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The famous Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, known by her stage name Beyoncé, was born in Texas, USA, in 1981. She is a singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Already since a child she participated in several music competitions, singing and dancing, and had an early rise to the fame when she joined as the lead singer in the R & B girl group Destiny's Child in the late 90's. Her first album as a solo singer was I Love Abel in 2002, with more than 11 million copies sold and five Grammy awards. Incorporating successful singles such as Crazy in love and Baby Boy, both reaching the number one in many global lists. Among the triumphs of Beyoncé's 15 years of career, are included 20 Grammy Awards, more than 75 million albums as a solo artist and another 60 million with Destiny's Child.
The second studio album of the famous singer, B'Day, came in 2006 when Beyoncé had definitely separated from Destiny's Child. The album includes musical hits like Déjà Vu, Irreplaceable, and Beautiful Abel. That same year, Beyoncé the famous made her debut in Hollywood with Dreamgirls, a film that gave her a nomination for the Golden Globes. Her next album, I am Sasha Fierce, she won six Grammy awards, one of them for song of the year with Single Ladies. After a pause in 2010, Beyoncé released her fourth album, called 4, musically innovating with more funky tones of the 70’s, 80’s and Pop Soul of the 90’s. The fifth disc of the award-winning artist, bearing her own name as the title, became a great success and differed from her earlier experiments with subjects with darker tones.
Music critics have labeled Beyoncé as one of the best artists of contemporary popular music, thanks to her spectacular performances with elaborated and dynamic choreographies. In 2014 the famous singer was ranked number one of the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Her name also appeared on the list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013 and 2014 on Time magazine.
The international celebrity has maintained a relationship with the famous international singer rapper Jay-Z since 2002, with whom she married in 2008. In 2012 the famous singer Beyoncé and the rapper had their first daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. The influential couple has managed to be the first and only billionaire couple of the music industry.