Beyonce's revealing GQ cover photo hit the 'net yesterday, and now excerpts from her interview with the magazine have also surfaced.

In the February issue, which hails the 31-year-old singer as one of the 100 sexiest woman of the 21st century, B discusses her dominance in the industry, reveals the collaborators on her highly anticipated new album, and discusses performing at the Super Bowl next month.

"I've sacrificed a lot of things, and I've worked harder than probably anyone I know, at least in the music industry. So I just have to remind myself that I deserve it," she says of her road to fame and dominance in the music industry. "I now know that, yes, I am powerful. I'm more powerful than my mind can even digest and understand."

Beyonce also unveiled some pretty huge collaborators on her forthcoming album, skewing a bit more hip-hop than usual, albeit in the name of R&B. "I've been working with Pharrell and Timbaland and Justin Timberlake and Dream. We all started in the '90s, when R&B was the most important genre, and we all kind of want that back: the feeling that music gave us."

Regarding her performance at the Super Bowl on Feb. 3, B was typically self-aware. "One of the reasons I connect to the Super Bowl is that I approach my shows like an athlete," she explained. "I watch my performances, and I wish I could just enjoy them, but I see the light that was late. I see, 'Oh God, that hair did not work.' Or 'I should never do that again.' I try to perfect myself. I want to grow, and I'm always eager for new information."

Check out more excerpts from the interview, and some pretty wild photos shot by Terry Richardson over at

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