After shining a bold light for the genre in the 90s and taking it to new heights in the ‘noughties’, Beyonce‘s relationship with Urban music took an unsurprising turn for the better this afternoon, when she handed it a gift few of its contributors will ever be able to match…ever.
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After captivating audiences with a polarising performance at the 56th annual Grammy awards, Beyonce and her boozy single ‘Drunk in Love’ have found a new home at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100!
That’s right, in moving one step closer to becoming the first black act to top the chart since 2012, Bey’s live rendition of the number ignited somewhat of a ‘sales frenzy’ within the general public, who pushed the cut to the enviable spot- placing it position beneath Katy Perry’s surprise hit, ‘Dark Horse.’
Of course it is, as it serves as a welcome reminder of the performer’s mind-blowing commercial pull, able to shift numbers her peers could only dream of moving with microwaveable Pop numbers.
The lesson to be lesson to be learned? Simple…