jan 2016 - News
The February 7 entertainment is looking as inviting as the game itself
08 Jan 2016 - News
The 'Hello' singer says "Queen Bey to the day I die."
18 Nov 2015 - News
Mathew Knowles is "hopeful" the girl group will be back.
23 Sep 2015 - News
Beyonce is being sued $7 million by backing singer after claims the superstar plagiarised song 'X0'
15 Jun 2015 - News
Fresh collab just for TIDAL.
19 May 2015 - News
Rumour mill in overdrive about second shock release
03 Nov 2014 - News
The Queen Of Pop opened up to Patricia Danaher for an incredibly candid 2010 interview.
15 Sep 2014 - News
The first part of the power couple's Bang Bang video trilogy is online now.
15 Sep 2014 - News
Beyoncé leads the way with eight nominations.
18 Jul 2014 - News
Michelle Williams' latest bring her former bandmates together.
18 Jun 2014 - News
A galaxy of stars appear in the jokey promo for their upcoming joint tour.
19 May 2014 - News
The statement says that their family "has worked through it".
16 May 2014 - News
21 Mar 2014 - REVIEW
Released on iTunes this morning, 17 new music videos have also been unveiled.
13 Dec 2013 - News
There’s no end this week to the big gig announcements with Beyoncé bringing The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2014 to Dublin for a three-night stand.
11 Dec 2013 - News
There is nothing, I repeat nothing, that this woman can’t do...
27 May 2013 - REVIEW
Beyonce Fans, O2
13 May 2013 - Gallery
The 'Back To Black' cover will feature on the soundtrack to The Great Gatsby.
29 Apr 2013 - News
'Standing On The Sun' has been commissioned by H&M.
25 Apr 2013 - News
Jay-Z's baby-momma will bring her Mrs. Carter World Tour to the O2 in May...
04 Feb 2013 - News
After the lip syncing controversy, here's the star's vocal reply...
01 Feb 2013 - News
Beyoncé’s thunder-stealing performance at Glastonbury ensures anticipation for her Oxegen slot is somewhere the far side of fever pitch...
12 Jul 2011 - REVIEW
4 goes straight in at number one.
01 Jul 2011 - News
A 4-dimensional triumph
21 Jun 2011 - REVIEW
4 gets a striking cover
01 Jun 2011 - News
Beyoncé received tributes from Michelle Obama, Bono, Stevie Wonder and Lady Gaga at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas last night.
23 May 2011 - News
The singer debuted 'God Bless The USA' last night
06 May 2011 - News
The singer joins Foo Fighters, Black Eyed Peas, Paolo Nutini and Coldplay for the Punchestown extravaganza!
05 May 2011 - News
'Girls' is a dancehall-electro fusion banger!
19 Apr 2011 - News
Bootylicious diva will close festival this summer.
11 Feb 2011 - News
She had her first major hit in 2000, as part of Destiny’s Child. Since then, her career has gone into overdrive, as she mastered the art of live performance, clocked up the solo hits, made a successful transition to the big screen and, just by the way, married one of black music’s most successful dynamos, Jay-Z. It’s been a hell of a decade for the girl from Houston, Texas.
04 Mar 2010 - Interview
RTE’s digital alternative music station RTE2XM will carry a live broadcast from Hope for Haiti Now, the star-studded concerts raising funds for Haiti, on Saturday 23 January from 1am.
22 Jan 2010 - News
The singer releases her new DVD as religious figures in Egypt protest her gig in Port Ghalib.
09 Nov 2009 - News
Beyonce has cancelled a concert in Malaysia after Islamic extremists claimed her performance would be immoral and would present "Western sexy performances."
20 Oct 2009 - News
Even Superwoman can’t execute some of those dance moves or make 360 degree turns on a suspended swing and be expected to hit the right note
11 Jun 2009 - REVIEW
The star will return to Ireland later this year.
02 Jun 2009 - News
Tickets for the extra 02 date go on sale next week.
15 Jan 2009 - News
After announcing an extra Dublin date early this morning, Aiken promotions have confirmed that all three of Beyonce's Irish shows have sold out.
17 Dec 2008 - News
World-famous pop sensation Beyoncé finishes off her 22-date European tour with dates in Dublin and Belfast next May.
12 Dec 2008 - News
Choreography and technology almost threatened to outflank the pop princess on this hot, hot night in Dublin. It could have been a triumph of style over substance, if it weren't for her powerfully impressive pipes.
14 Jun 2007 - REVIEW
Fresh from winning three gongs at the MOBO Awards in London, Beyoncé has confirmed a June 6 visit to the Dublin Point.
22 Sep 2006 - News
It gives your reviewer great pleasure to report that on this album the singer has quite literally cut the crap and created a vibrant and inventive urban variation on an old school R&B set (that’s R&B as in rhythm in the beats and blues in the voice rather than rhinestones and baubles).
19 Sep 2006 - REVIEW
Beyonce's latest work will be released on her birthday.
31 May 2006 - News
To be frank, I sincerely doubt we’ll hear a better pop single than the rip-roaringly brilliant ‘Crazy In Love’ for the remainder of the decade..
31 Mar 2004 - REVIEW
Check out Stephen Robinson's 2002 interview with Beyonce...
13 Nov 2003 - Interview
Blogs on hotpress.com
Additional Sites on hotpress.com
13 Trinity Street,
Rep. Of Ireland
Tel: +353 (1) 241 1500
Click here for more contact information.
Click here to find out more about Hot Press
Hot Press always welcomes feed back so if you've got something to tell us click here.
Advertise With Us
For more detail on how to advertise with Hot Press click here or call us on +353 (1) 241 1540