Beyoncé Teases A Potential Willie Nelson Collaboration

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Beyoncé has sent the music world into a frenzy with hints of a collaboration with country music icon Willie Nelson.

Beyoncé’s Potential Collab With Willie Nelson

The speculation began when Beyoncé shared what appears to be the tracklist for her upcoming country album Cowboy Carter on Wednesday, March 27.

One track in particular, “Smoke Hour,” has captured the attention of fans, who suspect it may feature a duet with Willie Nelson. Adding to the excitement, Nelson’s name was listed below the song title, intensifying suspicions about their potential collaboration. The anticipation reached new heights when Nelson himself seemingly confirmed the duet via an Instagram Story, where he reposted Beyoncé’s tracklist.

Beyoncé Seeks Out Other Country Legends

But Beyoncé isn’t stopping there in her quest to collaborate with country legends. The album is rumored to include other iconic singers, with Dolly Parton’s name alongside her classic 1973 hit “Jolene,” sparking speculation that Beyoncé may cover the song or join forces with the Queen of country herself. Furthermore, Beyoncé’s post references Linda Martell, a trailblazing figure in country music history, known for her groundbreaking contributions as one of the genre’s first prominent Black female artists.


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Even before the official release of her country album, Beyoncé has broken barriers in the country music scene already, making history as the first Black woman to claim the top spot on Billboard’s country music chart with her latest tracks.

Her recently-released single “Texas Hold ‘Em” skyrocketed to number one in just seven days, dethroning Zach Bryan and Kacey Musgraves’ duet, “I Remember Everything,” which had held the chart’s No.1 spot for an impressive 20 weeks. But Beyoncé’s accomplishment doesn’t end there. She now stands as the first woman ever to reign on top of both the Hot Country Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts since their inception in 1958, joining the ranks of music sensations like Ray Charles, Billy Ray Cyrus and Morgan Wallen.

Below is the apparent full tracklist for Beyoncé’s upcoming country album, “Act II: Cowboy Carter”.