Beyoncé's daughter Rumi Carter (6) makes music history

Beyoncé's daughter Rumi Carter (6) makes music history

 Rumi Carter just became the youngest female artist to chart in America...

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Beyonce, Rumi Carter/ Instagram, @beyonce (Cowboy Carter album art)

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's six-year-old daughter, Rumi Carter, is the latest person in the family to break a music record. 

She is officially the youngest person to feature on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. Rumi is a guest artist on Beyoncé's song 'Protector'.

The track debuted at number 42 on the chart. Rumi follows in the footsteps of her big sister Blue Ivy, who previously held the record.

Blue Ivy made her chart debut at the age of seven. She was featured on Beyoncé's 2019 song, 'Brown Skin Girl' with Saint Jhn and Wizkid. Blue also has a writing credit on the track. 

The song went on to win 'Best Music Video' at the Grammys, earning Blue Ivy her first-ever gramophone. She was just nine at the time.

ALSO READ: Kelly Rowland on Blue Ivy's work ethic: 'I'm very proud'


Beyoncé's song with Rumi features on her new album, 'Cowboy Carter'. 

The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Queen B also made history of her own. She became the first black woman to claim the top spot on the Top Country Albums chart.

'Cowboy Carter', which is the singer's eighth No.1 album, sold 407, 000 units in its first week, making it the biggest debut of 2024 so far. 

The 27-song album features collaborations with stars such as Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus, Linda Martell and Post Malone. 

Beyoncé'also recorded her own version of Dolly's  1973 hit, 'Jolene'. The country star gave Queen B her seal of approval. 

"Wow. I just heard Jolene. Beyoncé is giving that girl some trouble and she deserves it!" she wrote on Instagram.

ALSO READ: Beyoncé unveils 'Cowboy Carter' tracklist featuring 'Jolene'


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