Cardi B surpasses Beyoncé on the charts

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(CNN) — Cardi B has topped Queen Bey.

The breakout rapper has surpassed Beyoncé as the first woman to have five Top 10 singles simultaneously on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart. The former reality star was tied with Beyoncé before with four singles on the chart.

According to Billboard, Cardi B is only the third act to achieve this distinction. The others are also rappers — Drake and Kendrick Lamar.

Her guest spot on the Bruno Mars song “Finesse” helped her nab the honor.Related Content: Beyonce, Eminem to headline Coachella 2018

Cardi B’s other singles in the Top 10 are “Bartier Cardi” and her monster hit “Bodak Yellow” as well as a featured appearance on G-Eazy’s “No Limit” and a collaboration with Migos and Nicki Minaj titled “Motorsport.”

Cardi B, who was born Belcalis Almanzar, is a former exotic dancer who first came to fame as a cast member on the VH1 reality series “Love & Hip Hop: New York.”

Who is Cardi B?

Her platinum-selling debut single, “Bodak Yellow,” broke a nearly 20-year-old record, making her the first female rapper to nab the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 chart since Lauryn Hill did it with “Doo Wop (That Thing)” in 1998.

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