Why Has Mainstream Radio Abandoned Beyoncé?

It’s been a decade since her last ubiquitious solo smash.

Image for post
Image for post
Jay-Z and Beyoncé in “Apeshit” (Roc Nation/Parkwood)

A decade of diminishing airplay

Although teaming up with the rapper she happens to be married to hasn’t returned Beyoncé to the top of radio playlists, she’s enjoyed her biggest radio successes this decade as one half of superstar summits.

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa” https://rb.gy/3mthoj

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store