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Astoundingly, Beyoncé Becomes the Trailblazing First Black Woman to Earn a #1 Country Album with ‘Cowboy Carter’ – In a groundbreaking achievement, Beyoncé has become the first Black woman to earn a number-one country album on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart with her latest release, “Cowboy Carter.”

The superstar’s lead single from the album, “Texas Hold ‘Em,” made history as the first track by a Black woman to top the Billboard Country Songs chart. Now, Beyoncé’s full-length country album has continued to shatter records.


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On April 7th, Billboard confirmed the accolade, stating that “Cowboy Carter” reached the coveted number-one position on the Top Country Albums chart, making Beyoncé the first Black woman to accomplish this feat.

“This is a truly remarkable achievement,” said music industry analyst Emma Watkins. “Beyoncé has not only broken down barriers in the country music genre, but she has also solidified her status as a true crossover artist capable of dominating multiple charts and musical styles.”

Beyoncé’s Country Music Journey


Beyoncé’s journey into the country music realm began with a surprise release of “Texas Hold ‘Em” during the Super Bowl in February. The track quickly rose to the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, making the singer the first female artist to have a song simultaneously hit number one on both the Hot Country Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.

“Cowboy Carter,” which marks Beyoncé’s first full-length country album, has further cemented her place in the genre. The album not only reached number one on the Top Country Albums chart but also topped the overall Billboard 200 chart, making it Beyoncé’s eighth album to achieve this milestone.

“Beyoncé’s ability to seamlessly transition into the country music space is a testament to her incredible versatility as an artist,” said music critic James Harrington. “She has proven that she can not only dominate the R&B and pop genres but also make a significant impact in the country music world.”

Overcoming Racial Barriers

However, Beyoncé’s success in the country music genre has not come without challenges. The singer has faced criticism and racism for her right to occupy these spaces, particularly after the release of “Texas Hold ‘Em” and “16 Carriages.”

In an Instagram post on March 19th, Beyoncé acknowledged the struggles she has faced, writing, “I feel so honored to be the first Black woman with the number one single on the Hot Country Songs chart. However, the color of my skin – or any other artist’s – should not play a role in whatever genre of music we choose to create.”

The singer went on to explain that the inspiration for “Cowboy Carter” came from a time when she “did not feel welcomed” in the country music community. Potentially referring to her 2016 Country Music Awards performance of “Daddy Lessons” alongside The Chicks, Beyoncé said that the experience led her to “do a deeper dive into the history of Country music and study our rich musical archive.”

“It feels good to see how music can unite so many people around the world, while also amplifying the voices of some of the people who have dedicated so much of their lives [to] educating on our musical history,” Beyoncé wrote.

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