Grammy award winning Beyonce Knowles is an African American R & B singer, actress and songwriter, and also one of the most recognized musicians of the decade. She is best known as the lead singer of the group Destiny’s Child. She likewise enjoys a multi platinum solo career with aweinspiring record sales.
She debuted with her solo album Dangerously In Love in 2003 which was no.1 on the R&B and pop charts in the US, Canada and UK. Four tracks from this album stayed on the top 10 in the Billboard Hot 100 for months. She teamed up with artists like Sean Paul, Missy Elliot and Outkast. Beyonce has five Grammy awards to her credit both as a solo performer and as share of Destiny’s Child. She won the Songwriter of the Year award in 2002 from the ASCAP Pop Music Awards and was the initial African American woman and the second woman to win the award.
Beyonce gave an award winning performance in the movie musical Dreamgirls. In 2008 she played Etta James in the movie Cadillac Records. Today Beyonce with great success explores both mainstream music and R & B.
Beyonce and her group were original came upon by Whitney Houston. Beyonce married rapper Jay-Z in 2008 after a long romance. She has added a new word to the Oxford English Dictionary – “bootylicious” referring to her sexy, curvaceous and beautiful butt. She loves to play board games with her friends and crew members while on the road. Beyonce ranked no.1 on VH-1′s list of 100 Hottest Hotties and # 14 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list. She is also known as Sasha on stage, and her favored rapper is Wyclef Jean.
Beyonce is a celebrity with a huge fan following both for her talent and her amazing looks.