Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter ( (listen) bee-ON-say; born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Beyoncé has been noted for her boundary-pushing artistry and her vocal prowess. Her success has made her a cultural icon and earned her the nickname "Queen Bey".
Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of the R&B girl group Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. Their hiatus saw the release of her debut album Dangerously in Love (2003), which featured the US Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy". Following the 2006 disbanding of Destiny's Child, Beyoncé released her second solo album, B'Day, which contained singles "Irreplaceable" ...
|Also known as||Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles, Beyoncé Knowles, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter|
|Born||4 Sep. 1981 (Age: 41), in Houston|
|Children||Blue Ivy Carter|
|Role(s)||Producer (executive)PerformerWriterLead Vocals|
|Label(s)||ColumbiaParkwood EntertainmentSony MusicMusic World MusicSony BMG Music EntertainmentSony Records InternationalInterscope RecordsRCASony Urban Music[no label]|
|Label management||Parkwood Entertainment (label founder)B-Day Publishing (personal publisher)|