Beyonce’s ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ hits No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart

Beyonce at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood^ USA on July 9^ 2019.

Beyoncé’s new single ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ has debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. The singer also hit No. 9 with her second country track, ’16 Carriages.’ According to Billboard, Beyoncé’s achievement makes her the first woman – and first Black woman – to have topped both the Hot Country Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs since the lists began in 1958.

‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ is also Beyoncé’s first No. 1 on Country Digital Song Sales, and her 11th No. 1 on the Digital Song Sales list. It it sitting at the No. 2 spot on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100 chart. ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ knocked Zach Bryan and Kacey Musgraves’ ‘I Remember Everything’ out of the top spot on county radio, where it had been sitting since September.

Beyoncé surprised fans when she released “Texas Hold ‘Em” and “16 Carriages” during the Super Bowl on Feb. 11. With the release of her new songs, Beyoncé also announced “Act II,” the follow-up to her 2022 “Renaissance” album. “Act II” is expected out March 29.

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