Beyonce' has topped the Hot Country songs chart with 'Texas Hold 'Em' That makes Beyonce' the first Black woman with a No. 1 country song. She and Taylor Swift are the only two women who — as solo acts — have debuted on the country chart at No. 1.

Beyonce' has topped the Hot Country songs chart with 'Texas Hold 'Em'

Beyonce' has topped the Hot Country songs chart with 'Texas Hold 'Em'

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That makes Beyonce' the first Black woman with a No. 1 country song. She and Taylor Swift are the only two women who — as solo acts — have debuted on the country chart at No. 1.

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Michel Martin. A familiar voice is back on the Billboard music charts with a new sound.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "TEXAS HOLD 'EM")

BEYONCE: (Singing) This ain't Texas - woo. Ain't no Hold 'em - hey.

MARTIN: Beyonce's "Texas Hold 'em" has topped the Hot Country Songs chart, making her the first Black woman with a No. 1 country song. She also joins - guess who? - Taylor Swift as the only two women who, as solo acts, have debuted on the country chart at No. 1.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "TEXAS HOLD 'EM")

BEYONCE: (Singing) ...Damned if I can't slow-dance with you.

MARTIN: It's MORNING EDITION.

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