Beyoncé's song "Texas Hold 'Em" becomes the top-ranked track in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

Beyoncé’s song “Texas Hold ‘Em” becomes the top-ranked track in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

Beyoncé’s highly talked about country track, “Texas Hold ‘Em,” reached the top spot in both the United States and United Kingdom this week. This is the first time since 2003 that she has had a song reach number one on both sides of the Atlantic at the same time.

“Beyoncé’s latest single has reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, marking her ninth No. 1 hit according to an announcement made by Billboard on Monday.” chart,

One week after making history as the first Black woman to reach the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart,. 

According to Billboard, “Texas Hold ‘Em” became her sixth song to reach No. 1 on the U.K. charts, making it her first since her 2010 collaboration with Lady Gaga, “Telephone.”

Dolly Parton, a renowned country artist, expressed on social media her admiration for Beyoncé and her enthusiasm for Beyoncé’s new country album.

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Initially, the artist’s request to play was rejected.

The manager of the station revealed to CBS News that he was not aware of Beyoncé’s recent release of country songs. He also confirmed that he had included “Texas Hold ‘Em” in the station’s playlist.

According to Billboard, Beyoncé achieved her first No. 1 hit in the U.S. with the girl group Destiny’s Child’s “Bills, Bills, Bills” in 1999. Her first solo No. 1 was the popular song “Crazy In Love,” which held the top spot for 8 weeks in July 2003, almost 21 years ago.

Beyoncé’s newest hit has earned her a spot on Billboard’s list of the top 10 artists with the greatest length of time between their first and most recent No. 1 hits. She ranks at No. 9, just below Rod Stewart and above Aretha Franklin. (The artist with the longest span on the list is Brenda Lee, whose Christmas single “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” reached number one in 1960 and then again in 2024.)

According to Billboard, Beyoncé is one of only two artists, along with Mariah Carey, to have achieved a number one hit on the Hot 100 chart in four different decades: the 90s, 00s, 10s, and 20s. This feat was accomplished through her song “Texas Hold ‘Em”.

According to Billboard, Beyoncé’s song has spent a total of 45 weeks at the top of the charts, making her seventh on the list. Mariah Carey holds the top spot with 93 weeks, followed by Rihanna, The Beatles, Drake, Boyz II Men, and Usher. Michael Jackson is in eighth place, while Adele, Elton John, Bruno Mars, and Taylor Swift are tied for ninth with 34 weeks each.