Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ breaks streaming records on Spotify and Amazon Music

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Beyoncé’s entry album into the country music genre, cowboy carterIt premiered on March 29 and is already breaking records on streaming platforms.

After the “Texas Hold ‘Em” singer released her new album, Spotify said it became the platform’s “most streamed album in a single day of 2024 so far.”

“This is also the first time a country album has held the title this year,” Spotify shared on instagram.

Amazon Music also said in a statement posted on instagramcowboy carter marks Beyoncé’s biggest debut album” on the platform “with the most first-day global streams of any of her albums, and the most first-day streams for a country album by a female artist.”

cowboy carter is Beyoncé’s eighth studio album. It features collaborations with Miley Cyrus, Post Malone, Rhiannon Giddens, Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers, Raye, Ryan Beatty and Jon Batiste. The album also pays tribute to Dolly Parton with a cover of “Jolene,” Linda Martell and Willie Nelson.

Beyoncé previously spoke about the inspiration for making this album, a production she said was years in the making.

“It was born out of an experience I had years ago where I didn’t feel welcome… and it was very clear that I wasn’t,” she recently shared in an Instagram post. “Through that experience, I delved into the history of country music and studied our rich musical archive.”

He continued: “It feels good to see how music can unite so many people around the world and, at the same time, amplify the voices of some of the people who have dedicated much of their lives to educating about our musical history.”

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