Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (/b?'j?nse?/ bee-YON-say; born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny's Child. Managed by her father Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Their hiatus saw the release of Beyoncé's debut album, Dangerously in Love (2003), which established her as a solo artist worldwide; it sold 11 million copies, earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy".

Following the disbandment of Destiny's Child in June 2005, she released her second solo album, B'Day (2006), which contained hits "Déjà Vu… Read all


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Area United States [US]
Activity period Birth: Sep 04 1981 (Houston [US] )
Member of Destiny's Child (from 1990), Girl's Tyme (from 1989 to 1997)
Related artists
Mother of Blue Ivy Carter
Daughter of Celestine Ann "Tina" Beyincé, Mathew Knowles
Married with Shawn Carter (from Apr 04 2008)
Sister of Solange Knowles, Mathew Knowles, Bianca Lawson
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