Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981), often known simply as Beyoncé, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in performing arts schools and was first exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child. Knowles rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of Destiny's Child, one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Knowles' work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including 16 Grammy Awards, 12 MTV Video Music Awards, a Billboard Millennium Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (with Destiny's Child). As a solo artist, Knowles has sold over 13 million albums in the United States and over 75 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. In 2009, Billboard named her the Top Female Artist and Top Radio Songs Artist of the 2000s decade, and ranked her as the fourth Artist of the Decade. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) also recognized Knowles as the Top Certified Artist of the 2000s. In 2010, she appeared on VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time", and was ranked third on their "100 Greatest Women in Music" list in 2012. In 2010, Knowles was ranked first on Forbes list of the "100 Most Powerful and Influential Musicians in the World".
Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z welcomed their baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter, yesterday and we're marking the special occasion with a look back at some of the couple's sweetest pictures!... - 12.05.2011, PopSugarTV
25.10.2012 [El Nuevo Dia.com] - ... Peña ha dado de qué hablar en estos días, pues acaba de diseñar una línea de pantallas en apoyo a la campaña de reelección del presidente Barack Obama, las cuales fueron utilizadas durante el fin de semana por la cantante Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.
23.10.2012 [Ninemsn] - The legal battle began in January, when singer Beyoncé Knowles and rapper Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter reportedly filed an application to trademark the name directly after the birth of their first child, Blue Ivy Carter, in part to protect the name for future
23.10.2012 [National Ledger] - President Barack Obama has taken time out from the 2012 presidential campaign to try and help out pal Jay-Z, telling the new father that he should help out wife Beyonce Knowles with their adorable daughter Blue Ivy Carter. The parenting advice from
22.10.2012 [Fashion & Style] - (Photo : Reuters) Jay-Z and Beyonce. Say her name, say her name - but you can't own it. Beyonce Knowles and Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter have lost their battle to trademark their 9-month-old daughter, Blue Ivy's, name, according to Fox News Boston (via Times).
23.10.2012 [Global Grind] - For one, her parents are the powerful and beloved Sean Carter and Beyonce Knowles. Secondly, she is adorable and everyone, even Roc Nation artist Rihanna, wants to trade places with her! DETAILS: LMAO! Rihanna Wants To Change Lives With Who?
08.10.2012 [Glamour (blog)] - And THE Sasha Fierce Mrs. Shawn Carter Beyonce Knowles took the stage with him. As I walked through the doors of the Barclays Center, I knew something amazing would happen--it was the final night of Jay-Z's string of concerts, the show was streaming