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Beyonce announces 'Black is King' visual album on Disney+, Faith Hill helps to change the Mississippi flag, and Kelsea Ballerini calls out Chase Rice

The country singer blasted Rice for hosting an indoor concert over the weekend with no social distancing or masks
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Beyonce poses for photographers upon arrival at the 'Lion King' European premiere in central London, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES — Why the Knowles-Carter household is celebrating today, how Faith Hill helped make history, and why Kelsea Ballerini is not here for Chase Rice's 'selfishness.' These are the top stories around Hollywood. 

Beyonce might have just had the best weekend of her life. 

After being introduced by former First Lady Michelle Obama for winning the BET 'Humanitarian of the Year' award, as well as watching her daughter Blue Ivy Carter become the youngest ever BET Award winner, the pop-icon dropped some pretty big news. 

The 'Single Ladies' singer is releasing a brand new visual album, 'Black is King' on Disney+ next month. 

'Queen Bey' says that the album celebrates Black history, culture, traditions and the beauty of African heritage.  

Beyonce posted a trailer for the project on Instagram Sunday night, calling the album a 'labor of love' and her 'passion project,' while also voicing excitement for fans to finally see the finished product. 

'Black is King' will launch on Disney+ July 31. 

A Mississippi girl may not change her ways, but she is doing her part to change the world. 

Country singer Faith Hill took to Twitter late last week urging Mississippi's congress to pass a bill that would remove the Confederate Flag off of the state's flag. 

In a series of tweets, Hill said that she is proud to be from Mississippi, but that it's 'time for the world to see the Mississippi of today and not the Mississippi of 1894.' 

It looks like her message may have worked too. 

On Sunday, the state's congress passed the bill, effectively sending it MS Governor Tate Reeves to sign. 

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Gov. Reeves said last week that if the legislature were to pass the bill, he would sign.  

Talk about influence. 

Speaking of powerhouse ladies in country music, Kelsea Ballerini is not here for Chase Rice's weekend concert. 

Ballerini called out the 'Eyes on You' singer on Sunday after he shared a video on his Instagram story of fans at his indoor concert, with no social distancing protocols in place. 

In the video, the crowd is packed together and none of the concertgoers can be seen wearing masks. 

Estimates say that more than 1,000 people showed up at the concert. 

Ballerini quoted a tweet with the video, writing 'Imagine being selfish enough to put thousands of people's lives at risk, not to mention the potential ripple effect, and play a NORMAL country concert right now.' 

The 'Homecoming Queen' singer continued, 'We all want (and need) to tour, we just care about our fans and their families enough to wait.' 

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