Beyoncé Makes History As the First Black Woman To Reach No. 1 On the Country Chart

Since Feb 15, "Texas Hold Em" has accumulated more than 19.2 million official streams.

Who runs the world? Well, of course, it's Beyoncé!

The 32-time Grammy Award winner became the first Black woman to reach No. 1 on the Country Chart with her latest hit, “Texas Hold 'Em,” PEOPLE reports.

Officially released on Feb 13, "Texas Hold 'Em" took the top spot of Hot Country Singles from Zach Bryan and Kacey Musgraves, whose duet "I Remember Everything" was number No. 1 for 20 weeks. Her other country song, “16 Carriages,” came in at  No. 9 on the chart.

By Feb 15, the song accumulated more than 19.2 million official streams and 4.8 million in all-format airplay audiences with 39,000 sales in the U.S., according to Luminate.

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Billboard reports that she is the first woman to have topped Hot Country Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs since the song charts in October 1958, joining Ray Charles, Morgan Wallen, Justin Bieber, and Billy Ray Cyrus.

Beyoncé also joins Taylor Swift as the only solo female artist to debut at No. 1 on the chart. 

During a Verizon commercial aired during Super Bowl LVIII on CBS,  Beyoncé shook the world with an announcement that the second installment of her RENAISSANCE trilogy, Act II, is slated for release on March 29.  

RENAISSANCE was released in 2022 to rave reviews.

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