Country station that banned Beyoncé's new song reverses stance amid backlash. 

After receiving criticism, an Oklahoma country music radio station that refused to play Beyoncé's "Texas Hold 'Em" has reversed its decision and is now playing the song. 

Beyoncé debuted two new songs, "Texas Hold 'Em" and "16 Carriages," in an advertisement during Sunday's Super Bowl.  

The tracks have a strong country influence, which marks a break from her usual musical style. 

In a Tuesday post on X, formerly known as Twitter, a user received an email from Oklahoma radio station KYKC 

which stated, "We do not play Beyoncé on KYLC because we are a country music station." 

Following the refusal, fans urged county radio stations around the United States to air the new tunes. 

Roger Harris, KYKC's general manager, informed CBS News on Wednesday that the station had added "Texas Hold 'Em" to its playlist.  

According to Harris, the radio station was unaware that Beyoncé had released country songs, and the response was "standard." 

He went on to say that because KYKC is a tiny station, it is not "serviced by the big labels like bigger stations do," hence it did not originally "have the song." 

Harris told the source that the station found the music and decided it sounded country enough to play after receiving calls, emails, and pleas to play it. 

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