Beyonce and Ed Sheeran Team Up for ‘Perfect’ Duet [LISTEN]
This is the first time the two stars of linked, and is one of the handful of tracks Beyoncé has appeared on this year. So far, she's showed up on her hubby JAY-Z's "Family Feud," threw an assist to DJ Khaled on "Shining" from his Grateful album, collaborated with Eminem on his latest single, "Walk On Water" and featured on J Balvin and Willy William’s “Mi Gente.”
"Perfect" is featured on Ed Sheeran's latest album, Divide, which dropped back in March. As for Beyoncé, in addition to her newest feature she recently secured a new accomplishment, and has tied Mariah Carey for the third most top 10s by a woman on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart. Bey's recent collaboration with Eminem on his new single, "Walk on Water" debuted at No. 6 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart after its Nov. 10 release. The track gave Beyoncé her 27th top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, according to Billboard, helping her surpass Whitney Houston and Nicki Minaj.
The superstar's most recent accomplishment comes after recent news that she's now the highest paid woman in music for 2017. According to Forbes, Bey pulled in $105 million pre-tax this year, mostly off the mega success of her Formation World Tour, which was in support of her outstanding album, Lemonade. Most of the tour earnings fell into the list's scoring period. The tour grossed a quarter of a billion dollars. The runner-up wasn't even a close second—with Adele landing in the spot with $69 million.
Take a listen to "Perfect Duet" below.