Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ Has Swiftly Smashed A Major Spotify Record
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Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ Has Swiftly Smashed A Major Spotify Record

Beyoncé’s venture into the country genre with her latest album is not only making waves but also breaking records.

Spotify revealed on Instagram on Friday that Cowboy Carter has already set the record for the most streams in a single day in 2024 so far.

“This is also the first time a country album holds the title this year,” Spotify wrote in the post’s caption.


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Beyoncé’s Record-Breaking Debut

The album’s accomplishments don’t stop there. Cowboy Carter also clinched the title for the biggest debut to date, earning more first-day streams on Amazon Music globally than any of Beyoncé’s previous albums.

Additionally, it marks a historic milestone as the country album with the most first-day streams by a female artist in Amazon Music’s history.

The album’s first single, “Texas Hold ‘Em,” didn’t just perform well—it soared to the top of the charts, debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.

This achievement solidified Beyoncé’s status as a trailblazer, as she became the first Black woman to lead the Hot Country Songs chart.

The Creative Journey Behind Cowboy Carter

Beyoncé shared a detailed social media post that offered fans a glimpse into the creative journey behind her new album.

“This album has been over five years in the making. It was born out of an experience that I had years ago where I did not feel welcomed…and it was very clear that I wasn’t. But, because of that experience, I did a deeper dive into the history of Country music and studied our rich musical archive.”

Beyoncé described Cowboy Carter not simply as her venture into country music but as a narrative transcending the perceived “limitations” it once imposed on her.

“I hope this music is an experience, creating another journey where you can close your eyes, start from the beginning and never stop.”

See Beyoncé’s full post below!


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