Beyoncé’s 30 greatest songs – ranked!

Beyoncé’s 30 greatest songs – ranked!

The Guardian

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After she became the most awarded woman in Grammys history this week, we attempt to whittle down the best of her wildly varied and brilliant catalogue

As far removed as you can get from the innovations of the Beyoncé album or Lemonade, The Closer I Get to You is a slick cover of a 1977 Roberta Flack-Donny Hathaway duet, with Luther Vandross filling the Hathaway role. It’s lovely: a great song, beautifully sung, with Beyoncé admirably uncowed by the presence of a soul titan.

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