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Beyonce Opening Doors for Black Country Artists

Beyoncé has some people excited about country music.
In a genre that has long been at the center of debate for its lack of diversity, Beyoncé’s Act II:
Cowboy Carter album is not just stirring conversation, but also awakening interest about black
country artists.
While Beyoncé has claimed that her latest effort “ain’t a Country album,” the genre’s influence
can’t be rejected – from the singer’s recent cowgirl fashion aesthetic, to the Bey-ified cover of
Dolly Parton’s classic Jolene, to the addition of Black country artists like Tanner Adell, Willie
Jones, Tiera Kennedy, Linda Martell, Reyna Roberts, Brittney Spencer and alt-country artist
But they aren’t the only ones whose careers could benefit from Beyoncé’s entrance into country
music. Artists such as The BoykinZ, RVSHVD, Ashlie Amber, The Kentucky Gentleman, and
Chapel Hart have all been greatly influenced by Beyoncé.

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