“Sorry” is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her sixth studio album Lemonade (2016). It was written and produced by Wynter Gordon, Sean “Melo-X” Rhoden and Beyoncé. Columbia Records serviced it to radio stations as the album’s second single on May 3, 2016. “Sorry” is an electropop song with a thumping rhythm created by drum beats, synthesizers and bells. The song’s lyrics revolve around the protagonist dealing with betrayal of a companion with a woman who is referred to as “Becky with the good hair”. Due to the numerous allegations featured in the song, media linked its subject matter to the singer and her spouse, Jay Z.
The song debuted at number eleven on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and became Beyoncé’s second highest career debut on that chart.