Beyonce's 'Cowboy Carter' breaks records on Spotify and Amazon Music

Beyoncé's entry into the country music genre, Cowboy Carterreleased on March 29, has already broken records on streaming platforms.

After the “Texas Hold 'Em” singer dropped her new album, Spotify said it had become “the most streamed album on the platform in a single day in 2024 so far.”

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

Amazon Music also said in a statement published on Instagram“,”Cowboy Carter “It marks the largest debut for a Beyoncé album” on the platform “with the most global first-day streams of all her albums, and the most first-day streams of a country album by a female artist.”

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

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

“It was born from an experience I had years ago where I didn't feel welcome…and it was very clear that I wasn't,” she shared in a recent Instagram post. “Because of that experience, I delved deeper into the history of country music and studied our rich music archive.”

“It's 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 about our musical history,” she continued.

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