Despite being a timid, shy girl at seven, Beyoncé knew early on that she wanted to be a superstar. To her credit she crawled out of her shell quite miraculously and achieved her goal with ease when she was only 21 years old. Hailing from Houston, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles belongs to a talented family, with mother working as a fashion designer and hair stylist and a younger sister who is also a singer and songwriter. As a child Beyoncé was encouraged by her parents to showcase her talent, which at that time was a mere tactic by them to break her out of her shyness. When she stepped on the stage for the first time at seven, she stunned all by her graceful dance moves and confident persona. According to her parents a new Beyoncé was born, one that will later continue to play an important role in R&B, pop/soul genre. Years later she has successfully reached the megastar status, with Beyoncé tickets selling out like hot cakes wherever in the world her concert is taking place.
made her musical debut with an all girls band ‘Destiny Child’, which was initially called Girl’s Tyme
. Along with the other members, Beyoncé released first self-titled studio album which did fairly well on the charts. The band went on to release four more albums, the latest one hitting the shelves in 2004. In 2005 the members went their separate ways, some exploring other fields, while the likes of Beyoncé
embarking on a solo career. Time spent with ‘Destiny Child’ further polished her skills and the diva developed a flair for songwriting as well. With full confidence she released her debut solo album "Dangerously in Love" and what a launch it was! Taking the music lovers by storm, it claimed the top spot on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
as well as on the US Billboard 200
. It reached the number one position on music charts in UK, Norway, Ireland, Germany and Canada, among others. That’s not the only fame the album got! The biggest feather in Beyoncé’s cap was the five wins that she bagged at the 46th Grammy Awards.
The track ‘Crazy in Love’ was awarded as the ‘Best R&B Song’, and the duet ‘The Closer I Get to You’ with Luther Vandross
won in the "Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal" category.
In 2006 the superstar came up with her sophomore effort, "B`Day". A mesh of various musical styles, it had in it traces of 70s and 80s funk, touch of balladry and influences of urban contemporary beats. Creatively wrapped up with the elements of R&B and hip-hop, Beyoncé
had another hit to her name. Earning numerous accolades, it brought home another Grammy Award
for her, this time in the ‘Best Contemporary R&B Album’ category. Following the success of the album, she embarked on a live tour and Beyoncé tickets
became the talk of the town. After thrilling her countless fans with her live performances, Beyoncé treated the music lovers with her third album in 2008.
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is till date Beyoncé’s biggest hit ever. It produced four sensational tracks that topped the music charts and created a rage among her fans. ‘If I Were a Boy’, ‘Halo’, ‘Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)’ and ‘Sweet Dreams’ still remain some of the most popular songs in R&B music. In 2010 the album helped Beyoncé
win six Grammy Awards
and she went on to set a new record, of being the only female artist to have won this many awards in one night! She now shares the honor with Adele, who claimed her share of six wins in 2012.
Her fourth hit in a row came in the form of ‘4’ released in 2011. The album debuted on number one on the Billboard charts and was a huge success in other countries as well. Beyoncé
will now be bringing the songs from the album live on stage as she has planned a series of concerts. Get your Beyoncé tickets
now and catch the queen of R&B set the stage ablaze.
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