A sel-describit "modren-day feminist", Knowles' sangs are aften characterisit bi themes o luve, relationships an monogamy, as well as female sexuality an empouerment. On stage, her dynamic, heichly-choreographed performances hae led tae creetics hailin her as ane o the best enterteeners in contemporar popular muisic. Throuoot a career spannin 16 years, she haes wan 17 Grammy Awards an sauld ower 118 million records as a solo airtist and 60 million with Destiny's Child, makkin her ane o the best-sellin muisic airtists o aw time. The Recording Industry Association of America recognisit Knowles as the Top Certified Artist in America durin the 2000s decade. In 2009, Billboard namit her the Top Radio Songs Artist of the Decade, the Top Female Artist of the 2000s an their Artist of the Millennium in 2011. In 2013, she wis includit in Time magazine's leet o the 100 maist influential fowk in the warld.