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Beyoncé Knowles, 2013
Born Beyoncé Giselle Knowles
(1981-09-04) 4 September 1981 (age 38)
Houston, Texas, US
Residence New York Ceety, New York, US
Ither names Sasha Fierce, Third Ward Trill
  • Singer
  • actress
Years active 1997–present
Net worth Increase US $350 million[1]
Hauf-marrae(s) Jay-Z (m. 2008)
Muisical career
Instruments Vocals
Labels Columbia
Associate acts

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter,[2] simply kent as Beyoncé, (/biˈjɒns/ bee-YON-say) (born September 4, 1981)[3][4] is a American singer an actress.

A sel-describit "modren-day feminist",[5] 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[6] and 60 million with Destiny's Child,[7] makkin her ane o the best-sellin muisic airtists o aw time.[8][9] The Recording Industry Association of America recognisit Knowles as the Top Certified Artist in America durin the 2000s decade.[10][11] In 2009, Billboard namit her the Top Radio Songs Artist of the Decade,[12] the Top Female Artist of the 2000s an their Artist of the Millennium in 2011.[13][14] In 2013, she wis includit in Time magazine's leet o the 100 maist influential fowk in the warld.[15]

Filmografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Film Role
2001 Carmen: A Hip Hopera Brown, CarmenCarmen Brown
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Cleopatra, FoxxyFoxxy Cleopatra
2003 The Fighting Temptations Lilly
2006 The Pink Panther Xania
2006 Dreamgirls Jones, DeenaDeena Jones
2008 Cadillac Records James, EttaEtta James
2009 Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!: Wubb Idol Shine*
2009 Obsessed Charles, SharonSharon Charles
2013 Life Is But a Dream Herself (biopic)
2013 Epic Tara, QueenQueen Tara*
(*) designated a voice acting role

Tours and residency shows[eedit | eedit soorce]

Concert tours
Residency shows

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Vincent, Alice (May 31, 2013). "The 10 women who made Beyonce". The Telegraph. Retrieved September 25, 2013. 
  2. "Beyonce Knowles' name change". The Boston Globe. December 23, 2009. Retrieved March 8, 2013. 
  3. Adams, Guy (February 6, 2010). "Beyoncé: Born to be a star". The Independent. Retrieved January 9, 2011. 
  4. "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1275). Sep 6, 2013. p. 25. 
  5. Cubarrubia, RJ. "Beyonce Calls Herself a 'Modern-Day Feminist'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 23, 2013. 
  6. Hamlin, John (September 12, 2010). "How Gradual Success Helped Beyonce". CBS. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  7. "Beyoncé and Destiny's Child to Release Original Track for First Time in Eight Years". TIME. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 
  8. Trust, Gary. "Ask Billboard: The Twitter-Sized Edition — Chart Beat". Billboard. Retrieved October 21, 2012. 
  9. Hamlin, John (September 12, 2010). "How Gradual Success Helped Beyonce". CBS. Retrieved January 10, 2013. 
  10. Pedersen, Erik (February 17, 2010). "Beyoncé Tops Decade's RIAA Sales". Billboard. Archived frae the oreeginal on January 30, 2012. 
  11. Lamy Johnathan; Cara Duckworth; Liz Kennedy (February 17, 2010). "RIAA Tallies the Decade's Top Gold and Platinum Award Winners". Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Archived frae the oreeginal on January 30, 2012. 
  12. "Radio Songs Artists of the Decade". Billboard. Archived frae the oreeginal on September 15, 2012. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  13. "Artist of the Decade". Billboard. March 12, 2013. 
  14. Barshad, Amos (May 23, 2013). "Beyoncé Crushes at the Billboard Music Awards". Vulture. Retrieved July 25, 2013. 
  15. "The 2013 TIME 100". Time. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 

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