According to experts, brain imaging shows that different types of music can help to regulate people’s emotions, which is an essential component of good mental health. “With this album I had so much to feel. Knowles launched the LP in Houston, her hometown, a place she’s said gives her joy. In interviews, Knowles called Houston an anchor to familiar things and said the city has helped to enrich her as a person and creative artist. Click here to read more about how music can affect mental health.