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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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Beyonce's Music Is for Dumb People, Says Study

October 24, 2014 05:03:05 GMT

The music a person listens to is related to their intelligence, according to a study. For the past few years, software application writer Virgil Griffith has been tracking musical tastes based on the average SAT scores of several colleges throughout the country. Griffith compares students' scores with the artists they "liked" on Facebook.

Beyonce and Jay-Z Go House-Hunting in Paris, Renew Marital Vows

October 23, 2014 03:04:14 GMT

and have been seen house hunting in Paris several times over the past month, PEOPLE reports. An insider tells the site, "They're looking for a place." Beyonce and Jay-Z have looked some properties including a villa near the Seine river, a house in a gated community referred to as "Millionaire's Row" and a townhouse next to the Elysee Palace.

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Blue Ivy Show Off Their Artistic Sides During Family Visit to the Louvre

October 13, 2014 02:08:45 GMT

shared on her personal website some pictures from her family outing at the Louvre Museum in Paris. In the pictures, Beyonce, and their daughter Blue Ivy could be seen exploring various paintings, statues and other artistic elements at the museum.

Annie Lennox Clarifies Beyonce 'Feminist Lite' Slam

October 11, 2014 05:43:15 GMT

clarified what she meant when she called "feminist lite" in an interview with Entertainment Tonight on Friday, October 10. Annie said she was only talking about her in the context of feminism.

Report: Jay-Z and Beyonce's Secret Album to Arrive Later This Year or Early Next Year

October 08, 2014 08:44:45 GMT

A new report about and ' top secret joint album has emerged. A source told Page Six that the power couple would be hitting the studio to record new songs for the project that they planned to release "later this year or early next year."

Beyonce Releases Video for 'Flawless (Remix)' Ft. Nicki Minaj

October 07, 2014 04:49:32 GMT

Last month, surprised concertgoers at Stade de France when she brought out for the first live performance of their "Flawless (Remix)" during the "On the Run" shows in Paris. The singer now surprised fans around the world with an official video from the performance.

Beyonce Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction at Global Citizen Festival

September 29, 2014 08:32:07 GMT

apparently had a problem with her outfit as she joined her husband for his set at Global Citizen Festival over the weekend. The "Halo" singer, who looked beautiful in a chic white top and high-waisted pants, seemingly suffered wardrobe malfunction as her boobs bounced out of her Dolce&Gabbana shirt.

Video: Jay-Z Joined Onstage by Beyonce Knowles at Global Citizen Festival

September 29, 2014 01:52:57 GMT

made a surprise appearance onstage during her husband 's headlining set at the 3rd Annual Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, New York on Saturday, September 27. The power couple excited the crowd of 60,000 people with the live performances of "Holy Grail" and "Young Forever".

DNA Test Allegedly Shows Beyonce's Dad Has Fathered a Child With Former Lingerie Model

September 19, 2014 09:22:50 GMT

Mathew Knowles has fathered yet another love child. TMZ claims to have obtained a copy of paternity test which proves that ' dad is 99.998% the father of lingerie-model-turned-real-estate agent TaQoya Branscomb's child.

Video: Beyonce Caught Lip-Syncing During 'On the Run' Show in Paris

September 17, 2014 08:44:51 GMT

was caught lip-syncing during a show on her and husband 's "On the Run" co-headlining tour in Paris on Saturday, September 13. The moment was videotaped by a concertgoer who later shared it on Instagram.

Beyonce and Jay-Z Reportedly Working on a Joint Album

September 17, 2014 03:26:08 GMT

More collaborative projects between and husband are coming. After wrapping up their "On the Run" joint tour a few days ago, the power couple is now reportedly working on a joint album.

Beyonce Shares Photos of Toned Bikini Body Amid Pregnancy Speculations

September 17, 2014 02:51:12 GMT

has shared many photos from her recent birthday trip with her family. In some of the photos, Queen Bey flaunts her bikini body while posing in a yacht. There are also snaps of her and her husband being cuddly, sitting together on the beach and random photos of him under the sun and stepping into the water.

Beyonce Knowles Is Rumored Expecting Baby No. 2 After Jay-Z Changed Song Lyrics

September 14, 2014 14:16:55 GMT

is reportedly expecting her second child with . The rumor runs rampant on the internet after her rapper husband changed the lyrics of his song "Beach Is Better" from "I replace it with another one" to what sounded like "cause she pregnant with another one."

Video: Beyonce and Nicki Minaj Perform 'Flawless (Remix)' at 'On the Run' Show in Paris

September 13, 2014 01:49:11 GMT

was joined onstage by a special guest when she and husband brought their "On the Run" joint tour to Paris on Friday, September 12. During the first of the two-night concert in the city, the diva brought out for the first live performance of their collaboration, the remix of "Flawless".

Beyonce and Jay-Z Crash Wedding in Italy

September 09, 2014 07:14:35 GMT

and her husband crashed a wedding over the weekend, much to the bride's delight. According to Daily Mail, the "Single Ladies" singer and her husband went to a church in Portofino, Italy on Saturday, September 6 only to find that a wedding ceremony was taking place.

Beyonce Thanks Fans for Birthday Wishes by Doing Cartwheel

September 08, 2014 04:35:07 GMT

thanked fans for their birthday wishes. The "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" singer took to Instagram on Sunday, September 7 to share a picture of her doing a cartwheel in a bikini. She captioned it with, "Thank y'all so much for my birthday wishes! 33!!!!!"

Beyonce Shares Behind-the-Scenes Footage of Her MTV Video Music Award Performance

September 06, 2014 03:21:47 GMT

has revealed how her now-iconic performance at last month's MTV Video Music Awards came together. On Friday, September 5, the singer posted a behind-the-scenes video showing her and her team preparing themselves for the amazing stage production.

Jay-Z Posts Tribute Video for Beyonce's 33rd Birthday

September 05, 2014 03:07:38 GMT

wishes a happy birthday on her 33rd birthday. He shared on Thursday, September 4 on his YouTube channel a 33-second video of Beyonce having fun during the "On the Run" tour.

Beyonce and Jay-Z Spotted Cuddling at Made in America Festival

September 01, 2014 08:51:43 GMT

and her husband still looked very much in love as they attended the Made in America Festival on Sunday, August 31. The famous pair, whose marriage reportedly is on the rocks, showed no signs of trouble as they enjoyed their time at the music festival.

Beyonce, Paris Hilton and More Pay Tribute to Michael Jackson on His Birthday

August 30, 2014 02:19:13 GMT

would have celebrated his 56th birthday on Friday, August 29 if he were still alive. Celebrities took to social media sites to pay tribute to the late King of Pop, who passed away on June 25, 2009.

Matthew Knowles: Beyonce and Jay-Z's Divorce Rumors Were Made Up to 'Ignite the Tour'

August 28, 2014 04:09:03 GMT

and aren't heading for divorce, says her dad Matthew Knowles. Mr. Knowles, who's also the diva's former manager, claims that rumors about the power couple's marriage being on the rocks are not true but WERE made up to boost the ticket sales of their "On the Run" tour.

BET Suspends Producer After Making Bad Joke About Beyonce and Jay-Z's Daughter

August 28, 2014 03:10:27 GMT

BET has reportedly suspended a producer after making joke about and 's daughter, Blue Ivy. A source at the network claimed the producer was suspended after the ill-fitting comment about Blue Ivy's hair aired on Monday, August 25 on "106 & Park".

Video: Beyonce, Taylor Swift and More Perform at 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

August 25, 2014 06:35:30 GMT

was among big names performing at the MTV Video Music Awards. The recipient of this year's Video Vanguard Award hit the stage at the Forum in Inglewood, California, to perform a medley of songs from her 2013 self-titled album "".

Tina Knowles Debunks Beyonce and Jay-Z's Split Rumors: 'Everything Is Perfect'

August 22, 2014 02:16:58 GMT

Tina Knowles finally put an end to and 's split rumors which have been circulating for some months. TMZ caught up with Tina when she was leaving a lunch with at Via Alloro in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, August 20. She revealed that the rumors were not true.

Beyonce and Jay-Z's Cuba Trip Last Year Deemed Legal

August 21, 2014 02:10:22 GMT

and have been cleared of allegation that they violated U.S. sanctions to Cuba by visiting the country during their fifth wedding anniversary last year. Shortly after photos from their trip hit the web, the pair were criticized for doing tourist activities which are deemed illegal because of the embargo.

HBO Releases Jay-Z and Beyonce's 'On the Run' Special Trailer

August 18, 2014 00:52:11 GMT

HBO is moving on with its and ' "On the Run" concert coverage despite the couple's rumored split. The cabler has released a trailer from the upcoming special, featuring Beyonce's cover of 's hit "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)".

Beyonce to Perform at MTV VMAs and Receive Video Vanguard Award

August 08, 2014 01:47:43 GMT

is going to have a big night at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced on Thursday, August 7 that not only would the diva be among performers at the event but she'd also receive the coveted Video Vanguard Award, joining previous honorees like , , and Jacko himself.

Jay-Z's Alleged Mistress Disses Beyonce in 'Sorry Mrs. Carter' Video

August 06, 2014 08:38:46 GMT

Rumors about and 's marriage being on the rocks have been swirling for some months now. An aspiring rapper and model named Liv recently added fuel to the fire by releasing a new track called "Sorry Mrs. Carter". To those who are not familiar with Liv, she's been accused by tabloids of being Jay-Z's mistress.

Beyonce and Jay-Z Spotted in a Bash Held by Her Mother-in-Law

August 04, 2014 09:16:08 GMT

and 's marriage is still strong despite rumors suggesting otherwise. The pair, who have been heavily reported to be on the verge of splitting, were caught on camera looking happy while attending a family event recently.

Man Arrested at Beyonce and Jay-Z's Rose Bowl Concert for Biting Another Man's Finger Off

August 04, 2014 02:55:06 GMT

and 's concert over the weekend made headlines for the wrong reason. A 25-year-old man named Roberto Alcaraz Garnica was arrested at the pair's Rose Bowl show on Saturday, August 2 for allegedly biting off another man's fingertip.

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