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Kelly Rowland’s “Motivation” #1 On Billboard Chart

Kelly Rowland may have finally stepped out of Beyonce’s massive shadow.

For the first time ever, the former Destiny Child’s member landed the #1 R&B/Hip-Hop song on Billboard.

The single, “Motivation,” featuring Lil Wayne debuted on the Billboard Hip Hop/R&B charts 10 weeks ago, and finally made it’s way to #1.

This is Kelly’s second #1. “When Love Takes Over” landed on top of the Hot Dance Airplay & Dance Club Songs charts in 2009, but black people weren’t really checking for Kelly’s alternative solo music, so this #1 means more now.

Who would have thought the day would have come when Kelly Rowland would have a better song than Beyonce (“Who Run The World”). Word to Harold Camping.

Kelly Rowland’s new album Here I Am (doesn’t Usher already have an album titled that?) is due later this year.

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