Beyoncé Scored a Hot 100 Top 10 Hit 25 Years Into Her Career -- Just How Rare Is That?
We're so used to Beyoncé being a superstar that it's sometimes easy to forget just how long she's been a fixture in pop music. Queen B made her debut on the Billboard charts as a member of the group Destiny's Child in 1997, so she's spent 25 years on our tallies. On the new episode of the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we're answering music fans' biggest questions for a special "Ask Billboard" episode, and our first question came, appropriately, from kingbeyhive on Twitter, who asked: "How iconic is Beyoncé getting a top 10 hit, 25 years into her solo career?" Well, Keith went into the chart archives and brought out his best comparisons -- including Diana Ross and Paul McCartney -- to see just how rare an achievement it is to be this relevant a quarter-century in. Hear the answers to that question and more on this week's podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices