The video for "Put It in a Love Song," which was filmed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, also features the two Grammy winners wearing barely there Carnival-inspired costumes.
"We had so much fun," she says. "It was insane, and the people were just unbelievable."
Alicia says she and Beyoncé have wanted to work together for years. "We've been friends for a little while now, and it's amazing because we were able to grow up together in the business," she says. "We were both on Columbia Records at the same time, and so we've been able to watch each other flourish."