Is Beyoncé now a country superstar? Depends on who you ask.

The pop diva's 'Texas Hold 'Em' is the hottest country song on the charts. Why won't some people admit the obvious?

Beyoncé and husband Jay-Z
Beyoncé and Jay-Z at the Grammys
(Image credit: Photo by Kevin Mazur / Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

There is little question that Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is one of the biggest superstars on the planet right now. She resides in the lofty echelons of fame wherein her projects are treated not simply as new releases, but culturally significant events. It should be no surprise then that "Texas Hold 'Em," the first single off Beyoncé's brand-new "Cowboy Carter" album, has spent more than six weeks atop Billboard's "Hot Country Songs" chart. This makes Beyoncé the "first Black woman with the number one single" on that particular listing, as she noted in an Instagram post thanking her fans for the achievement. 

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