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Beyonce tops country chart

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 – Beyonce hit the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart (dated Feb. 24) with "Texas Hold 'Em," becoming the first Black female artist to top the Billboard country chart.

The hip hop singer also made the top 10 with "16 Carriages" at number nine. Both songs were released last Monday after Beyonce intoned during a Super Bowl that new music was coming.

The songs started in second and 38th on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Beyonce's new album, expected to be titled "Act II," comes out March 29. that is the follow-up to 2022's "Renaissance."

"Texas Hold 'Em" attracted 19.2 million official streams and 4.8 million in all-format airplay audience and sold 39,000 units in the U.S. through Feb. 15, according to Luminate.

"16 Carriages" enjoyed 10.3 million streams, 90,000 in radio reach and 14,000 sold.

Beyonce now has reached the top of seven charts: the Hot 100, Hot Country Songs, Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, Hot Gospel Songs, Hot Latin Songs, Hot R&B Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

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