Beyoncé blocks Usher from earning his full post-Super Bowl sales gains- experts breakdown each artist’s earnings

  • Beyoncé’s track “Texas Hold ‘Em” has made DOUBLE the amount of Usher’s track “Ruin”- a difference of $22,500
  • Texas Hold ‘Em” currently has 9.2 million Spotify streams- worth $46,000 and counting
  • Beyonce’s two tracks are currently worth $66,000 on Spotify and counting

Following Usher’s groundbreaking performance, his streams and followers surged in popularity. However, Queen B has stolen his thunder after dropping her two new singles unannounced and is on track to out-earn him.

But even he couldn’t keep up with Beyoncé, as post-game, she dropped her two new singles, “Texas Hold ‘Em” and “16 Carriages,” and both have become quick sales wins for the superstar.

Here is a break down both of the singers’ new hit singles and their estimated current earnings from Spotify so far:


Currently, one of Beyonce’s most popular new hit singles, “Texas Hold ‘Em” currently has 9.2 million Spotify streams.

On average, Spotify will pay artists around $0.005 per stream, working out at 70% to the artist and 30% to Spotify in revenue.

Therefore, experts calculate “Texas Hold ‘Em” has earned $46,000 and counting.

Her other hit track, “16 Carriages,” currently has just over 4 million plays on Spotify. Experts calculate this track is worth $20,000.


After dropping his new single “Ruin” on February 6th, the track gained 1.4 million YouTube views in five days.

Following his Super Bowl performance, the experts reveal the song gained another 1.2 million views on YouTube twelve days later, now sitting at 2.7 million views.

“Ruin” currently has over 4.5 million streams on Spotify. Experts calculate the track is now worth an estimated $22,500 dollars and counting.


Beyoncé’s hit “Texas Hold ‘Em” has made twice as much as Usher’s hit track “Ruin,” currently $23,500 more. Beyoncé’s new tracks have been out for less than 48 hours, whilst Usher’s hit “Ruin” was released 12 days ago.

On Spotify’s Top 50 Global Charts, Beyoncé claims the 6th spot with “Texas Hold ‘Em,” whilst Usher’s worldwide hit “Yeah! ft. Lil Jon, Ludacris” has now resurged at number 48.

Experts reveal even before the Super Bowl, the hit song “Yeah!” spiked on Google across the US, with searches surging by 200% since the beginning of January.