Beyonce goes country: Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton among 15 stars who feature on ‘Cowboy Carter’

Beyonce goes country: Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton among 15 stars who feature on ‘Cowboy Carter’
Here's a rundown of the talented artists featured on the album (Getty Images)

Beyonce's star-studded collaborators shine on 'Cowboy Carter' album

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12:  Recording artist Beyonce performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awa
Here are all of Beyoncé's collaborators on Cowboy Carter. (Getty Images)

Beyonce's latest musical endeavor, 'Cowboy Carter,' has garnered attention not only for her own powerhouse performances but also for the impressive array of collaborators she's assembled for the project. From rising stars to legendary icons, here's a rundown of the talented artists featured on the album.

1. Tanner Adell

Tanner Adell garnered a significant following on social media before putting out her debut album. (@tanneradell/Instagram)

Known for her social media presence and debut album 'Buckle Bunny,' Adell joins Beyonce on the track 'Blackbiird,' adding her unique flair to the cover of the Beatles' classic 'Blackbird.'

2. Brittney Spencer

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MARCH 07: Brittney Spencer attends the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards at A
Brittney Spencer sings on 'Blackbiird.'(Getty Images)

With viral hits like her cover of the Highwomen's 'Crowded Table,' Spencer brings her soulful voice to 'Blackbiird,' enriching the track with her emotive performance.

3. Tiera Kennedy

Alabama native Tiera Kennedy released her first EP, 'Tiera' in 2021. (@tieramusic/Instagram)

Kennedy, known for her EP 'Tiera' and upcoming album 'I Ain't a Cowgirl,' lends her vocals to 'Blackbiird,' contributing to the album's rich tapestry of sound.

4. Reyna Roberts

Reyna Roberts also joins Bey on 'Blackbiird.'(@thereynaroberts/Instagram)

Recognized for her covers of country hits and debut album 'Bad Girl Bible, Vol. 1,' Roberts showcases her talent on "Blackbiird," further diversifying the album's lineup.

5. Rumi Carter

Rumi Ray makes a surprise appearance with dad Jay-Z and sister Blue Ivy at Super Bowl LVIII (Instagram/@nfl)
Rumi Carter makes her professional musical debut on the Cowboy Carter track 'Protector.'(Instagram/@nfl)

Making her musical debut, Rumi Carter, one of Beyonce and Jay-Z's twins, adds a heartfelt moment to the album with her appearance on 'Protector,' marking the beginning of what could be a promising career.

6. Willie Nelson

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Willie Nelson lends his distinctive drawl as a DJ on Cowboy Carter's fictional KNTRY radio station. (Willie Nelson/Facebook)

A true country legend, Nelson makes a memorable contribution as a DJ on two interludes, setting the tone for the album's cowboy-inspired ambience.

7. Dolly Parton

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13:  Dolly Parton promotes her new album 'Blue Smoke' at the Today Show on May 13
Dolly Parton introduces Bey's update of her classic song 'Jolene'(Getty Images)

The beloved icon introduces Beyonce's rendition of her classic song 'Jolene' and later joins her on 'Tyrant,' infusing the album with her unmistakable charm and charisma.

8. Willie Jones

Dolly Parton introduces Bey's update of her classic song 'Jolene'.Willie Jones appears on the Cowboy Carter track 'Just for Fun.'(@williejones/Instagram)

Combining country, R&B, and hip-hop influences, Jones brings his unique sound to 'Just for Fun,' showcasing his versatility as an artist.

9. Linda Martell

In this image released on June 10th 2021, Linda Martell poses with an award for the 2021 CMT Music Awards in Irmo, South Carolina broadcast on June 9, 2021. (Photo by Sean Rayford/2021 CMT Awards/Getty Images for CMT)
Linda Martell — who was the first Black woman to score multiple hits on the country charts and the first to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. (Photo by Sean Rayford/2021 CMT Awards/Getty Images for CMT)

Country pioneer Linda Martell, renowned as the first Black woman to achieve multiple hits on the country charts and to grace the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, receives recognition in a 'Cowboy Carter' interlude titled "The Linda Martell Show."

10. Shaboozey


Shaboozey, the Virginian-born Nigerian American alt-country artist, makes guest appearances on two tracks: 'Spaghettii' and the Patsy Cline-inspired 'Sweet Honey Buckin'. His upcoming album, 'Where I’ve Been Isn’t Where I’m Going,' is set to release in May.

11. Miley Cyrus

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 07: Miley Cyrus attends the Tom Ford AW20 Show at Milk Studios on F
Miley Cyrus is  belting her face off with Bey on the standout track 'II Most Wanted.'(Getty Images)

Miley Cyrus delivers a standout performance alongside Beyoncé on 'II Most Wanted,' highlighting their powerful vocal chemistry and undeniable star power.

12. Post Malone

Post Malone performs on stage as Spotify hosts an evening of music with star-studded performances with The Black Keys and Post Malone, during Cannes Lions 2022, at Spotify Beach on June 22, 2022 in Cannes, France.
Post Malone joins Beyoncé on the breezy track 'Levii's Jeans.' (Getty Images)

Known for his genre-blending style, Post Malone joins Beyonce on the breezy track 'Levii's Jeans,' adding his signature flair to the album.

13. Rhiannon Giddens

Rhiannon Giddens plays the banjo on the Cowboy Carter single 'Texas Hold 'Em' (@rhiannongiddens/Instagram)

Renowned for her mastery of the banjo, Rhiannon Giddens enriches the album with her instrumental prowess on 'Texas Hold 'Em,' showcasing her deep connection to traditional roots music.

14. Justin Schipper and Robert Randolph

Justin Schipper (R) (@ju1c3man/Instagram)  and Robert Randolph (L) (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for BMI)

Bringing their expertise on pedal steel guitar, Schipper and Randolph elevate the track '16 Carriages' with their soulful performances.

15. Raphael Saadiq

Raphael Saadiq arrives at the World Premiere Of Amazon Prime Video's
Raphael Saadiq is a writer and producer on the Cowboy Carter tracks 'Texas Hold 'Em' and '16 Carriages.' (Photo by Steve Granitz/FilmMagic,)

A seasoned musician and producer, Saadiq contributes his talents to multiple tracks, showcasing his versatility and creative vision.

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