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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."

Latest News

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.

Another Beyonce Surprise Album May Come in Two Weeks

November 03, 2014 08:06:02 GMT

may return with another surprise album. A photo of a document with her label Columbia and her management company Parkwood Entertainment logos shows that the singer is releasing a sequel to her self-titled LP "" which arrived without prior notice in late 2013.

Jake Gyllenhaal Joined by Beyonce and Jay-Z at 'Nightcrawler' NY Premiere

October 28, 2014 06:59:45 GMT

got support from R&B and hip-hop stars at the October 27 premiere of his newest movie "". attended the special screening with her rapper husband . She rocked a denim ensemble.

Beyonce and Topshop Team Up for Athletic Streetwear Brand

October 28, 2014 03:02:28 GMT

and British apparel brand Topshop are teaming up for an athletic wear brand. The two's Parkwood TopShop Athletic Ltd will produce clothing, footwear and accessories for dance, fitness and sports to be sold in Topshop stores and site starting from next fall.

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".

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