Beyonce releases new single ‘Best Thing I Never Had’ – audio

Singer unveils second single from '4'

Beyonce has released her brand new single ‘Best Thing I Never Had’ today (June 1).

The track is the second song to come from her forthcoming studio album ‘4’, after she released ‘Run The World (Girls)’ last month and was released this afternoon, at around 2pm (BST). Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to hear it.

According to Billboard, US radio stations were tipped off last night and received the track this morning at 8am (EST). The singer’s record label have not confirmed when the track will then be available to download, but are not likely to leave it too long.


The singer’s fourth studio album ‘4’ is set for release on June 27 and is confirmed to feature a collaboration with Outkast‘s Andre 3000. Beyonce returns to the UK in June to headline Glastonbury festival. She closes the last night of the Worthy Farm event on June 26, a day before the release of ‘4’.

Best Thing I Never Had by Beyoncé