Data Visual 02: The Queen’s Speech

Using text and speech automation tools, I analyzed Beyonce’s lexicon throughout Homecoming: The Live Album. Trill beats and musicianship aside, why did a performance I’ve already watched sound so fresh? Why did I feel so motivated? Beyonce used a total of 5750 words while on stage. The number of different words she used equals 1171. In turn, all of those words amounted to 162 sentences. To be exact, Homecoming runs 40 tracks and actually lasts 1 hour and 49 minutes, so I rounded the time frame up. Out of all of her expressions, Yoncé kept using those listed in the graph (above) at a higher rate. The table below breaks down her frequency of certain words over the course of her performance.

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