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10 Best Beyonce Songs For Sure Have Your Head In The Clouds

Best Beyonce Songs
Best Beyonce Songs

Undoubtedly, Beyonce stands out as one of the phenomenal rap singers that the United States of America has ever produced. Right from her early age, she possessed the abilities of singing and dancing that succeeded in enthralling the audience. The Houston-based lady has also acted in films. To substantiate that she is a singer par excellence, as a solo artist itself she has sold a whopping 100 million records. Check out the top ten best Beyonce songs that will elevate you to clouds.

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Irreplaceable
AlbumB’Day
Release DateOctober 23, 2006
FormatCD single - digital download maxi single - 12” single
GenrePop – R&B
Length3:47
WritersShaffer "Ne-Yo" Smith, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Espen Lind Amund Bjørklund and Beyoncé Knowles

  • Beyoncé sings from a woman’s perspective who speaks to her lover, who has been deceiving her. She is warning him that he can be easily replaced.
  • The song stood in the #1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 for 10 weeks, the highest than any other record during the year 2006.
  • This song was the tenth best selling digital single in 2007 with 4.6 million copies sold worldwide.
  • It won the Video of the Year award at the 2007 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards
  • It also got nominated to the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards for the Video of the Year in 2007
  • This single song stood as Beyoncé’s fourth number-one song in the U.S.

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Crazy in Love
AlbumDangerously in Love
Release DateMay 18, 2003
Format7” – CD – DVD
GenreHip-hop – funk Contemporary R&B
Length3:56
WritersBeyonce, Rich Harrison, Eugene Record and Shawn Carter

  • The only song to feature as the best in the top song charts in UK and US, during 2003
  • It won the best song award at the 2003 MTV Europe Music Awards
  • During 2004, this song won two Grammy awards. The categories were: Best R&B song and then the Best Rap Sung Collaboration
  • Jay-Z sang this rap song, along with Beyonce
  • The dating incidents between Jay-Z and Beyonce during this time made it easy for Jay-Z to regularly appear in guest roles for this music video

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Halo
AlbumI am…. Sasha Fierce
Release DateJanuary 20, 2009
FormatCD Single – Digital Download
GenrePop – R&B
Length4:21 (album version), 3:44 (radio edit)
WritersRyan Tedder, Evan Bogart and Beyoncé Knowles

  • A power-packed pop ballad song and its lyrics talk about a magnificent love
  • It received good acclaim from music critics and was compared with Lewis’2007 “Bleeding Love” song
  • The song won an award and also got nominated for an award at the 52nd Grammy Awards. It won the “Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and nominated for “Record of the Year”.
  • This song won the “Best Song” award at the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards
  • The song featured in the top singles chart in various countries like Norway, Brazil and Slovakia. It was also one of the songs in the top five singles chart in Australia, Ireland, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, US and UK.

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Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)
AlbumI Am… Sasha Fierce
Release DateOctober 13, 2008
FormatCD Single – Digital Download
GenreDance-pop – R&B
Length3:13
WritersChristopher "Tricky" Stewart , Terius "The-Dream", Nash Thaddis Harrell and Beyoncé Knowles

  • Beyonce conveys through this song to “ladies in love”, to discard their boyfriend if he does not propose
  • Beyonce expressed her happiness during an interview with Billboard magazine, stating “This was the least expensive video of mine than all of my other videos”. The song was completed in a very short time and also turned out to be an iconic one.
  • This single song was released along with a black-and-white music video
  • This song got the “Video of the Year” Award in 2009 at the Video Music awards function conducted by MTV
  • The song was ranked #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart

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If I Were a Boy
AlbumI Am… Sasha Fierce
Release DateOctober 8, 2008
FormatCD – Digital download
GenrePop
Length4:09
WritersBC Jean and Toby Gad

  • Simultaneously, a Spanish version of this song was also digitally released in Spain and Mexico
  • This song featured on the top song charts of 8 European countries including the UK
  • The lyrics in this song highlights about the misunderstandings in the relationships between both genders where the male side is criticized
  • Beyonce was lauded by the critics for her phenomenal vocal performance and expressed it as “the best”.
  • It stood at # 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart

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Sweet Dreams
AlbumI Am… Sasha Fierce
Release DateJune 2, 2009
FormatCD – 12” – Digital Download
GenreElectropop
Length3:28
WritersBeyoncé Knowles, James Scheffer, Wayne Wilkins and Rico Love

  • Beyonce asserts that this song is about a relationship, which is so good to believe that  it is almost true
  • The song was utilized for the Crystal Geyser Mineral Water commercial where Beyonce makes an appearance
  • This song got great critical reviews from present-day music critics, who appreciated the synthpop sound, beats and the voice of Knowles
  • The song got nominated for the viewer’s choice award in 2010 at the BET Awards Function in the same year
  • The song attained the #10 spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 songs chart

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Drunk in Love
AlbumBeyonce
Release DateDecember 17, 2013
FormatCD – Digital Download
GenreHip-hop R&B
Length5:23
WritersBeyoncé Knowles, Noel Fisher, Shawn Carter, Andre Eric Proctor, Rasool Diaz, Jordan Asher Brian Soko, Timothy Mosley and Jerome Harmon

  • Critics regarded this song as a follow-up to the year 2003 “Crazy in Love” song, which was sung by Beyonce and Jay-Z
  • The song won two awards at the Grammy Awards Function in 2015 for Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song
  • The song stood at #2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and remained in the top ten position for the next eight weeks
  • It reached the Top Ten song charts of various other countries like France, New Zealand, UK and Ireland
  • During the 57th Grammy Awards, this song also won two categories of awards, namely Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance

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Best Thing I Ever Had
AlbumAlbum 4
Release DateJune 1, 2011
FormatCD single - Digital Download
GenrePop – R&B
Length4:13
WritersAntonio Dixon, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Larry Griffin, Jr., Beyoncé Knowles, Caleb McCampbell, Patrick "J. Que" Smith and Shea Taylor

  • The inspiration for this song was the drumming beats of Doug E Fresh in the single song “The Show” released in 1985
  • Beyonce mentioned that both men and women can relate themselves to this song
  • Critics opined this song as a sequel given by Beyonce to her earlier 2006 single song, “Irreplaceable”. They also expressed that both the songs carry the same message.
  • The song was accorded platinum status by RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) and ARIA (Australia Recording Industry Association)
  • The song reached #16 position on the US Billboard Hot 100 songs chart and #4 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart

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Formation
AlbumLemonade
Release DateFebruary 6, 2016
FormatCD – Digital Download
GenreTrap – bounce
Length3:26
WritersKhalif Brown, Jordan Frost, Asheton Hogan, Beyoncé Knowles and Michael Len Williams II

  • Critics specifically applauded the utilization of African-Americans in the music video since they are occasionally seen in the media industry
  • The accompanying music video of this song was released on the same day when Beyonce officially released the song on her “youtube” account
  • Beyonce promoted this song by performing at the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, which happened the next day after its premiere
  • In 2016, it was the “Most Searched Song” on Google
  • It got nominated for Grammy Awards and Record of the Year. The song also won the Best Music Video category award

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Naughty Girl
AlbumDangerously in Love
Release DateMarch 14, 2004
Format12” - CD
GenreDisco – R&B
Length3:28
WritersBeyoncé, Scott Storch, Robert Waller, Angela Beyincé, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte and Donna Summer

  • Beyonce included this song in her list of songs, which are usually performed during her tours
  • Got excellent reviews from music critics, who appreciated Beyonce for her great vocals and the song for its vibe
  • The song stood at the #3 rank on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart
  • It also featured in the top ten songs charts of many countries like New Zealand, UK, Australia and Netherlands
  • It won the platinum award from the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. The gold award was given by the American and Australian trade associations of record producers.

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