Beyonce can add yet another distinction to her resume.
Because of her achievements during the first half of this decade, Billboard has crowned Bey the most defining artist of the last five years.
The accomplishment is due in part to her Super Bowl performance and mini-Destiny’s Child reunion in 2013, her co-headlining “On The Run” tour with rapper husband Jay Z last summer and the surprise release of her self-titled 2013 album, which editors have deemed an “instant-classic.”
Billboard concludes: “Nobody’s perfect, but Beyonce is just about as flawless as they come – and in the 2010s, the rest of the music world was simply trying (and failing) to keep up with her.”
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