How to Watch Beyoncé’s ‘Call Me Country’ Documentary Online

Nearly a month after Queen Bey dropped her record-breaking album “Cowboy Carter,” Beyoncé’s documentary “Call Me Country: Beyoncé & Nashville’s Renaissance” is now available to stream Max.

The documentary is produced by CNN FlashDocs and will highlight how high-profile artists like Beyoncé and Lil Nas X challenge the country music genre, and how their impact connects to the history of Black artists in Nashville.

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Released on March 29, “Cowboy Carter” is Beyoncé’s eighth solo studio album. The 27 songs spanning 78 minutes pay homage to the Black roots of country music. Several Black country artists are featured on the album including Brittney Spencer, Tanner Adell, Reyna Roberts, Tiera Kennedy, Willie Jones and Shaboozey. It also includes voice interludes from country music legends Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson.

The lead single on the album, “Texas Hold ‘Em” was announced and released during the 2024 Super Bowl. Beyoncé made history 13 days later as “Texas Hold ‘Em” reached No. 1 on Hot Country Songs, where she became the first Black woman to ever top the ranking. “Cowboy Carter” also gave Beyoncé her eighth topper on the Billboard 200 and is marked as the biggest sales for an album in 2024 so far.

“As a whole, ‘Cowboy Carter’ is a masterpiece of sophisticated vocal arranging, laid out on top of mostly fairly stark band tracks,” wrote Chris Willman in a review for Variety. It’s not as if she ever laid off that great trick of her trade, even in a dance-based album like ‘Renaissance.’ But here her brilliance at rendering self-harmonies is pushed up to the forefront in a way that might not have been as easy to focus on for a listener since Destiny’s Child covered “Carol of the Bells” for a Christmas record. It’s bliss.”

Stream “Call Me Country: Beyoncé & Nashville’s Renaissance” exclusively on Max.

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