A few things are debatable when it comes to Beyonce but her ability to make music history is not one of those things.
Bey is one of those few artists who makes history with pretty much anything she does. When she released her latest album ‘Lemonade’ she broke another barrier in music. She became the first and only artist to have all sixth of albums debut at the top spot.
‘Lemonade’ is the most recent but not the only time the Queen Bey made a mark in the history books. Check out the 13 times Beyonce made history.
As we mentioned, Bey is now the only artist to have all sixth of her albums consecutively debut at #1.
Also thanks to ‘Lemonade,’ Beyonce became the first female artists to have charted 12 or more songs on the Hot 100 at the same time. She beat Taylor Swift’s previous record of 11.
The Carters are the first billion-dollar couple in the music industry.
In 2014 she was the highest-earning black artist of all-time. She racked in over $200 million.
In 2012 she became the first woman to win six Grammys in one night. Adele has since tied her in 2014.
In 2012 she became the first black woman to ink the highest-paid endorsement deal ever when she signed a 10-year $50 million dollar deal with Pepsi.
In 2012 she inked the highest-paid endorsement deal ever signed to a black woman when she signed a $50 million dollar deal with Pepsi.
In 2011, she became the first black entertainer and the second black woman to cover Sports Illustrated.
She was the first black singer on the September cover of Vogue — and without an interview.
In 2013, she had the fastest selling album on iTunes when ‘Beyonce’ sold 617k units in a day. She held that record for two years until Adele’s ’25’ was released.
In 2009 she became the first black woman to perform at both a presidential inaugural ball and ceremony.
In 2066, Beyonce became the first black artist to have a No. 1 single (”Check on It”), a No. 1 film (The Pink Panther), and win a Grammy in the same week.