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Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles


Famous as :

R&B singer

Birth Name :

Beyonce Giselle Knowles

Birth Date :

September 04, 1981

Birth Place :

Houston, Texas, USA

Spouse :

Jay-Z (rapper, since 4-Apr-08)

Claim to fame :

Album "Dangerously in Love" (2003)


Beyonce Giselle Knowles born on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas is an African-American R&B singer, actress and songwriter in the group Destiny's Child. Her father Matthew Knowles worked as Destiny's Child manager, while her mother Tina Knowles designed the group members glittering costumes. She once attended The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas before finally stepping into music business.

Beyonce and her group were discovered by Whitney Houston. During her time in the group, Beyonce was perceived as a leader for her songwriting and producing expertise that led to many hit singles "Jumpin Jumpin", "Bootylicious", "Nasty Girl", "Independent Women", "Happy Face" and "Apple Pie a la mode."

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Sam Smith Is 'Annoyed' by Comparisons to Adele, Doesn't Mind Losing a Grammy to Beyonce

January 29, 2015 07:50:30 GMT

wants everyone to stop calling him the male version of . The British singer, who graces the latest edition of Rolling Stone, admits to being "annoyed" by comparisons to the "Someone Like You" songbird as he talks about his rise to stardom in an accompanying interview with the magazine.

DJ Mustard Remixes Beyonce's '7/11'

January 17, 2015 03:51:18 GMT

DJ Mustard is the latest to jump on a remix of ' "7/11". Following in the footsteps of and Jack U a.k.a. and , the producer released his version of the hit via his SoundCloud page on Thursday, January 15.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Soundtrack's Tracklist Includes Beyonce, Skylar Grey and More

January 14, 2015 07:11:27 GMT

The official tracklist of the "" soundtrack has been unveiled. The steamy rework of ' "Crazy in Love", which was previewed in the highly-anticipated film's trailers, unsurprisingly appears alongside previously released songs like 's "Love Me Like You Do" and 's "Earned It".

Michelle Williams Denies Beyonce Is Expecting Second Child

January 13, 2015 08:18:26 GMT

set the record straight about pregnancy rumors surrounding her pal . While co-hosting "" on Monday, January 12, she was asked about Beyonce's picture which showed her being covered in sand with an overly sanded tummy.

Beyonce Knowles Seems to Confirm Pregnancy With Sand Baby Bump Picture

January 11, 2015 22:30:12 GMT

Is pregnant with baby No. 2? She sparks pregnancy rumor after posting an Instagram picture that sees her all smiles lying on her back on the beach while being covered with sand that formed an oversized belly. Her daughter Blue Ivy sits nearby.

Presidential Hopeful Mike Huckabee Calls Jay-Z Beyonce's Pimp

January 09, 2015 21:20:45 GMT

Mike Huckabee may have killed his chance to get a vote from and if he runs for President in 2016. The politician says the rapper was pimping his wife with their sexy "Drunk In Love" performance at the Grammy Awards.

Sam Smith Flawlessly Singing Beyonce's 'Drunk in Love' in the Shower

January 09, 2015 08:22:47 GMT

also sounds incredible singing in the shower. The British superstar's new boyfriend Jonathan Zeizel recently recorded him singing ' "Drunk in Love" in the bathroom and then shared it with fans all over the world via Instagram.

Beyonce and Jay-Z Celebrate Blue Ivy's Third Birthday With Ice Sculpture

January 08, 2015 08:54:13 GMT

and her husband celebrated their daughter Blue Ivy's third birthday on Wednesday, January 7. Both of the couple shared on Instagram a black-and-white photo of an ice sculpture in the shape of a snowflake with an engraved message which read, "Happy Birthday Blue," placed beside a number-3-shaped metallic balloon.

Beyonce and Jay-Z Blasted for Taking Picture With a Baby Tiger During Holiday in Thailand

January 07, 2015 07:48:29 GMT

and 's picture with a baby tiger angered a wildlife expert. Dr. Jan Schmidt-Burbach of the World Animal Protection blasted the power couple after a photo featuring them and their daughter Blue Ivy petting the animal during a family vacation in Thailand emerged online a few days ago.

French Montana and Producer Detail Remix Beyonce's '7/11'

December 27, 2014 05:10:23 GMT

jumps on the remix to ' "7/11". The rapper joined forces with producer Detail to give the banger from the re-release of the singer's 2013 self-titled album a new version that sounds more Christmas-y.

Beyonce Shares Pictures From Iceland Holiday to Celebrate Jay-Z's Birthday

December 24, 2014 22:25:05 GMT

A number of pictures from and 's holiday in Iceland have been shared on her official website. The couple traveled to the snowy land with their daughter Blue Ivy to celebrate the rapper's 45th birthday early this month.

Beyonce and Jay-Z Sued Over Sample on 'Drunk in Love'

December 16, 2014 03:50:42 GMT

and are being sued over their collaboration "Drunk in Love". Page Six reports that a Hungarian singer named Monika Miczura a.k.a. Mitsou claims that the couple and producer illegally sampled a traditional Roma folk song called "Bajba, Bajba Pelem" she recorded back in 1995.

Taylor Swift Celebrates Birthday With Jay-Z, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake

December 13, 2014 19:09:33 GMT

rang in her 25th birthday with some of the most famous Hollywood celebrities. & wife , , and were among the VIP guests invited for a party at her Tribeca apartment in New York City.

Beyonce Talks Fame, Marriage, Love in Short Movie 'Yours and Mine'

December 12, 2014 16:38:32 GMT

releases a short film called "Yours and Mine" to celebrate the one-year anniversary of her self-titled visual album. It features montage of music videos from the album with commentary from her. She shares her thoughts on fame, marriage, and love among other things.

Nicki Minaj's New Duets With Beyonce and Ariana Grande Arrive Online

December 11, 2014 19:50:54 GMT

Two new songs from have emerged on the internet ahead of the December 15 release of her new album "". The female rapper joins forces with in "Feeling Myself" and teams up with in "Get on Your Knees".

NAACP Image Awards 2015: Beyonce and Pharrell Lead Music Nominations

December 10, 2014 03:44:46 GMT

The nominees for the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards have just been unveiled. In music field, leads the pack with four nods including Outstanding Female Artist and Outstanding Album for "", the re-package of her 2013 self-titled LP.

Kate Middleton and Prince William Mingle With Beyonce and Jay-Z at Basketball Game

December 09, 2014 04:48:17 GMT

Kate Middleton and Prince William's tour in the United States continues. On Monday night, December 8, the couple attended a Brooklyn Nets basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Barclays Center.

Beyonce and Sam Smith Among Nominees for Grammy's Album of the Year

December 06, 2014 05:16:45 GMT

The nominees for the Album of the Year award at the 57th annual Grammys are here. and , who are both now the biggest nominees with six nods each, are among musicians whose albums are featured in the coveted category.

Beyonce and Jay-Z Celebrate His 45th Birthday in Iceland

December 06, 2014 04:15:50 GMT

and her husband are celebrating the rapper's 45th birthday in Iceland. The couple, who arrived in the Nordic country on Monday, December 1, is reportedly staying at the luxurious Trophy Lodge resort.

Beyonce Leads 2015 Grammy Nominees, Is the Most Grammy-Nominated Woman Ever

December 06, 2014 02:36:55 GMT

The complete nominations list for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards was revealed on Friday, December 5. and lead the pack with five nominations each. The former is nominated in categories including Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song both for her -assisted "Drunk in Love". Her 2013 self-titled surprise album is additionally nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best Surround Sound Album.

Nicki Minaj Reveals New Collaborations With Beyonce and Ariana Grande on 'The Pinkprint'

December 02, 2014 04:49:12 GMT

has unveiled the official tracklist of her forthcoming album, "". According to the list shared by the raptress on Instagram on Monday, December 1, the highly-anticipated record will feature 19 tracks including her new collaborations with and .

Beyonce Shares Photo of Blue Ivy in Front of Giant Christmas Tree

November 27, 2014 09:00:39 GMT

and her family apparently are already in Christmas spirits. The "Halo" hitmaker took to Instagram on Wednesday, November 26 to share a heartwarming photo of her daughter Blue Ivy gazing at a giant decorated Christmas tree.

Beyonce's 'Ring Off' Arrives in Full, Is About Her Parents' Marriage

November 22, 2014 02:03:38 GMT

' "Ring Off" isn't about her and . After a snippet of the song leaked earlier this week, rumors began swirling suggesting that the singer once again hinted at problems in her and her rapper husband's marriage.

Rihanna Hints at Beyonce-Esque Surprise Album

November 20, 2014 09:10:40 GMT

shared some details about her highly-anticipated new album while she attended the premiere of MAC's AIDS film "It's Not Over" on Tuesday night, November 18. Talking to Entertainment Tonight as she hit the red carpet, the singer revealed what to expect from the record and when fans would get it.

Snippets of Beyonce's New Songs '7/11' and 'Ring Off' Leak Online

November 20, 2014 03:06:31 GMT

is only a few days away from releasing the platinum edition of her 2013 self-titled album. The forthcoming set is featuring two brand new songs titled "7/11" and "Ring Off" that are previewed in two just-leaked snippets.

Beyonce Shares First Glimpse at Kelly Rowland's Son Titan

November 07, 2014 02:27:43 GMT

has shared the first photo of 's newborn son Titan. Blue Ivy's mother took to Instagram on Thursday, November 6 to share a black-and-white snap of her holding the baby boy's hand and write a heartfelt congratulatory message for the new mother.

Beyonce Sued for $3M Over Single 'XO'

November 06, 2014 08:38:51 GMT

is being sued over her single, "XO". TMZ reports that a background singer named Ahmad Javon Lane has filed a lawsuit against the singer, claiming that the hit is a rip-off of his song called "XOXO".

Beyonce Tops Forbes' List of Highest-Paid Woman in Music With $115 M

November 06, 2014 03:09:30 GMT

is the highest-paid woman in the music industry in 2014, Forbes says. On a list published by the magazine on Tuesday, November 4, the singer comes at the top slot with estimated earnings of $115 million. That's more than double her earnings last year.

Beyonce Adds Two New Songs to Platinum Edition of Self-Titled Album

November 05, 2014 03:24:22 GMT

is really coming with new music later this year. Amid rumors saying she's going to drop another surprise album, the singer announces that she's re-releasing her 2013 surprise album, "", as a "Platinum Edition" box set.

Amazon Confirms Beyonce's New Album Is Coming This Month

November 04, 2014 08:45:55 GMT

Rumors suggesting that a new album is currently underway may be true. After a document detailing the new project leaked online, Amazon confirmed that there'd indeed be a Beyonce record slated for this month. Set for release on November 24, the album will be priced at £33.21 in the U.K. and it's available for pre-order now.

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