Category: Beyonce

Beyoncé Holds Top Spot on Albums Chart as J. Cole’s ‘Might Delete Later’ Enters at No. 2

Beyoncé’s “Cowboy Carter” is the No. 1 album in the United States for a second consecutive week, preventing new releases from J. Cole and Tomorrow X Together from hitting the peak. “Cowboy Carter” logged 125,500 sales this week, according to the tracking service Luminate, and 133 million streams, propelling the country album to become Beyoncé’s […] Go to Source

Beyonce’s Country Album Debuts At #1, Makes History – And Some People Are …

Beyonce has made history – AGAIN! – as the first Black woman to come in at No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart with her “Act II: Cowboy Carter,” according to Billboard. This coming directly off the cowboy boot heels of Beyonce’s country songs topping the charts immediately after releasing. “Texas Hold ‘Em,” already made history as it’s success made her the first Black woman…

Beyoncé Reveals Stevie Wonder Played Harmonica on ‘Jolene’ Cover, Thanks Him During iHeartRadio Awards Speech

Production and songwriter credits for Beyoncé’s new album “Cowboy Carter” hit streaming services this past weekend, but she’s got a few more surprises in store when it comes to the musicians who played on the record. While accepting the Innovator Award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Tuesday (April 1), Beyoncé revealed that Stevie Wonder […] Go to Source

Is Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ an Unstoppable Frontrunner for the Album of the Year Grammy?

Not very many years come along where we’d be talking about a presumptive winner for the album of the year Grammy 10 months from the date that award is given out. Neither do times come along very often where we would necessarily be considering someone a likely shoo-in for a major award when that person […] Go to Source

Beyoncé Fans Confused Over Five Missing Tracks on ‘Cowboy Carter’ Vinyl, Fueling Theories About Last-Minute Changes

Beyoncé’s “Cowboy Carter” arrived on Friday to critical acclaim, ushering listeners into her new era. But some fans who received their physical copies were confused that tracks included on the digital release were missing, with four omitted from the CD and five from the LP. Throughout the weekend, fans have been complaining online that their […] Go to Source

Change Of Heart? Erykah Badu Sends Message To Beyoncé After Fans Previously Speculated She Was Throwin’ Shade

Erykah Badu is sending a message to Beyoncé after fans previously speculated she may have been throwin’ shade at the singer. RELATED: Social Media Users Get To Tusslin’ After Erykah Badu Covers GQ Germany’s ‘Men Of The Year’ Issue Here’s What Erykah Badu Wrote To Beyoncé On Friday, March 29, Badu took to her Instagram Story to share an Amazon Music flyer regarding Bey’s recently released…

Dolly Parton lauds Beyoncé’s cover of iconic song ‘Jolene’

County music singer Dolly Parton complimented Beyoncé’s cover of her iconic song “Jolene,” after the R&B artist released her first-ever country album. “Wow, I just heard Jolene. Beyoncé is giving that girl some trouble and she deserves it!” Parton posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, with a heart emoji. Beyoncé released her new album “Cowboy Carter” Friday, which was met with praise from Vice…

June Carter Cash’s Daughter Carlene Questions Negativity Towards Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ Album: ‘In My Book, She’s One of Us Carter...

In the weeks since Beyonce announced her “Cowboy Carter” album, there’s been an enormous amount of commentary over the singer’s move into country music, and the long-overlooked contributions of Black artists to the genre since its very beginning. There’s also been more-humorous comments about the album’s title — which comes from Beyonce’s married surname and […] Go to Source

Where to Find Beyonce’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ on Vinyl

“Cowboy Carter” is finally here. After weeks of teasing and anticipation, Beyoncé’s eighth studio album is available worldwide now. You can listen to the new country album on streaming services, or purchase it as an MP3 download or on CD. Fans and record collectors alike will also undoubtedly be searching for “Cowboy Carter” on vinyl, […] Go to Source

Shaboozey: Who Is the Hip Hop-Country Artist Featured on Beyonce’s ‘Cowboy …

Millions of music fans who never heard of Shaboozey before today are suddenly clamoring to learn everything they can about the hip hop-country artist. And it’s all because of a song called “Spaghetti.” Allow us to explain: As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Beyonce’s Cowboy Carter album is currently taking the world by storm. It’s the music legend’s first foray into the world of…

Beyoncé’s Best Lyrics on ‘Cowboy Carter’ — From ‘John Wayne’-ing That Ass to Warning ‘Jolene’ to Find Her Own Man

Beyoncé’s new album “Cowboy Carter” arrives after what the Texas-born singer says was a five-year journey she embarked on after feeling rejected by the country music world. On her eighth solo LP — a “Beyoncé album” not a country album, she insists — the artist freely pushes the boundaries of country music and utilizes the […] Go to Source

Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ Is a Sprawling, Endlessly Entertaining Tour de Force: Album Review

What does “going country” mean to Beyoncé — musically speaking? That’s a mystery that really had to wait until this week to be solved. We’d already picked up a good idea of what country means to her culturally, in her few public statements in advance of “Act II: Cowboy Carter,” amplified in the one trillion […] Go to Source

Beyonce’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ Album: Cameos From Dolly Parton, Rumi Carter …

It’s finally here. After weeks of anticipation and a lead single that took radio by storm, all 27 tracks of Beyonce’s Cowboy Carter album are now available for purchase and streaming. It’s big news for the Beyhive — and just about everyone else, whether they realize it or not. A new Beyonce album is always an event, but this one is a full-blown cultural phenomenon….

Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’: A Deep Dive Into the Featured Artists and Samples — From Shaboozey to ‘These Boots Are Made...

“They don’t, don’t know how hard I had to fight for this,” sings Beyoncé on “Ameriican Requiem,” the harmony-laden opener on her eighth album “Cowboy Carter.” Anyone keyed into the promotional cycle leading up to its release knows this well. A few weeks back, Beyoncé revealed that she came up with the concept for the […] Go to Source

Beyoncé Enlists Daughter Rumi Carter for ‘Protector’ Track on ‘Cowboy Carter’

Beyoncé called in many artists to feature on her new album “Cowboy Carter,” spanning country icons like Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson to up-and-comers including Tanner Adell and Shaboozey. But she also made it a family affair, enlisting her daughter Rumi Carter to appear on one of the record’s songs. At the start of “Protector,” […] Go to Source

Beyonce’s ‘Cowboy Carter’: Tracklist, Collabs, & More Details About Country …

When Beyonce dropped new music during the 2024 Super Bowl, it was just the start of her country album era! The Kansas City Chiefs came back to defeat the San Francisco 49ers that night in a thrilling overtime contest that earned the squad its third Vince Lombardi Trophy in five years. Very impressive, we guess – but the entire Super Bowl LVIII experience was dominated…

Beyoncé Confirms She’s Covered Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’ On New Album: See …

Did Beyoncé actually record a version of Dolly Parton’s 1973 classic ‘Jolene’? Heck yeah, she did! She is in her country era! It won’t be long now until fans get their hands on Bey’s first country album, and with just a few days left before it’s release, Bey just teased what they can expect. By dropping the entire tracklist! Beyoncé attends the Luar fashion show…

BMAC Panel Examines Black Artists’ Challenges in Nashville, Asks Whether Beyonce’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ Will Help or Hinder Country Artists of...

At the Black Music Action Coalition’s “Rooted in Country” discussion panel Thursday night — addressing the many challenges Black country artists continue to face breaking into the genre — it was just a matter of time before the conversation turned to Beyonce’s “Act II: Cowboy Carter” country-themed album that drops next Friday. The all-female panel […] Go to Source