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Beyonce Drops an Album and 17 Videos With Zero Advance Marketing

In a move that doubtless gave everyone at Columbia some kind of heart condition, hip-hop artist Beyonce released a full album on iTunes last night with absolutely no fanfare and a music video accompanying each of its 17 songs. The artist's eponymous fifth album is exclusive on iTunes for a week until Dec. 21, and pressings of a CD are underway.

Pepsi, Facebook Brass Kick Off Creative Week

PepsiCo brand manager Brad Jakeman would like to work with just one ad shop—if he could. "It sucks having to manage 30 agencies," he said Monday morning at the kickoff panel for Creative Week 2012. "It really sucks.