Beyonce’s ‘Before I Let Go’ Becomes Her 60th Hot 100 Hit

Beyonce’s ‘Before I Let Go’ Becomes Her 60th Hot 100 Hit

Both the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 welcomed music superstar Beyonce home thanks to entries from her live album, ‘Homecoming.’

As we previously reported, the diva placed two projects in the album chart’s top 10 (‘Homecoming’ and her last studio effort, 2016’s ‘Lemonade’). But, in case that wasn’t enough, the latter project’s only “new” cut – ‘Before I Let Go’ – earned a placement on the refreshed Hot 100. A remake of the classic 1981 hit by Frankie Beverly & Maze, ‘Let’s appearance on the singles chart – fueled in great part by the #BeforeILetGoChallenge – comes as a milestone for songstress as it made her the fourth female artist in history to amass at least 60 entries on the tally.

Trailing only Nicki Minaj (whose 102 Hot 100 entries makes her the leader among women), Taylor Swift (78), and Aretha Franklin (73), Bey’s latest chart achievement joins a bevy of accomplishments the singer’s collected over her historic 20+ year career.

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